Programs are designed for self-defense purposes only. All movements are done in a slow manner for learning purposes, therefore, reducing possible injury to you or your training partner. You do not have to be fast, strong, or in good physical condition. These are not “martial arts” classes. These are simple everyday movements that may make a difference in your safe return home.
Awareness – Being aware of your surroundings is first and foremost in self-defense. You will learn your “three lines of self-defense” and some surprising things about your own body’s capabilities that you were not “aware” of.
Mental Attacks – A brief lecture on self esteem and mental control. What gets you mentally gets you physically.
Distance and Timing – How to get out of the way and ride the opponents’ energy.
Wrist Grabs – Learn leverage and how strength is not an issue.
When Someone Grabs You – How to use body dynamics to escape.
Chokes – How to keep your air, and obvious ways out (free standing and up against a wall)
During this session you will be given the opportunity to ask questions like “What if he grabs me like this?”
Ground Fighting / Rape Scenarios –How to escape and how to use the ground itself as a weapon.
Purse Snatching – How a simple circle can make them let go!
Car Jack Scenarios – How to use your keys and other items in your car as weapons including the car itself.
Defense against Knives – Several different examples of attacks with training knives, and how to defend against.
Gun Attacks – Where your safe zones are and aren’t. Several “what if” scenarios (Training guns only)
Improvised Weapons – Common household items that can be used for defense.