If you have only a few hours to spare, spend it here. You’ll learn the most important lesson: that you have choices. In a single session you’ll learn about real risks, assailant tricks, crucial targets and how to create an impact, and releases from the most common grabs. You will learn about recognizing and dealing with manipulations and ploys used by people you may know (including in domestic violence) as well as complete strangers. EmPOWERment has never been more fun.
Sunday, July 19, 10:30 am til 3:30 pm. Location: ONLINE via Zoom. Cost: $105 per person. (Note: this class is not recommended for teen girls under the age of 15.) Register online.
Sunday, August 23, 10:30 am til 3:30 pm. Location: ONLINE via Zoom. Cost: $105 per person. (Note: this class is not recommended for teen girls under the age of 15.) Register online.
What can you learn in a two hour self-defense class? You will be surprised!
In this fast-paced session, learn essential skills in defending yourself from harm by another person.
Learn at least two clues that will tell you when someone may mean harm, three techniques to evade them, and four skills to neutralize their ill intent.
This class will help you recognize some “red flags” that signal someone’s bad intentions towards you and plan safe exits from “iffy” situations,
Learn and practice some cool physical moves — just in case.
Become familiar with where to best find support when you need it.
EmPOWERment doesn’t get more fun!
August 6, 6:00 – 8:00 pm through North Kirkland Community Center. Register online.
August 15, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm through North Kirkland Community Center. Register online.
Safety for Seniors
Would you like to feel more confident and safe walking around the city or going places at night?
As an older person, you can increase your sense of security and maintain your independence by learning a few tips, tricks, and skills to keep at bay those who might mean you harm.
Learn to recognize when someone is looking at you like a victim, how to evade and thwart their plans, and a few simple yet highly effective physical moves to surprise and stun your attacker.
EmPOWERment has never been more fun!
This is a great class to take with your friends and is designed for seniors, both men and women, though people of all ages are welcome.
Athletic prowess is not required!
Come prepared to challenge yourself and enjoy the self confidence you will gain.
Two hour workshop offered at Seattle Central College — future dates TBD.
Pepper Spray Class
Easy to obtain, cheap, no permit required, and simplicity of use make pepper spray an optimal choice for those who want added protection. Yet, as with any other tool, there is some learning and practice involved if you want to get the most out of it.
See our Pepper Spray Class page for 2020 dates and registration.