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Empowerment Self Defense Workshop 201

  • The Center for Anti-Violence Education 327 Seventh Street Brooklyn United States (map)

CAE offers Intro to Community Self-Defense course for women (cis and trans), and LGBTQ identified people. All programs are sensitive to the needs of survivors

This self-defense workshop reviews and expands on strategies and safety plans for dealing with different levels of violence, emotional aspects of self-defense, and concrete steps we can take to help ourselves. Students of all skill and ability levels will learn basic physical-defense techniques including strikes, blocks and kicks; ways to get out of different grabs and holds, verbal exercises, and discussions about dealing with attackers who are strangers, acquaintances or intimates.

Participants learn:
physical and verbal self defense techniques
de-escalation strategies
boundary setting skills
self care and safety tips

**Intro to Empowerment Self Defense 101 is a pre-requisite for this course.

Email selfdefense@caeny.org to register or inquire about upcoming Self Defense 101 workshops