Types of Self-Defense Workshops Available
Wen-Do is a program designed for women by women. Techniques are designed for women of all ages, sizes, and abilities. A combination of discussion, with practical physical skills results in an integration of mental and physical preparedness.
To learn more about Wen-Do check out this Video Introduction with Instructor Leslie!
Acts of Resistance
Acts of Resistance is a program for LGBTQ+ community members to heighten their sense of self-trust and awareness of their environment. This workshop offers participants an opportunity to discuss personal safety issues and to practice easy to learn, easy to remember self-defense techniques. The workshop reinforces the positive aspects of the way participants confront the threat of fear and violence in their lives.
Urban Self-Defense is a program designed for men to teach basic self-defense skills, as well as strategies for staying alert, aware and prepared in an urban environment.
To learn more about Urban Self-Defense check out this Introduction Video with instructor Shahid!
The Community Safety Office may also be able to provide assistance for specialized self-defense workshops, for example, workshops that are geared toward persons with physical accessibility requirements.