“On Your Own” : Empowered Self-Defense
for those going out on their own
In our “On your Own “class, girls, and women ages 15-21 learn verbal and physical skills to help them feel safer and more confident when they go to college, travel, and live their day-to-day lives.
Participants will learn how to:
Avoid potentially dangerous situations (awareness and avoidance skills)
Recognize & respond when their boundaries are being crossed (interpersonal awareness & communication)
Talk their way out of an assault (verbal dissuasion techniques)
Defend themselves when faced with physical violence (physical self-defense)