Teen and Young Adult Classes

Teen "Kick Like a Girl" Self-Defense (10 hours, $275)

Our "Kick Like a Girl" class is a 10-hour course, designed specifically for teen girls ages 12-16. This course focuses on preventing stranger and peer violence. Students practice verbal boundary setting and role playing intended to help students learn to prevent attacks from ever happening because we believe that the best fight is no fight at all. This course gives students the opportunity to practice full-force on a "mock assailant" instructor in a well-padded suit. Practicing these full-force self-defense techniques, lead by a female instructor, allows our students to experience the benefits of "muscle memory" - their bodies will remember the techniques in a crisis situation. Students will gain the confidence and skills needed to feel safer in the world. Classes are limited to 14-16 students.

Wondering if this class is right for your teen? Read Katherine's story.

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 Young Adults Basics (21 hours, $595)

This course is a 20+ hour course designed specifically for women 16-22 years old. Similar to the Adult Basics course, we cover awareness, boundary setting, and physical self-defense, but with an emphasis on problems that young women often encounter as they begin to face the world on their own. Classes are limited to 14-16 students.  

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Scholarship and Flexible Payment Plans:  We are committed to making our classes available to all people, regardless of ability to pay.  Visit www.impactbayarea.org/scholarship to apply for a scholarship or contact us at info@impactbayarea.org to learn more about our flexible payment plans. 

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