What *is* the Yes! Celebration?
The Yes! Celebration is a time to share Impact's mission, celebrate its accomplishments, and raise funds for future scholarship recipients.
There will be demonstration fights and a chance to learn and practice some simple physical self-defense skills during our Kick-a-Thon. Live performance by Gina Rene, a local (Santa Cruz) resident who has a wonderful voice. Previewing "Safety Godmother's," a new book out this year by Lisa Gaeta & Ellen Snortland from Los Angeles Impact Personal Safety, a sister chapter. You won't want to miss your chance to meet these fabulous women! Just in Robert Martin of Gavin de Becker & Associates will be flying up too.
You can win great prizes from our raffle, including the grand prize... a free 20+ hour self-defense Basics class! You don't have to be present to win, so get your early bird discount and stack the deck in your favor. Just donated autographed copies of "Facing Violence" & "Scaling Force" by Rory Miller of Get your raffle tickets today!
The Silent Auction features prizes from free classes and gift certificates to sporting event tickets, signed books, and local wines and tours & tastings and much much more! Check out our facebook page to get updates on all the new items.
We are asking for a contribution of $30 or more -- and you get great food, wine & beer, and free "kick tickets."
All proceeds from the event will go directly towards the scholarship fund.
RSVP before May 25 and get an extra kick ticket!
What is a kick ticket? A kick ticket is your ticket to do a knee-to-the-groin kick on our Suited instructors during the Yes! Celebration. If you have never done one before, we'll show you how!
In this video, our Yes! Celebration Co-Chair demonstrates the power of full-force strikes. At the party you can try it for yourself!
If you cannot afford a ticket, come anyway! Click here to volunteer at the celebration!
Thank you to all of the Yes! Celebration sponsors who contributed to the party and gave amazing prizes to our raffle and silent auction. To learn more about our wonderful Yes! Celebration supporters, click here.
The studio is about 1 mile away from 3 different BART stations...let us know which Bart you are arriving at, and we'll come get you!
How Can I Help the Scholarship Fund Grow? Bid in our Silent Auction, Buy a T-Shirt, Order a Ticket, Volunteer, Take a Class, or Just Plain Donate!
Buy a Limited Edition T-Shirt at the Yes! Celebration - we expect to run out fast, so get yours as soon as you're in the door!
130 Linden St
Oakland, CA 94607
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