We offer three introductory classes, so you can get to know IMPACT’s style of empowerment self-defense:
Introduction to Personal Safety
1-hour class, FREE
This free one-hour class provides an overview of IMPACT Bay Area's approach to personal safety! In this class, students develop intuition, situational awareness, congruent body language, and verbal skills to deescalate and deter assault and harassment, as well as learn two simple and effective physical techniques.
Introduction to Empowerment Self-Defense
3-hour class, $85
This three-hour training covers street safety and awareness, physical and verbal boundary setting, and full force self-defense skills proven to be effective at increasing safety and confidence. Students get the unique and powerful experience of practicing their techniques at full force in safe and realistic scenarios against a padded mock assailant.
Empowerment Self-Defense Daylong
6-hour class, $160
This six-hour training covers street safety and awareness, physical and verbal boundary setting, and full force self-defense skills proven effective at increasing safety and confidence. This class covers lots of additional skills on top of those learned in our three-hour intro, including more physical techniques and practice scenarios setting healthy boundaries with people you know.