SELF DEFENSE STARTER KIT
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So Why Self Defense?

Why you should learn basic self defense to learn the power of your body and voice, and learn how to de-escalate situations.

This is your toolkit

We created this project so you could build your toolkit of moves and techniques to equip yourself in the event that you're the target of verbal or physical harassment. 

It works!

It works!

By learning self defense tools, you can learn how the power of your body and your voice can help protect yourself, your friends, your family and your community.

But in an ideal world

But in an ideal world

We wouldn't need self defense! Because we wouldn't have to defend ourselves against hateful attitudes like:

 or, ya know...

or, ya know...

So while you're busy crushing the patriarchy

So while you're busy crushing the patriarchy

Take time to learn these moves, brush up on your verbal de-escalation skills, and build muscle memory by practicing with your friends. Check our resources page for community workshops, and contact the Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment if you can't find classes in your local area.