Open to all women, girls , vulnerable men/boys ages 13 or older
THREE Wednesday Evenings, 6:30-8:30 PM
Are you Interested in Self Defense?
Do you want to feel empowered and safe?
Do you want you, your family and friends to know how to protect and care for themselves?
Register for our UPCOMING SELF DEFENSE and EMPOWERMENT SERIES.
2013 Spring Session: MARCH 20, MARCH 27 & APRIL 3
2013 Summer Session: JULY 17, JULY 24, JULY 31
2013 Fall/Winter Session: NOV. 13, NOV. 20, NOV. 27
- You must take ALL THREE CLASSES
- Wear comfortable clothing that you can move in.
- Please come 15 minutes early on the first night to allow time to register.
- Save timime by filling out this wavier before coming to class.
- For more information, contact us at 612.729.7233 or send an email.
We all know that choosing to take self-defense is one of many ways to take care of ourselves. Our school’s mission states " To Empower All People so we may ahve a more peaceful community and planet, guides both our self-defense classes and our martial arts training. We now offer this class to boys/vulnerable men too!
- In the Five Fingers of Self Defense & Empowerment Series you will learn:
Mind - To use your mind to assess, trust your intuition, practice awareness drills, stay centered, think through choices and options, plan, etc.
Voice - To use verbal and non-verbal communication skills to de-escalate a situation, give clear commands, set boundaries, distract, etc.
Escape - Many different ways to re-position/escape from grabs, inappropriate touch, how to shift/balance/re-redirect energy, etc.
Fight - The natural weapons and targets on everyone's body. Learn how to respond, if necessary, when on your feet or the ground.
Tell - To tell your story, give descriptions, discuss strategies, honor the past stories of women, celebrate present moment victories and success, to look forward to ongoing health and wellness.
The Five Fingers of Self-Defense & Empowerment is a curriculum that emphasizes trusting your intuition, deepening your awareness, addressing scenarios and situations that range from irritating to life-threatening, understanding the natural weapons and targets that everyone’s body has, as well as sharing a wide range of resources for advocacy, education, healing and self-care.
Cost is $100 for the Series of THREE CLASSES (no charge for enrolled FEMA students)
If you missed a session-Make up is $40 per class- YOU MUST TAKE ALL THREE CLASSES to get a completion certificate.
50% off = STUDENT DISCOUNT RATE or for anyone who has taken ANY of our self defense classes before.
This is required information for FEMA assistant teachers and teachers of any Self Defense training -- if you would like to become a FIVE FINGERS INSTRUCTOR, please see Shifu Kore’ for details.
Schedule a SPECIAL SD SEMINAR Just for You and Your Group
Cost for group seminars at FEMA is $150 minimum for 1-10 participants, and $15 per person from 11-25 participants. Cost for community self-defense courses outside of FEMA is $300-500 for non-profit organizations or $500-800 for corportations. There is a $50 non-refundable deposit.
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Contact FEMA: 612-729-7233 3743 Cedar Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55407