IMPACT Graduates

Graduate classes are open to all people who have completed the 20-hour women’s men’s or LGBTQ Core Program classes. Graduates of some 10-hour and school programs may also be eligible.

IMPACT Review Class

6 Hours, Mixed gender, Ages 14+ (graduates of Core Programs ONLY)

A chance for students who have graduated from our Women’s or LGBTQ Core Programs to review teaching pieces and practice their verbal and physical skills in realistic scenarios.
Upcoming IMPACT Review Classes:

2020 Class Dates TBD


Assertiveness and Boundary Setting Part 2

4 Hours, Graduates of Assertiveness and Boundary Setting ONLY

This course begins with a review of the concepts and skills learned in the Assertiveness & Boundary Setting class, and adds strategies for dealing with the defensiveness often exhibited by people during difficult conversations. As always the emphasis is on practicing the skills learned in realistic scenarios. Assertiveness & Boundary Setting is a prerequisite.

Upcoming A + B Part 2 Classes:
11/2/19 – 12:00pm – 4:00pm



Defense against Firearms

This course teaches strategies for the unarmed person to defend against a potential assailant who is carrying a pistol or rifle. The course combines practical physical skills with basic education about firearms and how they work.

Upcoming Defense Against Firearms Classes:
2018 Date TBD


Defense against Knives and Edged Weapons

This course presents students with practical skills for protecting themselves against assailants that are armed with knives or other edged weapons. Strategies for creating physical distance are addressed as well as an overview of the most common crimes committed with edged weapons.

Class not currently scheduled. To inquire about a private group or be placed on the wait list contact 781-321-3900 or