Women’s Classes


Women’s Basics 20-Hour Self-Defense

Women and Teen Girls 14+

In a supportive environment, students learn verbal and physical skills to defend against threatening scenarios including front confrontations, attacks from the rear, and attempted  sexual assault. Skills taught are relevant to situations involving both strangers and familiar people. IMPACT courses emphasize awareness and de-escalation skills to avert situations that require physical defense.

Upcoming Women’s Basics Classes:

July Weekend Basics – This class is full
 
November Weekend Basics: 11/3/17 (4:30 pm – 9:30 pm), 11/4/17 (10:00 am – 7:00 pm),

11/5/17 (11:00 am – 4:00 pm)

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College Bound Safety

High School seniors or graduates

For over 20 years IMPACT has taught practical, relevant safety skills to teens across Massachusetts. As students navigate increasing independence, and face the realities of sexual violence on campus, IMPACT will give them tools to maintain their own safety and speak up to advocate for safe and healthy communities.

Upcoming College Bound Safety Classes:
2018 classes to be scheduled

 

Women’s 10-Hour Self-Defense

Women and Teen Girls 14+

Experience IMPACT’s physical and verbal self-defense skills in this convenient, condensed format. Students learn to use body language to communicate strength. Scenarios including front confrontations, attacks from the rear, verbal de-escalation, and assertive communication.

 

Assertiveness & Boundary Setting (Mixed Gender)

Many people find that the ability to set and maintain boundaries greatly enhances their sense of safety. This 8-hour all-verbal course teaches students skills for effective communication and negotiation in stressful situations. Practicing these skills in realistic scenarios, students have the opportunity to become comfortable staying calm and articulate while explaining their needs in situations involving strangers, co-workers, acquaintances, friends, family and partners.

Upcoming Assertiveness & Boundary Setting Classes:

9/16/17, 9/17/17 (Both 12:00pm – 4:00pm)

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For more information call Meagan Anderson at (781) 388-4338 or email us at info@impactboston.org