Her Survival Guide: This powerful women's assault prevention / empowerment workshop is beneficial for the young and young at heart. Mothers & daughters, friends & family from all walks of life will benefit from these powerful skills. This course is designed to raise awareness, change perspective and give each person functional tools. We come together as protectors to live independent, free and empowered lives!
The program begins with some real life stories of empowerment and survival. Then we go over the basics of risk identification, assessment & management; 6 A's of Safety; how to draw & hold clear boundaries; verbal and non-verbal deescalation & negotiation tactics, relationship & conflict resolution skills.
Next comes the fun part! You are taught easy to remember and to use physical defense tactics standing up, against the wall and on the ground (if space available), as well as how to use every day items as weapons. We will go over how to effectively deal with the most common unarmed and armed attacks you might face today. We teach in a safe and respectful way that helps eliminate the risk of intimidation and injury.
About the instructor: Craig Gray has over 35 years martial arts experience and is a certified Krav Maga Black Belt Instructor. Craig is also a Advanced Verbal Defense & Influence Instructor and a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for numerous law enforcement agencies as well as nationally syndicated Frontlines of Freedom Military/Veteran Talk Radio Show. He is one of five founding instructors with Resolution Group International a conflict resolution training organization developed for the needs of military, law enforcement and businesses. Craig is the head instructor of Ronin Martial Arts Academy, The PeaceWalker Project & Ronin Empowerment Group organizations that teach conflict management skills to a wide variety of educational, healthcare and security professionals. Craig is also responsible for creating the MCOLES (Michigan Commission of Law Enforcement Standards) approved Krav Maga Self Defense for Law Enforcement Training Program.
Location: Westside Fitness
1618 Leonard NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Date: Sunday, July 22nd - 2018
Time: 10a - 3p
Cost: $65.00 (At Door)
*The seminar will be conducted in a non-competitive, supportive environment. Recommended for young and young at heart ladies ages 13 through adult. Perfect for mother/daughter bonding!