Frequently Asked Questions
What Should I wear to class?
Wear casual clothing that you can move in. We recommend tennis shoes or similar close-toed shoes (no flip flops, sandals, heels, etc.). For outdoor classes, please dress for the weather.
Do you teach martial arts in your defense classes?
No. We do not teach any martial arts. Our defensive techniques are easy-to-learn and they work.
How "physical" are the classes?
Our intro and Level One Simply Safer Self Defense Classes involve both lecture and technique practice. Our Aware Today - Alive Tomorrow classes involve technique practice. The techniques are easy to learn and do not involve any "wrestling" or floor work. You will remain on your feet.
What should I bring to class?
All Classes: We recommend bringing a water bottle or other hydrating liquid (No alcohol).
Defensive Tools Classes: Knives, kubotans and/or pens that you carry for self defense.
Firearm Classes: Firearm (if applicable), ammo and possibly a lunch. Check our class schedule for specifics on what to bring.
Do I need any previous experience?
No previous experience is needed for our "Simply Safer" Condensed (aka First Step) and Level One classes, or for our "Just in Case" classes.
Can I take Level Two (advanced) Classes without taking Level One Classes?
How do I sign up for a class?
Can you hold classes at my work site,club, church, etc.?
Will there be any items for sale at your classes?
Yes. We will have pepper spray and kubatons for sale at reasonable prices. We may also have other various defensive tools available, depending on our inventory.