We are sad to announce that Personal Defense Connection is going out of business. We will officially close on 8/31/19. Thank you to those who chose to put their faith in us and attended our classes.
"Simply Safer" and "Just in Case" Self Defense Series
Dave Pike, owner of Personal Defense Connection, has developed two Self Defense Series that will teach you practical, proven and effective self defense techniques. You will learn how to be mentally, emotionally and physically prepared to perceive, avoid and defend yourself against violent situations. All in a friendly and considerate atmosphere.
The simple training method that PDC uses has been effectively used by Law Enforcement Agencies around the world. The method of training that PDC uses will have a direct impact on the quality of your skills. We teach practical, proven and effective skills designed for real life dangerous situations.
Our Self Defense classes are for men and women of all shapes, sizes, fitness levels and ages (16 +) and take place in a friendly and considerate atmosphere.
These are not martial-arts classes.
"Just in Case" Self Defense Series
Aware Today - Alive Tomorrow
Self Defense doesn't begin with physical blows. Self Defense starts with using Threat Awareness to avoid dangerous situations. The better you are at threat awareness skills, the better your chances will be to avoid a physical attack altogether. And that's a good thing! Sign up today to learn how to keep from becoming a target and how to recognize dangerous situations. This is an awareness-only class. No physical/fighting skills are included. Typically, this class is for 16 years and older. However, we will make exceptions for this class if you feel that your younger child is mature enough to handle frank discussions about self defense. Contact us.
Break and Escape
Do you know how to quickly end a physical assault and escape the threat? In this class, you'll learn practical and effective Self Defense Strikes and Escapes. These proven, no-nonsense skills are easy to learn and remember. You'll receive two hours of skill training in a friendly atmosphere from an instructor that has been teaching self defense to Corrections Officers and college students for over 25 years. Boost your confidence. Learn how to defend yourself and your loved ones. For all shapes, sizes and ages (16 and over). Please Note: Minors must be accompanied by a participating parent or guardian.
" Simply Safer" Self Defense Series
Simply Safer: Condensed
Want to be safer in just two hours? Want to have more confidence in defending yourself? Learn what you need to know to handle the most common offensive situations. You will learn threat awareness and avoidance skills to help you avoid dangerous situations altogether. You will also learn two (or more, time permitting) practical, proven and effective skills; skills that are easy to learn and remember. This class provides two hours of serious fun and great information. Perfect for those of you who don't have a lot of spare time. The simple, yet effective, techniques can be learned by anyone; male/female, all ages (16+), all body types and all physical fitness levels. Please Note: Minors must be accompanied by a participating parent or guardian.
Simply Safer: Self Defense (Level 1)
Want to be safer? Want to have more confidence in defending yourself? This innovative class will teach you practical, proven and effective personal defense skills that will help you reduce your fear, increase your confidence, and increase your personal safety. You will learn threat awareness, avoidance and physical techniques to help you become prepared - mentally, physically and emotionally - to deal with dangerous situations. These are not martial arts classes. The simple, yet effective, techniques can be learned by anyone; male/female, all ages (16+), all body types and all physical fitness levels. Please Note: Minors must be accompanied by a participating parent or guardian. (Typically 6 to 8 hours, but can be reworked to suit your needs.)
Simply Safer: Self Defense (Level 2)
Want to be even safer? This class builds on the knowledge and skills that are introduced in our Simply Safer Self Defense class. You will learn new, more comprehensive techniques with in-depth drills and realistic scenarios. These are not martial arts classes. The simple, yet effective, techniques can be learned by anyone; male/female, all ages (16+), all body types and all physical fitness levels. Please Note: Minors must be accompanied by a participating parent or guardian.
Simply Safer with Pepper Spray
Pepper Spray is a great defensive tool, but only if you know how to use it effectively. This class will help you evaluate and determine the most efficient method to carry your pepper spray, as well as teach you how to quickly draw and use your pepper spray to ward off an attack. You will practice with inert spray and you will receive a free personal pepper spray upon completion of the class. Actual pepper spray will not be used during the class. Ages 18 and up.
Simply Safer with Defensive Tools
The right tools can make your life easier. Defensive tools can save your life. This class will teach you how to safely carry and effectively use knives, pens and kubotans for personal defense. You will practice using these tools in a safe environment and will learn legal issues associated with them. The simple, yet powerful, techniques you will learn have been successfully used in real life situations. Ages 18 and up.