Pretty Deadly Self Defense
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Foundation self defense class, teaching basic moves and focusing on awareness, balance, and natural movement. Techniques are designed for the most common forms of attack against women, and highlights building confidence, stopping a violation already begun, and escape. Forms include basic strikes, blocks and take-downs.
Tailored for the dangers of daily life in public environments: on the subway, on the street, in the nightclub. Techniques are applied as one-to-one defense, focusing on awareness, prevention and application. Must complete Level I to register.
Level 3 brings self defense to intimate settings: in the home, on a date, and date rape. This stage also hones strategy and danger assessment. Techniques are applied as intimate defense and incorporate common tools. The focus is on heightened awareness and utility. Must complete Level 2 to register.
Pretty Deadly uses the basics of natural body movement, awareness and strategy along with easy, but effective techniques taught in a fun, energetic environment designed to help boys: → recognize where their own boundaries are and when it’s ok to defend them → what behavior from others is acceptable and what isn’t → how to grow a strong foundation in confidence and self-trust that can help boys navigate social hierarchies, deal with bullying, learn empathy, and collaborate and cooperate rather than compete.
Pretty Deadly uses the basics of natural body movement, awareness and strategy along with easy, but effective techniques taught in a fun, energetic environment designed to help girls: → recognize where their own boundaries are and when it’s ok to defend them → what behavior from others is acceptable and what isn’t → how to grow a strong foundation in confidence and self-trust that can keep girls safe, help girls recognize opportunities, and have the confidence to go for them!
We’ve adapted our Level 1 course for changing bodies, shift in center of gravity, increased weight and decreased mobility (e.g., not as easy to run) while protecting your baby.
OPEN TO ALL GENDERS! 2X a year, we offer our exclusive Self Defense for Travel workshop, to send you into the wild with all the tools you need to keep you safe, confident, and free to roam, whether hitting the festivals, hiking mountains, camping in the forest, or visiting cities as fabulous as Berlin!
We are currently training a small group as an introduction to martial arts and the arts of Ninpo Tai Jutsu (Ninjutsu). We train every Tuesday night at 7 Circles Akademie in Schöneberg, from 20:30 – 22:30. Send us an email for more information firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nobody should be made to feel afraid and inferior at work, but sexual harassment and bullying still happens. Pretty Deadly for Business is designed to effectively de-escalate harassment and bullying situations, address anxiety, address power dynamics and hierarchies, and equip employees to deal with difficult workplace situations. If you’re interested in implementing our program at your workplace, please email us at email@example.com and we’ll be happy to speak to your HR department and set up seminars or workshops for training, protocol and an accountability for everyone, from the managerial level to the mailroom.
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