21 Day Self-Defense CHALLENGE for Personal Empowerment

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21 Day CHALLENGE to feel empowered, confident & safe! Avoid confrontation w/ de-escalation, setting boundaries, safety planning & defend YOU

Taught by Tasha Ina Church

What you will learn

Empowerment self-defense tools, strategies, and choices.
Strategies to avoid violence using de-escalation tactics and boundary setting
Knowledge base of basic joint manipulation, joint locks and pressure points.
Tools to build confidence and trust within yourself.
Simple techniques to counter common attacks.
Integrate responsive maneuvers and counter attacks.
Learn techniques for dealing with aggression, assessing threats, and training your reactionary responses.

skills you will gain

Principles of Self-Defense Self-Empowerment Strategies Boundary Setting Strategies Emergency Safety Planning & Tools De-Escalation and Violence Prevention Physical Empowerment and Counter Attacks for Self-Defense
100% online course
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Accredited Course
Accredited by internationally recognized Continuing Professional Development Standards Agency (Provider No: 50134)
Work at your own pace
From Beginner to Advanced
No degree or prior experience required
Subtitles: English

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about this course

Did you know that 75% of all physical confrontations could have been avoided through verbal communication in the feel out stage of an adverse situation?

Includes a complete 21 Day CHALLENGE!!

Looking at common attacks people have to face, I pulled the moves that were effective while wearing everyday clothing and that were practical to create workshops and courses which I know to be effective and has saved lives.

This course has been broken up to show multiple types of attacks:

  • Wrist grabs

  • Lapel grabs

  • Strangleholds

  • Hair grabs

  • Behind the back

  • Against the wall

  • Against the floor

For each type of attack, you will learn multiple self-defense counter attacks, however the course goes beyond that.

Self-Defense isn't just about physical moves. It is understanding that YOU have a VOICE and that voice has POWER and it deserves to be heard.

It is about preventative action and empowering yourself to know that in any fight, be it physical, emotional, or psychological, YOU ARE WORTH FIGHTING FOR!

This course is based on 20 years of experience dissecting multiple styles of martial arts and self-defense including: 7 styles of Japanese Martial Arts, Tai Chi, along with doing Warrior Spirit Training with Sylvester Stallone’s Trainer, Jeff Alexander and most recently Empowerment Self-Defense with ESD Global.

The ESD Global’s Empowerment Self-Defense training is a 40-year evidence-based, research-based curriculum designed by women for women and other communities in need and I am proud to synthesize knowledge from that ongoing training into this course!

I compiled the most common physical attacks that you are likely to face, and have devised several counter attacks to each one. Additionally, self-defense is more than just attacks and counters. It is more than just physical responses and moves. It is also your situational, social, and emotional awareness. It is about learning how to set clear boundaries and how to de-escalate situations before they start. I pulled some of my best tools, strategies, and choices to create this course.

We will go over:

  • Self-empowerment

  • Boundary setting

  • De-escalation

  • Safety planning

We also discuss situational, social, and emotional awareness. It is my belief that you teach others how to treat you. With the knowledge, skills, tools, and strategies from this course EMPOWER YOU!

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"Highly Engaging, Informative and practical. The partner work and Demos were very clear. Excellent Instruction!"

"Thank you for a great course. I practiced getting someone off me and it worked! I almost broke my hubby's Ankle!"

We love getting feedback like this from a student after a course (Minus the broken ankle part!)

"Great Class. I liked it because it was taught by a woman! Great teacher!"

course curriculum
Welcome and Introduction
  • IMPORTANT: Being Trauma Informed
  • The Difference Between Martial Arts and Self-Defense
Principles of Self-Defense
  • The 5 Principles of Self-Defense
  • Doing Your Own Healing Work
  • Empowerment Self-Love
  • Mantra and Morning Routine
  • Tribe and Community
Boundaries, Safety & De-Escalation
  • Boundary Setting
  • Safety Planning
  • Safety Tools
  • De-Escalation
  • What Happens to Your Body After De-Escalation
  • How to Address When Someone is Making You Feel Uncomfortable
Physical Empowerment
  • A Note on Stances
  • Wrist Grabs
  • Lapel Grabs
  • Stranglehold
  • Attack from Behind
  • Against the Wall
  • Floor Attack
  • Behind the Scenes Overview and Culmination
  • Congratulations and Wrap Up!

meet your instructors

Tasha Church

Tasha Ina Church is one of a kind. She has 20 years of self-defense experience, studying 7 styles of Japanese Martial Arts, Tai Chi, and boxing, along with doing Warrior Spirit Training with Sylvester Stallone’s Trainer for the movie Rocky, Jeff Alexander.

She combines her martial arts and coaching experience with real-world application to provide a unique self-defense system that anyone can use to feel safe and empowered, even in heels.

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  • No degree or experience required

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