We’re here to partner with you in your journey as you move from a beginner to trained and ready to face whatever comes with confidence and competence. And because we realize it takes more than a few classes to get the job done, we’re with you for the long haul, encouraging and spurring you on to higher and higher levels of strength and ability.
Falling is a Self-Defense Skill. Yeah, You Read That Right.
At this point in this article, you may be thinking you don’t need help with this, or maybe you think you do need help but are afraid to try because you might end up, like me, injured. We do need help figuring out how to ensure that if we land on the ground, it’s done in a way that minimizes bodily harm.
From a Whisper to a Roar (Part 4): Now That I Have Your Attention
By investing a few hours each week, you’re going to take back your confidence, your authority, and your voice. And you’ll protect your loved ones, setting a standard that’ll follow you even after you’re gone.
From a Whisper to a Roar (Part 3): The Stern Voice Says You Mean It
We may think we sound fierce! But we sound like a lion cub squeaking out a baby roar. We need to learn and practice in a safe place so that when some nasty person comes at us, we’re already taking charge and using our voice appropriately.
Putting Violence in its Place – But Not How You Think
I had no idea what to do with violence. So I hid and tried my best to keep everyone around me from getting mad at me. Co-dependency much? Oh yes. All day, every day. For years. I mean, if you’re small and weak, what else can you do? We’ll get to that. But first…
Snap Out of It, Dunham! A Moment of Self-Catharsis
Ah, yes, that moment of crisis that leads to decision making. The one where you have to just lay down and let that rock roll right over you, or get back up and keep pushing. If a 5-ton rock rolls over you, that can’t be good, right? Or maybe it’s good to get life over with and move on? Perhaps less dramatic, like throwing my hands in the air and saying “I give up, God — You do it” will stop this crazy cycle of pushing and pushing and pushing. After all, He’s big enough and strong enough to pick that rock right up and take it where it belongs. But why would He do that when making me do the work is much better and good? At least according to Him.