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Personal Safety Awareness Training


Personal Safety and Awareness Training for Women

  • Personal safety has become an issue of importance for everyone. This is especially true for women.  
  • In 2010, there were a total of 269,600 sexual assaults in the United States. Of these, 143,300 were completed sexual assaults, 89,300 were attempted sexual assaults and 37,000 were threatened sexual assaults.
  • In 2005-10, the offender was armed with a gun, knife, or other weapon in 11% of rape or sexual assault victimizations.
  • In 2005-10, 78% of sexual violence involved an offender who was a family member, intimate partner, friend, or acquaintance.  
  • The percentage of rape or sexual assault victimizations reported to police increased to a high of 56% in 2003 before declining to 35% in 2010, a level last seen in 1995.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics National Crime Victimization Survey (View the entire report at

In order to help women protect themselves from assaults and other crimes, Prepare to Act has partnered with Charland Institute of Karate & Fitness to offer an original women’s safety training program.

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self defense for women


  • To be aware of potential threats or dangers around you
  • Ways to protect yourself, your family and your home
  • The art of verbal boundaries and de-escalation
  • Physical defensive strikes and personal protection skills

The course consists of four hours of classroom learning taught by active Law Enforcement Professionals and four hours of hands on initial self-defense skill training.  

  • The program is designed for women 18 years of age and older and of any physical condition.
  • Group and family discounts are available.

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