ADS Women’s Self Defense

ADS has crafted a personal defense preparatory program exclusively for women. Learn from experienced instructors of the risks that you face an several strategies to avoid trouble and to level the playing field if the unthinkable might be happening. Students will learn in our state of the art classroom and in our specially equipped hand-to-hand training area. View the ADS Training Calendar for details and specific course dates.

ADS offers multiple versions of Fight Like a Girl:

Women’s Self Defense

College Prep


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Sometimes all you have are hands and feet, arms and legs. In the event you find yourself unarmed and confronted, you will have a tool set that can allow you to defend yourself. These basic techniques will empower you to fight through it and persevere. Fights can happen in the blink of an eye. We will cover the introductory skills necessary to escape or end a fight.

Topics covered:

  • Defensive mindset
  • Defensive postures and movements
  • Maintaining your guard
  • Basic punches
  • Basic kicks
  • Basic blocking
  • Basic elbow strikes
  • Basic knee strikes

Methods of instruction:

  • Classroom Instruction
  •  Instructor demonstrations
  •  Practice with striking pads/heavy bags
  •  Practice with a partner

This is a Women-Only program that will cover unarmed defensive concepts. This course can be taken multiple times and instruction will be tailored to the needs of the participant. Classes are limited to preserve the quality of instruction.

If you’re considering our Fight Like a Girl program but you’re not completely sure, here are some reference letters to look at from past clients.

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