Self Defense For Women

How we help

i-LEAD Training Programs

i-LEAD class activities and discussions help women identify their risks, evaluate their strengths, and to explore their options for dealing with a violent threat. The team provides fun and energetic training courses specializing in personal safety awareness, self-defense and non-lethal weapons training.

The courses are geared toward females aged 11 and older. i-LEAD emphasizes physical empowerment to bolster self-confidence in women. Training programs are designed to educate and promote awareness regardless of your level of fitness or self defense knowledge.

We offer:

  • Community based training with students from Shelters, as well as the general public.
  • Corporate training sessions such as Wellness Days.
  • Private training sessions. This is either one-on-one or group based training.
  • ‘Train the Trainer’ programs to enable skills transfer to continue basic self defense training. 
  • Internet-driven/online self defense classes.
  • Workshops and Seminars - Rape and date rape prevention, Domestic violence awareness and prevention, High school and college safety, Anti-bullying workshops, and more. 


Our self defense class is designed to make you more aware, prepared, and ready for any dangerous situation that may occur in your everyday life. 


How to avoid being a target. 

Recognize early warning signs of danger and keep from panicking. 

How to handle a confrontation: verbally, mentally, and psychologically. 

The power of body language and non-verbal cues. 

Effective tips on how to be safer and more aware. 

Safety items and how to use them. Safety in specific locations e.g.. elevators, banking etc.

How to use your voice and how to verbally diffuse an assailant.


How, when and where to strike. 

How to stay on your feet. 

What to do from the floor & how to handle attacks from behind. 

Escape from grabs and chokeholds. 

How to identify common weapons and targets. 

Using personal belongings and what is around you to defend yourself. 

Escaping rape scenarios. 

Disable an armed attacker, and more.

Try out one of our workshops. Booking is essential. Contact us to book your space!