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We will be presenting a women-only sexual assault seminar on Saturday, November 7 from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn to defend yourself against life-threatening situations. The seminar will focus on parking lot attacks, sexual assault, and outdoor jogging confrontations. The seminar fee is $20 per person. Benefits go to the Rape Crisis Center, Stop […]

Women-only self defense coming October 23, 2010

Posted on on Sep 17, 2010

Hot off the press . . . a new self defense seminar has been scheduled for October 23. It will be a women-only seminar, so participation will be limited to females age 12 and up. You’ll learn how to detect and avoid dangerous situations, and how to defend yourself if you get attacked. There will be a $20 participation fee, proceeds to benefit VASA, Rape Crisis Center, and The Peace Initiative. You can download the event’s promotional flyer by clicking the link below. Online registration will be added to this site soon, but you can register and reserve your place right now by...

Back to School Women's only Seminar

Posted on on Aug 17, 2010

With staggering statistics on women falling victim to various modes of assault,on July 31st, 2010 over 150 women gathered at S.T.W Krav Maga to learn how to survive theses potentially life threatening realities. S.T.W. Krav Maga once again went above and beyond by empowering the women of San Antonio with skill sets that could ultimately save their or a family members life. To further impact the greatness of the event, over $3,000 was raised and donated to VASA (Voice Against Sexual Assault). Huge thanks to our volunteers,from the Rape Crisis Center,the S.T.W. Krav Maga Team,VASA and Lackland...

Combating Sexual Assault with Krav Maga

Posted on on Apr 2, 2010

Story by Monica S. Herrera In a world that glorifies the multi-tasking, technically savvy, super-chic Everywoman, it is not uncommon to see women juggling a variety of tasks all at once. Whether walking through the parking lot, unloading the groceries, or jogging the neighborhood, women are often so distracted (be it the cell phone, the iPod, or thinking about that long to-do list) that they often neglect their own personal safety. These kinds of distractions and a lack of situational awareness can leave a woman vulnerable to a sexual assault. April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month,...

Mentors and Role Models – Inspiring Young Women

Posted on on Mar 22, 2010

Edie, Bridget, Jennifer, and Donna spent some time with the young ladies of Girls Inc. during their Spring Camp. Girls Inc is a non-profit organization whose mission is, “Inspiring all girls to strong, smart, and bold.” The young women received some Krav Maga self-defense training while at the same time learning how to assertive and confident. The class was a enthusiastic group who weren’t afraid of hard work and had a fantastic time doing it! With the help of Girls Inc., girls are armed with the skills to effectively tackle the issuesthat they will most likely encounter in their...

STW / Krav Maga instructors certified by R.A.D.

Posted on on Feb 26, 2010

Jennifer Alvarez, Edie Davis, And Bridget DeLaRosa traveled to Austin to complete the R.A.D. Basic Physical Defense for Women Instructor Certification. In 1989, Lawrence N. Nadeau a former United States Marine and law enforcement officer founded Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) Systems. Today R.A.D. is a nationally recognized alliance of self-defense educators dedicated to enhancing defensive options for women and children, while developing their abilities to manage aggressive and violent behavior. R.A.D. is the largest organization of its kind and it is the only such organization or...

Upcoming women-only seminar gets TV exposure

Posted on on Jan 20, 2010

KENS-TV promoted our upcoming women-only seminar on their Great Day SA show this morning! Bridget, Henry, and Pete demonstrated how to escape from two attack scenarios, and host Kellie Patterson seemed excited to learn that size doesn’t matter. Arnold, Bridget, Donna, and Pete appeared on KABB-TV’s Focus on South Texas to promote the upcoming seminar, too. They were on for a full, uninterrupted ten minutes, which gave them time to share three variations of the life-saving choke defense...

Women-only self defense seminar to benefit VDAY 2009

Posted on on Dec 31, 2009

STW Krav Maga is proud to once again put on a women-only self defense seminar in support of VDAY – a global movement to end violence against women and girls. The seminar will be from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 6. The participation fee will be $20 (proceeds will be donated to The Rape Crisis Center). Please download the attached flyer for more info. Call us at (210) 348-6127 to reserve your spot, or click here to register...

Feedback from women who attended our sexual assault defense seminar

Posted on on Nov 11, 2009

 I’m a survivor and understand the importance to be able to defend yourself. This class went above my expectations . . . it gave me the confidence and tools to do everything in my power to fight back if I have too. I thank the staff for their commitment to teaching and the detail of attention they gave each attendee. – Daniela . . . enlightening, empowering, and humbling . . . The energy that filled the building was powerful and encouraging to all attendees . . . I encourage every woman to take part in this life experience. – Noemi . . . every woman should know these...

Women-only seminar was HUGE success

Posted on on Nov 8, 2009

Well over a hundred women participated in last Saturday’s sexual assault defense seminar! In an intense 3-hour seminar (no, make that 4+ hours) the participants learned how exactly what to do when their life is on the line. They laughed, cried, yelled, and jumped for joy as they discovered they now possess the skills and confidence they need to defend themselves. Participants had to fight their way out of simulated attacks. We had instructors in three full-body attack suits challenging the participants in realistic situations: while making a withdrawal at an automated teller machine ....

Women-only Sexual Assault Seminar to be held November 7

Posted on on Oct 10, 2009

We will be presenting a women-only sexual assault seminar on Saturday, November 7 from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn to defend yourself against life-threatening situations. The seminar will focus on parking lot attacks, sexual assault, and outdoor jogging confrontations. The seminar fee is $20 per person. Benefits go to the Rape Crisis Center, Stop Cancer, and The Battered Women Shelter. Wear workout clothing (no jewelry) and tennis shoes. Bring a towel. P.S. The attached file contains our flyer to promote this event. Download it and share with your friends!

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