Self-Defense Life Skills Academy

Basic - Join us for this 3-course mini-series to learn how to use less-than-lethal self-defense tools

Duration: 2 hours classroom for each course



Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Availability
Register Now July 17 Wednesday
Parma, OH
1 - 20 Students 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Candy Petticord Space Available
Register Now July 24 Wednesday
Parma, OH
1 - 20 Students 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Candy Petticord Space Available target icon


Our Self-Defense Life Skills Academy Course Series is designed for the individual who is concerned, curious, or confused about their self-defense needs, how to address them, and some less than lethal (non-firearm) options that are available to them as a civilian. 😊

This Academy Series is comprised of 3 2-hour courses that are designed to be taken consecutively over the course of 3 weekday evenings so they can easily fit into anyone's schedule:

Week 1 Course 1: Situational Awareness & Pepper Spray Use
Week 2 Course 2: Flashlight Use, Impact Tools, & Environmental Weapons
Week 3 Course 3: Stop The Bleed & STB Certification

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Topics Covered

Topics covered will include introductions to:

  • Situational Awareness, Staying Safe In Public Spaces, & The Proper Use Of Pepper Spray
  • Basic Self-Defense Medical, Tourniquet Use, & Stop The Bleed
  • Basic Empty Hand Combatives That ANYONE Can Use
  • Impact Tools & Environmental Weapons - How To Use What’s Available To Defend Yourself

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Expectations and Outcomes

At the end of this Academy Series, students will have a clearer understanding and working knowledge of some less-than lethal but highly effective self-defense options that are available to the average Jane and Joe. 😊

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Basic, Combatives / Less Lethal, Medical Other, Stop the Bleed, USCCA Courses

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Documentation Requirements


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  • Notetaking Materials 
  • An Open Mind
  • A Positive Attitude 🌞