Volunteer Spotlight: Geneviève Henry

Volunteer Spotlight: Geneviève Henry

by Kate Williams Geneviève Henry—Genie to the many people she’s worked with and befriended over the years—is one of The Safety Team’s dedicated volunteers. Originally from Quebec City, she now resides in Burlington Vermont along with her husband and their four...
Self Defense is Scary

Self Defense is Scary

Taking a self-defense class is scary. But the confidence that you learn there? It is your superpower. Get it, girl. By Kate Williams I first came to martial arts in December 2016. It was my first time participating in a sport, as I spent most of my high school years...
Physical Distancing

Physical Distancing

This is Christine here. The photo is of my cat Pebs, who is a physical distancing failure. I love her anyway. First off, I hope you all are doing as well as can be expected. Second, I just wanted to share a COVID-19 observation, loosely related to the Safety...

Flatten the Curve

PRACTICE TIP: If you have to go out in public, this is a great time to be practicing your reactionary gap without looking strange! Remember within 6 feet the hand is quicker than the eye, and also in range for covid 19...

TESD Update

To our TESD participants,After much discussion we are also delaying our Therapeutic Empowerment Self-Defense sessions. We are committed to this program and have already seen amazing results. If you are already enrolled, don’t worry, we’ll make sure to...