NEWS & EVENTS

2021 Calendar
July 10th: Car Jacking prevention/Defense Seminar
  • Date: July 10th
  • Time: 10AM to 12PM​​
  • Cost: $40 + $30 for each family member you bring
  • Location: FSKM headquarters 
           2111 N Weber St. Colorado Springs 80907
 Description: Colorado Springs sees over 2000 auto-thefts a year. Learn how to defend yourself against carjackers that you feel want more than just your car! They may be attempting to abduct you and/or your passengers, do serious injury to you or worse.
 
A large percentage of carjackings occur in suburban or rural areas, and a weapon is almost always used. In fact, about 63% incidents occur within 5 miles of a victim's home.
 
What you will learn:
-How to defend yourself while in and out of your vehicle
-When to exit your vehicle and when to use your vehicle as a barrier
-Handgun and Knife defense that can be used in and out of your vehicle and more!
 
Past events:​
Take A Stand 
    • Time: 9 AM to 3 PM​​
    • Cost: $15  min tonation 
    • Location: FSKM headquarters 
    •                  2111 N Weber St. Colorado Springs 80907
Description:
The month of April holds two important awareness topics: sexual assault and child sexual abuse prevention. Although this April we are still dealing with the (COVID-19) pandemic, there are plenty of ways to safely get involved and train to prevent sexual assault and child sexual abuse. Staying connected to others may look different than it did in past years, but connection to others, hope and working for a world without violence are crucial now.
The additional stress and trauma of living through a pandemic can put people and communities at greater risk of both sexual assault and child sexual abuse, as well as other forms of intimate partner violence.
together we can work to end the abuse and support those who need help. In addition to Supporting TESSA come learn how to protect yourself and fight back. Saturday April 17th we will be hosting a Stop the Abuse fair. See schedule below. Donate today and reserve your spot in either/both seminars. $15 minimum donation per participant please.
Join us 9 AM-3PM for a day filled with classes, and fun! We will be offering a variety of classes for donations.
Yoga, Women’s only self-defense seminar, and a Family protection seminar.
With our help they can continue to provide the vital services that the survivors of theses hands crimes need. In addition to Supporting TESSA come learn how to protect yourself and fight back. See schedule below. Donate today and reserve your spot in either/both seminars. $15 minimum donation per participant please.
Space is limited, so make sure to give yourself time to get a spot before registration is closed!
  • Woman's only self-defense seminar
    • Time: 10AM to 12PM​​
    • Cost: $15 + any donation you would like to make to the women's shelter 
    • Location: FSKM headquarters 
                                  2111 N Weber St. Colorado Springs 80907
Description: ​Our Women only self-defense seminar will teach you how to defend yourself against strikes, grabs and chokes.  Class is taught in as safe and fun environment suitable for all levels of practitioners.  100% of all funds raised for this seminar will go to support the Colorado Springs women's shelters.  
 
  • Family Defense Seminar
 
  • Time: 10AM to 12PM​​
  • Cost: $40 + $30 for each family member you bring
  • Location: FSKM headquarters 
                                     2111 N Weber St. Colorado Springs 80907
Description: ​The Family Defense seminar teaches you the basics of third Party protection to help you keep your loved ones safe during an altercation.  You will learn hoe to safely disengage your loved ones form an aggressor, de-escalate conflicts and evacuate your loved ones to a safe area.  
  •  Car Jacking prevention/Defense Seminar
    • Time: 10AM to 12PM​​
    • Cost: $40 + $30 for each family member you bring
    • Location: FSKM headquarters 
           2111 N Weber St. Colorado Springs 80907
 Description: Colorado Springs sees over 2000 auto-thefts a year. Learn how to defend yourself against carjackers that you feel want more than just your car! They may be attempting to abduct you and/or your passengers, do serious injury to you or worse.
 
A large percentage of carjackings occur in suburban or rural areas, and a weapon is almost always used. In fact, about 63% incidents occur within 5 miles of a victim's home.
 
What you will learn:
-How to defend yourself while in and out of your vehicle
-When to exit your vehicle and when to use your vehicle as a barrier
-Handgun and Knife defense that can be used in and out of your vehicle and more!
  •  Self-Defense for college bound students
    • Cost: $40-$50 
    • Location: FSKM headquarters
    • Description:
Whether your high school seniors are college-bound or starting their first career, they will be spending a considerable amount of time with relative strangers in various unfamiliar settings. So, when your seniors are out there, will they know how to recognize potentially threatening situations? Will they know how to defend themselves against a physical attack?
Soteric Group* and Krav Maga First Strike are partnering to bring Soteric Group’s Introduction to Personal Self-Defense training course to our graduates. This 2-hour interactive training, taught by Ben Skee, a certified Krav Maga expert with over 10 years of experience teaching personal self-defense, includes the basic self-defense techniques they need to know to help keep themselves safe. Each section of the following course outline includes visual demonstrations and practical exercises, so our seniors will get the opportunity to practice and gain confidence with their new-found skills.
 Bar Fight Defense Seminar
  • Time: 10 AM to 12 PM​​
    • Cost: $45 (includes first drink)
    • Location: Cerberus
                                       702 W Colorado Blvd, Colorado Springs 80905
Description: Just about everyone has experienced a great night out on the town that took a downhill turn. When crowds, noise, and mind-altering substances are involved, a night club or bar can transform into a brawl with little or no warning. Have you ever gotten caught in the middle? Even finding a way out of the line of fire of a drunk person’s blind strikes can be a challenge.​
This seminar will set you up to defend yourself and stay safe in these situations! Low visibility, a lack of ability to communicate normally, and high stress are all factors in the nightclub scene. Learn to keep your bearings, spot the exits, and move away from danger as quickly as possible while defending yourself against physical attacks.
Space is limited, so make sure to give yourself time to get a spot before registration is closed!