Beginning Women's Assault Prevention - College and Beyond

  • Saturday, April 29, 2017
  • 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Presidio Letterman YMCA 1152 Gorgas Ave. San Francisco
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  • Please note that registration fees are non-refundable after April 23, 2017.

Registration is closed

Presidio Letterman YMCA

1152 Gorgas Ave.

San Francisco, CA 94129

Date:   Saturday, April 29, 2017

Time:   12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Price:   $185

Bring:   Light lunch/snack: sandwich, fruit & water

Wear:   T-shirt, tennis shoes, sweat pants (no sandals or boots)


You can register for this class online, by email, or by phone.

Online by clicking the REGISTER button to the left.

Email:  Please include your name and contact telephone number.


Phone: If you call the office at 415-686-1887, we can register you by phone. Include your daytime number or email address if leaving a message. 


For email & phone registrations, please mail your check payable to:

  André Salvage   

  P.O. Box 11291

  San Rafael, CA 94912

Workshop outline: Women's Assault Prevention

There are three skills every woman should know in order to defend herself. The first is the awareness to see and recognize that a potential attack is about to occur, as well as having a safety plan to avoid dangerous situations.

Second is having the assertiveness skills to "bring up" and say something about inappropriate behavior to someone who is "testing the waters" to see how far they can get with you.

The third is having the skills to physically stop someone from harming you. These are easy to learn and will stay with you for the rest of your life.

If your daughter has taken this class, please consider taking it yourself.  Becoming a role model for confidence, assertive behavior, and the courage to stand up for yourself physically and emotionally  is one of the best ways to ensure your daughter does the same.

André Salvage has been teaching self-defense and assault and rape prevention in Marin, San Francisco, and throughout the United States for over thirty years.  André’s background, natural abilities, sensitivity and concern for the safety of his seven children have helped him create effective, easy-to-learn self-protection programs.   

He works with people of all ages, from kindergartners to adults, on safety, assertiveness, sexual harassment, anti-bullying, and self-defense.

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