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About SAFE International™

About SAFE International™

At the helm of SAFE International™ is founder and CEO Christopher Roberts. Since forming SAFE International™ over 20 years ago, Chris has firmly established his company as Canada’s leader in self-protection instruction. And in doing so, has expanded throughout the U.S. and internationally as well. Through Chris’ vision, SAFE International™ has taught more than 200,000 individuals since 1994 and continues to meet the growing needs of people, corporations, organizations and schools year after year. SAFE International™ has continuously provided both effective, and highly memorable, personal protection instruction through their unique ability to reach clients in a way that enables them to retain and utilize the skills if necessary. This is not a martial arts program, but rather, a practical and realistic approach to personal safety.

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Self Defense Classes

  • High School Self Defense

    High School Self Defense

    As a teacher, educator, and role model to your students, the safety and well being of your students is obviously a priority since you are here. SAFE International™ also believes that Personal Safety Education is a critical Life Skill that all students should have access to.

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  • Women's Self Defense Parties

    Invite a group of your friends/family for a few hours of fun, education and potentially life saving instruction with one of our SAFE International Women’s Self Defense Parties. Plan a meal, snacks, or dessert, and be prepared for a unique self defense experience! What has made us so popular is our unique method of teaching with humour and our sharing of anecdotes.

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  • Seniors' Self Defense

    Our courses are so popular, that SAFE International™ Self Defense for Seniors has even been featured in the Toronto Star newspaper, and on Global TV in Toronto, Canada

    Self Defense for Seniors? Yes, Seniors may arguably be the most vulnerable group in our society. SAFE International™ has developed a self defense course for this segment of our population. Most often our older population is affected by health issues, both physically and mentally which might limit their ability to defend.

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  • Private Self Defense Classes

    This program is designed for people who want to train privately or in a small group setting. We offer the most effective self defense principles and concepts for people who want to learn practical, honest, and memorable self defense in as short a time as possible. We cover the A to Z of self defense from how to recognize and avoid violence, to handling it with effective verbal deescalation strategies, to dealing physically with the most common street assaults one might face.

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