Self Defense Classes Calgary

The SAFE International™ Calgary Mission is to reach as many people as possible with violence-prevention strategies through a self defense experience that is both memorable and effective! 

SAFE ChangingLivesLogo CorpThere’s a difference between learning how to fight, practicing martial arts, and self defense. A credible self defense system will teach you about these differences. Yes, there is a physical component to each and defending yourself physically is an important part of what we teach. But true self defense starts long before things get physical with the goal of preventing physical violence in the first place.

  • True self defense is much more than learning a few moves and thinking you are now prepared to deal with potential violence.
  • True self defense is about recognising the signs of potential confrontation and avoiding it or learning the strategies to avert danger before it ever becomes physical.

True self defense is about getting home safely to your family!

SAFE International™ understands that the average person might only ever participate in one self defense course in their lifetime.  Most of our clients lead busy lives at work and at home.  But one thing they all have in common is, when they contact us, they are looking for practical but essential self defense instruction. This instruction is designed to provide peace of mind and a feeling of safety and security when it comes to the possibility of facing violence in the real world.

SAFE International™ has gained International recognition for such a course that can be delivered in just a few short hours whether you are looking to educate yourself, a group of friends participating in one of our Self defense Parties, Family Lessons, School Programs, or a Corporate Lunch & Learn.  Regardless of your needs we can provide the most suitable option.  Our self defense programs have been featured on numerous television shows in addition to being featured by various media outlets.  We do not tell you this to impress you, but to impress upon you that having taught more than 200,000 people since 1994 and know how to address your personal safety concerns. As well, we are mobile, so we can travel to you to make it even easier.  

Here are just a few of the reasons that people have booked a course with SAFE International:

  • I am a teacher and I was looking for a self defense course for my students.
  • My child is being bullied and I would like them to learn how to be more prepared for it.
  • Myself and a group of girlfriends were looking for a self defense that was effective, but also fun and non-intimidating.
  • Our company was looking for a unique lunch and learn topic and the subject of self defense and safety came up at our last meeting.
  • Our daughter is heading off to college next year and we want her to have some self defense training.

Calgary Self defense Course Options

The following self defense courses are available in the Calgary, Alberta area.  Please click on the links for more information.

Calgary High School Self defense

Calgary Women's Self defense

Calgary Family Self defense

Calgary Seniors Self defense

SAFE International™ Teaching Director

chelsey2Chelsey Brooks Tidmarsh, multi sport World Champion and mother of 2 has joined our team at SAFE International™.  A tragic and unpredictable event of violence led her to pursue helping others to avoid going through a similar situation.

Chelsey is a passionate athlete who has dedicated her life to the study and practice of sport.  She is a 27-time World medalist and has represented her Nation and/or province in bobsleigh, rugby, volleyball and most recently the sport of sprint paddling.

Chelsey works as a sporting coach and personal trainer with an array of athletes including breast cancer survivors, junior high school aged kids, mom/daughter groups and elite athletes aiming to make top the World rankings in their respective sports.

Chelsey is elated to join the SAFE International™ family.  As a mother of two boys, she has a passion for safety and the well-being of our youth.  Chelsey states, “Being a strong, athletic woman, I assumed I would be the last person anyone would attack, but here I am now to teach others we can all become victims of violence.  We can also increase our chances of getting home safely to our families at the end of the day!”

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