It is estimated that one in five women will be sexually victimized while attending college. Although the presence of other students in the classrooms, study halls, dorms, labs and other facilities that students frequent on campus serves as natural deterrent to the potential predators that may be lurking about, there are always those times and places on campus where a student will find herself alone and vulnerable to attack.
As a child, I often got bullied. My response was to engage in countless hours of anguished self-recrimination. What was wrong with me? Why didn’t I fit in? Was it my hair, my clothes, my foreign accent, or, perhaps, my “uncool” parents? At school, hoping to win the approval of my peers, I would [...]
CounterStrikeTM is a personal safety course that arms women with the street-smart strategies needed to avoid victimization and the self-defense skills needed to defeat those that would try to attack them. CounterStrikeTM training, is available at the Workout Place, our studio in Nanuet, NY and can be sponsored off-site by schools, businesses or civic [...]