What Is IMPACT?
IMPACT is an organization of women and men working together to end the cycle of violence. Since 1985 IMPACT has trained thousands of women, men, and children in simple, effective self-defense and boundary-setting techniques of size, strength, or age.
SENSITIVITY TO TRAUMA
For many who have experienced family violence, sexual assault, or other trauma, the experience of being physically powerful in the face of a simulated assault is a unique healing experience. IMPACT instructors are sensitive to abuse and related issues.
COMMITMENT TO WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP
IMPACT is committed to a teaching environment with women in leadership roles.
Empowerment Self-Defense is a holistic approach to personal safety which teaches tools to combat the whole spectrum of violence, from verbal harassment to physical violence.
SELF DEFENSE FOR EVERYONE
IMPACT chapters are committed to the belief that people are powerful and capable of protecting themselves. IMPACT teaches effective self-protection skills that work for people of different ages, sizes, and physical abilities.
ESD Global is a US-based nonprofit organization (NGO) that envisions a world where people can live safe, violence-free lives. ESD Global is dedicated to making Empowerment Self-Defense (ESD) accessible around the world through increasing public awareness of its profound benefits.
WHAT IS ESD
WHAT IS ESDG
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