Woodall’s Self-Defense holds the College Safety Course for the public once a year in summer. Please see our CALENDAR for the next date, or to register. You may also call to request a class for a minimum of eight students. Schools and teams should call for team event pricing available throughout the year.
COLLEGE SAFETY COURSE
A dynamic training course for women who want to enter college with the confidence to handle more than just their midterms.
This 6-hour training course is indispensable for young women heading off into the adult world. Participants will leave with a packet of valuable information and suggestions for follow-up. The class is divided into two sections with a brief intermission for lunch (pizza lunch with soda is provided, or you may bring your own):
PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION (1.5 hrs.)
- Dating Violence Red Flags, Date Rape, Date Rape Drugs
- Stalking Domestic vs. Stranger, Characteristics of, Methods, Risk Factors, Response to
- Dorms & Fraternities Learn what no one tells you about Frats and Dorm Life
- Abduction Avoidance, Escape, Discussion of Current Events
- Threat Assessment Discussion, Handout, and Resources
- Victim Language
PHYSICAL TRAINING (4 hrs.)
- Stance and Balance Practical, common sense preparation
- Blocks Defend yourself against being hit
- Strikes Use your entire body as a weapon
- Vehicle Assault What to do if you are being forced into a vehicle
- Techniques Defend against common attacks and strike back to escape
- Ground / Floor Use your core strengths to fight off any size attacker from the ground, floor, couch
- Discouragement The difference between a pushy date and a violent one – you can deal with both!
- Drills You’ve learned it, you’ve practiced it – now can you respond under pressure?
Who Should Attend: Though the presentation part of the course is designed to specifically address safety issues of dorm and college campus life, it is valuable to ANY woman age 13+, including those travelling for summer or who are still in high school.
To Register: Call 916.660.9311.
To Request a Class: Yes, you can request your own class if you have a minimum guaranteed amount of eight students attending!
Schools and Districts: Schools who wish to host or sponsor this course should call to discuss available space and team/group pricing.
To Watch a Class or Attend as a Parent: Parents may participate in the class at half price. You are also encouraged to watch the course and to attend the beginning presentation at no cost.
Availability: The course is offered on a limited basis each spring and during summer. Classes at our location fill up at 24 students. Walk-ins are accepted if there is room available. Registration is strongly encouraged, and there is a substantial discount for prepaid registration.
Requirements: This course is for women ages 13+. There will be some offensive language and strong terms used for realistic demonstration and discussion purposes. Tennis shoes and comfortable clothing are needed. If you have a younger daughter who you think should attend, please call and we can discuss it.
Time Frame: This single day intensive course is taught from 9:00am-3:00pm, with a short lunch break from 11:30 to noon. At our location we provide a pizza lunch for attendees (no charge).
Tuition and Available Discounts
$249 Regular cost, including walk-ins if there is room available.
$199 Discounted price for pre-paid registration. Tuition must be received 8 days in advance. If this is a problem, call to discuss. Refunds are issued for cancellations up to 24 hours prior to the course time. No-shows may use prepaid registration for a different course or curriculum offered.
-50% Third (and more) siblings receive a 50% discount.
-50% Parents may participate at half price.
Free Parents may watch the course at no cost.
Contact: Conrad Woodall, 916-660-9311 or ConradWoodall@yahoo.com
Mailing Address: PO Box 2306, Post Falls, Idaho 83877 (Checks payable to Woodall’s Self Defense.)
Class Location: 9250 Cypress Street, Newcastle, CA 95658
Register / Pay: Please go to our registration page
Cancellations: Pre-payments for the College Safety Course are refundable up to 10 days before the class. After that they are non-refundable, but may be applied toward any other tuition for classes or seminars. Payments for regular seminars are fully refundable up to 3 days before the date of the seminar. Sierra College seminars have their cancellation policy online at the site where you register.
Credentials: The College Safety Course is taught by Mr. Conrad Woodall, usually assisted by instructors.
Woodall’s Self-Defense is the premier school for practical, real-world self-defense skills for children, teens, and adults. WSD is the gender & socialization education and the physical defense provider for W.E.A.V.E., Stand Up Placer, and Courage House. Mr. Woodall has appeared on TV and radio, and as a presenter to private companies, large corporations and public/private schools as a personal safety expert.
Conrad Woodall has a Master’s Degree in forensic psychology and a Bachelor’s in philosophy, is currently teaching Criminal Psychology at Heald College, is a retired officer and defense instructor from the Sacramento Police Department, and has over 20 years experience in various martial arts.