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Beginning Women's Assault Prevention Class

  • Sunday, November 17, 2019
  • 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Presidio Letterman YMCA
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  • Registration fees are refundable until 2 weeks before class (11/3/19). Substitutions are always welcome.

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Presidio Letterman YMCA

1152 Gorgas Ave.

San Francisco, CA 94129

Date:   Sunday, November 17, 2019

Time:   10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Price:   $225

Bring:   Light lunch/snack: sandwich, fruit & water

Wear:   T-shirt, tennis shoes, sweat pants (no sandals or boots)

Age:       16 -99 years; students <18 years require parent release form.  

Enroll now by clicking  REGISTER.  We accept credit and debit payment online via Paypal; please contact us directly if you prefer to pay by cash or check.

This class will be taught by Katie Sasso.  Enrollment in this workshop includes one free martial arts class.If you have any questions, please contact us at

Workshop outlineWomen's Assault Prevention

There are three skills every woman should know in order to defend herself. The first is the awareness to see and recognize that a potential attack is about to occur, as well as having a safety plan to avoid dangerous situations.

Second is having the assertiveness skills to "bring up" and say something about inappropriate behavior to someone who is "testing the waters" to see how far they can get with you.

The third is having the skills to physically stop someone from harming you. These are easy to learn and will stay with you for the rest of your life.

If your daughter has taken this class, please consider taking it yourself.  Becoming a role model for confidence, assertive behavior, and the courage to stand up for yourself physically and emotionally  is one of the best ways to ensure your daughter does the same.

Katie Sasso is a self-defense instructor and Master black belt in the art of Kung Fu San Soo. She has been working with André Salvage and Associates for over 15 years, sharing her knowledge of Assault Prevention and Street Safety. She works with schools around California and teaches weekend seminars in San Francisco to children, teens, and adults that focus on learning how to be aware, assertive and physically stop someone from harming them. Katie believes in living from her True Nature and shares with others the importance of listening to our intuition. 

Prior to working with André Salvage and Associates, Katie graduated from the University of Oregon where she played collegiate soccer. She continued her soccer career playing for Sacramento Storm. She currently lives in the Bay Area with her husband and children.



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