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    • Sunday, January 21, 2018
    • 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Presidio Letterman YMCA
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    Class:     Girls Self-Defense Workshop - 6th graders

    Location: Presidio Letterman YMCA

                     1152 Gorgas Ave.

                      San Francisco, CA 94129

    Date:    Sunday, January 21, 2018, 10:30 am - 3 pm

    Price:     $195

    Bring:     Lunch/snack: sandwich, fruit & water

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


    Note to parents: This workshop includes a 45 minute breakout session for all parents at the beginning of class, after introductions (~30 minutes).  Parents are also welcome to observe the final 30 minutes of class.

    Being a father of seven children (four of them Girls), I realize the safety concerns parents have for their children. Like many parents, I am tired of seeing young girls traumatized out of their innocence. This workshop is designed to help young girls have the awareness skills to avoid danger, the assertiveness skills to set boundaries and speak up when someone is testing the water to see if she is a victim, and the self-defense skills to stop someone from harming them.

    This workshop will not cause young girls to become paranoid, but rather to become objectively aware of the dangers that exist. The workshop will empower them with tested skills to handle, avoid, control, or stop threatening situations.  

    Course outline:  Girl's Self Defense & Safety

    André Salvage has been teaching self-defense and assault and rape prevention in Marin, San Francisco, and throughout the United States for over thirty years.  André’s background, natural abilities, sensitivity and concern for the safety of his seven children have helped him create effective, easy-to-learn self-protection programs.   

    He works with people of all ages, from kindergartners to adults, on safety, assertiveness, sexual harassment, anti-bullying, and self-defense.

    For more information: team@andresalvage.com
    • Saturday, February 03, 2018
    • 9:30 AM
    • Saturday, February 24, 2018
    • 10:15 AM
    • Presidio Letterman YMCA
    • 5
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    Children's Martial Arts & More (ages 9-12)

    Location: Presidio Letterman YMCA

                         1152 Gorgas Ave.

                         San Francisco, CA 94129

    When:    every Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

    Price:     $100 per month

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

     

    We accept payment online via Paypal or you can mail your check payable to:

      André Salvage  

      P.O. Box 11291

      San Rafael, CA 94912

    If you have any questions, please contact us at team@andresalvage.com.


    Every Saturday from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. I conduct a class for children from 9 to 12 years old at the Presidio studio. These classes are designed to not only teach your children to be physically safe, but also to share life tools that will help them with school and their relationship to others.


    Here are some of the skills they will learn:

    ·     Being unafraid of bullies

    ·     Knowing how to speak up if someone is making them feel uncomfortable

    ·     Disciplining/Controlling their bodies and behaviors

    ·     Meditation practices

    ·     Noncompetitive self-defense

    ·     Street safety

    ·     The Art of Listening

    ·     Interactive learning through martial arts drills, games and practices

    ·     Learning the art of Kung Fu San Soo


    If your child has ever participated in one of our one-day assault prevention classes, you know how effective our training can be. Every Saturday your child will learn skills which will keep him or her safe while also helping them in every aspect of life.


    Note: while course fee is monthly, students can begin enrollment any week.  For more information: team@andresalvage.com


    André Salvage has been teaching self-defense and assault and rape prevention in Marin, San Francisco, and throughout the United States for over thirty years.  André’s background, natural abilities, sensitivity and concern for the safety of his seven children have helped him create effective, easy-to-learn self-protection programs.   

    He works with people of all ages, from kindergartners to adults, on safety, assertiveness, sexual harassment, anti-bullying, and self-defense.

    • Saturday, February 03, 2018
    • 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Presidio Letterman YMCA
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     Class:     Girls Self-Defense Workshop - 6th Grade - CAIS 

    Location: Presidio Letterman YMCA

                        1152 Gorgas Ave.

                         San Francisco, CA 94129

    Date:    Saturday, February 3, 2018, 12:30 pm - 5 pm

    Price:     $195

    Bring:     Lunch/snack: sandwich, fruit & water

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


    This class is designed for 6th grade girls. Parents are asked to observe the class introduction (30-45 min) and then participate in  a 30-45 minute parents-only breakout session to answer questions and review the parent handbook. Parents are also welcome to return and watch the final 30 minutes of the workshop.


    Enroll now by clicking the REGISTER button to the left.  

    We accept payment online via Paypal or you can mail your check payable to:

      André Salvage  

      P.O. Box 11291

      San Rafael, CA 94912

    Being a father of seven children (four of them Girls), I realize the safety concerns parents have for their children. Like many parents, I am tired of seeing young girls traumatized out of their innocence. This workshop is designed to help young girls have the awareness skills to avoid danger, the assertiveness skills to set boundaries and speak up when someone is testing the water to see if she is a victim, and the self-defense skills to stop someone from harming them.

    This workshop will not cause young girls to become paranoid, but rather to become objectively aware of the dangers that exist. The workshop will empower them with tested skills to handle, avoid, control, or stop threatening situations.  

    Course outline:  Girl's Self Defense & Safety

    André Salvage has been teaching self-defense and assault and rape prevention in Marin, San Francisco, and throughout the United States for over thirty years.  André’s background, natural abilities, sensitivity and concern for the safety of his seven children have helped him create effective, easy-to-learn self-protection programs.   

    He works with people of all ages, from kindergartners to adults, on safety, assertiveness, sexual harassment, anti-bullying, and self-defense.

    For more information: team@andresalvage.com
    • Sunday, February 04, 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Presidio Letterman YMCA
    • 1
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    Class:     Boys Self-Defense Workshop - 7th grade

    Location: Presidio Letterman YMCA

                     1152 Gorgas Ave.

                      San Francisco, CA 94129

    Date:    Sunday, February 4, 2018, 9:30 am - 2 pm

    Price:     $195

    Bring:     Lunch/snack: sandwich, fruit & water

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


    The target age for this class is 7th grade boys, ages 12-13.  This workshop includes a 45 minute breakout session for all parents at the beginning of class, after class introduction (30 min). Parents are also welcome to return and watch the final 30 minutes of class.


    Enroll now by clicking the REGISTER button to the left.  We accept payment online via Paypal or you can mail your check payable to:

      André Salvage  

      P.O. Box 11291

      San Rafael, CA 94912

    Boys Self-Defense and De-escalation

    Bullying is still a big problem in schools. Sometimes it is physical bullying, and other times it is emotional bullying. There is a moment when making fun of each other, pointing out each other’s differences, and challenging each other turns into a painful experience that causes young men to act out in many inappropriate ways. 

    There’s a good chance that on some level, your son has been bullied or, even worse, bullied someone else. This workshop will help 11 to 12 year old boys successfully navigate the challenges they may face in higher grades.

    Course Outline: Boy's Assertiveness & Safety 


    André Salvage has been teaching self-defense and assault and rape prevention in Marin, San Francisco, and throughout the United States for over thirty years.  André’s background, natural abilities, sensitivity and concern for the safety of his seven children have helped him create effective, easy-to-learn self-protection programs.   

    He works with people of all ages, from kindergartners to adults, on safety, assertiveness, sexual harassment, anti-bullying, and self-defense.

    For more information: team@andresalvage.com
    • Saturday, February 10, 2018
    • 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Presidio Letterman YMCA
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     Class:     Girls Self-Defense Workshop - CAIS - 6th grade

    Location: Presidio Letterman YMCA

                        1152 Gorgas Ave.

                         San Francisco, CA 94129

    Date:    Saturday, February 10, 2018, 12:30 pm - 5 pm

    Price:     $195

    Bring:     Lunch/snack: sandwich, fruit & water

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


    This class is designed for 6th grade girls. Parents are asked to observe the class introduction (30-45 min) and then participate in  a 30-45 minute parents-only breakout session to answer questions and review the parent handbook. Parents are also welcome to return and watch the final 30 minutes of the workshop.


    Enroll now by clicking the REGISTER button to the left.  

    We accept payment online via Paypal or you can mail your check payable to:

      André Salvage  

      P.O. Box 11291

      San Rafael, CA 94912

    Being a father of seven children (four of them Girls), I realize the safety concerns parents have for their children. Like many parents, I am tired of seeing young girls traumatized out of their innocence. This workshop is designed to help young girls have the awareness skills to avoid danger, the assertiveness skills to set boundaries and speak up when someone is testing the water to see if she is a victim, and the self-defense skills to stop someone from harming them.

    This workshop will not cause young girls to become paranoid, but rather to become objectively aware of the dangers that exist. The workshop will empower them with tested skills to handle, avoid, control, or stop threatening situations.  

    Course outline:  Girl's Self Defense & Safety

    André Salvage has been teaching self-defense and assault and rape prevention in Marin, San Francisco, and throughout the United States for over thirty years.  André’s background, natural abilities, sensitivity and concern for the safety of his seven children have helped him create effective, easy-to-learn self-protection programs.   

    He works with people of all ages, from kindergartners to adults, on safety, assertiveness, sexual harassment, anti-bullying, and self-defense.

    For more information: team@andresalvage.com
    • Sunday, February 11, 2018
    • 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Presidio Letterman YMCA
    • 4
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     Class:     Young Girls Self-Defense Workshop - 4th graders

    Location: Presidio Letterman YMCA

                     1152 Gorgas Ave.

                      San Francisco, CA 94129

    Date:    Sunday, February 11, 2018, 10:30 am - 3 pm

    Price:     $195

    Bring:     Lunch/snack: sandwich, fruit & water

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


    This class is designed for 9-10 year old girls.

    Parents are asked to observe the class introduction (30-45 min) and then participate in  a 30-45 minute parents-only breakout session with answer questions and review the parent handbook. Parents are also welcome to return and watch the final 30 minutes of class.


    Enroll now by clicking the REGISTER button to the left.  

    We accept payment online via Paypal or you can mail your check payable to:

      André Salvage  

      P.O. Box 11291

      San Rafael, CA 94912

    Being a father of seven children (four of them Girls), I realize the safety concerns parents have for their children. Like many parents, I am tired of seeing young girls traumatized out of their innocence. This workshop is designed to help young girls have the awareness skills to avoid danger, the assertiveness skills to set boundaries and speak up when someone is testing the water to see if she is a victim, and the self-defense skills to stop someone from harming them.

    This workshop will not cause young girls to become paranoid, but rather to become objectively aware of the dangers that exist. The workshop will empower them with tested skills to handle, avoid, control, or stop threatening situations.  

    Course outline:  Girl's Self Defense & Safety

    André Salvage has been teaching self-defense and assault and rape prevention in Marin, San Francisco, and throughout the United States for over thirty years.  André’s background, natural abilities, sensitivity and concern for the safety of his seven children have helped him create effective, easy-to-learn self-protection programs.   

    He works with people of all ages, from kindergartners to adults, on safety, assertiveness, sexual harassment, anti-bullying, and self-defense.

    For more information: team@andresalvage.com
    • Sunday, February 25, 2018
    • 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Presidio Letterman YMCA
    • 7
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    Presidio Letterman YMCA

    1152 Gorgas Ave.

    San Francisco, CA 94129

    Date:   Sunday, February 25, 2018

    Time:   10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Price:   $195

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

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

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

    We accept payment online via Paypal or you can mail your check payable to:

      André Salvage  

      P.O. Box 11291

      San Rafael, CA 94912

    If you have any questions, please contact us at team@andresalvage.com.


    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.

    André Salvage has been teaching self-defense and assault and rape prevention in Marin, San Francisco, and throughout the United States for over thirty years.  André’s background, natural abilities, sensitivity and concern for the safety of his seven children have helped him create effective, easy-to-learn self-protection programs.   

    He works with people of all ages, from kindergartners to adults, on safety, assertiveness, sexual harassment, anti-bullying, and self-defense.

    • Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    • 5:30 PM (PST)
    • Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    • 6:30 PM (PDT)
    • Presidio Letterman YMCA 1152 Gorgas Ave. San Francisco
    • 12
    Register

    Teen Self-Defense, Life Skills,  & Self-Discovery 12 week course (ages 12-18)

    Presidio Letterman YMCA

    1152 Gorgas Ave.

    San Francisco, CA 94129

    Dates:  Wednesdays, Feb. 28 to May 16

    Time:   5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Price:   $350


    You can register for this class online, by email, or by phone.

    Online by clicking the REGISTER button to the left.

    Email: team@andresalvage.com

    Please include your name and contact telephone number and mail your check payable to:

       André Salvage   

       P.O. Box 11291

       San Rafael, CA 94912


    Teen Self-Defense, Life Skills, Wilderness Adventure and Self-Discovery  (Ages 12-18)

    Course Outline: Teen Martial Arts & More

    Being a father of seven children and working with children for over 35 years, I am aware of the issues that stop teens from finding and reaching their most empowered potential. I have designed this extended course to share with teens and parents the physical, emotional and social tools to move through these issues from their True Nature, and not from the fear-based parts of themselves. The confidence gained from knowing how to defend themselves, learning real-life skills that give the practical information to deal with life problems, cultivating a respectful relationship to nature, and strengthening their relationship to themselves will help them lead a safer, healthier, happier, loving and successful life.

    Students enrolled in this class will also be able to attend Saturday classes (10:30 am - Noon).

    Sincerely,

    André Salvage

    CEO/Executive Director

    André Salvage and Associates


    • Saturday, March 03, 2018
    • 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Presidio Letterman YMCA
    • 8
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     Class:     Girls Self-Defense Workshop - Marin Group

    Location: Presidio Letterman YMCA

                        1152 Gorgas Ave.

                         San Francisco, CA 94129

    Date:    Saturday, March 3, 2018, 12:30 pm - 5 pm

    Price:     $195

    Bring:     Lunch/snack: sandwich, fruit & water

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


    This class is designed for 7th grade girls. Parents are asked to observe the class introduction (30-45 min) and then participate in  a 30-45 minute parents-only breakout session to answer questions and review the parent handbook. Parents are also welcome to return and watch the final 30 minutes of the workshop.


    Enroll now by clicking the REGISTER button to the left.  

    We accept payment online via Paypal or you can mail your check payable to:

      André Salvage  

      P.O. Box 11291

      San Rafael, CA 94912

    Being a father of seven children (four of them Girls), I realize the safety concerns parents have for their children. Like many parents, I am tired of seeing young girls traumatized out of their innocence. This workshop is designed to help young girls have the awareness skills to avoid danger, the assertiveness skills to set boundaries and speak up when someone is testing the water to see if she is a victim, and the self-defense skills to stop someone from harming them.

    This workshop will not cause young girls to become paranoid, but rather to become objectively aware of the dangers that exist. The workshop will empower them with tested skills to handle, avoid, control, or stop threatening situations.  

    Course outline:  Girl's Self Defense & Safety

    André Salvage has been teaching self-defense and assault and rape prevention in Marin, San Francisco, and throughout the United States for over thirty years.  André’s background, natural abilities, sensitivity and concern for the safety of his seven children have helped him create effective, easy-to-learn self-protection programs.   

    He works with people of all ages, from kindergartners to adults, on safety, assertiveness, sexual harassment, anti-bullying, and self-defense.

    For more information: team@andresalvage.com
    • Saturday, March 10, 2018
    • 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Presidio Letterman YMCA
    • 2
    Register

     Class:     Mom/Daughter Self-Defense Workshop

    Location: Presidio Letterman YMCA

                        1152 Gorgas Ave.

                         San Francisco, CA 94129

    Date:       Saturday, March 10, 2018, 12:30 pm - 5 pm

    Price:     $390/ pair

    Bring:     Lunch/snack: sandwich, fruit & water

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


    This class is designed for 6th through 8th grade girls and their female parent.  Online Registration is for Mom/Daughter pairs; for other situations (ex. 2 daughters/1 mom or 2 moms/1 daughter), please email team@andresalvage.com to register.


    Enroll now by clicking the REGISTER button to the left.  

    We accept payment online via Paypal or you can mail your check payable to:

      André Salvage  

      P.O. Box 11291

      San Rafael, CA 94912

    Being a father of seven children (four of them Girls) I realize the safety concerns parents have for their children. Too many young children are traumatized out of innocence. André Salvage and Associates realizes that a child's ability to protect themselves begins with belief and confidence in ‘self.’

    This class is designed for Moms and Daughters to work together when faced with a potentially dangerous situation, to help each other model assertiveness skills, and to remind each other that they are worth defending.

    This is an empowering, connecting and fun way to be on the same page when it comes to personal safety. 

    Everything discussed in the class will be age appropriate and easy for both parent and daughter to learn. At the end of the class both parent and child will have real tools they will be able to access whether alone or together for their personal safety and well-being.

    André Salvage has been teaching self-defense and assault and rape prevention in Marin, San Francisco, and throughout the United States for over thirty years.  André’s background, natural abilities, sensitivity and concern for the safety of his seven children have helped him create effective, easy-to-learn self-protection programs.   

    He works with people of all ages, from kindergartners to adults, on safety, assertiveness, sexual harassment, anti-bullying, and self-defense.

    For more information: team@andresalvage.com

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