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INDIGENOUS WOMEN'S SELF DEFENSE COURSES

Become a Kinapiskw (Warrior Woman)

Kinapiskw'k Self Defense provides  learning through exploration, skill building, and self-reflection. Our classes combine hands-on experience with knowledge-based teaching - scroll down to take a look at our offerings and contact Kinapiskw'k Self Defense to learn more.

Girls D.A.N.C.E.

Ages 10-12 

Designed for the Middle School age group, this course provides practical self defense techniques that are simple and effective while making the learning process fun and relevant. ​Girls learn how to handle situations such as bullies, strangers, and predators who are much bigger in size. This course emphasizes decision making, speaking up, and setting boundaries.

No prerequisite

Instructor Course

Ages 18 and Up

By becoming a Certified Kinapiskw'k Instructor (CKI) you are trained at an advanced level of self defense.  As a CKI, you can teach the Kinapiskw'k D.A.N.C.E. Self Defense programs within your own tribal community.  During this 40 hour course you will work with the Kinapiskw'k Team to hone your personal skills to perfection and learn the teaching components of the program. Once certified as a CKI we will work with you to develop your community program every step of the way. 

 

We recommend signing up for this course as early as possible as there are limited spaces available. If you’re unsure about your level or have questions, simply reach out.

Must have completed Adult D.A.N.C.E.

Teen D.A.N.C.E. 

Ages 14-17

This course is designed specifically for High School ages and includes topics on abuse, bullying, and empowerment. We teach practical and effective self defense techniques that are simple to learn and execute. Additional Power Segment adds real-life component to training and tests observation, reasoning, and physical skills learned throughout the course.

No prerequisite

Adult D.A.N.C.E.

Ages 18 and Up

This course is designed for adult women no matter where they are. These practical and effective self defense techniques will help women navigate through daily challenges and sudden attacks. Additional Power Segment adds real-life component to training and tests observation, reasoning, and physical skills learned throughout the course.

No prerequisite