Workshops

We offer 3 in-person workshops, that can be held at OpenMat in Toronto or an available space of your choosing. We also offer corporate or school workshops.

The Ability to Disengage From Any Situation

This Level 1 workshop teaches foundational skills for disengaging from common basic-level situations.

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The Ability To Get Off The Ground At Will

This workshop teaches foundational skills for disengaging from common basic-level situations.

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The Ability To Control One’s Personal Space

This level 1 workshop teaches foundational skills for necessary to control and maintain personal space in common, basic-level situations.

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Upcoming Workshops

March 17 @ OpenMat MMA, Toronto, ON

March 17 @ Ares MMA, Brisbane, ON

Disengagement 101 Workshop

90-Minute/3 Hour

This Level 1 workshop teaches foundational skills for disengaging from common basic-level situations.

Through practicing simple, safe, practical techniques for breaking grips, holds, and grabs, participants gain a sense of power and physical agency unlike anything they have ever felt.

Throughout the workshop, participants will learn surprisingly effective techniques from the FightLikeAGirl.org Level 1 Curriculum for escaping:

  • Wrist Grips
  • Jacket Grips
  • Body Holds
  • Grabs From Behind
  • Grabs By The Neck/Throat*

The workshop includes: 1 lead instructor and 1 assistant instructor (for up to 30 participants) – 20 min pre-workshop consultation – post-workshop support: level 1 video curriculum available to help participants remember and practice what they have learned.

*Upon booking of a workshop, you will have the option to select specific techniques from a menu of possible situations.

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How To Control Personal Space and Get Off The Ground Workshop

90-Minute/3 Hour

This level 1 workshop teaches foundational skills for necessary to control and maintain personal space in common, basic-level situations.

Through practicing simple, safe, and practical techniques for breaking grips, holds, and grabs, participants gain a sense of power and physical agency unlike anything they have ever felt.

Throughout the workshop, participants will learn effective techniques from the FightLikeAGirl.org Level 1 Curriculum for:

  • Ensuring safety when falling
  • Getting up off the ground with balance, while moving backwards
  • Controlling distance and getting up and away when someone is standing above us
  • Escaping from the bottom, getting on top and away when someone is sitting on us
  • Using the hidden power of our lower body to control our personal space

Upon booking of a workshop, you will have the option to select specific techniques from a menu of possible situations.

The workshop includes: – 1 lead instructor and 1 assistant instructor (for up to 30 participants) – 20 min pre-workshop consultation call – post-workshop support: level 1 video curriculum available to help participants remember and practice what they have learned (upon completion).

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Winning When We Can’t Get Up Workshop

90-Minute/3 Hour

This workshop teaches foundational skills for disengaging from common basic-level situations.

Through practicing simple, safe, practical techniques for breaking grips, holds and grabs, participants gain a sense of power and physical agency unlike anything they have ever felt.

Throughout the workshop, participants will learn effective techniques from the FightLikeAGirl.org Level 1 Curriculum for:

  • Controlling distance and preventing violence from the bottom
  • Keeping a heavier person’s weight off of us
  • Immobilizing a bigger person from bottom and top

The workshop includes – 1 lead instructor and 1 assistant instructor (for up to 30 participants) – 20 min pre-workshop consultation – post-workshop support: level 1 video curriculum available to help participants remember and practice what they have learned.

Upon booking of a workshop, you will have the option to select specific techniques from a menu of possible situations.

  • Each topic can be covered in more depth in the following ways:
    • 3 Hour Workshop
    • Customizable multi-session topic-specific course (i.e. 4-weeks of 2x/week, etc)
    • Ongoing in-house program (call to discuss)

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