Services

Beating Disaster offers a wide range of services in order to best meet your interest and needs in regards to staying safe. We offer interactive lectures, workshops and seminars, hands on training and personal coaching. You can join public classes or schedule training to come to your home, school, work, studio or gym. Some of our offerings are even available online. Take one or all - each is different from the other and they are all great compliments.

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           BEATING DISASTER

Focus on awareness and pre-planning. Learn how to identify and avoid potentially dangerous situations and people. Practice verbal self defense skills. Decide personal boundaries and appropriate tools for self defense.  Schedule private training in person or online. Beating Disaster can present to your Boy or Girl Scouts group, Youth Group, place of employment, mom's group, etc.

 

This interactive lecture can be a stand alone, one time session of 30 min to 1.5  hours or can be a complete series to cover general self defense or tailored to a specific concern or audience. It's appropriate for a single participant or a group of any size.  The purpose is to offer a change in perspective on safety. Click here to request a list of commonly requested topics of concern.

To schedule a private lecture call or Text (586) 991-1458 or email info@beatingdisaster.com.  You can also schedule private online training for just you or your household here.

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Self Defense Class
           BASIC SELF DEFENSE

Topics include preparation and prevention as well as strategies, communication skills and easy to remember techniques. Learn to escape rear and front grabs, chokes, hair pulling, wrist grabs and other attacks using leverage and balance displacement. Schedule training to come to you or find a public class.

 

This 2 hour hands on training is ideal for men and women ages 8 to 108 of ANY fitness or skill level and offers an immediate and substantial increase in safety. The purpose is to increase awareness and offer options, techniques and tools to add to what you already know about self defense in order to avoid, escape and survive dangerous situations.

To schedule private training to come to you call or text (586) 991-1458 or email info@beatingdisaster.com

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           KEYSLINGER SELF DEFENSE

 

A KeySlinger is a specially designed key chain that enables the holder to use keys as a devastatingly effective tool for self defense. This one of a kind, patented tool is simple and discreet, ready when needed and won't be taken by security. No license or permit is necessary, and there are no restrictions or limitations. Schedule training to come to you or find a public offering.

 

This one of a kind, hands on training lasts up to 2 hours and is appropriate for persons driving age and up. The purpose is to become proficient in the use of your very own KeySlinger. Bring your keys and be prepared to be empowered.  Click here for a free comparison guide to see how a Keyslinger compares to other self defense tools on the market.

To schedule private training to come to you call or ext (586) 991-1458 or email info@beatingdisaster.com

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Self Defense Practice
           ADVANCED SELF DEFENSE

 

Practice basic principles to build confidence, develop reflexes and improve balance. Through repetition gain experience and create muscle memory. Further preparation and prevention by creating exit strategies and viewing potential threats from various angles. Get comfortable with supported kicks and facing multiple attackers. Schedule training to come to you or find a public class.

This 6 hour series is appropriate for ages 8+ of ANY skill or fitness level. The purpose is to provide an opportunity in a safe and respectful environment for practical application of the essentials of self defense. This 2 or 3 session series involves drills and exercises that will enable you to develop real world responses under pressure.

To schedule schedule private training call or text (586) 991-1458 or email info@beatingdisaster.com

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           BODYGUARD TRAINING FOR MOMS

 

Become confident tapping into your inner mama bear. Create a plan you plan to use for getting in and out of the car and staying safe during daily activities. Decide appropriate tools for self defense. Discuss effective communication to create a team effort, even with young children. Be introduced to strategies for becoming a difficult target and protecting yourself and your young children.

This can be an interactive lecture, 2 hours of hands on training or a 6 hour series and is appropriate for parents and caregivers of young children.  This can be offered as private sessions or group training for your church or moms' group. The purpose is to increase awareness and focus your energy and effort on all that is in your power to keep you and your family safe.

This topic can be scheduled as private hands on training or as an interactive lecture. Call or text (586) 991-1458 or email info@beatingdisaster.com

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           PREPARED CHILDREN'S TRAINING

 

Topics include personal space, identifying uncomfortable people and situations, finding helping adults and choosing trusted adults. The purpose is to increase awareness and gain experience setting boundaries, to empower children to choose safe friends and offer tools to identify and avoid potentially unsafe relationships and situations. Schedule training in person. Online training available for 5+.

 

This can be a single, stand alone 1 hour session or up to a 10 part series and is geared towards ages 4&Under, 5-8, 9-12 or 13+. This offers an immediate and substantial increase in safety by introducing your child(ren) to their very own "Safety Plan", a plan they plan to use. The content of this class is age appropriate and focuses on solutions rather than instilling fear.

To schedule a private class call or text (586) 991-1458 or email info@beatingdisaster.com.  You can also schedule online here.

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           RAISING NONVIOLENT CHILDREN

 

Gain control by creating a safety plan relating to unsafe behaviors of young children. Identify unsafe situations and consider potential solutions. Decide boundaries. Identify and plan to avoid triggers. Find and arrange for appropriate help. Stay safe during meltdowns. Discuss concerns of safety and weapons. Learn to support children in replacing unsafe behavior with appropriate and safe tools for communication.

 

This can be one session, 2 hours of hands on training or a 6 hours series and can be tailored to parents, siblings, caregivers, teachers, therapists or professionals working with children with difficult and/or unsafe behaviors. Learn all that is in your power to keep yourself and others safe from unsafe behavior.

To schedule this topic as private hands on training or an interactive lecture call or text (586) 991-1458 or email info@beatingdisaster.com

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           PERSONAL COACHING

This is perfect for the person who wants or needs undivided attention. Whether you have taken all of the above training or none of it - get the one on one time you need. These are 1 hour sessions either in person or online that can stand alone or be taken as repeated, regular sessions. Expand on any of the above training or get support on a specific topic or concern.

 

Click here to request a list of popular topics commonly addressed during personal coaching sessions.  Mostly often, it is recommended that coaching sessions are used to further education on existing training. Please call or text (586) 991-1458 or email info@beatingdisaster.com to find out if personal coaching is right for you.

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           EVENT PARTICIPATION

Beating Disaster can bring entertainment, a feeling of security and potentially lifesaving information to the attendees of your event. We can offer KeySlinger demonstrations and hold a raffle for FREE participation in KeySinger Self Defense Training.  One or two instructors will have equipment and be available for questions and interactions with participants.

 

One or more short safety lectures can be presented during the course of an event on the general topic of staying safe or on a specific topic tailored towards a specific audience. Whether a parenting conference, wellness event, pop up shop, moms' event or farmers' market we are glad to be available to increase the awareness and safety of the attendees.

To request event participation call or text (586) 991-1458 or email info@beatingdisaster.com.

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