Welcome to the Women's Self-Defense Institute

Women's Self-Defense Institute provides realistic, effective self-defense training for today's busy female.

The mission at Women's Self-Defense Institute is simple - empowering you to fight back against crime.


By providing you training and education in:

  • Awareness
  • Prevention
  • Risk reduction
  • Risk avoidance; and
  • Self-realization of your own physical power
  • These tools greatly increase your personal protection options to combat crime.

    The paradox of self-defense is that the more prepared you are, the less likely you are to need it. When you can recognize and respond effectively to potentially dangerous situations, you are more confident in your every day activities. You are also less likely to become a target of crime.

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    At Women's Self-Defense Institute we believe that women’s self-defense training is more than just kicking and punching. We assist women in three ways to combat crime:

    1. By Engaging the Mind we help you identify and recognize early warning signals, criminal processes and how criminals operate;
    2. By Educating the Body we teach you hands-on effective, easy to learn techniques that maximize damage while not relying on strength; and
    3. By Empowering the Spirit we build your survival mindset™ to ensure your own personal safety.

    Let our experience and training work for you!

    As women, our self-defense training consisted of having been taught not to hit or fight back. That someone else will protect us. Unfortunately, the statistics show that the “someone else” usually turns out to be our attacker/abuser.

    We face multiple challenges and obstacles as women when seeking self-defence and personal safety training. The largest obstacle for most women is finding a competent, quality, no testosterone bs filled, training site with skilled, competent, easy going professional women's self-defense trainers who understand the challenges we face as women and what we will, and won’t do, in our defense. And most importantly, who can make us laugh and relax while still tackling a serious subject.

    That’s where Women’s Self-Defense Institute excels. We present information in clear, concise training formats so you can easily walk out of class and immediately implement the self-defense training strategies you’ve learned.

    Most people believe it takes years to learn effective women's self-defense. Well, it doesn’t. We can empower you by giving you the skills and confidence you need to identify, avoid and survive crime by preparing you both mentally and physically for today’s violence.

    Women’s Self-Defense Institute is the only complete women’s self-defense system in the world. By “complete” we mean that you will learn not only how to survive violence, but how to recognize pre-conflict indicators and to be aware of post-conflict dangers. We provide you with the tools to handle these situations.

    So who enrolls in our women's self-defense programs, whether it is a lunch and learn seminar, a half day self-defense program, or a multi-week training regimen? Basically, everyone: single women, college-students, housewives, business professionals, mothers, black belts, police, military personnel, travelers, survivors of crime, nurses, high school & middle school girls, girls scouts, soccer players, churchgoers, and any other woman who has a need and desire to ensure her own personal safety.

    Here are some of the benefits you can expect from taking our women's self-defense training

  • Becoming more aware of your surroundings
  • Developing your most powerful weapon – your mind
  • Managing fear and performing effectively under pressure
  • Building your self-esteem thru self-defense training
  • Taking control over your emotional well-being
  • Becoming less vulnerable by minimizing your victim potential
  • Using our training drills to become healthier, fitter and mentally tougher while learning functional self-defense skills
  • Accelerating your powerful personal development process thru our self-defense training
  • Learning to make street smart decisions in bad situations
  • Understanding a predator’s game plan and how to defeat it
  • Understanding and implementing the 7 Steps to Self-Defense Safety™
  • Learning the 5 Stages to Violent Crime ™ and effective response strategies
  • Learning the 5 Stages to Effective Self-Defense ™ and how to take control of your safety
  • Understanding the Power Spiral ™ and how it turns you from “scared” to “Wonder Woman”

    These are just a few of the benefits of training with the Women’s Self-Defense Institute. We exceed women’s needs when it comes to our personal self-defense safety training.

    Come take advantage of our expertise in women's self-defense as we take you step-by-step through a process that is much easier than you think.

    We look forward to building a safer tomorrow for you, and all women, starting today!

    Yours in Empowerment,

    Angie M. Tarighi
    CEO & Personal Safety Expert
    Women's Self-Defense Institute

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