LightHouse Event: Mega Self-Defense Workshops December 19, 2009

Hello Everyone,

We are officially kicking off the Mega Self Defense Program at the LightHouse. This series of workshops was developed specifically for people with a visual impairment. How would you ensure your safety from an attacker if you are unable to get away swiftly? What laws and issues affect and protect you? Learn the physical techniques and discuss topics that pertain to you and your safety. Check out the attached flyer or the information below.

Come to the next workshop on Saturday December 19th from 3pm to 6pm



Mega Self-Defense Workshops

The LightHouse is proud to host The Mega Program: Self-Defense for the Visually Impaired. This program was developed specifically for the visually impaired. It began in London, England, and has been featured on the BBC radio program InTouch. Every workshop will cover physical techniques along with discussion of laws and self-defense theory that specifically affect the blind/visually impaired community.

The series of workshops will cover:

Threat Recognition – Mental State – Body Posturing – Tonal Indication

Substance Abuse – Threat Analysis – How serious is the threat?

Threat Response – The Law – Common Sense in self-defense

Involvements with the police – Witness Statement

Recording an Incident – How do people perceive you?

How do you want people to perceive you?

Principles of aggressive behavior – Physical self-defense techniques

Next Workshop:

When: Saturday, December 19th, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where: The LightHouse, 214 Van Ness Avenue

Cost: There is a suggested donation of $5

For more info contact Philip from the LightHouse.
Call 415-694-7372 or

One thought on “LightHouse Event: Mega Self-Defense Workshops December 19, 2009”

  1. Hello. I saw the classes you are offering. I recently started a self defense forum and have included a sticky thread for organizations such as yours’ to post their class schedules. I am trying to get as many as possible for a resource to the public for classes such as yours.

    Please feel free to post your future schedules there and we can help get the word out.

    We are located at

    We also provide a link to spot crime dot com. They will keep you abreast of crime in your neighborhood and even keep you posted with periodic emails. Good luck with your classes and I hope we can be of help in your efforts.

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