Self-Defense in Depth?

A series of actions taken prior, during, and after an attack to avoid, escape, survive, or recover from said attack. These actions consist of Soft and Hard skills.

The CDS Experience

Hard Skills

Self-defense techniques and combat skills; Students learn the fundamentals and principles of various combat arts.

Soft Skills

Critial thinking and Analysis focused on risk management, situational awareness, behavior analysis and prediction.

Physical Conditioning

Integrated training focused on optimizing the body and preparing it to respond how we need it to during an attack.

Personal Growth

Transcend your mindset to view the world from a different perspective. Make space for new ideas and experiences.

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Sexual Assault Self-Defense Workshop

Highlights of the 2022 Sexual Assault Self-Defense workshop offered to sailors of the U.S. Navy

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The CDS blog is ground zero for all future workshops, seminars, and new additions to the CDS curriculum.


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