Shaan Saar
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LGBTQ+

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There are over 1400 reported instances of hate crimes based on sexual orientation in the US each year. Hate related homicide of LGBTQ people increased 86% from 2016 to 2017. Keeping our community safe is what martial arts is about and Shaan Saar is committed to being a key resource for personal safety and self defense training among family, friends and allies. Our curriculum addresses not only Krav Maga training but violence prevention, setting firm boundaries, speaking with assertiveness and how-to observe situational awareness and body language as the first and best lines of defense.

Classes specifically address issues surrounding our LGBT community today. Now offering specialized instruction for children ages 8+ and we cover verbal boundary setting, attacks with weapons, abduction attempts, escaping from restraint, personal attack from strangers, acquaintances and intimates, plus multiple attackers and sexual assault preparedness. Shaan Saar is a passionate supporter of the LGBTQ+ community and safe, compassionate place to learn and thrive for all!

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What you'll learn

Verbal exercises

Surviving knife attacks

How to escape abduction and abduction attempts

Escaping from individual restraint

Escaping choke holds

Personal attack from strangers, acquaintances and intimates

Multiple attackers

Sexual assault

Gun threats

As Seen In Brooklyn and NYC Community Pride Center’s

As Seen In Brooklyn and NYC Community Pride Center’s


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