Defending & Empowering Domestic Abuse Survivors

The CTG Foundation provides a 5-week course designed specifically with the idea for survivors to be able to recognize, address and escape dangerous situations, while supporting overall mental wellness.

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Domestic Abuse &
Self Defense Support

The intensive introductory course covers general principles and concepts, including techniques. However, emphasis is on general solutions, which are easily remembered during stressful situations.

Curriculum Topics

Managing distance
Creating your safety bubble
Fundamental striking used to distract threats and create escape
Wrist grabs
Hip escape
Windows of opportunity


The CTG Foundation is centered on creating environments where individuals can feel safe at home and in their communities. Through a series of unique programming, the CTG Foundation builds trust and connections, closing the gap in the communities they serve.