Personal Safety & Self-Defense For Teens

Revved Up Kids Safer Teen Girls Workshops

For Ages: 11-19 (6th-12th grade) | Length of Program: 45 minutes - 2 hours

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, females age 16-19 are four times more likely than the general population to be victims of rape, attempted rape or sexual assault. Revved Up Kids teaches teen girls to understand these risks and to take steps to be safer.

Training workshops for teen girls are delivered in-person (currently available for private groups only) and virtually (training workshops are now available to the public).

Revved Up Kids Safer Teen Girls training workshops include the following components:

  • Be SMART Awareness Training: Understanding the risk of sexual assault or violent attack at the hands of strangers, acquaintances, friends and dating partners. Understanding how sexual predators and traffickers approach teen girls online and in real life. Taking steps to incorporate personal safety into all decisions.
  • Be STRONG Defense Training: Personal boundary setting, including using voice and body with power to deter a threat. Defending against an attacker (full-force tactics practice during in-person training, demonstrations during virtual training).
  • Be SAFE Review and Reinforcement: Follow up resources for participants and parents, including self-defense practice at home instruction.

Caution regarding program content: Revved Up Kids personal safety and self-defense training for teens includes frank discussion of sexual assault, sexual abuse, and sex trafficking. Parents should use caution when enrolling pre-teens in this training. To discuss the training in more detail, please contact us.

Tuition for these workshops varies widely based upon program format and group size. Grant funding is available for groups serving economically disadvantaged populations. Contact us to discuss training for your group or sign up for a public training today.

Training for Middle School

For Ages: 11-14 (6th-8th grade co-ed) | Length of Training: 45 minutes - 2 hours

Tweens and teens face dangers from predators in their real and online worlds. Revved Up Kids training for middle schoolers helps participants understand their risks and equips them to incorporate personal safety into all of their decision making.

Revved Up Kids is currently offering this training for private groups in-person. Training programs include workshop and seminar formats for small and large groups.

Participants will learn to recognize warning signs and lures that predators use in their real and online worlds, to practice good everyday safety and awareness habits to reduce their risk of being targeted by a predator or violent attacker, and to defend themselves against an attacker. Workshop formats include full-force self-defense tactics practice. Seminar formats include demonstration.

Caution regarding program content: Revved Up Kids personal safety and self-defense training for middle schoolers includes frank discussion of sexual assault, sexual abuse, and sex trafficking. Parents should use caution when enrolling pre-teens in this training. To discuss the training in more detail, please contact us.

Tuition for these workshops varies widely based upon program format and group size. Grant funding is available for groups serving economically disadvantaged populations. Contact us to discuss training for your group.

Protected While Connected Virtual Training

For Ages: 10-13 (5th-8th grade) | Length of Training: Three 30-minute sessions

Your child has their first personal device and that means unfettered access to the sometimes dangerous online world. Protected while Connected is an interactive session that offers newer users of personal technology practical tips, real world examples and resources to guard their privacy, manage their reputation and stay safe from online predators. Each 30-minute session addresses a single topic (Guarding Your Online Privacy | Managing Your Online Reputation | Staying Safer from Online Predators and Pornography)

Training For Schools

In May 2018, Georgia's version of Erin's Law (SB401) was passed, requiring all public schools to provide sexual abuse prevention training annually to students in K-9th grade. Our evidence-based workshop for children in K-5th grade offers a hands-on learning experience that is tailored to fit within a standard school schedule. Contact us today to discuss training for your child's school.