Teen Impact Training
Tweens and teens can access IMPACT training in several ways, including Teen Basics and the College Prep Workshop.

Teen Basics Course at IMPACT

  • Cost:  $350
  • Format: 15.5 hours. Taught over two to three days
  • Open to: Teens, 13 to 20, of all genders
  • Location: Curtis Park neighborhood

What you learn

Teen Basics students learn skills including:

  • Intuitive response
  • Active awareness
  • IMPACT’s Magic Formula for setting boundaries
  • Verbal and physical self-defense skills

I'm Interested

Teen IMPACT graduates say…

I never knew I had this power in me

This experience changed me in so many ways.  I feel more confident in myself and more empowered.  I never knew I had this power in me.

Lucy, 13, Teen Basics Course

Teen Basics
2018-10-24T09:58:32-06:00

Lucy, 13, Teen Basics Course

This experience changed me in so many ways.  I feel more confident in myself and more empowered.  I never knew I had this power in me.

I can combine my mind and my physical strength

Such an empowering experience to see how I can combine my mind and my physical strength. I will definitely be back.

Wendy, 16, Teen Basics Course

Teen Basics
2019-01-09T18:05:38-06:00

Wendy, 16, Teen Basics Course

Such an empowering experience to see how I can combine my mind and my physical strength. I will definitely be back.

This class has made me more confident

I thought that this class has made me more confident and more powerful because I know how to defend myself.

Vivien, 13, Teen Basics Course

Teen Basics
2019-01-09T18:39:03-06:00

Vivien, 13, Teen Basics Course

I thought that this class has made me more confident and more powerful because I know how to defend myself.

Changed my life in so many ways

This changed my life in so many ways.  I now feel more confident and a higher self-esteem.

Ailish, 14, Teen Basics Course

Teen Basics
2018-10-24T10:01:00-06:00

Ailish, 14, Teen Basics Course

This changed my life in so many ways.  I now feel more confident and a higher self-esteem.

Every woman should feel empowered

I love IMPACT and every woman should feel empowered because their life is worth fighting for.

Grace, 13, Teen Basics Course

Teen Basics
2018-10-24T09:38:37-06:00

Grace, 13, Teen Basics Course

I love IMPACT and every woman should feel empowered because their life is worth fighting for.

Incredible

It was incredible and life changing.

Andrew, 18, Teen Basics Course

Teen Basics
2019-01-09T18:17:37-06:00

Andrew, 18, Teen Basics Course

It was incredible and life changing.

I came into this class feeling afraid

Amazing! I came into this class feeling afraid and like I wasn't going to be able to do as well as other people. I have now finished the course and I am feeling so much more confident. I feel as though this class has saved me in a way. I am so grateful to all of my instructors, and so happy with the mental and physical progress I have made in self-defense.

Emma, 14, Teen Basics Course

Teen Basics
2019-01-09T18:35:20-06:00

Emma, 14, Teen Basics Course

Amazing! I came into this class feeling afraid and like I wasn't going to be able to do as well as other people. I have now finished the course and I am feeling so much more confident. I feel as though this class has saved me in a way. I am so grateful to all of my instructors, and so happy with the mental and physical progress I have made in self-defense.

Feel very prepared to take on the world

A huge thank you to the instructors and assistants in this class.  They really created a positive, strong environment that made everyone feel safe in the most uncomfortable situations.  This class teaches the very important skill of self defense and awareness perfectly. Great experience, feel very prepared to take on the world.  LOVED it!!

Jyoti, 19, Teen Basics Course

Teen Basics
2018-10-24T10:12:10-06:00

Jyoti, 19, Teen Basics Course

A huge thank you to the instructors and assistants in this class.  They really created a positive, strong environment that made everyone feel safe in the most uncomfortable situations.  This class teaches the very important skill of self defense and awareness perfectly. Great experience, feel very prepared to take on the world.  LOVED it!!

Makes me feel much safer in everyday life

I am very glad that I took this class because knowing that I can protect myself makes me feel much safer in everyday life.  Thank you!

Rachel, 15, Teen Basics Course

Teen Basics
2018-10-24T10:04:25-06:00

Rachel, 15, Teen Basics Course

I am very glad that I took this class because knowing that I can protect myself makes me feel much safer in everyday life.  Thank you!

Empowering

Empowering. Positive. Tools I can use every day and tools I now have that I hope I never have to use. Perfect gift for the high school graduate!

Amy, 47, Teen Basics

Teen Basics
2019-04-22T08:48:24-06:00

Amy, 47, Teen Basics

Empowering. Positive. Tools I can use every day and tools I now have that I hope I never have to use. Perfect gift for the high school graduate!

Verbal and full-force physical skills in action

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