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SHIELD has been featured across the world on:


Topics include:

 What are my natural weapons?

 What are my targets?

How do I hit properly?

How do I keep from panicking?

What if I’m pinned to the ground?

How do I get a man twice my size off my body?

What if I’m being choked?

What if someone grabs me from behind? 

What if I’m pushed to the ground?  

 What to do when someone pulls my hair?


SHIELD training has been taught for:


SHIELD Women's Self Defense System ®

Since 2003, SHIELD Women's Self Defense System ® empowers women and girls by training them on how to fight back a much stronger opponent in close-range situations. Unlike other self defense or martial arts, SHIELD emphasizes on using leverage and lower body strength to generate power.  Based on a mixture of martial arts principles, self-defense and street  fighting skills, SHIELD Women's Self Defense System was created exclusively for women & girls. 

The logic is simple, to get used to something, we first have to experience it. We can't swim without going in the water. The difference between fear and terror is in knowing what to do. When we know what to do, fear is a motivation ally. When we don't know what to do, or have never experienced it, we will freeze in terror because we have no clear goal on how to respond. The difference is in the TRAINING! 

What our students say...

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Student's Testimonial - Kristen, FOX Entertainment Group

"Right from the first class, we were immersed in drills that gave us first hand experience about what it was like to be jolted (off balance) and attacked. No part of our bodies was safe; throat, hair, sneak   attacks from behind, being lifted off the ground. All of these scenarios sound terrifying. Yet Nelson helped us to experience and free ourselves from discomfort and anxiety. This went far beyond  mental  preparation. My body quickly adapted to aggressive physical  contact, and instinctively “knew” how react in order to defend and free myself. And how to turn the tables on an attacker. No situation left me frozen in fear or pain.  This was remarkable feeling for me!

I have been urging friends to take this  incredible course. The moves  are so basic, so easy. This is the only  self defense course that has  been so liberating for me....(con't to Endorsement page) 

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Self Defense Training for Women, TEENS & Girls

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6295 Bristol Parkway, Culver City, CA 90230

Our studio is located in Fox Hills Plaza where CVS and Marshalls are located.