FUN Life Skills That Make a Difference

FREE Transportation

Although some parents drop off their child at our studio in Culver City, we  offer FREE transportation from some schools we serve. 

Currently, we pick up from the following schools:

  • El Marino Elementary
  • Farragut Elementary
  • El Rincon Elementary
  • Culver City Middle School
  • Culver City High School

A school or a parent can contact us to find out how to become a part of SHIELD 2.0 schools that we serve. We can provide a shuttle to pick up from your school.  

Self Defense Training

The core of SHIELD 2.0 After School Program is SHIELD Women's Self Defense System, a very practical self defense training designed empower a smaller person against a much bigger opponent. 

SHIELD training has been featured across the world on BBC World News, BuzzFeed, E!, Hallmark, France 24, Good Morning America, NBC, and more.

This course will teach your child how to have confidence and how to be safe around bullies and strangers! They will learn how to  do: Palm Strikes, Elbow Strikes, Knee Strikes, Kicking, Blocking, Takedowns, and Grappling! 

It’s awesome! 

The drills we do are fun exercises that are designed to increase your ability to move and change direction and body positioning, quickly and effectively, while under control. It increases quick  reflexes, coordination, balance, speed, and agility. 


SHIELD 2.0 After School Program includes Meditation. Meditation is a practice to control one's mind. 

Studies suggest that kids and teens who practice mindfulness meditation tend to develop positive traits such as:

  • Increased self-control
  • Better attentiveness in class 
  • More empathy and respect for others
  • Help manage challenging conditions such as stress, depression, ADHD and hyperactivity. 


This  action packed class is a blast! Kids love learning new cool dance moves and routines! 

In our After School Program, learning  to dance is about learning to control one's body's movements and moving  with one's core. With upbeat music playing, they will be improving coordination and core strength while having a blast!


Yoga quiets down the mind, improve flexibility and challenge the body to perform as directed. Yoga is a part of SHIELD 2.0 After School Program. 

Benefits of Yoga Include:

  • Develop body awareness
  • Manage stress through breathing, awareness and healthy movement
  • Build concentration
  • Increase their confidence and positive self-image


Understanding Nutrition is essential for anyone. And to learn early on is highly beneficial. This program will help your daughter lead a healthy life! 

Nutrition is a part of SHIELD 2.0 After School Program. Our Nutrition Class  will demystify the complex subject of what "eating well" means. It will include informative talks, hands-on instruction, and, of course, tasting deliciously healthful food!

Assertiveness Training

Assertiveness is the quality of being self-assured and confident without being aggressive. It is about communicating your wants and needs while at the same time respecting other's wants and needs. 

It is well documented in the field of psychology and psychotherapy that 'Assertiveness' is a learnable skill and mode of communication.

In our After School Program, assertiveness is about speaking freely while respecting others. We teach students about having clear boundaries throughout the program.

Assertiveness is a game changer in life.  :)

Agility & Core Strengthening Workouts

SHIELD 2.0 After School Program includes Agility and Core Strengthening Workouts. Having a strong body helps in all activities in our daily lives. 

Your child will become physically stronger, more balance with increased agility & coordination.


Tumbling class at our After School Program will have your daughter flipping and bouncing through the gym! 

Your child will learn proper technique and develop body and aerial awareness in a fun and safe environment! 

So much FUN!


Who do you accept in the After School Program?

Our empowerment after school program in Culver City is open for girls and boys ages 6 to 12 years old, and TEEN Girls ages 13-17 years old. Classes will be split by age groups. All lessons are age appropriate. 

Our culture of being the BEST means we only include the BEST programs, we only hire the BEST instructors and coaches, and we only accept the BEST students in our after school program. Honor and respect will be taught from day one. Misbehaved student who cannot follow instructions will not fit in our program. 

There is ZERO tolerance on bullying.

We are not a Daycare or Child Care or Babysitters.  

SHIELD 2.0 After School Program is an exclusive, well rounded, structured program with carefully selected life-skill lessons led by professionals in their fields, specifically chosen to empower the kids and TEEN girls as they grow into adulthood. 

Structured Program to increase Motor Skills, Strength, Focus & Discipline

  • Balance!  -  Balance is defines as the correct body placement within a space or determined movement. 
  • Coordination!   -  Coordination is the physical ability that allows a person to  perform orderly movements that are aimed toward executing a specific  technical action. 
  • Speed!  -  Speed is the basic physical ability to perform gestures in the shortest amount possible. 
  • Strength!  -  Strength is defined as the subject’s physical ability to lift, support or defeat a weight of mass by muscle action. 
  • Agility!  -  Agility is the ability to react rapidly with adequate movement to changing situations. 
  • Spatial Perception!  -   We define Spatial Perception as the knowledge of the environment and  its surroundings. It is also known as situational awareness. It involves the subject’s awareness of their situation and possible situations in their surrounding space. 
  • Body Perception!  -   Body perception is a cognitive structure that provides the human body  recognition in any situation and the information needed to establish  relations with the environment, including self awareness, and its  position in space. 

Who are your Instructors and Coaches?

This after school program is hosted and sponsored by SHIELD Women's Self Defense System®

Our Instructors are professionals in their fields. Our Instructors are Certified Nutritionist, Celebrity Chef, Certified Yoga Teacher, Professional Dance Teacher, etc. They are carefully selected to hold the highest standard of our Program. 

We seek 'passion' and 'expertise' in each Instructor. We hire only the best  instructors! Your child will LOVE them!

What are the days and hours of your after school program?

We offer 2 After School Programs:

- Grades 1-5 (Kids Program boys & girls)

- Grades 6 to 12 (Teen Program girls only)

SHIELD 2.0 After School Program is in operation when schools are in session.


For Boys & Girls in Grades 1-5

5 Days/Week - Monday to Friday 

From school dismissal to 5pm. Parents pick up by 6pm.

We provide FREE transportation from selected schools to our studio in Culver City. 

For TEEN Girls in Grades 6-12

TEEN Girls program is offered on Tuesday & Thursday. 

TEEN Girls Program meets 2 Days/week on Tuesday and Thursday, from school dismissal to 5pm. Parents must pick up by 6pm. 

Benefits of SHIELD 2.0 After School Program

  • Become Bully-Proof
  • Improved Behavior 
  • Increased Focus 
  • Increased Discipline & Self Control
  • Boost Confidence Level
  • Improved Balance & Coordination
  • Improved ability to manage stress
  • Improved Spatial and Body Awareness
  • Become Physically Stronger
  • Become Healthier by understanding Nutrition. 

This program sounds perfect for my child! How much does it cost and how do we join?

It's easy to join SHIELD 2.0 After School Program in Culver City! Pay Registration Fee of $45 and select one of the two affordable memberships that will fit your daughter's needs: 

- Full Time (Boys & Girls ages 6-12) 

- Part Time (Teen Girls ages 13-17)

Most parents choose the Full Time Entire School Year membership at a discounted rate of $97/week (special rate) including FREE transportation from school. 

We also offer a Flexible Month-to-Month membership at $125/week

The TEEN Girls Part Time program is offered at $55/week.

Save your child's spot early. Contact us right now by filling out the form below, or call/text our team at (310) 854-9239.

Information Request

Fill out the form below to get information to join SHIELD 2.0 After School Program in Culver City! You can also call or text us at (310) 854-9239. Save your child's spot early! Space is limited!

SHIELD Women's Self Defense System, Los Angeles

6295 Bristol Pkwy, Culver City, California 90230, United States

(310) 854-9239