Safe, Clean & Healthy Environment

Temperature Check

Mask AND Face Shield

Mask AND Face Shield


All students will have a temperature check at check-in via forehead thermometer scanner. Anyone with a fever will not be permitted to join the class. 

Mask AND Face Shield

Mask AND Face Shield

Mask AND Face Shield


Students are required to wear a breathable sports mask AND a face shield. Face shield can protect others and ourselves too. We have face shields available for sale at the studio. 

Limited Enrollments

Mask AND Face Shield

Mandatory Hand Washing


Our Camp usually holds 50 girls each week. This year we are limiting enrollments to 20 girls per week or about 10 girls per class.

Mandatory Hand Washing

Mandatory Hand Washing

Mandatory Hand Washing


Students are required to wash their hands upon arrival at the studio. Hand sanitizers are available throughout the studio. 

Rigorous Cleaning

Mandatory Hand Washing

Rigorous Cleaning


Rigorous cleaning schedule is applied throughout the day. All mats and touchable surfaces will be disinfected multiple times per day. 

Social Distancing

Mandatory Hand Washing

Rigorous Cleaning


Our activities will keep social distancing in mind. We can have fun while maintaining social distancing.  

We will also implement a buddy system where each girl will partner with one person for the week on partners activities. This will limit exposure of each student. 

"EM·POW·ER·MENT": the process of becoming stronger...



the process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one's life and claiming one's rights.

Our Summer Camp is open for girls ages 5 to 17 yrs old. The Camp is offered from Monday to Friday from 10am to 4 pm.  

Summer Camp Dates:  June 15 to August 21 (10 Weeks)

The Camp is offered in Culver City!

To date, SHIELD has provided self defense training for over 20,000 women and girls in Southern California


"A Necessary Training for ALL Girls"

Our Summer Camp's main goal is to have the girls have the Most FUN & EMPOWERING time, while becoming proficient in Self Defense skills, increase focus, become physically & mentally stronger, increase coordination, boost confidence, and increase situational awareness. 

Your summer camp weekly tuition includes an incredible amount of selected structured activities at no extra cost!  Check out the incredible list below! 


Women's Self Defense Training

Water Sports Lessons




Outdoor Sports

Agility Training

Assertiveness Training

Healthy Relationship / Safe Dating (older girls)

Core Workout

and More FUN & Game Activities!

Our Water Sports Field Trips to include Sailing Lessons, Kayaking Lessons, and Stand Up Paddle Board Lessons. 

Mom's Testimonials

Not being bullied like she used to be...

Crucial for their upcoming years in middle school and beyond...

Crucial for their upcoming years in middle school and beyond...

She is really a different little girl. She is thriving in her new school and is not being bullied like she used to be.  Her confidence and ability to speak up for herself are skills she learned at SHIELD and she has not forgotten the skills she was taught.  We miss you a lot.

~ Carolina

Crucial for their upcoming years in middle school and beyond...

Crucial for their upcoming years in middle school and beyond...

Crucial for their upcoming years in middle school and beyond...

The topics discussed and skills they learned are crucial for their upcoming years in middle school and beyond. 

You and your staff have a very important job and you all do it with grace, humility, and intelligence. I will be recommending you to all our friends. Keep up the good work!

~ Belinda

Move freely in the world...

Crucial for their upcoming years in middle school and beyond...

Move freely in the world...

I am grateful to SHIELD Women's Self-Defense for giving my daughter the confidence she deserves to move freely in the world, knowing that she has the power - and the permission - to defend herself, should a situation arise that demands it.

~ Kathy

12 Years Old in Our Summer Camp!

Your daughter will never need a knight if you teach her to swing the sword herself

Daily Summer Camp Self Defense Training

8 yr old Winnie

Necessary Life Skills


Structured Program for Empowerment

Structured Program for Empowerment

Structured Program for Empowerment

  • SHIELD Self Defense Classes!  – This course will teach you how to have confidence and how to be safe around bullies and strangers! You 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 position of the  body quickly and effectively while under control. It increases quick  reflexes, coordination, balance, speed, and  correct response to the  changing situation.
  • Self Awareness & Building Confidence Workshop! - Through guided group discussions and individual exercises, the girls will learn to become more aware of themselves, their values, beliefs, strength & weaknesses. Once they figure out more about themselves, we guide them to stay true to their values and beliefs.  
  • Yoga & Meditation Classes! Meditation & Yoga classes teaches you on how to remain center in chaos. It trains students to increase focus and train the mind to be quiet for a moment. 
  • Healthy Relationship Workshops! - In this workshop, the girls will learn what healthy & unhealthy relationships look like. They will learn to   empower each other, learn to accept differences, how to communicate feelings, and what to do when they are faced with problems. The girls will also learn how to have healthy disagreements.  
  • Dance Classes!  -  This action packed class is a blast! Girls enjoy learning  fun new “cool dance moves,” and routines!  
  • And So Much More Fun Activities! 


Increase Motor Skills

Structured Program for Empowerment

Structured Program for Empowerment

  • 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.  


Water Sports Lessons

Structured Program for Empowerment

Water Sports Lessons

  • Stand-Up Paddle Boarding Lessons! – Learning how to improve balance and increase core strength while enjoying the ocean breeze.       
  • Kayaking Lessons! – Kayaking also increases core strength, coordination and upper body strength. It's so much fun to kayak safely around the Marina.
  • Sailing Lessons! – Sailing is very relaxing and increases coordination, core strength, and spatial awareness.
  • And More Outdoor Activities! 

All instructors and coaches for the water sports activities are UCLA employees who hold current Red Cross CPR and First Aid certifications. 

This Camp Sounds Perfect! How do we register?


Our Summer Camp always sell out. Please register early. 

Open for girls ages 6-17 yrs old

Summer Camp Dates

June 15 to August 21

(10 Weeks)

Summer Camp Hours:

Monday to Friday

10am to 4pm 

Extended hours are available from 7:45am to 6pm


6295 Bristol Parkway, Culver City

Limited Space Available! 

Click on the button below  to reserve your daughter's spot in our Summer Camp! 

(310) 854.9239