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

NBC CA Live visited SHIELD Women's Self Defense studio to feature some of our students.


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

You & Your Daughter Will LOVE this Fun, Safe & EMPOWERING Summer Camp!

Our Program is open for girls ages 6 to 19 yrs old. It is offered from Monday to Friday from 10am to 4 pm.  

Camp Dates: June 15 to August 21, 2019

The Camp is in session for 10 weeks. We meets at our studio across from Westfield (Fox Hills) Mall in Culver City:

6295 Bristol Parkway, Culver City.


“Give Your Daughter An Unfair Advantage in Life”

Started in 2003, SHIELD training has been featured across the world on BBC World News, Good Morning America, E! Entertainment, BuzzFeed, Hallmark Channel,  France24, NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, Telemundo, Univision, and more! 

SHIELD training has been taught for LA County Dept of Public Health, Fox Studios, BuzzFeed, UCLA Spirit Squad, USC sororities, Pepperdine, Loyola Marymount University, Kaiser Permanente, LA County Office For Women's Health, Lionsgate, Discovery, Girl Scout Troops, Southern California Edison, Deloitte, and many more companies, schools, private groups, and government entities. Find out why we are the BEST!

To date, SHIELD has provided self defense training for over 15,000 women and girls in Southern California.


"A Necessary Training for ALL Girls"

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

Activities include: 

Women's Self Defense Training

Self Awareness & Building Confidence Workshop 

Water Sports Lessons




Agility Training

Assertiveness Training

Healthy Relationship Workshop

Core Workout

Beach Day

and More FUN & game activities!

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

Mom's Testimonial


12 yr old Maren

Daily Self Defense Training

8 yr old Winnie

Give Your Daughter An Unfair Advantage With These Skills!

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


  • 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


  • 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.
  • NEW: Wind Surfing Lessons - starting in late July - week 7, 8, 9. (optional for the girls, at no extra cost for parents)
  • And More Outdoor and Beach Activities! 

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

Improving Focus, Balance, Strength, Speed, and Coordination!

What ages do you accept in summer camp and what are the Camp Dates?


Our CAMP is open for girls ages 6-19 yrs old


June 15 to August 21

(10 Weeks)

Monday to Friday

10am to 4pm 

Camp Location:

SHIELD Women's Self Defense

6295 Bristol Parkway, Culver City

What are the BENEFITS of attending this Awesome Camp?


Benefits of the Program

  • Proficient in Self Defense Skills! 
  • Physically & Mentally Stronger!
  • Improved Balance!
  • Increased Coordination!
  • Boost Confidence!
  • Improved Focus!
  • Increased Situational Awareness! 
  • More Comfortable in Social Setting & Dating Scenes! 

Give Your Daughter The BEST Summer Ever!

This summer camp sounds perfect for my daughter! How much does it cost and how do we join?


It's easy to join! Registration fee is only $55. To register, you pay the Registration Fee and First Week of Camp.  That will secure your daughter's spot in the camp and lock in the rate. 

Limited Space Available! 

Call, text or click on the button below  to reserve your daughter's spot today! 

(310) 854.9239