Get out there Santa Cruz County and learn how to defend yourself with the BEST AREA TALENT at GREAT RATES. SIGN UP TODAY!! Contact Samantha Olden, Program Coordinator, 831-252-0657,
TBSC launches Santa Cruz Rising and a scholarship program to provide access to self defense classes for locals. This county wide program teams up with local self defense and martial arts instructors to offer low cost and free classes.
A series of classes that are designed to empower the people of Santa Cruz, support individuals of all ages in their personal growth. To elevate our entire community by educating its members about safety, communication skills and self defense tactics.
Upcoming Classes for Teens & Adults:
8/17 – Self defense for men & women 1-4pm Minorsan Fitness
9/14 – FREE Community Self defense 1-4pm Minorsan Fitness
Friday Night Self Defense Series – 6:30-8pm Lairds Academy
Woman’s Self Defense 8/16 – FREE intro to self defense
8/23 – advanced beginners
9/6 – intermediate
Co-Ed Self Defense
9/13 – FREE intro to self defense
9/20 – advanced beginners
9/27 – intermediate
8/17 – Defeating Bullies w/o Fighting (ages 13-17) 12-2pm Laird’s Academy
9/28 – Defeating Bullies w/o Fighting (ages 13-17) 12-2pm Laird’s Academy
Upcoming Classes for Children
8/24 – Bully Breakers (ages 6-8) 1-4pm Minorsan Fitness
8/31 – Bully Breakers (ages 9-12) 1-4pm Minorsan Fitness
All classes are offered for the discounted rate of $15. Free
scholarships are available upon request.
To sign up contact Samantha Olden, Program Coordinator, 831-252-0657,
Take Back Santa Cruz is subsidizing the program through t-shirt sales, private donations and Woodstock Pizza’s Night Out for a Cause.
Thank you to our Founding Instructors:
Clara Minor of Minorsan Fitness http://www.minorsan.com/#
Mike Laird of Lairds Martial Arts Academy http://lairdsacademy.com/home
Both Minorsan and Laird’s have partnered with Take Back Santa Cruz offering their talents to our community at reduced cost. Please thank them and look to them for your self defense and fitness needs.