In-Person Classes


IMPACT has scholarships available for all classes and we also accept payment through the Massachusetts Victim’s Compensation program

To apply for a scholarship please visit the “Scholarship Opportunities ” page located at the bottom of the Public Classes menu or click here.

To pay through Victim’s Compensation please email us at: registration@impactboston.org


 

Teen Boys IMPACT

5-hour class, cis & trans boys welcome, ages 14-18
(Please contact us at info@impactboston.org if you’d like to register someone outside this age range)
Course Fee*: $125

*scholarships available

In this 5-hour course, students will learn basic verbal and physical self-defense skills, including front confrontations and attacks from behind, as well as skills to de-escalate conflicts, avoid being drawn into fights, and to speak up and intervene when someone else’s safety is at risk.

Upcoming Teen Boys Classes:

October 23rd, 2022 // 10:00am – 3:00pm // 450 Broadway, Malden, MA 02148

To register at full price, click the button below. To apply for a scholarship, click here

Women’s Core Program (class is full & no longer accepting registrations)

20-hour class, all women-identified folx welcome, ages 16+, must attend all 3 sessions
(Please contact us at info@impactboston.org if you’d like to register someone outside this age range)
Course Fee*: $350

*scholarships available

This is our standard self-defense course for women and teen girls ages 16+ that teaches students to resist threats, intimidation and violence perpetrated by strangers and familiar people. In a supportive, trauma-sensitive environment, students learn assertive verbal boundary setting techniques and physical skills to defend against a number of threatening scenarios including front confrontations, attacks from behind, attempted sexual assault, and ground fighting.

Upcoming Women’s Core classes:

November 18th (6:00-9:00pm), November 19th (10:00am-7:00pm), and November 20th (10:00am-6:00pm // 450 Broadway, Malden, MA 02148

November Women’s Core is FULL. Please email us at info@impactboston.org if you’d like to join the wait list or be informed of other women’s classes.

LGBTQ Core Program

20-hour class, all LGBTQ-identified folx welcome, ages 16+, must attend all 4 sessions
(Please contact us at info@impactboston.org if you’d like to register someone outside this age range)
Course Fee*: Sliding scale $50 to $450. When registering, enter one of the following promo codes indicating how much you would like to pay if you would like to pay less than $450:

LGBTQ$50 = $50 registration fee, LGBTQ$100 = $100, LGBTQ$150 = $150, LGBTQ$200 = $200, LGBTQ$250 = $250, LGBTQ$300 = $300, LGBTQ$350 = $350, LGBTQ$400 = $400

*scholarships available – If in need of a full scholarship, contact us or click the link below

This 20-hour course is specifically designed for people of all genders who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and/or questioning and are 16 or older. In this course you will learn to resist threats, intimidation, and violence perpetrated by strangers and familiar people. In a supportive, trauma-sensitive environment, students learn assertive verbal boundary setting techniques and physical self-defense skills to defend against a number of threatening scenarios including front confrontations, attacks from behind, attempted sexual assault, and ground fighting.  Taught by instructors familiar with the LGBTQ community and LGBTQ violence prevention, this course offers scenarios that address the specific ways in which LGBTQ individuals are intimidated and attacked.

Upcoming LGBTQ Core classes:

December 2nd (6:00-9:00pm), December 3rd (10:00am-5:00pm), December 4th (10:00am-5:00pm), and December 5th (6:00-9:00pm) // 450 Broadway, Malden, MA 02148

To register at full price or on the sliding scale, click the button below and apply one of the above promo codes. To apply for a scholarship, click here