California Workshop Schedule

The schedule below is for our public workshops and is updated weekly. Most of our workshops are privately organized and are not on this schedule. Please contact us for the most recent public workshop information and about how to organize a workshop yourself.

To register for our workshops please click on the “Registration” link to the right of the workshop you would like to sign up for. This will bring you to our online registration form. Once you complete and submit this form you will receive a confirmation email including workshop details, driving directions, and a waiver if the workshop requires one. Please contact us at 800-467-6997 ext. 1# or at safety@kidpower.org if you have any questions or concerns or if you run into any issues with the online registration system.

How To Register

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Starting Strong with Kidpower Workshop for 3-5 year-olds with their adults

Kidpower Parent-Child Workshop for 5-8 year-olds with their adults

Kidpower Parent-Child Full Force Workshop for 6-12 year-olds with their adults

Teenpower Full Force Self-Defense Workshop for teens ages 13-17

Special Opportunity: Teenpower Workshop (1/3 Price) Santa Cruz April 26th for teens

Special Opportunity: Fullpower Workshop (1/3 Price) Santa Cruz April 26th for adults

Fullpower Personal Safety Workshop for Adults

Directions to Workshop Locations  (PLEASE NOTE: Pre-Registration is required. We will not be able to accept anyone who is not listed on the instructor’s roster of registered participants.)



Starting Strong with Kidpower Workshop for 3-5 year-olds with their adults

“I am so thankful to now have the tools to teach my young child about safety issues.  It is amazing how with a little practice, we both have gained so many skills.”  Through puppets and fun, interactive stories, learn how to introduce People Safety Skills and to continue to practice them in your daily life. About our children’s services

Berkeley

Saturday, April 18th 9am – 9:50am Registration | Flyer | Directions

Palo Alto

Sunday, March 1st 9am – 9:50am  Registration | Flyer | Directions

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Kidpower Parent-Child Workshop for 5-8 year-olds with their adults

“Our family had fun, and we use what we learned every day!” Protect your child from harm and gain valuable tools for building better relationships. About our children’s services

Berkeley

Saturday, April 18th 10:30 – 12:30 WORKSHOP FULL | Directions

Saturday, May 2nd 10:30 – 12:30 Registration | Flyer | Directions

Larkspur

Saturday, March 28th 10:30 – 12:30 Registration | FlyerDirections

Palo Alto

Sunday, March 1st 10:30am – 12:30pm  WORKSHOP FULL | Directions

Saturday, April 11th 10:30am – 12:30pm Registration | Flyer | Directions

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Kidpower Parent-Child Full Force Workshop for 6-12 year-olds with their adults

“My kids loved the self-defense practice with the padded instructor – and I have more peace of mind!” Older children together with their adults practice personal safety skills for handling every day emotional and physical safety problems and self-defense skills for stopping emergencies. About our children’s services

Palo Alto

Saturday, April 18th 9am – 1pm Registration | Flyer | Directions

Oakland

Sunday, March 22nd 2pm – 6pm Registration | Flyer | Directions

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Teenpower Full-Force Self-Defense Workshop for teens ages 13-17

“I argued with my parents about going, but I’m glad I went. Now, if someone tries to bother me, I’ll be more able to protect myself.” This workshop gives teens focused practice in using boundary-setting, conflict resolution, self-protection, and self-defense skills to prevent and stop most attacks, bullying, and harassment. Opportunity for full-force practice of self-defense skills with the head-to-toe padded instructor. About our teen services

Berkeley

Sunday, May 3rd 9am-2pm Registration | Flyer | Directions

Palo Alto

Sunday, May 17th 9am – 2pm  Registration | FlyerDirections

Special Opportunity!
1/3 Price! Teenpower Full Force Self-Defense Workshop for teens ages 13+ and adults Santa Cruz April 26

This full-force workshop in Santa Cruz is part of our International Instructor Training for preparing people to teach teens and adults. The class will be taught by some of our most experienced instructors assisted by instructors-in-training, allowing for a great deal of individualized attention and practice. The special fee for this workshop is just $45 per person, which is 1/3 of the normal $140 price
About our teen services

Santa Cruz

Sunday, April 26th 10am – 2pm Registration | Flyer | Directions

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Fullpower Personal Safety Workshop for Community Workers

If you work in the community, including working in health care services, advocacy work, community organizing, or leading outings for kids or other vulnerable people, this is the workshop for you!  Learn safety skills to protect yourselves and others, and to have more fun while doing your work. The head-to-toe padded instructor provides an opportunity for safe, effective practice of self-defense techniques. About our adult services.

Oakland

Sunday, March 22nd 9:30am – 1:30pm  Registration | Flyer | Directions

Fullpower Personal Safety Workshop for Older Adults

This workshop focuses on situations commonly faced by older people as they work, travel, volunteer, deal with family issues and cope with physical changes. Learn simple skills to stay safe and feel confident. Opportunity for full-force practice of self-defense skills with the head-to-toe padded instructor. About our adult services.

Palo Alto

Sunday, May 17th 2:30pm – 6:30pm Registration | Flyer | Directions

Special Opportunity!
1/3 Price! Fullpower Full Force Self-Defense Workshop for teens ages 13+ and adults Santa Cruz April 26

This full-force workshop in Santa Cruz is part of our International Instructor Training for preparing people to teach teens and adults. The class will be taught by some of our most experienced instructors assisted by instructors-in-training, allowing for a great deal of individualized attention and practice. The special fee for this workshop is just $45 per person, which is 1/3 of the normal $140 price
About our adult services

Santa Cruz

Sunday, April 26th 10am – 2pm Registration | Flyer | Directions


Thank you to our site donors! By generously giving space for our public workshops, they make Kidpower skills more accessible to people of all ages and abilities, helping to create safer neighborhoods, schools, and communities for us all. Thank you to: Black Pine Circle School, in Berkeley;  Santa Cruz Montessori School, in Aptos; Santa Cruz City Police Department Community Room, in downtown Santa Cruz; Glitter and Razz Productions, in Oakland; Palo Alto Community Child Care; St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Napa; Twin Cities Police Authority in Larkspur; Watsonville Police Department; and White Magnolia Tai Chi School in Kensington.


How to Contact Public Workshop Organizers. For workshops in the greater San Francisco Bay, East Bay, Peninsula, South Bay, and Monterey Bay areas, as well as many other locations in California, please contact our Central Office. For workshops in Petaluma, Sebastopol, or Santa Rosa, please contact Steve Sassone. For workshops in Sonoma or Napa, please contact Jennifer Blackwood.


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