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Note: Make sure to Contact The American Institute of Kenpo to be added to this class.

Smart Girl Self Defense Classes

The Smart Girl Self Defense™ Class was founded by Heather and Mike Winkeljohn. The American Institute of Kenpo, in association with Smart Girl Self Defense™, presents several classes yearly.

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Distance, Time, Safety

This Smart Girl Self Defense™ Class, as presented by The American Institute of Kenpo, focuses on teaching women the importance of managing Distant and Timeso that they will have the opportunity to take appropriate actions to get to Safety.

Your body will not go where your brain has not been. To help women work through the freeze that many people experience in a dangerous situation, participants in this class will have the opportunity to practice responses in a safe controlled environment.


Class Requirements:

  • This class is only for women

  • 12 years old or older



September 16, 2023



1:00pm to 5:00pm



The American Institute of Kenpo

7320 N. La Cholla Blvd. #164

Tucson, AZ 85741


Class Registration:

$89.00 for the first class. Participants are welcome to attend (by reservation and space allowing) any future Distance, Time, Safety Classes hosted by The American Institute of Kenpo, as a refresher, for no additional cost.

One AIK Smart Girl Self Defense Bandana is included at no addiotna cost the first time you compleate the class.


Additonal Class Information:

  • Please arrive on time since we will start right at 1:00pm, and we have so much to cover.

  • Please pack a light meal or snack for our short break.

  • Please limit jewelry and wear clothing you can move around in (gym attire). Jewelry can get lost or pulled out.

Self Defens Classes for groups of 10 or more.

20 of 20 Openings Available

~ Last Updated 9/27/2023 at 12:00pm.


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Standard Event Schedule


The American Institute of Kenpo hosts 3 Distance, Time, Safety Classes each year. See our schedule for this year below.

Our up coming Distance, Time, Safety Classes in 2023 and 2024 are:

  • TBA

  • TBA

  • TBA

Note: There is a participant limit to each event!

If you are intrested in attending please, fill out and submit a registration form to secure your spot!

Special Event Scheduling

If you are interested in details about scheduling a special class event for your organization or business Contact The American Institute of Kenpo for additional information.

Class Reviews

Coming Soon

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