Since 1971 Model Mugging is the most proven and realistic self-defense training program based on applied research.

This original system is a comprehensive, full force self-defense and crime prevention program.

Model Mugging is NOT a martial art. For almost 45 years this martial science system has applied scientific training methods that provide practical experiences for students to successfully deal with real world threats.

Self-defense is just one of the many benefits of the Model Mugging System. Lives are positively changed in less than 20 hours of intense realistic self-defense training taught in a safe and supportive setting. Sexual assault is a life changing event and this personal defense course provides survivors of assault another method to assist in healing.

Model Mugging Self-defense can reduce the chance of assault by 95%. Students are more aware of criminal methods and the experiences of the training empower them to take appropriate actions to avoid potentially harmful situation.

Stop An Attack Before It Happens

  • Female and male instructor teams work in a supportive environment
  • Learn through realistic scenario based self-defense training
  • Practice full-force physical and verbal rape defense techniques against a padded assailant
  • Understand the dynamics of sex crimes and sex offender typologies
  • Develop the mindset to use personal safety, intuition, and fighting skills effectively
  • Use the power of voice and body language for boundary setting and de-escalation strategies
  • Learn to use fear and experience the power of your body
  • Self-defense for women course structure is sensitive to trauma survivors
  • Personal defense classes are taught under small group instruction
  • Most thoroughly researched rape prevention and women self-defense classes