Subtle Warrior Self Defense

Empowering Women Through Personal Defense Education.
"There's nothing subtle about violence and nothing more savage than a warrior woman."

*Defense Education Specialist  *Professional  *Distinctive

Serving Northeastern Nevada & Beyond. Mobile. Informative.

Lisa Abbott, Personal Defense Specialist
Subtle Warrior Self Defense, LLC

P.O. Box 617 • Wells, Nevada • 775.752.3595
Mobile training. Any time. Any where. Serving Northeastern Nevada & Beyond.

"The best way to prepare for a situation is to have a plan of action. Remember, you are braver than you believe,
stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."
   ~ aa milne

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1 in women will experience assault in her lifetime

Personal safety is an issue women think often. Experience has condition women to be vigilant in assessing their environment. But no matter how vigilant, one must be prepared. Knowledge is the best defense. Self Defense is serious business. Finding high caliber training is important. Quality instruction is available.

Subtle Warrior Self Defense has a mission to provide accurate informative personal defense education in order to empower women with the knowledge and confidence to live more securely. It is a personal defense education business created especially for women by a woman. It is based on the realization that there is a very critical need for accurate and effective personal defense preparation.
Subtle Warrior's programs informs about the various aspects of defending. This gives women a well-rounded education which better prepares her to understand the situation and take control of her own personal defense.

Women have very busy schedules. Subtle Warrior caters to her schedule by offering the opportunity to learn personal defense anywhere... at home, office, or club meeting. Instruction and training is done in an exciting, comfortable atmosphere. Although self defense has been synonymous with karate, this is not a karate or martial art program. Programs do not rely on strength or complicated techniques. Training with Subtle Warrior Self Defense gets participants excited about what they can do and enthusiastic about learning more.

Participants learn skills which are developed based on individual personal assets with customized defense coaching. Personal
defense education introduces strategies and tactics that include, levels of force, mindset preparation, awareness, verbalization, escape and evasion concepts, violence dynamics as well as physical skills for a physical force encounter in society today. Any woman can learn personal defense skills, regardless of her ability agility or experience.

Never delegate your safety to someone else. Depend on yourself to defend yourself.

"Everybody has a plan, until they get hit."
~Joe Lewis

Subtle Warrior offers mobile, on-site training. Any time. Any where.

Subtle Warrior Self Defense, LLC is a fully mobile business. Training done at any time, when it is most convenient to you! Venues have included college campuses, club meetings, gymnasiums, theatre stages, fitness centers, retail businesses, church halls, and living rooms. 

The cost is is comparable to other personal amenities such as a cosmetologist, masseuse, or manicurist visit. 
Respectively, the expertise of these chosen fields require many hours of trainingLisa Abbott, sole proprietor and instructor of Subtle Warrior, has had extensive training with experts in the field of violence and defensive skills as well.

There is no better time to gain the confidence and learn the self-reliance you've been wanting. Invest more in yourself and your peace of mind. Learn what to do in a threatening or violent situation.

"As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated
 from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others
." ~marianne williamson

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Quality ~ Knowledge ~ Experience

Lisa Abbott a public school system employee and coach, a member of the American Women's Self Defense Association (AWSDA); Ruby Mountain Toastmasters. She has attended the Nevada Coalition Against Sexual Violence (NCASV) conference, and has participated in the Elko County Sheriff's Citizen Academy. 

Lisa has taught seminars, workshops in Elko, Ely, Winnemucca, West Wendover, Ruby Valley, Spring Creek, Nevada as well as in Idaho and Minnesota. She has instructed at the 2008 annual AWSDA Conference in South Carolina and has been a guest instructor for Modern Warrior©'s Female Self Defense Week.

Certifications include Defensive Tactics Instructor; Confined Areas Survival Tactics; ASEP Coaching Principles and Sports First Aid; American Heart Association AED and Pediatric First Aid.

Lisa's training and education in personal defense is on going. Training with world renowned instructors to gain the necessary knowledge about self defense and violence. Her Rape Prevention Instructor's Certification is from Phil Messina at Modern Warrior Defensive Tactics Institute in Long Island, New York.

She has traveled to train with Rory Miller, author of Force DecisionsFacing Violence and Meditation on Violence
in order to learn more about the violence involved in a defense situation.

Other studies include Tai Chi Chuan with Shenghong Eikenberry and Traditional Oriental Medicine Principles with Bonnie Crotsenberg.

In 2002, Lisa entered a work/study program at Upaya Zen Center. There she began a more indepth study of Zen Buddhism with Roshi Joan Halifax. Lisa has participated in intensive retreats such as a Rohatsu and a Wilderness Fast, along with returning several times for summer work/studies.

It all began with the traditional martial arts and a deeply rooted system. With a foundation of Kyokushin, enhanced by the additional styles of Sil Lum Jin Mo Gung Fu, Moo Sul Kwon Hapkido, Thai Boxing, and Pai Hu Jen Tiger Boxing. All comprehensively entwined to create the system she studied with her core instructor for 18 years.

Training was full contact and included learning various weaponry, including Iado.

: [SUH tuh'l] so delicate and precise as to be difficult to analyze or describe; clever and indirect methods
to achieve something; capable of fine distinctions, characterized by mental acuteness; skillful; crafty; cunning.

Developing personal defense skills in order to become a mentally sharp person, 
whose tactics are not obvious, yet precisely skillfulThe Subtle Warrior.

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