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. Women have been conditioned to constantly assess their environment. But no matter how vigilant, one must be prepared. Knowledge is best defense. Self Defense is a serious business, finding fundamental training is essential. Distinctive quality instruction is availableAny woman can learn personal defense skills, regardless of her ability agility or experience. 

Subtle Warrior Self Defense is passionate about providing accurate information for personal defense. Education that empowers women with knowledge and confidence to live more securely. It is a defense education enterprise created especially for women by a woman. Based on the realization that there is a very critical need for accurate, effective personal defense preparation, Subtle Warrior's programs informs about the many facets of self defense. A well-rounded education better prepares women to understand the situation and take control of her own personal safety.

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, informal atmosphere. Programs are 
goal-oriented and do not rely on strength or complicated moves. Subtle Warrior Self Defense's training 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, and force law, as well as skills for a physical force encounter in society today.

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 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. 

Lisa Abbott, sole proprietor and instructor of Subtle Warrior, has extensive training with experts in the field of violence and defensive skills. 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.

: [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 skillful.
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Along with running the business and teaching, Lisa Abbott public school employee and an executive officer for the support staff organization. She is a nine year member of Ruby Mountain Toastmasters and has been a member of the American Women's Self Defense Association (AWSDA). Lisa has attended the Nevada Coalition Against Sexual Violence (NCASV) conference, and has participated in the Elko County Sheriff's Citizen Academy. She has taught personal defense seminars in Elko, Carlin, Ely, Winnemucca, West Wendover, Ruby Valley, Spring Creek, Nevada as well as in Idaho and Minnesota. She instructed at the 2008 annual AWSDA Conference in South Carolina and has been a guest instructor for Modern Warrior©'s Female Self Defense Week.

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 comes from Phil Messina at Modern Warrior Defensive Tactics Institute in Long Island, New York. She trains often with Rory Miller, author of Conflict CommunicationsForce DecisionsFacing Violence and Meditation on Violence. Lisa has trained with Rory since 2010.

Other studies include Tai Chi Chuan with Shenghong Eikenberry and Traditional Oriental Medicine Principles with Bonnie Crotsenberg. Lisa has spent several summers working and practicing at Upaya Zen Center in Santa Fe, NM. There she began a more in depth study of Zen Buddhism with Roshi Joan Halifax. While there, she has participated in intensive retreats such as Rohatsu and a Wilderness Fast.

It all began the spring semester 1982, when Lisa enrolled in a martial arts class at the local community college. 
The foundation was Kyokushin, but training included additional styles of Sil Lum Jin Mo Gung Fu, Moo Sul Kwon Hapkido, Thai Boxing, and Pai Hu Jen Tiger Boxing, styles studied by her core instructor. All were comprehensively entwined to create the system she studied for 18 years. Training was full contact and included learning various weaponry. Lisa was the only female to have reached a Sr. Black Belt Rank in that system, owning  and operating the Wells Dojo from 1989 until 2000.

Lisa has several certifications in various tactical aspects, her first black belt rank was achieved in 1993.Coaching Principles Certification in 2000, continuous First Aid certifications. The first  Rape Awareness and Prevention certification was in 2004, Confined Area Safety & Survival Certification 2005, Defensive Tactics Instructor Certification 2008, R.A.D. Completion & Graduation 2009, Women In Business Speaker 2010, and Elko County Sheriff's Citizens' Academy Certification 2011.

Violence Dynamics, Conflict Communication, Infighting among others, are trainings participated in recently. 

Lisa is married, has two sons and is a grandmother. She grew up in Elko and has lived in Wells for over 30 years. 

"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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