Even if you have never fought you can learn to protect yourself! Vault Combat Academy’s Hard Target program is a  comprehensive, women-only course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training. We will look at our non combative layers of protection. The things taught in this class  will, in most cases cause an attacker to choose a different target. We call this situational awareness.
As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. These are paramount as an attacker is looking to get away with a crime and will often choose the path of least resistance. Prevention and non combative protection is usually enough to protect yourself however here at Vault Combat Academy  we understand that many of you have never even been in a fight yet you desire proper training that will kick in and allow you to respond effectively in the event of a real attack. Even if you have never been in a fight this is an ideal program.
It is important to gain the ability to recognize the different cues of an impending attack. In a friendly non-judgmental environment you will learn to control your emotions during the critical moments should you ever be ambushed. It is for these moments you will learn and practice specialized emotional content drills that will insure that you can execute movements effectively even in the face of fear, anger, fatigue, confusion and surprise, Energy Drills to truly teach you to use a larger attackers strength against him, Timing drills to ensure that you can apply a combative exactly at the right moment and Athletic drills to ensure that you attain the fitness level and endurance ability that you desire.