In a world where personal safety is paramount, the need for effective self-defense training has never been more significant. Impact Boston, a dynamic and innovative company, has taken the helm in reshaping this landscape. Their mission is to empower individuals and foster a safer community through education and practical self-defense skills. Founded with a vision to equip individuals with the knowledge and confidence to protect themselves, Impact Boston has created a unique self-defense curriculum that sets it apart from traditional classes. These programs are designed for people of all genders, abilities, and backgrounds.

Their core philosophy revolves around the belief that self-defense is not merely about physical techniques, but also encompasses boundary-setting, verbal de-escalation, and understanding the psychology of violence. This holistic approach goes beyond teaching individuals how to physically defend themselves; it equips them with tools to both avoid and defuse potentially dangerous situations. During instruction, Impact Boston's team of experienced teachers is dedicated to creating a safe and supportive learning environment. Their emphasis on consent and respect during training sessions further reinforces the idea that self-defense is not just about physical prowess but also about respecting boundaries and consent.

What sets Impact Boston apart is its commitment to outreach and community involvement. The company actively collaborates with local organizations, schools, and community groups to provide workshops, spreading their message to a wider audience.

Impact Boston is revolutionizing and redefining self-defense as a comprehensive life skill. Their contemporary approach ensures that individuals of all backgrounds can feel safe and confident as they navigate their daily lives. With a mission to empower, educate, and protect, Impact Boston has profoundly influenced the self-defense landscape, one person at a time. Concord Academy recently hosted a multisession training program on campus named “IMPACT,” which consisted of a section for female-identifying participants and one section open to all genders. In the future, CA is to host an educational assembly on sexual assault to further inform the community on safety. This programming will reinforce CA’s commitment to student education and well-being, a goal closely aligned with Impact Boston’s mission.