Students Fight Back! - tech
Venue Requirements: Atriums, busy cafeterias, gyms, outdoor stages and other open spaces are not suitable venues for this presentation. Students Fight Back will be teaching about personal safety & self-defense, which requires a captive audience. A large classroom, ballroom or auditorium is where a presentation of this nature needs to be held.
Sound Requirements: Wireless lavaliere microphone for presenter, handheld mic for volunteer, ability to play music on a CD before the show
Lighting Requirements: Basic Stage Lighting
Other Stage Requirements: LCD Projector connected to the sound system, screen, podium or small table on stage for props, chair on stage, and 2 assistants of different genders are required for the self-defense demos during our presentations. The assistants must be identified to the presenter at least two weeks prior to the event and should be friendly students or faculty members since they will be on stage for demonstration purposes. They will not be hit, thrown, or harmed in any way. Demos are in slow motion – no tosses or strikes.
Additional Requirements: Purchaser must provide at least one trained and certified victim advocate (or if advocate is unavailable, a counselor, advisor, or representative from the rape crisis center, counseling center, or women’s center) to be present at presentation and available afterwards as a resource to students and faculty that would like to discuss the program content or their own experiences. Purchaser must also provide a list of all campus and local resources for survivors at least two weeks prior to the event to the SFB speaker to incorporate into the program.
Dressing Room/Green Room Requirements: 1 bottle of water
For over 20 years, Students Fight Back has been empowering millions of people around the world in colleges, companies, & the military to be their own best protectors by teaching valuable violence prevention skills. They’ve been featured on the Nike Trained Podcast, Women's Health Magazine, CNN, The New York Times, Runners World, and The FOX True Crime Podcast.
Today you’ll be hearing from Nicole Snell. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Cal State University, Long Beach as a President's Scholar with a BA in Speech Communication. She’s the CEO of Girls Fight Back, a self-defense expert, and an award-winning international speaker. Nicole has over 10 years of experience educating on interpersonal violence, sexual assault prevention, and boundary setting. She’s an NACP Certified Victim Advocate and has extensive training in full-contact physical self-defense, ground fighting, and weapons defense.
In other words, this girl can kick some ass!
There are representatives from ________________ here who are victim advocates and available to speak with anyone during or after the program if you need. At this time, please silence your phones, but feel free to join the conversation on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, and X using our hashtag #badassbasics!
Let's give a warm welcome to Nicole Snell!