Twin Cities Events

Mary Brandl and Anita Bendickson teach workshops and courses in Personal Safety, Self-Defense and Crime Prevention on a regular basis throughout the Twin Cities (Minneapolis/St. Paul) area. These include "Tools to Cool Conflict and Confrontation" and "Build High Caliber Body Presence: It Influences Others and it Influences You." Instruction may be arranged in a format and schedule to suit the convenience of private groups and businesses. Call 612-990-4660 for more information or to book a workshop.


– Free, open-to-the-public Personal Safety Workshops –
Monday, April 21st, 7-8:30 PM at Armatage Park (2500 West 57th Street in Minneapolis) sponsored by the Armatage Neighborhood Association.
Call BeProSafe at 612-990-4660 for further information.

Saturday, April 26th, 10:00 AM - Noon at the Minneapolis Police Department 4th Precinct, 1925 Plymouth Ave North.
There is a parking lot directly across the street from the Police station, and there should be lots of room to park there.
Call BeProSafe at 612-990-4660 for further information.

– Seminars at St. Paul Midwest Karate Assn –
Self defense workshops can be scheduled for private groups on most Saturday afternoons at MKA-St. Paul.
Call BeProSafe at 612-990-4660 for further information.
Midwest Karate Association (MKA), 762 East 7th Street, St. Paul.

If you are registered at one of the following schools, here are the courses currently scheduled for the next semester/quarter:

--Macalester College - Next course scheduled for Fall, 2014.

--Carleton College
- Fall Trimester starts Sept 2014, on Tuesdays, 7:00-9:00 P.M. 

--University of MN,
Course # P.E. 1044 - Fall semester starts Sept, 2014, four sections offered. Two sections offered MW, 8:00-8:50 A.M. & 9:05-9:55 A.M. Same times for two sections offered TTh. All sections on the Minneapolis campus.

--University of MN Extension course - Fall semester starts Sept, 2014.  Wednesdays, 7:00-8:45 P.M., St Paul campus.

--North Hennepin Community College - Fall semester starts Sept, 2014.

For more information on Anita Bendickson and Ertl/Bendickson Productions
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Workshops & Courses