Self Defense: program participants are educated on how to recognize and react to dangerous situations and to think clearly under duress.
School Achievement: program participants will achieve higher grades in school, graduate high school, and go on to college or trade school.
Goal Setting & Achievement: program participants will learn to set and achieve goals to overcome personal challenges.
Fitness & Nutrition: program participants will engage in physical endurance training and weekly nutrition challenges.
All program participants will be required, upon entry into the program, to complete a comprehensive intake assessment. The components of the assessment include:
Behavioral: stress, nutrition, exercise, decision making, smoking, safety, sleep habits, use of recreational drugs and/or alcohol
Biometric Measures: blood pressure, body mass index/height and weight
Fit Test Measures: flexibility, endurance, and strength
Age/Gender screenings and immunizations required
The intake assessment provides baseline data for the participant and the overall program efficacy. Participants will complete a reassessment at various intervals throughout the program to demonstrate individual achievement/progress as well as program effectiveness.