T.A.P.S.S. for Tots
    This course teaches school age children (grades 1-5) about many issues faced at their age and how to address, report and
    survive such issues. This program teaches practical and age appropriate self defense, dealing with bullies, defense against
    abusive adults, avoiding abduction, safety and awareness and responding to emergencies. It also provides the children with
    weight loss and management techniques, concentration skills and increased self esteem. The course of training borrows from
    several of our other programs. The curriculum includes Self Defense techniques and counter techniques, traditional strength
    and fitness training, environmental awareness training, practical response training, nutritional guidance and planning, and
    realistic simulations.

    T.A.P.S.S. for Teens
    This course goes into greater detail regarding the issues discussed in TAPSS for Tots as well as discussing issues more
    relevant to or better understood by teens. program is aimed at students between the ages of 14-18. This is a 9-month program
    which confronts the unique dilemmas that many teenagers must face throughout Jr. High and High School (Bullying,
    Intimidation, Physical Assault, Sexual Harassment and Assault, Abusive Adults, Self Defense in Accordance with School
    Policy). The course of study includes Hand-to-Hand tactics, Empty Hand –vs- Weapon, Chin Na (Joint Locks), traditional
    strength and fitness training, environmental awareness training, practical response training, Mental awareness and self defense,
    meditation, yoga and realistic simulations and scenarios. The program consists of three, 3-month focus modules, in which
    hands on realistic training is utilized from day one. Topics include: sexual assault, rape, peer and social pressure, gang
    intimidation, drug & alcohol experimentation and addiction,bullying, abuse, safety and awareness and responding to
    emergencies. NOTE: This course includes significant physical self defense techniques.

    T.A.P.S.S. for Women
    Southern 5 Chinese Boxing Academy is proud to offer a new comprehensive short term course. Taught by Sifu Steven Perez
    (Instructor of traditional Kung Fu, Certified NRA Instructor and Licensed Armed Security & Executive Protection). This 8-
    week course is a combination of Southern 5's anti assault training and the NRA's Refuse to be a Victim program.

    T.A.P.S.S. for Seniors
    This course is designed to provide seniors (age 65+) with practical self-defense and tactical response skills. Taking into
    consideration the unique challenges and situations that confront many seniors, S5TTU developed this specialized training. We
    focus on realistic self defense while realizing and addressing the "real" capabilities of each participant.

    A-T.A.P.S.S.
    "A" indicating Adapted is a highly specialized and individualized TAPSS program designed for individuals with physical
    disabilities. This program was created by S5CBA's trained professional and para-professional staff who have contributed their
    knowledge of modern western medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, kinesiology, athletic training, sports psychology and
    physical therapy. For those with permanent disabilities, we have adapted much of our training to allow for realistic self defense
    and to promote overall fitness great for those confined to a wheelchair or those using a cane. For those with temporary
    disabilities or disabilities which we feel may be recoverable to some degree, we will also provide advice, exercises and options
    aimed at recovery and rehabilitation.

    As mentioned above, this training program is highly individualized and requires an assessment interview followed by 4-16
    usually private training sessions. Fees vary and will be discussed at the assessment. Fees are waived for United States
    Veterans, Law Enforcement and K-12 educators (with a letterhead verification of employment)

    T.A.P.S.S. Inside the Home
    This T.A.P.S.S. program is a 1-day course which focuses on safety, tactical awareness & response and disaster & emergency
    preparation and response. The student will learn strategic fortification of the home to protect against home invasion, burglary
    and disaster; the student will also be instructed in basic self defense techniques; each student will have the opportunity to have
    a S5TTU instructor help them to develop a home emergency and escape plan. A portion of this course will also deal with
    developing suitable emergency kits and bug-out bags.

    T.A.P.S.S. Outside the Home
    This T.A.P.S.S. program is a 2-day course which focuses on safety, tactical awareness & response and disaster & emergency
    preparation and response. The student will learn strategic planning and tactical intelligence while away from home to protect
    against common as well as unexpected dangers which may occur away from home. The student will receive instruction in
    "Urban Combat" and the legal parameters of Use-of-Force. Other issues discussed will include defensive driving, and
    developing portable emergency kits and bug-out bags.

    T.A.P.S.S. Master Instructor Certification
    This is an 8-day comprehensive course. Upon successful completion and testing, the student will be certified as a S5TTU
    Master Instructor and will be certified to teach our T.A.P.S.S. courses.
For more information on dates times and availability, please contact Sifu Steven Perez at (562) 508-6185
or email admin@southern5.com
                    
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