Providing education, physical empowerment and leadership development for underserved communities to break cycles of violence.

Courses and Programs

We offer martial arts and self-defense classes for women, young people, LGBTQ individuals, and transpeople in our dojo and at organizations across New York City.

Space Rental




We have a large exercise/rehearsal space available for hourly rent: 16′  x 31′, high ceilings, wood floor.  Large mirror (27.5′  x  7′) covers most of one wall, and the room has two large windows and gets lots of natural light.  Located on the second floor (walk up) in a beautiful, secure building on 5th Avenue in Park Slope.


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Recent Blog Posts

June 12, 2013 |

Standing up to hate violence!

CAE taught our first in a  series of FREE self-defense workshops for the LGBTQ community this past Saturday at...

June 6, 2013 |

FREE LGBTQ Self-Defense Classes in NYC

We are concerned about the recent spate of homophobic attacks in our City, where unfortunately violence against...

April 10, 2013 |

CAE to teach FREE self-defense class in Queens

Last week, after a survivor of sexual assault went to the police and the media with her story, City Council Speak...

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