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Women's Self Defense Day

Women's Self Defense Day

LOCATION 32801 Ronald Reagan Blvd, Georgetown, TX 78633

DATE March 30, 2024

TIME 8:00am - 5:00pm


Tactical Fitness Austin and Healthy Buffalo join forces in order to create a comprehensive women’s only self-defense clinic based on firearm and hand to hand combat best practices. This course is designed to provide essential defensive skills and security awareness fundamentals for women. The day will begin with a 4 hour long defensive pistol fundamentals class with Tactical Fitness Austin and will end with a 3 hour self defense clinic with Christun Erwin from Healthy Buffalo.

  • March 30th 2024

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Entrance to the range property is located directly ACROSS from GEORGETOWN METAL RECYCLING 32801 Ronald Reagan Blvd, Georgetown, TX 78633 https://goo.gl/maps/L6h3xPLw7wA5bEn4A I will meet you all at the entrance in the morning at 08:50 and we can drive together to the range bay, look for a blue Toyota pickup truck. If you are not able to be there at 08:50 let me know via Text and I will reply with a video of how to find the range. My number is 5127851052

    • Handgun Familiarity & Safety

    • Concealed Carry Best Practices

    • Defensive Pistol Fundamentals

    • Dynamic Pistol Applications (Baseline)

    • Gaining and Understanding Violence

    • Freeze, Flight or Fight – Fighting Back Sooner

    • Combating Adrenal Responses

    • Situational Awareness

    • Baseline Striking & Combatives

    • Clinch & Distance Management

    • Ground Survival

    • Defensive Tactics & Decision Making Under Stress


Bernardo C.

Tactical Fitness Austin

With over 16 years of operational experience, Bernardo is a subject matter expert in the field of Counter Terrorism (CT) and security best practices. His expertise covers high-risk police tactics, special operations (SOF), dignitary protection (CP) and close quarters battle (CQB).

Bernardo recently retired from active duty in a Special Operations unit of the Border Patrol, focusing on direct action and low visibility operations. He has served as a Federal Air Marshall, Personal Bodyguard to the Chief of Staff (IDF), Combat instructor and Counter Assault Team member to the Israeli Dignitary Protection Unit.


  • Certified Protection Professional (CPP) – ASIS International
  • Certified Active Shooter Response Instructor – ALERRT
  • Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events Instructor – TEEX
  • Counter Terror and Riot Control Instructor – Israel National Police
  • Senior Defensive Tactics Instructor – Israel Security Agency
  • Gracie Survival Tactics for Law Enforcement Instructor GST LV2 – Gracie University
  • Martial Arts Coach – Arazim Academy Israel
  • Krav Maga Instructor – Israel Defense Forces
  • Muay Thai & Kickboxing Instructor – Wingate Institute Israel
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach – Arazim Academy Israel
  • Mil / LE Kettlebell Instructor SFG1 – StrongFirst
  • CrossFit LV1 Coach / Strongman / CF Endurance

Christun Erwin

Owner of Healthy Buffalo

2nd Degree Black Belt in Karate / Certified Instructor under Aaron Janetti’s Knife Control Concepts Program out of Hilliard, OH.

Currently trains in Muay Thai, Kickboxing under coach Aaron Kimball at TCB Fight Team, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Shawn Pretat and Elle Jackson at TOSS Academy. In the past two years she has had over 250 training hours in close contact / force on force firearm and knife defense / combatives.

Requirements & Gear List:

Waiver / LTC / Background Check:

  • please complete the following waivers:
    • Tactical Fitness Waiver

  • Please send us a copy of your LTC or completed Background check to this email address if you haven’t already done so [email protected]

  • Bring physical LTC or Printed / Digital Background check verification on course day


  • Closed shoes

  • Pants or shorts with belt loops

  • Sturdy belt that matches the size of your holster / pouches clips

  • T Shirt or long sleeved shirt

  • Hat

  • Consider bringing an additional set of sports / comfortable clothing for hand to hand combat training after firearms (not mandatory)

Mandatory Firearms Training Gear

  • Semi Automatic Pistol with 4 mags (8 if single stack) – Rentals Available

  • Minimum of 200 rounds of new factory ammunition, no reloads – Direct Online Purchase Available

  • IWB or OWB Sturdy Holster with trigger guard protection and weapon retention, preferably made of KYDEX. No collapsible, sticky, Pocket Holster, Armpit, Ankle, Leather or Surpa type Holsters. No index release holsters

  • RENTALS AVAILABLE! Tactical Fitness Austin can provide a limited number of Handgun rental packages to anyone who does not own a handgun on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE: handgun rental package is only available with the purchase of 200 rounds or more of 9mm ammunition from OUR GUN STORE WEBSITE. Please contact [email protected] If you want a rental handgun package for the course to verify availability, then submit a screenshot of your ammo purchase within 2 hours of availability confirmation.

*note number of units limited

  • Eye and Ear Protection

  • Plenty Water, sunscreen

  • Snacks, Lunch. Ice and coolers are strongly recommended

Optional Recommended Gear

  • Mag Pouches

  • Shooting gloves

  • Mouth guard protection

If you have any missing items please contact me for a solution. Looking forward to training with you, don’t hesitate to call or text if you have any questions or concerns

5127851052, [email protected]

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