Self-Defense & Cyber Safety Workshop

Inspiring Confidence in Girls Through Self-Defense Education

August 7, 2021


The inspiHER Girls Leadership Foundation, in collaboration with the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office, will be hosting a FREE Self-Defense & Cyber Safety Workshop on Saturday, August 7th at Thomas Ewing Junior High in Lancaster, Ohio.  This workshop is designed specifically for girls in grades 5-8 and will cover basic self-defense education and cyber safety tips and strategies for young adults and their families. 

*All registered participants are required to bring one adult female (mom, guardian, aunt, grandma, etc) to attend and actively participant in the workshop.

Both workshop sessions will be delivered by trained professionals from the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office and will include the following:

Session One -  Self-Defense Basics:  This interactive session will focus on creating an awareness and strong survival-oriented attitude in the area of self-defense tactics and techniques.  The information presented will be coupled with specific physical training.  

- Sgt. T.J. Strawn, Det. Roy Maple, Tiffany Hedrick, Dep. Dustin Beavers

Session Two - Cyber Safety:  This session will focus on the DO's and DON'Ts of social media and will teach young girls the importance of responsible digital citizenship and ways to keep themselves and their friends safe online.

- Sgt. Forrest R. Cassel and Det. Meadows

All individuals that register BEFORE or ON Friday, July 23rd will receive a free event t-shirt.  Please indicate your t-shirt size in the registration form.


If you have questions regarding the event, please feel free to email at

Thank you!