Women’s Self Defence
Wen-Do is Canada‘s oldest women’s self defence organization. Classes are currently taught online by experienced instructors.
What is Wen-Do?
Wen-Do is a program designed for women by women. Techniques are designed for women of all ages, sizes, and abilities. A combination of discussion, with practical physical skills results in an integration of mental and physical preparedness.
News & Stories
Meet some of our certified instructors.
For this university lecturer, Wen-Do is about bringing together an understanding of oppression and the practical tools to fight back.
Long-time instructor working in high schools and with expertise serving women with mobility or visual disabilities.
Arts-based facilitator, social worker, psychotherapist and Wen-Do instructor with expertise working with queer communities.
“Wen-Do was fun. It taught me to stop being the little girl sitting in the corner watching. It taught me to be the superhero and fight for myself. I hope nothing ever happens to me or anyone in my class but if it does happen we will all know how to defend ourselves and it’s all because of Wen-Do.”