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Rise Conference

Welcome to the NWMAF’s annual conference: the most inclusive, comprehensive, women-led event for practitioners of martial arts, Empowerment Self-Defense, and the healing arts!

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Rise 2022

August 3: Self-Defense Instructors Conference (SDIC) – Professional development content for aspiring and experienced self-defense instructors.

August 4-6: RISE – Classes, workouts, and workshops from a variety of traditions and practices (martial arts, healing arts, and self-defense), plus a Teen track for participants ages 12-17.

August 6: SUPER SATURDAY – Classes open to ALL genders and ages 12+. Saturday evening culminates in our members’ performance showcase, plus a raffle and expo!

Women (cis and trans) and gender nonbinary/nonconforming practitioners ages 12+ are invited to attend the entire NWMAF Conference or just Super Saturday. Super Saturday is open to EVERYONE.

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Attendees from past Annual Conference.