After School Program for Girls Ages 6-17

FUN "Bully-Proof" Program to Increase Focus, Discipline, Strength & Confidence. Self Defense, Yoga, Dance, Nutrition & More

FREE Transportation from School

Fill out the form below to get information to join SHIELD 2.0 After School Program in Culver City! You will receive a voucher for a FREE uniform! ($60 value) Save your daughter's spot early! Space is limited!

FUN Life Skills That Make a Difference

Self Defense Training

The core of SHIELD 2.0 After School Program is SHIELD Women's Self Defense System, a very practical self defense training exclusively for women and girls. SHIELD training has been featured across the world on BBC World News, BuzzFeed, E!, Hallmark, France 24, Good Morning America, NBC, and more.

This course will teach your daughter how to have confidence and how to be safe around bullies and strangers! She will learn how to  do: Palm Strikes, Elbow Strikes, Knee Strikes, Kicking, Blocking, Takedowns, and Grappling! It’s awesome! 

The drills we do are fun exercises that are designed to increase your ability to move and change direction and body positioning, quickly and effectively, while under control. It increases quick  reflexes, coordination, balance, speed, and agility. 

Our self defense program includes Safe Dating/Healthy Relationship workshops for teenagers.


This  action packed class is a BLAST! 

Girls love learning new cool dance moves and routines! In our After School Program, learning  to dance is about learning to control one's body's movements and moving  with one's core. With upbeat music playing, they will be improving coordination and core strength while having a blast!


Understanding Nutrition is essential for anyone to learn early on. This program will help your daughter lead a healthy life. 

Nutrition is a part of SHIELD 2.0 After School Program. Our Nutrition Class is led by Chef Ariane. Chef Ariane is a celebrity Chef, Certified Nutritionist, and Best Selling Cookbook Author. She's been featured everywhere from Cosmopolitan, InStyle, Huff Post, Self, Shape, and many others. 

This class will demystify the complex subject of what "eating well" means. It will include informative talks, hands-on instruction, and, of course, tasting deliciously healthful food!


Yoga is a part of SHIELD 2.0 After School Program. Benefits of Yoga:

  • Develop body awareness
  • Manage stress through breathing, awareness and healthy movement
  • Build concentration
  • Increase confidence and positive self-image


Tumbling class at our After School Program will have your daughter flipping and bouncing through the gym! Your daughter will learn proper technique and develop body and aerial awareness in a fun and safe environment! 

So much FUN!


SHIELD 2.0 After School Program includes Meditation. Meditation is a practice to control one's mind. Studies suggest that kids and teens who practice mindfulness meditation tend to develop positive traits such as:  

  • Increased self-control
  • Better attentiveness in class 
  • More empathy and respect for others
  • Help manage challenging conditions such as stress, depression, ADHD and hyperactivity. 

Assertiveness Training

Assertiveness is the quality of being self-assured and confident without being aggressive. It is about communicating your wants and needs while at the same time respecting other's wants and needs. 

It is well documented in the field of psychology and psychotherapy that 'Assertiveness' is a learnable skill and mode of communication.

Assertiveness is a game changer in life. 

Agility & Core Strengthening

SHIELD 2.0 After School Program includes Agility and Core Strengthening Workouts. Having a strong body helps in all activities in our daily lives. 

Your daughter will become physically stronger, more balance with increased agility & coordination.

FREE Transportation

Although some parents drop off their daughters at our studio in Culver City, we  offer FREE transportation from some schools in Culver City. 

Currently, we pick up from the following schools:

  • El Marino Elementary
  • Farragut Elementary
  • El Rincon Elementary
  • Culver City Middle School
  • Culver City High School

We serve Culver City and Playa Vista. Our studio is on the border of Culver City & Playa Vista. 

A school or a parent can contact us to find out how to become a part of SHIELD 2.0 schools that we serve. We send a shuttle to pick up from your school. 

Empowerment After School Program for Girls

Who do you accept in the After School Program?

Our empowerment after school program in Culver City is open for girls ages 6 to 17 years old. Classes will be split by age groups. All lessons are age appropriate. 

Our culture of being the BEST means we only include the BEST programs, we only hire the BEST instructors and coaches, and we only accept the BEST students in our after school program. Honor and respect will be taught from day one. Misbehaved student who cannot follow instructions will not fit in our program. 

There is ZERO tolerance on bullying.

We are not a Daycare or Child Care or Babysitters.  

SHIELD 2.0 After School Program is an exclusive, well rounded, structured program with carefully selected life-skill lessons led by professionals in their fields, specifically chosen to empower the girls and young women as they grow into adulthood. 

Structured Program to increase Motor Skills, Focus & Discipline

  • Balance!  -  Balance is defines as the correct body placement within a space or determined movement. 
  • Coordination!   -  Coordination is the physical ability that allows a person to  perform orderly movements that are aimed toward executing a specific  technical action. 
  • Speed!  -  Speed is the basic physical ability to perform gestures in the shortest amount possible. 
  • Strength!  -  Strength is defined as the subject’s physical ability to lift, support or defeat a weight of mass by muscle action. 
  • Agility!  -  Agility is the ability to react rapidly with adequate movement to changing situations. 
  • Spatial Perception!  -   We define Spatial Perception as the knowledge of the environment and  its surroundings. It is also known as situational awareness. It involves the subject’s awareness of their situation and possible situations in their surrounding space. 
  • Body Perception!  -   Body perception is a cognitive structure that provides the human body  recognition in any situation and the information needed to establish  relations with the environment, including self awareness, and its  position in space. 

Who is hosting the After School Program and who are your coaches?

This after school program is hosted and sponsored by SHIELD Women's Self Defense System®

SHIELD training has been featured on BBC World News, BuzzFeed, E!, Good Morning America, France24, NBC, ABC, CBS, Hallmark, KCAL, Fox, Telemundo, Univision and more. 

Since 2003, SHIELD self defense training has been taught for LA County Dept of Public Health, UCLA, USC, Pepperdine, Santa Monica Police, Fox Studios, Sony Pictures, BuzzFeed, Lionsgate, Kaiser Permanente, and other companies, schools, government entities, and private groups.

Our Instructors are professionals in their fields. We are NOT they type of after school program who hires coaches to teach various activities. We hire professionals in their fields. Certified nutritionist, certified yoga teacher, professional dance teacher. They are carefully selected. We seek passion and knowledge of the skills. And they have to be passionate in empowering the young ladies. We hire the best! Your daughter will love them!

What are the days and hours of your after school program?

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SHIELD 2.0 After School Program is in operation when schools are in session. 

For Students in Grades 1-5

5 Days/Week - Monday to Friday 

We provide FREE transportation from selected schools to our studio in Culver City. 

For Students in Grades 6-12

Students can choose Full-Time or Part-Time programs.


Full Time Program meets Monday to Friday from school dismissal to 5pm. Parents pick up by 6pm. Students will have time to do homework while waiting for parents to pick up. 


Part Time Program meets 2 Days/week, either Mon/Wed session or Tue/Thu session, from school dismissal to 5pm. Parents pick up by 6pm. Students will have time to do homework while waiting for parents to pick up. 

Additional days can be arranged, if space is available. 

Benefits of SHIELD 2.0 After School Program

  • Boost Confidence Level
  • Improved Behavior 
  • Increased Focus 
  • Increased Discipline & Self Control
  • Improved Balance & Coordination
  • Improved ability to manage stress
  • Improved Spatial and Body Awareness
  • Become Physically Stronger
  • Become Healthier by understanding Nutrition. 

This program sounds perfect for my daughter! How do we join?

It's easy to join SHIELD 2.0 After School Program in Culver City! Select one of the two affordable memberships that will fit your daughter's needs: Full Time & Part Time. 

Most parents choose the Entire School Year membership at a discounted rate. 

We also offer a Flexible Month-to-Month membership

Save your daughter's spot early. Contact us right now by filling out the form below, or call/text our team at (310) 854-9239 to go over the different programs and pricing.

Information Request

Fill out the form below to get information to join SHIELD 2.0 After School Program in Culver City! You will receive a voucher for a FREE uniform! ($60 value) Save your daughter's spot early! Space is limited!

SHIELD 2.0 After School Program for Girls

6295 Bristol Parkway, Culver City, CA 90230, US

(310) 854-9239