Frequently Asked Questions

Is it really free?
Yes! Thanks to our generous donors, all StandStrong programs are FREE. 

What type of classes do you offer?
Our classes are available in person or online. A combination of Krav Maga and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, our self-defense classes empower students physically and mentally. 

Are your classes available to anyone? 
Yes, anyone of any age, skill level and background can take StandStrong classes for free. 

Where should I start?
If you’re new to self-defense or StandStrong, we encourage you to start with our on-line Level Aleph – defender. This course included 6 sessions (class 1 – 6) of an hour-long each, guided by our team.

I have a group, how can I organize a StandStrong class?
The best way if you have any specific requests, please reach out with details and we will try to coordinate an instructor to come to you. The size of the groups must be 15+ people to maximize our impact.

Donation FAQ

How do I donate?
To donate click here to reach our donation page. You will then be prompted to put in your information.

How can I sign up for recurring monthly donations?
When filling out your information on the donation page you will be prompted to choose the Donation Schedule. This will provide the option for monthly recurring payments.

Is my donation tax deductible?
Yes, donations are tax deductible, we’re 501c3.

Can I donate through PayPal?
Yes, when you are prompted to enter your credit card information, you will have the option to choose PayPal.

Can I donate by check?
Yes, checks should be addressed to StandStrong and mailed to the following address:
3515 Howard Street #1005, Skokie, IL 60076

Where will my money go?
Your money will be used to empower more communities with the confidence to be who they are, without fear. It will also use to provide classes, gear, personal equipment, and training.