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Luminescence: A Women Warriors' Retreat
Luminescence: A Women Warriors' Retreat

Sat, Jun 03


Starlite Glampgrounds

Luminescence: A Women Warriors' Retreat

A 2-day women's retreat to nurture your warrior spirit through community, combatives and firearms training.

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Time & Location

Jun 03, 2023, 8:00 AM CDT – Jun 04, 2023, 5:00 PM CDT

Starlite Glampgrounds, 3911 Southwinds Dr, Lorena, TX 76655, USA

Course Description

MarishiTen and Zanshin Tactical present a 2-day women's retreat at the Starlite Glampgrounds to nurture your warrior spirit. Students will join other women in learning potentially life saving hand-to-hand combatives and firearms skills from an experienced female duo.

The Starlite Glampground is home to a night sky still full of twinkling stars...and dreams. Cozy up next to a firepit on the deck of your personal sanctuary under the stars. Their luxury filled tents will soothe your soul as your mind wanders to a relaxing, magical state. 

Their tents are unlike any others around. Enjoy all the amenities of a five-star hotel, including AC and heat, without the hustle and bustle of busyness underneath the stars.


Day 1: Combatives (Sidney)

  • Arrivals and check-in
  • Situational awareness and mindset
  • Hand strikes and kicks 
  • Standing and ground self defense techniques utilizing bodyweight and leverage 
  • Introducing firearms into the fight and weapon retention
  • Relax in the pool
  • Catered dinner
  • Fireside connections

Day 2: Firearms Skills (Stephanie)

  • Introducing firearms into the fight (Live Fire)
  • CCW and Carry Considerations
  • Handgun Manipulations
  • Handgun Marksmanship
  • Alternate Force Options
  • Debrief and Farewells

Sidney O.

Sidney is a lifelong martial artist and has trained worldwide, including in Thailand, Phillipines, France, Spain, Holland, and the USA. She has trained in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Krav Maga, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Wrestling, MMA and Karate (Shito-Ryu, Wado-Ryu, Kyokushin, Shotokan, and Machida). In addition to training, Sidney has put her skills to the test in competitions and in her everyday job as a Police Officer in a major metropolitan police department.

Sidney has been a police officer for 13 years. Her assignments include or have included patrol, directed enforcement, plain clothes surveillance, element member of a tactical response team (high risk warrant service, active shooter response, crowd management/civil unrest, VIP and dignitary protection, K9 search team, plain clothes surveillance, and natural disaster evacation aid) Academy instructor, arrest and control instructor, and handgun instructor.

Sidney has been teaching law enforcement arrest and control techniques to in-service and academy personnel for 7 years. She is able to explain techniques from the perspective of an average sized woman and testify to what actually works and what doesn't. When not teaching or patrolling the streets of Southern California, Sidney continues to pursue martial arts training and enjoys sharing her passion through training others. 


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      +$16.88 service fee
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      +$16.25 service fee
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      +$15.00 service fee



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