Skip to main content
Second Sense - Beyond Vision Loss

1Touch™ Coaching Certification Course

Tuesday, April 9 - Thursday, April 11 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Become a Certified 1Touch™ Coach!

We are excited to be hosting the 1Touch™ coaches Certification Course at Second Sense! Give your students, adult learners and yourself the confidence and self-assurance everyone deserves.

Coaching Certification Course

When you earn the 1Touch™ Coaches Certification, you are able to teach the 1Touch self-defense techniques to people with vision loss.  This certification prepares you to help your students become confident travelers.  This three-day training provides the minimum hourly requirement needed for certification.  After completing training and successfully showing competency, participants will be certified through the 1Touch™ Project

Course Topics

  • Travel Safety
  • Threat Recognition, Analysis and Response
  • Personal Awareness
  • Stress Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Posture and Presentation
  • The Legalities of Self-Defense
  • Practical Self-Defense Techniques
  • Competence of Self-Defense Curriculum
  • Disability Awareness/Sensitivity Training

You can contact Christy Rea for an application at 877-218-6824 or email 1Touch Project. Or contact Polly Abbott at 312-236-8569 or email Polly Abbott.

Deadline for applications is February 28, 2019.

Training Fee

The total cost to become a certified 1Touch™ Coach is $600, with 50% due upon registration. The fee includes:

  • 3 days of intensive training (24 hours)
  • Audio described DVD
  • Instructor’s Manual/Sample Curriculum
  • Optional 3 Month Review
  • 6 Month Final Written and Physical Exam
  • Support/Forum/Network
  • 19.5 ACVREP CE Hours

Not sure if this is for you?

Come observe a 1Touch class at Second Sense:
Contact Polly Abbott at 312-236-8569 or email Polly Abbott.