When I’m introducing students to self defense at any level I have something of a canned speech that I give.
You are in every situation you will encounter your own “First Responder” and your own best witness. Be Aware, Be Prepared, be the Best First Responder and Witness you can be".
To me this helps get the students in the right mindset and prepares them for the class to come.
Do any of you other instructors have a similar approach? What else do you do?