Best Self Defense Lessons in Washington, DC 2016

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Best of 2016

Browse these self defense lessons with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Washington, DC.

  1. #1 SYBCG School of Self Defense/ Positive Self Defense

    (18 reviews)

    Joan O.

    Very profession & skilled. Good at communicating his directions as well as demonstrating them. All around wonderful experience.

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  2. #2 The Rowland Training Method

    (13 reviews)

    Renee H.

    Anthony tailors the trainings to meet your individual needs. He is respectful and genuine. He wants you to succeed at meeting your goals.

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  3. #3 Albert Battista

    (2 reviews)

    Bri a.

    Absolute professional and very knowledgable of his craft

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  4. #4 Core Performance

    (4 reviews)

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  5. #5 NOVA Self Defense

    (13 reviews)

    Thomas C.

    NOVA Self Defense was fantastic. I had Evan run a self-defense class for my daughters and it was a great experience.

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  • Self-Defense Training

    NOVA Self Defense

    (13 reviews)

    With this martial arts self defense company, you can be alert and prepared if caught in a dire situation. They offer a variety of customized classes such as private self defense for women, kids and others.

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  • Self Defense & Martial Arts Training

    SYBCG School of Self Defense/ Positive Self Defense

    (18 reviews)

    Find a self defense instructor with more than 38 years of experience at SYBCG School of Self Defense. They provide quality personal self defense, Jujutsu and karate training programs, among others.

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  • Self Defense Programs

    The Rowland Training Method

    (13 reviews)

    Learn some of the best self defense techniques by hiring Anthony. He offers muay thai and krav maga training services. Find out his pricing details today.

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  • Personal Defense Classes

    Mighty Mike Personal Combat Training

    (7 reviews)

    This martial arts academy offers individual and group instructions for personal protection or competition. They also provide boxing and fitness instruction for students of ages 3.5 and up.

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  • Tai Chi Lessons

    Still Water Tai Chi Center

    (2 reviews)

    Learn to defend yourself through traditional Tai Chi lessons from Still Water Tai Chi Center. They also teach the full Tai Chi system of Chinese sword as well as simple and effective self protection.

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  • Self Defense & Street Fighting Training

    Herculian Karate

    Hercules Manago provides street fighting and self defense training sessions using modern methods. He teaches ground fighting, multi-attacker defense, combat stress management, and more.

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  • Self Defense Instruction

    Maryland Kyusho Concepts LLC t/a MKC Karate

    (2 reviews)

    Maryland Kyusho Concepts LLC has been providing self defense courses for over 25 years. They are among the self defense schools that specialize in Okinawan Karate and martial arts classes.

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  • Private & Group Krav Maga Lessons

    First Defense Krav Maga

    First Defense Krav Maga teaches the most current methods of this Israeli self-defense system. They offer customized self defense classes for individuals, pairs, and small groups.

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  • Martial Arts Instructors

    Montgomery County Kung Fu/Moy Tung Kung Fu

    Check out Montgomery County Kung Fu if you're searching for close-range personal defense training using simple economic movements. They also provide introductory lessons in VIng Tsun.

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  • Self-Defense Instruction

    DC Impact Self Defense

    Get self defense lessons for teens and adults at DC Impact Self Defense. They teach effective and simple strategies through drills, scenarios, and practice with male instructors in padded gear.

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  • Tae Kwon Do

    Andrew Gause's Martial Arts

    Learn how to defend yourself and your woman on your own. This studio specializes in providing Tae Kwon Do lessons. Their instructors are experienced in teaching adults, teens, children and families.

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  • Self Defence Classes

    Breelaun Marchai

    (1 reviews)

    Visit this gym if you need a professional instructor who offers one of the best self defense classes in town. They also provide all types of persona training services for couples and individuals.

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  • Health & Martial Arts

    WST Health & Martial Arts Center

    WST Health & Martial Arts Center offers fun defensive tactics programs for groups and individuals. They also have classes for Tai Chi, Taoist yoga, meditation, Chinese Kung Fu and more.

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  • Muay Thai Kickboxing, Karate & Self Defense

    Teddy's Fitness Boxing

    Try these personal trainers if you are looking for self defense instructors who provide effective fighting techniques. They teach American and Muay Thai kickboxing, karate, and more.

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  • Self-Defense Lessons & Seminars

    Learn To Protect Yourself

    Defend yourself in case of a violent attack by taking private self defense lessons from this facility. They offer a 90-minute seminar that teaches 15 easy-to-use, simple and effective self-defense techniques.

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  • Women's Self-Defense Training

    Independent Instructor

    John Nesky provides women's self defense classes. He is among the area's best self defense instructors who handle courses from a single two- or three-hour session to 12- to 15-hour courses.

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Best of 2015

Browse these self defense lessons with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Washington, DC.

  1. #1 SYBCG School of Self Defense/ Positive Self Defense

    (18 reviews)

    Joan S.

    WOW! Was I ever impressed with Zurriane Bennett and his work! I hired him to do two sessions with my soccer team full of rising senior girls, as part of our summer conditioning. He exceeded expectations so much that I am considering how I can bring him back and offer this to more of our high school girls. THANK YOU, Zurraine, for your work with my girls. You are someone who truly makes a difference in the world.

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“Need a Self Defense Instructor”

Falls Church, VA

Discipline
Assault prevention (basic self defense)
Age
Adult
Skill level
No experience
Details
This is for a group of 15-20 co-workers. We wanted to get quotes for a 2-hour self-defense lesson. Hopefully verbal and physical instruction (late January) In Arlington, we have a multipurpose room where we can do the training.
$307
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“Need a Self Defense Instructor”

Arlington, VA

Discipline
Assault prevention (basic self defense)
Age
Adult
Skill level
No experience
Details
We are looking for an instructor to provide a 45 minute self-defense lesson for a group of adults and children at a Black Belt party. Basic street smarts and simple, yet effective techniques is what we want the group to learn.
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“Need a Self Defense Instructor”

Washington, DC

Discipline
Assault prevention (basic self defense)
Age
Adult
Skill level
No experience
Details
Self defense for an adult woman concerned about street assault. Prefer Tuesday weeknights 6-8pm in December or weekend afternoons. Can travel to NW DC locations. Otherwise prefer provider comes to me.
$70
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