Self Defense

Everybody has the right to feel safe and to protect themselves from attackers.

However, the average person does not know the basics to protect themselves from attack.

The American Academy of Martial Arts offers an eight week course to teach individuals the basics of self-protection. The following strategies are taught in the course:

  • PSituation Awareness.
  • PHow to defend from a frontal attack.
  • PHow to defend from a rear attack.
  • PHow to defend against unarmed attacks.
  • PHow to defend against armed attacks.
  • PHow to defend against multiple attackers.

The American Academy of Martial Arts also offers Self Protection classes once a month. Check our Events Page for times and costs.

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