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Top 10 self defense classes in Grapevine, TX

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Round-a-bout Martial Arts Club

Round-a-bout Martial Arts Club

New on Lessons
1 hire on Lessons
Serves Grapevine, TX
Over a decade of martial arts training. Skilled in Boxing, MMA and Self Defense. Learn from a 2nd degree black belt and amateur boxer.
Perfect Practice = Perfect Performance

Perfect Practice = Perfect Performance

5.0Exceptional(22)
Offers online services
32 hires on Lessons
36+ years in business
Serves Grapevine, TX
Roger P. says, "Coach Tino is a true treasure. A great mix of experience, discipline and motivation. He truly meets the player where they are in their basketball plan and takes a custom approach to get them to their goals. " Read more
Star Mixed Martial Arts

Star Mixed Martial Arts

5.0Exceptional(6)
20+ years in business
Serves Grapevine, TX
Joe J. says, "Sent my son to Star for 3 years. The skills he learned at Star put him in the position to become the current #1 wrestler in the nation. The coaching staff is second to none. I would highly recommend this club to anyone. " Read more
Jayson Dimanche

Jayson Dimanche

5.0(1)
1 hire on Lessons
5+ years in business
Serves Grapevine, TX
Wells A. says, "We had a great experience using Hidden Gems Personal Development. First and foremost, Coach Dimanche was awesome with our student athletes. They couldn't wait for the next time to be around him. His knowledge and passion for the game of football was second to none. He was all about getting our kids ready for the NEXT LEVEL. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for football training or strength and conditioning work. " Read more
Joe's Martial Arts

Joe's Martial Arts

5.0Exceptional(5)
9+ years in business
Serves Grapevine, TX
Thu says, "Joe is knowledgeable very skill in his Martial Arts. He has help many athletes to meda in regional , State and National Championships. He is a great coach and teacher." Read more
MrRogersneighborhood

MrRogersneighborhood

5.0Exceptional(52)
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
6+ years in business
Serves Grapevine, TX
Marvin B. says, "His energy is very positive, upbeat and engaging." Read more
Rister Martial Arts

Rister Martial Arts

New on Lessons
36+ years in business
Serves Grapevine, TX
I am very happy to help people with personal safety. Being a victim of a crime can last a lifetime. Giving someone the personal power to overcome this is my passion.
Premier Martial Arts Frisco

Premier Martial Arts Frisco

New on Lessons
23+ years in business
Serves Grapevine, TX
Empowering lives through Self Defense and Martial Arts by building personal, mental and physical life skills. We've served Frisco area for 23 years and have improved the lives of 1000's of families. Certified and Licensed COBRA Self Defense instructor. Sixth degree Mixed Martial Arts Black Belt. Premier Martial Arts Owner and Licensed operator. Web sites premiermartialartsfrisco.com selfedefensefrisco.com
The Little Gunner Boy, LLC

The Little Gunner Boy, LLC

5.0(3)
Top Pro
Offers online services
6 hires on Lessons
4+ years in business
Serves Grapevine, TX
David B. says, "Jacob knew that we were rookies with firearms. He provided us pre-training material and focused on safety and handling. We will work with in the near future. " Read more
Colleyville Kenpo Karate And COBRA Defense

Colleyville Kenpo Karate And COBRA Defense

New on Lessons
2 hires on Lessons
Serves Grapevine, TX
We are your self-defense HQ! We teach practical, sophisticated real self-defense, not sport martial arts. Forget MMA, Jui-jitsu, Tae Kwon Do and other sports type programs. We are certified to teach Ed Parker's American Kenpo Karate, the premier self-defense system worldwide. We also teach COBRA Defense which is a law enforcement based self-defense program. In addition, we teach defensive firearms classes including LTC, Concealed Carry Advanced, Tactical Shooting, Shotdun, Rifle, Knife, pepper spray, and other weapons. We are also licensed by the state of Texas to teach armed private security officers and bodyguards as well. Seeing a beginner...

Your self defense questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much are self-defense classes?

Self-defense classes cost $150 to $400 on average for a 6- to 10-week program at a martial arts studio or dedicated self-defense school. Classes held at community centers typically cost less than those offered by professional marital arts studios, and some local police departments and offer free classes.

Some martial arts studios offer single-session self-defense classes for $30 to $80 each, depending on the studio, class size, length, and location. Most one-time classes last 2 to 3 hours.

Are self-defense classes worth it?

Self-defense classes are worth it for individuals who want to be prepared for a life-threatening situation. A self-defense class teaches you how to recognize and avoid dangerous situations, and how to survive situations that can't be avoided. Many people consider the added peace of mind worth the investment.

Self-defense training can be especially helpful if you find yourself in any of these common circumstances:

  • Walking alone at night
  • Jogging in a secluded area, such as a wooded park or trail
  • In a crowded bar or club where alcohol is served
  • During a home invasion

Are self-defense classes effective, and what are the benefits?

Self-defense classes are an effective way to learn how to avoid dangerous confrontations and how to deescalate or escape the confrontations you can't avoid.

Self-defense classes provide a wide range of benefits:

  • Builds your confidence
  • Improves your physical fitness
  • Increases your awareness of your surroundings
  • Improves your balance
  • Provides a sense of personal empowerment

In addition to teaching you how to defend yourself against a human attacker, self-defense training can also be useful when defending yourself from an animal attack.

What do self-defense classes teach?

Self-defense classes teach you these skills to defend yourself from an attacker:

  • Situational awareness and how to detect danger where you might not expect it
  • Verbal skills to prevent or deescalate a confrontation
  • Strikes, including punches, kicks, knees, and elbows
  • How to avoid being dragged to the ground
  • Grappling techniques that are useful if you find yourself on the ground
  • How to defend yourself with improvised weapons or objects in your environment

During a self-defense class, you will practice physical skills alone and with a partner. Practicing with a partner provides a sense of what real physical contact with an attacker may feel like.

Many self-defense schools teach Krav Maga. Developed by the Israeli Defense Forces, Krav Maga remains one of the most popular defense systems among military personnel and law enforcement agencies.

What to wear to self-defense classes?

Wear comfortable athletic clothing that allows you to move freely, such as a T-shirt or tank top and leggings, yoga pants, sweatpants, or shorts. Opt for breathable moisture-wicking fabric to minimize sweating.

Where to take self-defense classes near me?

Follow these tips to find the best self-defense classes near you:

  • Decide whether you want to attend women-only classes or co-ed classes.
  • Compare costs from at least three local schools or martial arts studios.
  • Read school and studio reviews on Lessons and Google.
  • Avoid schools that include pre-rehearsed self-defense demos, as these demos typically don't reflect real-world circumstances or outcomes.
  • Visit the class location to confirm it's well-maintained and the staff is professional.
  • Ask about special offers for new students. Some schools offer a free trial class.
  • Take one class to ensure the studio is a good fit for you before enrolling in a multi-week or ongoing program.
  • Get a copy of the membership contract in writing before making a payment.

What questions should I ask self-defense teachers?

Before signing up for a self-defense class, ask the instructor these important questions:

  • How much do your classes cost?
  • Do you require a membership contract, and if so, what does it entail?
  • What is your class schedule?
  • Do you offer any specials for new students?
  • How many people are in a typical class?
  • Are your classes women-only or co-ed?
  • How long does a class last?
  • What should I wear to the class?

Reviews for Grapevine self defense classes

Recent success stories from people in the Grapevine area.
Bobby Jo C.
Tino has forgotten more boxing wisdom and skill then I will ever learn. He’s quick to correct when you’re wrong and even quicker to praise when doing it right. He will push you to find what you didn’t even know you had inside you. Highly recommend.
Perfect Practice = Perfect Performance
Tim H.
Coaches are fantastic
Star Mixed Martial Arts
Venkat M.
I’ve trained with Joe for about 3-4 years. Joe is extremely well experienced and has had years of training in taekwondo.
Joe's Martial arts
Michelle C.
He's full of energy and encouragement!
MrRogersneighborhood
Chris C.
Patient and teaching
The Little Gunner Boy, LLC
Emily T.
Mike is great and a fantastic motivator. Lots of experience and suggestions for how to improve on my own as well.
Winning, Inc.
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