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Ishi Yama Battojutsu

Ishi Yama Battojutsu

New on Lessons
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
35+ years in business
Serves Shoreline, WA
Students in these classes learn personal protection techniques and gain insight into the modern application of the ancient way of Japanese style swordsmanship.
Flow Pro Fitness

Flow Pro Fitness

New on Lessons
Offers online services
3+ years in business
Serves Shoreline, WA
5 years MMA training experience 7 years weightlifting experience ISSA certified PT During the summer of 2017, Flow Pro Fitness founder, Kyler Krueger found himself on a journey of self-discovery. Sick of monotony and yearning to explore the world outside of his hometown, the journey of a lifetime began with a brief Google search. That search, which started with “mixed martial arts camps” led him to Facebook, a new connection, and eventually; a plane ticket to Thailand where he settled briefly and was immersed in the world of mixed martial arts. It was in Thailand, where Kyler studied, connected, and watered the seeds planted within him whi
"Mighty" Mathias' Boxing & Kickboxing

"Mighty" Mathias' Boxing & Kickboxing

New on Lessons
3 hires on Lessons
6+ years in business
Serves Shoreline, WA
I am a fun and energetic individual with a passion for the skill of striking. I possess a decade of training between kickboxing and boxing and have competed on the local circuit. I have 5+ years of coaching/teaching experience and in that time, have taught many people who not only range in skill level, but age as well. Beginner to advanced, young or old, short and tall - I have worked with all. Here's some things I can pretty much guarantee, as long as you apply yourself: You will break a sweat, you will learn something and you will have a good time! You don't need to work towards stepping into a ring either. Boxing and kickboxing, in general...
COBRA Northwest

COBRA Northwest

New on Lessons
9+ years in business
Serves Shoreline, WA
We teach law enforcement based self-defense.
Modern Katana Academy

Modern Katana Academy

New on Lessons
39+ years in business
Serves Shoreline, WA
We are a rare, modernized school of self-defense teaching cutting edge skills based on weapon and open-hand counter-striking. New students will train with a weapon in hand from day one, rapidly increasing timing, distance and neural response vs. most types of "classical" unrealistic training methods. The head instructor has over 45 years of martial arts, close-quarter combat knowledge. See more information here: modernkatanaacademy.com Helping a person to feel more mentally confident and physically empowered through an elevation of self-defense skills is highly rewarding. It is a an important path, well worth taking....
Striking With Balance

Striking With Balance

New on Lessons
Serves Shoreline, WA
I am a Certified Master Instructor in Hand to Hand, and Firearms along with Taser, pepper spray and knife fighting Techniques. after 26 years of Law-Enforcement Duty and also teaching young officers as well as veteran officer to protect themselves and the community, I feel that the community need to know the same Self- Defense Techniques. I have been teaching for a long time and have enjoy to continue to teach as long people wish to learn and I always feel proud when the students enjoy themselves and learn something that might help or save them and or a loved one. That my fulfillment....
Master. KD

Master. KD

New on Lessons
1 hire on Lessons
48+ years in business
Serves Shoreline, WA
watching. people. develop
Olympic Taekwondo Academy

Olympic Taekwondo Academy

New on Lessons
14+ years in business
Serves Shoreline, WA
Olympic Taekwondo Academy, located in Silverdale, Washington and the surrounding areas, is a premier martial arts institution. Their programs offer a unique blend of martial arts training that helps balance the mind, body, and spirit. They specialize in private lessons, ensuring a personalized approach to learn martial arts. Olympic Taekwondo Academy is committed to helping individuals discover their capabilities, challenge their limits, and prepare to defend themselves in an increasingly unpredictable world.
Carter's Taekwondo

Carter's Taekwondo

New on Lessons
11+ years in business
Serves Shoreline, WA
We practice both the HTF, similar to ITF and we also train in WTF Taekwondo styles. We also train in Shaolin Kung Fu, Balintiwak and more. Our school is dedicated to teaching each student to their fullest capabilities, and my goal is to train every student to be better than myself. We teach all ages, includuding students with special needs of any sort Some of my favorite students vary on the autism spectrum and they have trained since 2017. The most important key in this is the parents. Sometimes children AND adults want to skip out of chores, class... but the parents who bring their kids to class are the reason why the kid succeeds in what...
Kickboxing And Boxing Club

Kickboxing And Boxing Club

New on Lessons
Serves Shoreline, WA
I have trained in multiple martial arts disciplines including Wing Chun, Tang Soo Do, Muay Thai, Kyokushin Karate, 7 Star Mantis Kung Fu, Savate, and Western Boxing. I'm motivated in changing peoples lives through martial arts, and this program will help the beginner pick up the necessary skills to defend themselves whether in self defense or in competition. Passing down my art. Empowering peoples lives.

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 Shoreline self defense classes

Recent success stories from people in the Shoreline area.
LAURA VERONICA M.
Shes very good and patient with my daughter
Resilient Body Fitness
William
High level and understandable. Very good at getting the point across to the athlete.
ABC Wrestling and MMA
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