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Self-Defense Classes

Now Scheduling!
April & May 2024 Events/Classes

Tuesday evenings in Murrells Inlet

Form your own group of women & teenage girls

Call or email to schedule a self-defense event or class today!


We offer self-defense classes from September to May

Class Structure

The techniques we teach are from the Gracie Jiu-jitsu Academy-Women Empowered Program. They are based on the most common threats to women, creating a system of leverage, not strength. No matter your size, skill-level, or athleticism, you can use these techniques to stay safe. You can do this! 

The goal of classes is to empower women to realize their inner strength and enable them with the tools to remain calm and safe, escape, and fight back if necessary. Classes allow participants to gain experience through hands-on application of self-defense techniques.


Introduction to the problem and solution (self-defense)


Sharing of personal

self-defense stories

Safety Discussion

The phases of victimization, college concerns, and verbal self-defense / awareness, boundaries, and communication


Standing Technique​​

​Defenses, grabs, chokes


Ground Work

Line drills on mats

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