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Self Defense

The YMCA’s various self-defense classes provide philosophy and physical conditioning with an emphasis on reflex development, timing, eye-hand coordination, balance and a sense of well-being. These classes provide a unique and challenging opportunity for individuals of all ages and capabilities to have fun while getting a great physical work-out.

Benefits of self-defense include:

  • Increased strength and flexibility
  • Self-confidence
  • Concentration,
  • Self-awareness & more!

Beginners are welcome.

Self Defense classes are offered at the following locations. Please click for more information.


YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase
YMCA Arylawn Program Center


YMCA Alexandria
YMCA Arlington
YMCA Fairfax County Reston