Self-Defense

Fitness: Self-Defense

Personal Enrichment

Offered through Continuing Education

Are you prepared to defend yourself in an attack?

Program Coordinator

Continuing Education

Phone

314-984-7777

Register and pay online for self-defense courses

Summer 2018 registration has started! Call 314-984-7777 to register by phone or click the button above to register and pay online.

Krav Maga

Are you prepared to defend yourself in an attack? Krav Maga, the preferred system for U.S. military units and law enforcement agencies, is an exciting, aggressive and fast-paced class designed to prepare both the body and mind for violent attacks. Utilizing stress drills designed to mimic real life situations, new students and repeat beginners will practice self-defense and hand-to-hand combat techniques to quickly and effectively finish a fight or attack situation. Class is hands-on and fully interactive. No shoes on mats; athletic wear required. Senior discount does not apply.
PEDU:743 | $95
S02 Sa 10-11 a.m.
June 2 – August 4 Xtreme Krav Maga
S03 M 6-7 p.m.
June 4 – August 6 Xtreme Krav Maga
Women Only
S01 Tu 6-7 p.m.
May 29 – July 31 Xtreme Krav Maga

Systema: Russian Self-Defense

Learn the innovative and versatile self-defense tactics of Systema, the Russian Martial Art. Systema tactics are time practical, realistic and effective against any type of opponent under any circumstance. Based on instinctive reactions, individual strengths and characteristics, specifically designed for fast learning. In Systema, the synergy of three components creates a TRUE WARRIOR - Combat Skill, Strong Spirit and Healthy Body. Class will push your body and test your spirit. No class 7/3. Senior discount does not apply.
PEDU:743 | $95
S04 Tu 6:30-7:30 p.m.
May 29 – August 7 Systema St. Louis

Class Nikita: Covert Self-Defense for Women

Arm yourself with the skills necessary to handle any violent or confrontational situation with this highly individualized and practical training. Learn hand-to-hand self-defense, situational awareness, armed/unarmed tactical training, child protection, improvised weapons, weapon recognition/concealment, vehicle and home defense, defense against multiple attackers, and psychological manipulation of attackers. No class 7/5. Senior discount does not apply.
PEDU:743 | $95
S05 Th 5:45-6:45 p.m.
May 31 – August 9 Systema St. Louis

Practical Self-Defense for Women

Discover and maximize your own power, gain confidence using effective techniques to assess and deal with physical attacks. Includes situational awareness, stand up defense (striking and kicking), ground rape defense, grab attack defense, with preview of lethal weapons defense class. Female martial arts instructor with over 25 years of experience. Ages 13 and up; students under 18 must be accompanied by parent/guardian. Registration and signed waiver required for each participant. All gear is provided. No shoes on mats; athletic wear required. Class is hands on; basic physical fitness required to practice techniques with partners. Senior discount does not apply.
PEDU:743 | $25
S08 Sa 9 a.m.-noon Gina Breadon
July 21 CODA Martial Arts

New Practical Self-Defense for Women and Intro to Weapons Defense

Defend yourself with effective techniques useful to assess and deal with physical attacks and those from assailants using lethal weapons such as knives, hand guns, and clubs or ball bats. Martial arts instructors have 25 - 45 years of experience. Ages 13 and up; students under 18 must be accompanied by parent/guardian. Registration and signed waiver required for each participant. All gear is provided. No shoes on mats; athletic wear required. Class is hands on; basic physical fitness required to practice techniques with partners. Senior discount does not apply.
PEDU:743 | $25
S06 F 6-9 p.m. Gina Breadon
June 15 MC - PE, 105
S07 Sa 9 a.m.-noon
June 23 CODA Martial Arts

At the time of registration, adults 60 years and older may enroll in select courses for the reduced fee shown as the "SR" price. Reduction will be calculated at check-out in the online system.

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