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Self-Defense and Self-Protection Classes

Our self-defense and self-protection classes will teach you how to be aware of your surroundings and basic moves that can save you in the event of an attack.

Self-Defense and Self-Protection Classes

Self defense

Our self-defense and self-protection classes are designed to teach basic moves to help defend yourself and escape from a dangerous situation.

The Northeast Family YMCA offers a single-day class. The Floyd County and Southwest Family YMCAs offer multiple-week progressive programs.

  • Offered at the following YMCA locations: Downtown, Floyd County, Northeast, and Southwest

Schedule varies by location.


Floyd County: Ages 14 years and up
Downtown and Northeast: Ages 16 years and up
Southwest: Ages 18 and up


Rates vary by location.

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