SELF DEFENCE CLASSES
FIND YOUR PERFECT SELF DEFENCE CLASS
We offer a wide range of self defence classes in person and online for all age groups, with a choice of mixed, men’s or women’s only classes.
All our in-person classes take place in our purpose-built, air conditioned and fully accessible training academy using Pro-Guard Armour, specially designed by us, to help you get the most out of every session. We offer a range of martial arts classes that are tailored to help you meet your goals with a curriculum that is challenging, rewarding and fun to learn. All of our instructors are well trained and prepared to help you succeed.
Krav Maga is the official self-defence system of the Israeli Defence Forces, and one of the most effective and practical systems in the world. It's easy to learn, train and adapt to different situations—so you can avoid danger before it even happens.
Muay Thai is a fun, fast-paced martial art from Thailand which combines fists, elbows, knees and shins to create one of the most effective striking systems in the world. Training will leave you feeling stronger, more confident and empowered.
BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a self-defence martial art and combat sport system that focuses on grappling and ground fighting. By using energy efficiently along with the principles of leverage and momentum it helps people overcome size and force with technique.
Capoeira combines elements of traditional martial arts and African-Brazilian dances with the quick-witted dodging of boxing. Fast footwork, acrobatics, music and dance are all part of the performance that makes capoeira such a unique fighting style.
Boxing is about confidence, discipline and respect for yourself. We help you learn the techniques of boxing, including punching and footwork, to increase your fitness, strength and stamina, as well as your ability to protect yourself on the street.
MIXED MARTIAL ARTS (MMA)
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a combat sport that incorporates striking, clinch fighting and ground fighting. It utilizes the most effective elements of boxing, wrestling, jiu-jitsu, karate, judo and other sports.
At DSD Academy we run classes throughout the week for men, women and children of all ages and abilities. To find out more about our children's classes please visit our dedicated page here.
We know that martial arts can feel scary, so we offer all our customers a Free Trial Class option, just to find out if it’s the right fit for you.
"A great place to train and get fit. One 2 one training, group sessions and lots of different defence classes to choose from throughout the week. The team of coaches/ trainers are very experienced. And unlike a lot of other similar places, this gym is clean with no unpleasant smells".
Mani Vekaria (5* Google Review)
CORPORATES & SCHOOLS
The DSD Academy teaching team specialises in courses for both in-house corporate organisations and schools (primary to secondary).
We offer tailored training courses in Krav Maga (self defence) and Muay Thai (kickboxing) including:
Women’s self defence at work
General self defence courses
Security Training for staff
Muay Thai in schools
Krav Maga in schools
We have a team who work with companies wishing to provide self defence courses for staff . These are tailored to the staff’s needs and relevant threats they face.
We have a dedicated team who specialise in providing age related self defence courses and street awareness to primary and secondary schools.
Please contact the office with any questions at email@example.com