Best Self-Defense Classes in Hayward, CA

The highest-rated Self-Defense Training companies out of 119 vetted & reviewed in the Hayward area.

Bay Area Fight Academy

Bay Area Fight Academy

(9)
Sports & Fitness Instruction
“The first couple of weeks I came out sore, but as he taught me how to lift and position my body while performing various exercises, I became knowledgeable enough to safely perform them on my own.”
Coupons & Offers
Below Average Price Tag
Remote Consultations Available
In Business Since 2011
1625 Industrial Pkwy W, Hayward, CA
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Edge Training Center

Edge Training Center

(20)
  • Techniques
  • Safety
  • Class
“I came in after a few unfortunate circumstances at my former gym, I was searching for a good place and they welcomed me with open arms and it immediately felt like home to me.”
In Business Since 2013
Transparent Fees & Pricing
22136 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA
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BK Roots Fitness

BK Roots Fitness

(25)
  • Yoga
  • Feel
  • Classes
“The staff pays attention to the small things, like room temperature during warm ups and cool downs, and there's extra hairbands in the bathroom if you've forgotten yours.”
Transparent Fees & Pricing
In Business Since 2017
Average Price Tag
4171 Piedmont Ave Ste 204, Oakland, CA
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10th Planet Jiu Jitsu San Mateo

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu San Mateo

(48)
Self Defense, Kids Martial Arts, Kickboxing
“I started jiu jitsu late in life and in only two months went from knowing nothing about jits to feeling confident when I roll with other white/blue belts.”
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 2018
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
910 S Amphlett Blvd, San Mateo, CA
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Kungfu Dragon USA — Pleasanton

Kungfu Dragon USA — Pleasanton

(50)
“You will have to come to watch it yourself to really appreciate something passed down from more than 1000 years ago being practiced daily in this beautiful valley.”
In Business Since 2012
7071 Commerce Cir Ste A, Pleasanton, CA
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Baem Jiu Jitsu

Baem Jiu Jitsu

(50)
  • Learning
  • Mats
  • Train
“Denney really has a heart for teaching jiu jitsu, he opened his doors early if and let's you stay extra late if you want to get some extra practice in.”
In Business Since 2018
47900 Warm Springs Blvd, Fremont, CA
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San Lorenzo Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

San Lorenzo Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

(49)
  • Community
  • Addition
  • Mat
“As a beginner and a female, I am glad that I have found this place with a comfortable environment and friendly people to help me learn jiu-jitsu better.”
In Business Since 2021
Serving Hayward Area
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Roots

Roots

(17)
Sports & Fitness Instruction, Martial Arts School
“Boxing) for a couple weeks, keeps the combos simple for a few days and then builds on it overtime so everyone has enough time and practice to drill the technique and build the muscle memory.”
In Business Since 2018
Coupons & Offers
Serving Hayward Area
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Karate For Kids Programs/ Martial Arts America

Karate For Kids Programs/ Martial Arts America

(17)
“I can't speak highly enough of the staff -- they not only ensure your kids get proper training, but also teach safety, responsibility, and leadership skills as well.”
In Business Since 2002
Coupons & Offers
4040 Papazian Way, Fremont, CA
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Crispim BJJ Barra Brothers

Crispim BJJ Barra Brothers

(22)
“We've been to other gyms/academy's and although they all claim to have a family atmosphere none can compare to Crispim BJJ Barra Brothers in Pleasanton.”
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 2012
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
Serving Hayward Area
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Bay Area Boxing

Bay Area Boxing

(49)
  • Knows
  • People
  • BJJ
“I don't feel out of place like I'm just going to the gym as a chore, I feel like I'm going to workout with friends because the members are equally kind and respectful.”
In Business Since 2010
Serving Hayward Area
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Powerhouse Gym Elite

Powerhouse Gym Elite

(43)
  • Working Out
  • Community
  • Clean
“Filipe has been my personal trainer for a few months and I cannot overstate how much he has helped me to achieve my fitness goals (and recover from my COVID-induced weight gain!”
In Business Since 2006
Below Average Price Tag
870 Jefferson Ave, Redwood City, CA
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Peninsula Self Defense

Peninsula Self Defense

(27)
  • Feel
  • Mat
  • Learn
“As a woman beginning BJJ in my 50s, having a World Champion Instructor like Brenda as my Role Model and Mentor has been very inspiring and motivating.”
In Business Since 2012
Coupons & Offers
2766 Bay Rd, Redwood City, CA
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Tri-Valley Judo & Jiu-Jitsu

Tri-Valley Judo & Jiu-Jitsu

(32)
  • Adults
  • Train
  • Competition
“The coaches are great and are willing to help you achieve your goals in judo and jiujitsu whether it's in the competing aspects of the sport or if it's just for recreation.”
In Business Since 2009
Serving Hayward Area
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Aikido by the Bay

Aikido by the Bay

(19)
  • Classes
  • Students
  • Self Defense
“The adult classes are great for all ages (our newest member is 70yo) and backgrounds (I danced ballet for 26 years), no previous martial arts experience required.”
In Business Since 2002
811 S B St, San Mateo, CA
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Charles Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Charles Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

(16)
Martial Arts School
“Great supportive environment for kids to learn self confidence and discipline.”
In Business Since 2020
Average Price Tag
43086 Christy St, Fremont, CA
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Four Elements Fitness

Four Elements Fitness

(15)
Martial Arts School, Nonprofit Organization
“Because I haven't regularly trained at another gym I can't speak with much authority on how it compares to other BJJ gyms, but I think that FEF stands out in a few ways...”
In Business Since 2014
Average Price Tag
322 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA
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Marco Nascimento Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Marco Nascimento Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

(21)
Martial Arts School, Sports Club
“There's a cross section of people training for competition, for self defense, or just for exercise, but they all work together as a team that's like a family.”
Transparent Fees & Pricing
In Business Since 2023
Average Price Tag
1717 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA
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Gracie Jiujitsu Alameda

Gracie Jiujitsu Alameda

(13)
Martial Arts School
“I feel more confident and comfortable in my body and just love learning how to care for myself and others better should sketchy physical conflicts ever arise off the mat.”
In Business Since 2022
Average Price Tag
2424 Blanding Ave, Alameda, CA
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Team Santos Jiu Jitsu

Team Santos Jiu Jitsu

(19)
Martial Arts School
“Walked in a small gym when I was 19 years old, tried my first day at jiu jitsu with team Santos almost 5 years later I'm still lucky to be training with them.”
Average Price Tag
Coupons & Offers
In Business Since 2001
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
2001 Omega Rd # 100, San Ramon, CA
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Rio Combat Team

Rio Combat Team

(11)
Martial Arts School, Sports Club
“The instructions cover everything from moves that are easily applicable to highly technical, and everything in between, which is great for students who want to learn a wide range of skills.”
In Business Since 2010
Average Price Tag
Serving Hayward Area
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Charles Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Charles Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

(11)
Martial Arts School
“If you live in San Mateo or are staying in the area for a while and you are interested in BJJ, I would strongly recommend you to at least make a visit to the gym, say hello and try a class.”
Average Price Tag
In Business Since 2013
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
174 W 25th Ave, San Mateo, CA
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510 Judo

510 Judo

(21)
Martial Arts School, Sports Club
“When I first came to Oakland I had tried out about a dozen schools in the area and Oakland Judo stood out amongst them all, even when they had the smaller facility.”
In Business Since 2019
1029 MacArthur Blvd, San Leandro, CA
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Catch MMA

Catch MMA

(10)
“It is a spacious, clean and well-equipped gym that offers authentic, professional and friendly kickboxing coaching for all levels of fighters👌🏻 they also have an intro class for 25$ which are actually 2 classes …”
In Business Since 2019
1922 Webster St Suite C, Oakland, CA
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Self Defense Training Services in Hayward, CA Cost Estimates

Minimum cost
$181
Maximum cost
$543
National Average
$278
Avg Per Hour Rates
$73
$242
$374
Typical price range is based on 424 cost profiles
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Average Cost $278
Minimum cost $181
Maximum cost $543
Avg Per Hour Rates $73

Typical range $242 to $374 is based on 424 cost profiles.

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