Best Self-Defense Classes in Kansas City, MO

The highest-rated Self-Defense Training companies out of 155 vetted & reviewed in the Kansas City area.

Wildfire Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Wildfire Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

(30)
  • Train
  • Family
  • Structured
“The instructors follow the expectations of Master Pedro Sauer and Professor Keith Owen by teaching and building on the basic foundations of GJJ and utilizing technique over strength.”
In Business Since 2017
Transparent Fees & Pricing
1410 NW Vivion Rd, Kansas City, MO
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Kick Martial Arts & Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Kansas City

Kick Martial Arts & Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Kansas City

(28)
  • Classes
  • Self Control
  • Humility
“As an adult learning for the first time, the instructors have been so helpful and patient, and they do a great job of engaging with students and teaching the classes.”
In Business Since 2020
Transparent Fees & Pricing
7683 NW Prairie View Rd, Kansas City, MO
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Bodyfit KC

Bodyfit KC

(29)
  • Kickboxing
  • Walking
  • Learn
“I started coming here because it was close by and I wanted to lose a little weight, but the trainers and friends I have made at Bodyfit have unlocked a potential in me I didn't even know I had.”
In Business Since 2020
3838 Main St, Kansas City, MO
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Self-Defense Global KC

Self-Defense Global KC

(22)
  • Learn
  • Self Defense
“I felt like even in just a couple of sessions I learned so much more about self defense than I knew previously, so even if you only have time or money for the trial, it is worth your while!”
In Business Since 2012
Transparent Fees & Pricing
1522C NW Vivion Rd, Kansas City, MO
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Gracie Humaita Jiu-Jitsu Kansas City

Gracie Humaita Jiu-Jitsu Kansas City

(30)
  • Skilled
  • Classes
  • Confidence
“They genuinely believe and teach that as long as you come to class not only will you get better you'll improve your life outside the gym, and you'll bring that back to the gym.”
In Business Since 2013
1323 Atlantic St, North Kansas City, MO 64116
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Ryushinkan

Ryushinkan

(15)
  • Self Defense
  • Classes
  • Knowledge
“Finally after months of email exchanges I decided to leave Canada to go train with Tony and Lee, they were really generous and they opened my eyes to real karate, my vision was completely changed.”
In Business Since 2004
Remote Consultations Available
11001 Jackson Ave, Kansas City, MO
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Warriors Academy KC

Warriors Academy KC

(19)
  • Students
  • MMA
  • Mats
“The instructor was obviously very knowledgeable and allowed for, what I believe to be, an appropriate amount of time to drill the techniques he was teaching.”
In Business Since 2014
3185 Terrace St, Kansas City, MO
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10th Planet Kansas City Jiu Jitsu / Lone Wolf MMA

10th Planet Kansas City Jiu Jitsu / Lone Wolf MMA

(16)
  • Team
  • Train
  • Atmosphere
“I contacted Jeremy via instagram as I was getting ready to get out of the military , I'm originally from California and I was from a different 10th planet out there and so I contacted him and asked him if I can come check out the gym and he was and h...”
In Business Since 2017
Serving Kansas City Area
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Ground Zero Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Self-Defense

Ground Zero Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Self-Defense

(19)
  • Family
  • Train
  • Environment
“Derek Ruffin is a great guy and has lots of experience in a variety of different martial arts as well as self defense.”
In Business Since 2019
305 W 80th St, Kansas City, MO
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Train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

(4)
“Kids are more resilient than adults when it comes to this—in other words, it's more likely that adults would complain about air conditioning more than kids ever would.”
In Business Since 2022
4435 N Monroe Ave, Kansas City, MO
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Self Defense

Self Defense

“Welcome to KC's own Louisiana style Po' Boy shop! We are proud to serve cajun cuisine, with Chef Chris's talented spin one the traditional po' boy. Asa unique family, we hope that you will come join us for some gut-busting, belt-loosening meals!”
In Business Since 2016
Coupons & Offers
Kansas City, MO
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Cast Iron Bjj

Cast Iron Bjj

(30)
  • Jiu Jitsu
  • Atmosphere
  • Train
“I've been training at Cast Iron for a while now; in addition to superb instruction, Josh Littleton offers jiu-jitsu training that is catered towards personal growth and sustainability.”
In Business Since 2018
Serving Kansas City Area
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Kansas City Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Kansas City Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

(29)
  • School
  • Mats
  • Skill
“I have owned 2 gyms and trained at many others and I can honestly say that Jason is the best instructor and this team is one of the best groups I've had the privilege of training with.”
In Business Since 2009
Serving Kansas City Area
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Mindful Defense

Mindful Defense

(3)
“David presented a self-defense seminar at my office.”
In Business Since 2013
Serving Kansas City Area
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Gracie Barra Overland Park

Gracie Barra Overland Park

(30)
  • Coach
  • Discipline
  • Mat
“Professor Valerio does an amazing job explaining how each step works and the reason behind the moves - his class is like a perfect combination of science and art!”
In Business Since 2020
9142 W 135th St, Overland Park, KS
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Kenukan Academy 拳友館

Kenukan Academy 拳友館

(16)
  • Knowledge
  • Sensei
  • Family
“The world class training here is very well rounded, yet students are welcome to focus on their favorite disciplines too, whether Karate, Kickboxing, Ju-Jutsu, Self Defense, etc.”
In Business Since 1975
Serving Kansas City Area
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Japanese Karate Academy

Japanese Karate Academy

(6)
  • Sensei
“It was essential to me to find a place that emphasized hard work, good technique, and practical application - as I was taught by my old instructor - over flashy kicks and how fast you can get a black belt.”
In Business Since 2020
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Serving Kansas City Area
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Prime Martial Arts

Prime Martial Arts

(30)
  • Self Defense
  • Confident
  • Life Skills
“Just want to let everyone know what a great place Prime Martial Arts is, not only do they teach your kids self confidence but also how to defend their self.”
In Business Since 2009
1310 Research Park Dr suite b, Lawrence, KS
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Springfield Fight Club

Springfield Fight Club

(28)
Kickboxing
“It may be intimidating for new comers at first, but check your ego at the door (or you will get humbled), and you will be ready for a great learning experience.”
Transparent Fees & Pricing
In Business Since 2011
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
Coupons & Offers
6226 450 S Union Ave unit l, Springfield, MO
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Aikido Shuurin Dojo

Aikido Shuurin Dojo

(3)
Designed by a Woman For Women
“Impressive work.”
Coupons & Offers
In Business Since 2014
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
14121 S St, Omaha, NE
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Dunham's Martial Arts Training Center

Dunham's Martial Arts Training Center

(29)
  • Life
  • Leadership
  • Age
“Applying the knowledge factors I have learned to my everyday life has reduced stress , helped with inner peace , and has given me alternative ways of dealing with situations .”
Accepts Debit, Check, All Major Credit Cards, Financing available
In Business Since 2013
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
1500 S Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO
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Infinity Martial Arts

Infinity Martial Arts

(30)
  • Train
  • Skills
  • Community
“Also, there is a perfect combination of learning new techniques and free-rolling time, which allows you to achieve your goals which could be everything from learning self-defense to preparing for serious tournaments!”
In Business Since 2015
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
2109 E Division St, Springfield, MO
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Tacforce Training Center

Tacforce Training Center

(30)
  • Learning
  • Environment
  • Competitors
“They have world class instruction under Coach John, and the environment is perfectly balanced with intense training while also remaining friendly and fun.”
In Business Since 2018
1609, 1213 S 75th St suite 2, Omaha, NE
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Omaha's Academy of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Omaha's Academy of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

(30)
  • Students
  • Skilled
  • Learning
“It's a great group of people, not to mention the instructor is highly skilled and works extremely well with kids, in a sport that inherently pushes people out of their comfort zones.”
In Business Since 2016
13412 C St, Omaha, NE
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Self Defense Training Services in Kansas City, MO Cost Estimates

Minimum cost
$186
Maximum cost
$558
National Average
$286
Avg Per Hour Rates
$75
$248
$385
Typical price range is based on 458 cost profiles
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Average Cost $286
Minimum cost $186
Maximum cost $558
Avg Per Hour Rates $75

Typical range $248 to $385 is based on 458 cost profiles.

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