Best Self-Defense Classes in Vancouver, WA

The highest-rated Self-Defense Training companies out of 148 vetted & reviewed in the Vancouver area.

Emerge Jiu Jitsu

Emerge Jiu Jitsu

(50)
Martial Arts School
“They were able to show us (we did the session together) some good techniques (like rolling, the shrimp, and how to get out of a pin), taught us how to maneuver safely and didn't feel like totally novices in over our heads.”
In Business Since 2015
Average Price Tag
6406 NE 116th Ave Suite A, Vancouver, WA
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Ussd Vancouver

Ussd Vancouver

(43)
  • Confidence
  • Students
  • Knowledge
“Very detail oriented with the adult classes, what I like best is the lessons that focus on real life scenarios for self defense, and keeping my wife and children safe, even when I am not there..”
In Business Since 2021
4210 E 4th Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA
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Vancouver Wellness Studio: Franklin Saint

Vancouver Wellness Studio: Franklin Saint

(34)
Alternative & Holistic Health Service, Mental Health Service, Massage Service
“The space is beautiful and so peaceful, and the class was unique in allowing time for mothers to connect and share in a dedicated bubble- a very enjoyable break from rushing around, to take care of yourself while connecting with your baby and sharing...”
In Business Since 2016
Average Price Tag
800 Franklin St STE 200, Vancouver, WA
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Fabiano Scherner Brazilian Jiu Jitsu HQ

Fabiano Scherner Brazilian Jiu Jitsu HQ

(37)
  • Facility
  • Professors
  • Atmosphere
“Lead by the Multiple Gold medal and 5th degree black belt Fabiano Scherner, this new addition to his growing network of gyms is quickly growing and has great coaches and other black belts including Don Stoner and former UFC fighter Ed Herman!”
In Business Since 2022
1503 NE 78th St #8, Vancouver, WA
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East West Martial Arts

East West Martial Arts

(40)
“Awesome, fun , and friendly instructors it feels like one big happy family with everyone they help all there kids and their families find good healthy solutions for issues that happen at school and at home they are non judge mental and help boost yo...”
In Business Since 2003
6204 NE Hwy 99, Vancouver, WA 98665
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Moy Martial Arts & Tai Chi Academy

Moy Martial Arts & Tai Chi Academy

(20)
  • Sifu
  • Adults
  • Skills
“If you're looking for a positive environment for character growth and self-confidence (child, teen, or adult), in a small community with simple class and price options (rather than the 'car dealership martial arts experience' some other schools offer...”
In Business Since 1979
14407 NE 13th Ave building e suite 122, Vancouver, WA
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Vancouver Taekwondo Academy

Vancouver Taekwondo Academy

(10)
Martial Arts School, School
“Scott is not only an amazing martial arts teacher and coach, but also has an uncanny ability to understand his students capabilities and how push them past that limit, and know how to encourage growth and confidence in even the most shy and unsure of...”
In Business Since 2006
Average Price Tag
5212 NE St Johns Rd, Vancouver, WA
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Artisan Martial Arts

Artisan Martial Arts

(8)
  • Learn
“Sensi Mish is a fantastic teacher, he has the unique ability to split moves up into connecting segments that are easy to learn and easy to reconnect into the complete move.”
In Business Since 1999
13503 SE Mill Plain Blvd Suite C1, Vancouver, WA
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Five Rings Jiu Jitsu

Five Rings Jiu Jitsu

(43)
Martial Arts School, Sports & Fitness Instruction
“The soul filled coaches Sarah, Kristy, Dan bring their “A game” everyday creating an environment that fosters lil “Love warriors" w/legit badass skills.”
In Business Since 2011
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Coupons & Offers
Remote Consultations Available
8775 SW Canyon Ln, Portland, OR
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Straight Blast Gym Portland

Straight Blast Gym Portland

(44)
Coach
“Ultimately, the gym was too far from us to be sustainable, but when I let them know that we had decided to join a bjj gym closer to home, but we're forever indebted for Justin's gift to my son, I heard nothing except approval and happiness that he wa...”
In Business Since 1997
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
1812 NE 43rd Ave, Portland, OR
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Hyatt Strength + Wellness

Hyatt Strength + Wellness

(50)
  • Goals
  • Professional
  • Shape
“The quality of the trainers at Hyatt is a reflection of how well they are taken care of, along with all Lee and Jeremy's efforts to make Hyatt a training studio like no other.”
In Business Since 2014
Remote Consultations Available
Free Initial Consultation
Transparent Fees & Pricing
2001 NW 19th Ave #102, Portland, OR
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Battle Ground Martial Arts Academy

Battle Ground Martial Arts Academy

(48)
  • Equipment
  • Fitness
  • Weights
“I originally joined with intentions of just being able to broaden my horizons of using different equipment, but I quickly was immersed into a community and family atmosphere that opened my eyes to much more than I bargained for.”
In Business Since 2019
Emergency Services
Serving Vancouver Area
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Industrial Strength: Fitness & Jiu Jitsu

Industrial Strength: Fitness & Jiu Jitsu

(50)
Martial Arts School, Coach
“I was pretty out of shape when I joined, but since going 3x per week for 10 months now, my physical and mental health have improved in a major way, and it's really fun, too.”
In Business Since 2014
Average Price Tag
8709 N Lombard St, Portland, OR
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W1 Taekwondo

W1 Taekwondo

(50)
Martial Arts School
“We are delighted to witness the positive impact that W1 and Master Adrian have had on our children, providing them with not just physical training but also instilling valuable qualities that extend beyond the training mat.”
In Business Since 2007
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
5821, 13547 NW Cornell Rd, Portland, OR
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Lone Wolf Jiu Jitsu Academy

Lone Wolf Jiu Jitsu Academy

(50)
Martial Arts School
“His brothers moved on to other sports but because of the great comradory and positive motivation Nickolas came out of his shell and has gained so much from The Lone Wolf family I can't thank them enough for what they have done for nicks confidence ...”
In Business Since 2019
Above Average Price Tag
Serving Vancouver Area
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G.i.r.l.s. Gym

G.i.r.l.s. Gym

(43)
  • Learn
  • Confidence
  • Kickboxing
“My son goes to a different jujitsu studio and altho that other place is fine, the coaches do not explain the "why" behind the approach and are less strict about technique so his movements aren't nearly as precise as his sisters'”
In Business Since 2019
7427 SE 52nd Ave, Portland, OR
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Brazilian Top Team Happy Valley

Brazilian Top Team Happy Valley

(47)
Martial Arts School, Sports Club
“My husband has been training here for years ( he was a professional fighter before we had kids) and we've also had our kids in the kids program (we've taken a pause but can't wait to start up again once our kids are vaccinated!!”
In Business Since 2018
Below Average Price Tag
Serving Vancouver Area
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Renzo Gracie Jiu Jitsu Portland

Renzo Gracie Jiu Jitsu Portland

(50)
Martial Arts School, Sports Club
“He makes you want to show up and not miss a class because he's so passionate about what he does that it makes you want to be your best and it poetry in motion to see the man teach and it's an honor and a privilege to get to learn from him in the envi...”
In Business Since 2016
Below Average Price Tag
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
833 N Shaver St, Portland, OR
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Gracie Technics Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Gracie Technics Jiu-Jitsu Academy

(42)
  • Skill
  • Environment
  • Black Belt
“They have created an environment here where anybody can learn and grow by being present for the students and creating a safe and friendly environment for everyone (kids have so much fun in the kid's classes!”
In Business Since 2003
Serving Vancouver Area
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One With Heart

One With Heart

(31)
  • Community
  • Self-Defense
  • Adult
“As a 52 year old who has never had the discipline to do exercise for its own sake (I'm a sporadic weekend warrior who hikes for a good view) and can't do a single push-up, I am amazed at how kind and motivating the teachers are and how they cultivat...”
In Business Since 1983
Accepts Debit, Check, Cash, All Major Credit Cards
4231 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR
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On Target Training PDX

On Target Training PDX

(30)
  • Coach
  • Jordan
  • Professional
“I signed up for boxing classes as an out-of-shape newbie and the experience has been phenomenal -- Jordan not only makes me feel extremely welcome at the gym but also takes me seriously as someone wanting to improve, while making it really fun every ...”
In Business Since 2016
7200 SE 92nd Ave unit E, Portland, OR
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Impact Jiu Jitsu

Impact Jiu Jitsu

(29)
“Whether you're a complete beginner looking for a place to begin your journey or an experienced veteran who wants to expand one's knowledge, this is the place for you.”
In Business Since 2002
10720 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, Beaverton, OR
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Bethany US World Class Taekwondo Martial Arts Academy

Bethany US World Class Taekwondo Martial Arts Academy

(9)
Martial Arts School, Private School
“The instructors and employees all go above and beyond for their students and you can feel the family atmosphere the moment you walk through the doors.”
In Business Since 2007
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
15285 NW Central Dr #100, Portland, OR
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Unicorn Jiu Jitsu

Unicorn Jiu Jitsu

(19)
Martial Arts School
“This gym is the perfect place for professional fighters training, or the terrified woman who just wants to build some confidence and feel comfortable to walk on the street by herself.”
In Business Since 2019
Family Business
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Average Price Tag
9220 SE Stark St, Portland, OR
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Self Defense Training Services in Vancouver, WA Cost Estimates

Minimum cost
$182
Maximum cost
$546
National Average
$279
Avg Per Hour Rates
$73
$243
$376
Fair price range is based on 490 cost profiles
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Average Cost $279
Minimum cost $182
Maximum cost $546
Avg Per Hour Rates $73

Fair range $243 to $376 is based on 490 cost profiles.

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