Self Defense classes help you become more aware - not just of your surroundings keeping you safer, but of your own body and mind, keeping you healthier.
Self Defense matters. Studies show consistently that when you're attacked, fighting hack significantly improves your chances. And we'll show you how to fight back quickly and effectively.
If you aren't trying new things, you aren't living your life. Trying new things is hard, but we make it easy, building confidence step by step. Setting and accomplishing goals, overcoming obstacles, and more!
Self Defense classes build strength in a real, functional way, regardless of how old you are. Build your body as you hone your mind using applicable, real-world techniques.
Flexibility isn't just for showing off, it has tremendous health benefits from increased quality of life to injury reduction, especially outside of the Martial Arts, in everyday life.
Increased balance, awareness and precision turn you into an everyday superhero. You'll be able to use your body to its fullest potential, building skills day by day. Fight off the effects of aging and achieve your full physical potential.
This isn't the boring gym. Once people see how fun, motivating, inspiring, and healthy our program is, they're hooked. There's a reason we're the best self defense class in Alexandria.
Our classes were designed specifically for the average person. You'll build skills step by step, without having to be a superstar to see improvement. But stick with it, and you'll see your abilities soar!
You'll be surrounded by peers striving towards the same goals you are, day in, day out. You'll build friendships and be supported in your individual journey.
We've always known it, but now the science agrees: You must take time for your own mental health. Martial Arts helps you clear your mind, accomplish goals, and be more healthy, from the inside out.
It's more than just learning awesome looking moves - it's proprioception, balance, agility and more - physical skills that will remain with and benefit you for the rest of your life.
But it's not just adverse health outcomes
Americans who lead sedentary lives aren't just at increased risk for obesity and heart disease; they're 10% more likely to die prematurely than those who get adequate physical exercise.
In extra medical costs
Almost half of Adults are Obese
More and more it seems inevitable that as we grow into adults, we slow down and become unhealthy. But it doesn't have to be this way! You can find something you love to do that will keep you happy and healthy for the rest of your life.
Our mission for our Self Defense students is important: Increasing Quality of Life through fun, engaging movement classes.
Having a solid foundation of positivity in your life is invaluable. You can't control your experiences everywhere, and it can wear on you. But at Alexandria Martial Arts & Movement, we focus on making our class the best part of your week.
At Self Defense you don't have to be the best athlete in class; you'll always know you're a valued member, and part of the team, each and every day.
Traditional gyms don't work for most people.
For many people, the emotional cost and lack of support simply aren't worth the effort or time commitment
Self Defense is the perfect solution
None of the drawbacks of a traditional gym, but far, far more potential for physical, mental and emotional growth
We regularly survey our members to be sure we're offering the best program possible. Here's a sample of the real feedback we get regularly:
This was exactly the workout I was looking for. I will keep coming back! Highly recommend.
Love the encouraging atmosphere and workout. Teachers are easy going and want to see you succeed in life.
Take advantage or our no-strings attached trial offer. You'll see for yourself just how amazing you can be.
Alexandria Martial Arts and Movement is the favorite choice of Alexandria families for their childrens' and teens' physical, mental and emotional development. Plus there’s no better facility for adults to improve their physical health and mental wellness. Schedule a trial today!