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Athena Women's Self Defense
Class Options & Private Lessons

Athena's Spear


10:30a - 12:30a

2 hrs | $10

Athena's Spear is our jiu jitsu women's only program. In this class we focused on the applications of jiu jitsu (how to get someone to the ground, how to safely get up off the ground and how to fight someone on the ground). We feel jiu jitsu is so important for women to understand, that we dedicate an entire class to it, just for women!


We meet every Saturday. Females only. It is an ongoing class in which you can start anytime. We have a wonderful , welcoming group of women that are committed to your success and growth.

Athena's Shield

TBD | 11am

12 hrs | $150

Saturdays. Athena's Shield is a six week self defense course focused on the application of jiu jitsu in self defense scenarios. This 12 hr course is broken down into 2 hour sessions covering how to protect yourself from an attack using jiu jitsu. Females only. 

In this class we focused first on the aspect of awareness / avoidance, your number one means of protection, and second on understanding how to defend yourself in an attack (more closely looking at rape situations) via the use of jiu jitsu. Secure your spot today while prices are low!

*In addition, during the 6 weeks you are enrolled in this course, you are welcome and encouraged to participate in the Friday Jiu Jitsu 101 course at no additional cost.

Jiu Jitsu 101

Fridays | 6pm

1 hr

Looking to continue your self defense education in jiu jitsu, but not ready to commit to the larger classes? Coach Mattie teaches a co-ed jiu jitsu 101 class focused on the basics of jiu jitsu, building a strong foundational understanding around techniques. This is a perfect opportunity to expand your jiu jitsu knowledge and use of techniques, all while growing your confidence. No experience necessary. Ask about our Jiu Jitsu 101 classes!

* While enrolled in our 6 week Athena's Shield Course, this class is included at no additional charge.

Cardio Kickboxing


​COMING SOON! Health, cardio, strength, technique, endurance, it is all apart of self defense. Self defense is not only about defending the life you have, but also includes building a life you love. That is why we will soon be incorporating a cardio kickboxing class at our Jacksonville location. We are very excited about this new endeavor. Stay tuned for updates or message us if you would be interested!

Private Instruction

1 hr | $60

Private sessions are available and can be offered at a variety of locations.​ These one on one lessons will be formulated according to your specific needs and desire of focus.

Group Seminars/Workshops

2 hrs | Prices Vary

​A workshop can be put together specific to the criteria of your request and location. We do church groups, high school and college girl groups, etc. It's a great way to have fun and create life long bonds with others while learning valuable life saving skills.

Realtor Specific Self Defense

3 hrs | Prices Vary

​Realtors have an increasingly dangerous job as they meet one on one in isolated areas with strangers. If you want to do something good for your employees, contact us and we will set up a private workshop for the men and women employed under your company. We have designed a 3 hour course specific to the safety of those showing homes. This class will cover awareness and basic grab escapes.

If you desire to protect your employees even more, ask about our classes that go even deeper.

For further questions, please contact us here.

We aim to strengthen and empower women with awareness

and the tools necessary to ensure your safety.

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