NRV Self Defense

NRV Self Defense


Who we are and our affiliations:


Welcome to the NRV Women’s Self Defense, on July 11, 2021 we will be located back in the Radford Recreation Center in the New River Valley of Virginia. Class will begin at 2:00pm and run approximately to 3:30. Our classes are FREE! We also offer FREE self defense classes to women’s church groups, social clubs, etc. All we need is a space to hold class for your group.

2024, we are currently still holding classes at both locations, same days and times  

**** Locations:

Radford Recreation Center: Saturdays 2pm to 3:30pm

Newport Community Center(Giles): Fridays 6pm to 7:30pm

Our mission:

“We seek to provide a realistic, safe martial arts training environment that will allow our students to grow in confidence by developing their physical attributes, mental strength, and indomitable spirit.”

Our classes are for WOMEN ONLY. Classes are held at the Radford City Recreation Center on Saturdays from 2:00pm to 3:30pm, and the Newport Community Center on Friday nights from 6:00pm to 7:30pm

We are affiliated with the WKKO (World Kenpo-KaiKan International Karate Organization); Tactical Defense Combatives, located in the Netherlands; and the International Kyokushin Budokai & Tactical Krav Maga Federation located in Israel. 

We are honored to be sponsored by:


The Aware Foundation of Virginia:

Radford City Recreation Dept.: