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The Academy of Self Defense (ASD) is the premier location in the South Bay for Krav Maga (Self Defense), Fitness, and Fighting Sports!
With over 80+ Classes per week and unbeatable rates ASD is your one stop shop when it comes to your fitness needs.
We are located at:

3475 Woodward Avenue
Santa Clara, Ca 95051
(408) 844-8485
Training Differently for Over a Decade.
Krav Maga / Self Defense
Learn authentic Krav Maga from the South Bay's original training institute! Our real world no nonsense approach to Krav Maga will give you the skills necessary to defend yourself in any situation.
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Fitness Programs
Whether you're looking to get in shape or lose weight our fitness classes will allow you to reach your goals! We offer circuit training, cardio kickboxing, and boot camp classes.

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Fighting Sports
Looking to learn mixed martial arts or Muay Thai— this is the place to go! We also offer Combat Hapkido class and a Youth Jiu-Jitsu/MMA Program as well.

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FREE TWO WEEK TRIAL!
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No matter what kind of training or program that you are looking for, the Academy of Self Defense is sure to have something that will enjoy. To get a better idea of what program(s) that you like the most, we are offering you a FREE TWO WEEK TRIAL! Take as many classes you want during your two weeks!
Upcoming Events:
  • 3/7 - Women's Self Defense Seminar
  • 3/19 - Krav Maga Testing Review Seminar
  • 3/21-3/22 - CDT Seminar
  • 3/28 - Krav Maga Testing


WE OFFER MORE THEN JUST CLASSES:
SPECIALIZED TRAINING AND SEMINARS
Here at the Academy of Self Defense, we are continually looking for ways to serve the community with various types of training. That is why we offer specialized training and seminars to our members and to the community.

Here are a few of the specialized training and seminars we offer: Women's Self Defense, Children’s Self Defense, CDT® Non-Lethal Force Training, 3rd Party Protection, Car-jacking prevention, and Defense Against Firearms and Knives.
ELITE FIREARMS TRAINING
with STOIC VENTURES
Firearms training is coordinated with Stoic Ventures. These programs offer basics for civilians and advanced courses for experienced shooters, or those wishing to expand on their personal protection skills.

Stoic Venture’s instructors have real world combat experience. They are often sought after for enhanced training by other local firearms instructors.