Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Do I need to make an appointment to start?

No appointment is necessary. All you need to do is start your free two week trial (trial.academyselfdefense.com)! Once you've registered for your trial you can start accessing all of the on demand videos and start registering for the live online classes. (View Schedule)


How do I start my free 2 week trial?

To start your trial all you need to do is sign up. To sign up for your free two week trial click here.


Do I need gear to participate in class?

No! You can participate in any of our classes without gear. A lot of members make simple modifications here and there. For example for those who don't have dumbbells, they'll use cans, or bottle water. Some people fill up backpacks with items to so that is the desired weight, and they're able to use it like a kettlebell.


Do you have training gear I can use?

Yes! We have a fully stocked ASD Proshop (https://asdproshop.com) where you can purchase all the gear you need for training.


How much is membership?

Membership pricing os $39 per month. For more specific pricing, click here.


I am a beginner, are these classes good for me?

Of course! We've structured our classes in a way that even as a beginner you can come in and start your fitness journey or start on your goal of learning self defense. Whatever your goal may be, we have classes that will meet your needs.


What should I wear to class?

Please feel free to wear anything you feel comfortable working out in. Normal workout attire is sufficient.