Valley Self Defense is a majority-woman-owned business in Stillwater, Minnesota teaching Krav Maga, an Israeli-based system of self-defense and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Krav Maga is designed for every day life, no matter your fitness level or age. Our instructors have 140 hours of Krav Maga training, as well as trauma-informed care training from a local instructor.
We train ages 5 to 95, with classes for civilians, kids, and women-only. We also have permit to carry and defensive shooting instructors able to help you train using your firearm.
Valley Self-Defense is available to train your group or provide private personal training. We have trained everyone from churches to special needs children to real estate agents.
You are welcome. No matter your age, your gender identity, your physical fitness, or what you've experienced - there is a place for you at Valley Self-Defense.
Our community is more than just our students, but also our neighbors. From holiday events to blood drives, movie nights to narcan training, from virtual happy hours to trunk or treat, our goal is to be more than just a gym, but a place where people can come together.