Valley Self-DefenseValley Self-Defense

Trauma-Informed Self-Defense in Stillwater, Minnesota

Our Mission is to Help You Succeed


Valley Self-Defense

Valley Self Defense is a majority-woman-owned business in Stillwater, Minnesota teaching Krav Maga, an Israeli-based system of self-defense; Brazilian Jiu Jitsu; yoga; kickboxing; yoga; fitness and more.

When it comes to self-defense, Krav Maga is designed for every day life, no matter your fitness level, age, or physical ability.

We train ages 5 to 95, with classes for civilians, kids, adaptive, LGBTQ+, 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.


Valley's team of instructors can help you in your self-defense and fitness journey

Valley Self-Defense

Our community is what makes us special. And it's what will keep you going

You are welcome. No matter your age, your gender identity, your physical fitness your mobility, 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.

Every person shows up in different ways and we have options for learning, no matter your comfort level

Weekend Classes

Women Only Classes

LGBTQ+ Only Classes

Private Lessons

Located next to Stillwater Auto Clinic

Working out at the gym isn't easy. But getting there shouldn't be hard. Valley Self-Defense is located and and is easily accessible from 36 and 94 in Stillwater, Minnesota.

12430 55th Street, Oak Park Heights, MN 55082
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We're here to help you walk in peace. Empower yourself today!

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