Beginner Self Defense with the Colonel


Learn unarmed direct action with use of force to protect yourself from the threat of serious bodily injury or death. This group class is led by LTC (Retired) Jim Duffy, a U.S. Army Special Forces Green Beret and Combat Veteran with 40 years of combat/martial arts experience. Private sessions are available upon request.

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    This class is open to all and gives instruction & practice of body weapons you already possess. Improvise, Adapt, Overcome.


    • Slow
    • Deliberate
    • Methodical
    • Common Sense
    • No Throws or Contact Sparring

    Members’ note:  Discounts do not apply to this class.

    • Normal, casual clothing
    • No protruding rings
    • No watches or bracelets