Cincinnati’s Premier

Self Defense Training

Self Defense Series

The importance of Self Defense

Premier’s Self Defense training includes a variety of motivational and skill development programs to turn fear into being fearless, shyness into confidence, and inaction into action to protect yourself when necessary.  There are 4 reasons why men, women and children participate in self defense classes:


  • PURPOSE – To improve my mental and physical fitness
  • PREVENTION –  To prevent an assault
  • PROTECTION – To defend myself and escape harm when necessary
  • PLEASURE – To engage in an entertaining activity

Self Defense Series

The purpose of our self-defense series is to instill confidence and eliminate fear for personal and family’s safety in public, work, and private environments.
You’ll be taught in a non-competitive environment with a training partner of your choice. In our self-defense classes you’ll improve your physical fitness, mental alertness, and acquire a new set of skills by learning –

  • How to control distance with another person
  • How to use your voice to diffuse a potentially dangerous situation
  • How to avoid pickpockets, purse snatchers, muggers and a carjacking
  • What techniques to use to avoid a confrontation like date rape
  • How to defend, attack and escape an attacker
  • How to verify the credentials of law enforcement personnel

$35 each | Bringing a Friend is Recommended!

This 5 part series is designed to help you be prepared to protect yourself should the need ever arise. We start at the very beginning and work our way to repetitive training to engage your muscle memory and build confidence in your new skills.

The series is to be taken in order, though there is no formal commitment to taking all of the classes. You may attend entirely at your own pace, as long as the classes are attended in order.

We’ve put this together with the intent for you to BRING A FRIEND! So, bringing someone with you is highly encouraged!

See more details about each session below, and register for your desired session(s) as you see fit.

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Select your desired session below. For our cancellation policy, see our POLICIES page.

Level 1: Situational Awareness & Self Defense

This is where it all begins, being aware of your surroundings, identifying potential threats or dangerous situations are the first steps of self-defense. Learn the mindset to “trust your gut”. Students will learn how to recognize a threat and control distance. How to use posture and verbal skills to diffuse a potential situation as well as, an introduction to the physical skills of self-defense.

Level 2: Practical Application

In this class you will expand on your physical skills, learning proper strikes and kick to vital areas, escaping holds and causing injuries to larger opponents. We will discuss appropriate responses to various threats and continue developing the survival mindset. Students will get a chance to use full-force techniques against an instructor in protective gear.

*Must have taken level 1 to participate!

Keep your eye out for levels 3 – 5!