Book a Discovery Session

To get a better idea of what we are all about and how we can help you. Take the first step by booking a discovery session!

Try A Class

Take a second step by Joining a class! Come in and try a class and meet our instructor and tour the facility and find out if our academy is a good fit for you!

Choose a Membership

If you determine that we are a good fit for you. Find a membership option that works for you and Start training! We offer different training options ranging from beginners to advance. Our classes are safe, fun, and challenging.


Thank you for choosing Portland Academy of Self-Defense LLC, SW Portland’s Premier Self-Defense Academy. All new perspective members start with a discovery session which includes a private consultation and a new student evaluation regardless of their experience The discovery session gives you an opportunity to come in, meet the instructor tour the facility, experience a class, and get all your questions answered.

Trial classes for all new perspective members are offered Monday through Saturday and they run approximately 40 minutes in duration. Students are expected to arrive 10 minutes prior to the start of each class and bring a water bottle. You may choose to attend any day however you may only attend one class on the day that you attend. The trial classes provide you an opportunity to experience and learn what our classes are all about and It also gives you an opportunity to determine if enrolling at our Academy makes sense for you.

Additionally, the trial classes allow us:
to find out specifically what you’re looking for and to determine if we can provide it
to evaluate your physical abilities.
to identify your level of commitment
to identify a program that will give you the best results and maximum benefits.
Immediately following your class, your instructor will review the results of his / her evaluation and discuss our services in detail which includes our courses, prices, class schedules and answer any additional questions you may have at that time as well as recommend a training course based on your evaluation. If you decide to enroll a deposit will be required to cover your tuition and officially register you as a student. Please come prepared for this possibility.

Anyone involved in your decision to enroll yourself or your children should attend this orientation class with you!

Again, we welcome you to our school and thank you for the opportunity to offer you the many, life-changing benefits of our unique programs have to offer.

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