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Absolute Self Defense Academy Self Defense

Kid’s Bully Proof

Our expert instructors will teach your child essential self-defense techniques while providing them with the knowledge and confidence to navigate the world safely.

From martial arts to situational awareness, our classes are designed to equip kids with the skills they need to stay safe.

Our innovative bully proof technology ensures an extra layer of protection.

With state-of-the-art instructional materials, your child will have the peace of mind they deserve, knowing that they are well-equipped to face any challenge that comes their way.


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Home Invasion

Join us for a crucial home invasion self-defense seminar designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to protect your home and loved ones in the face of a violent burglary attempt. Led by seasoned self-defense experts, this seminar will cover a range of practical techniques and strategies tailored specifically for home invasion scenarios.

Participants will learn how to fortify their home, create safe rooms, and effectively communicate with law enforcement during a crisis. Through simulated scenarios and hands-on training, you’ll gain the confidence and preparedness needed to handle high-stress situations.

This seminar is not just about physical defense, but also about understanding the psychology of home invaders and learning how to de-escalate potentially dangerous situations. Don’t miss out on this invaluable opportunity to safeguard your home and family.

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Car Jacking

Join us for an essential carjacking self-defense seminar, where you’ll learn the critical skills and strategies to defend against potential threats while in and around your vehicle.

Led by expert self-defense instructors, this seminar will provide practical techniques and knowledge tailored specifically for carjacking scenarios. Participants will gain insights into situational awareness, evasive driving maneuvers, and effective communication under duress.

Through hands-on training and simulated scenarios, you’ll develop the confidence and preparedness needed to handle high-stress situations and protect yourself and your vehicle. This seminar is designed to empower you with the tools to stay safe and secure in the face of potential carjacking threats. Don’t miss out on this invaluable opportunity to enhance your personal safety and peace of mind.

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Scheduled every 2nd and 4th Sunday at 1pm

Kajukenbo is an American self-defense system created in Hawaii in 1947. Kajukenbo combines techniques from Karate (KA), Judo and Jujitsu (JU), Kenpo (KEN), and Western and Filipino Boxing (BO).

This class includes both men and women. Since it is a self-defense art, students learn to defend against different body sizes and strengths. You will practice movements that are most effective for you, not just standard movements. Classes include a combination of striking, kicking, and grappling. You will practice self-defense techniques against grabs, chokes, strikes, and kicks during partner drills.

Jim Mahan is a 6th-degree black belt in Kajukenbo under Senior GrandMaster Dean Goldade of the Goldade Kajukenbo Ohana and is a lifetime member of the Ordonez Kajukenbo Ohana, an organization of GGM Frank Ordonez who was one of the founders of Kajukenbo.

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Gun Safety

Pistol 1 is everything you need to know about the fundamentals of safety, the fundamentals of marksmanship, and the skills and mindset necessary to defend yourself and others with a pistol.

Topics Covered
  • Gun Safety

  • Fundamentals of Safety

  • Fundamentals of Marksmanship

  • Proper Loading/Unloading Procedures

  • Correcting Weapons Malfunctions

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Pepper Spray Self Defense

Step into our comprehensive pepper spray self-defense class where participants will learn the safe and effective use of pepper spray as a vital tool for personal protection. Led by experienced instructors, this class will cover the proper handling, deployment, and legal considerations of pepper spray.

Participants will gain practical knowledge on situational awareness, assessing threat levels, and effectively using pepper spray to deter potential attackers. Through hands-on practice and scenario-based training, you’ll build confidence in your ability to protect yourself in various real-life situations.

This class is designed to empower you with the skills to confidently carry and utilize pepper spray as a non-lethal self-defense option. Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your personal safety and security.

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Women’s Self Defense

Welcome to our empowering women’s class, where we address the critical topics of sexual harassment and rape prevention alongside practical self-defense techniques.

Led by compassionate and knowledgeable instructors, this class provides a safe and supportive environment for women to learn effective strategies for personal safety. Participants will gain valuable insights into recognizing and defusing potentially dangerous situations, understanding the psychology of predators, and utilizing physical self-defense techniques tailored for real-world scenarios.

Through interactive discussions and hands-on training, you’ll build confidence and assertiveness while learning how to protect yourself and set boundaries. This class is designed to equip women with the tools and knowledge to navigate the world with greater security and empowerment. Join us and take a proactive step towards your personal safety and well-being.

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Come join us for an exciting children’s self-defense seminar where kids will learn the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu! In this engaging and empowering workshop, children will be introduced to the fundamentals of personal defense, focusing on practical techniques that are specifically tailored to their age group.

Under the guidance of experienced instructors, kids will learn how to defend themselves using the principles of leverage, technique, and timing that are synonymous with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Through fun and interactive activities, children will gain confidence, develop discipline, and learn valuable skills that will empower them to stay safe and secure in any situation. It’s a fantastic opportunity for kids to learn an invaluable skill in a safe and supportive environment.

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Absolute Self Defense Academy is the prime spot for family martial arts and family self-defense. We cater to all goals, ages, and skill levels to build a foundation for self-defense. We invite nearby communities including Harker Heights, Killeen, Kempner & Lampasas to join our BJJ classes in Copperas Cove. We’re located in the Copperas Cove Town Square Plaza across the street from Giovanni’s!