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Women Empowered® Self-Defense Classes in Huntington Beach

Age Range: 12+ |  Experience Requirement: None

Women Empowered® is the official Gracie Jiu-Jitsu® self-defense program for women. In this 15-lesson program, we will teach you how to neutralize the 20 most common attacks ranging from having your hair grabbed to being pinned to the ground by a weapon-bearing assailant. Each one-hour Women Empowered lesson addresses two techniques. Once you complete the Women Empowered program, you may test for promotion to Pink Belt!

Step 1: Learn the Techniques We have divided the 20 Women Empowered techniques into 15 one-hour classes so that you can complete the course at your own pace. 

Step 2: Develop Your Reflexes Once you complete each of the 10 Women Empowered lessons twice, you will qualify to participate in the Reflex Development (RD) classes where you will learn how to combine the 20 techniques to address the most common occurrences in a real self-defense situation.

Step 3: Earn Your Pink Belt Once you complete each of the Women Empowered lessons four times, and you’ve completed at least four Reflex Development Classes, you are eligible to test for promotion to Pink Belt!

How Will Women Empowered Help You.

Increase Awareness

With everything going on around the news about the unforeseen dangers on streets and some areas, you will be more aware of  upcoming dangers around as a woman.

Build Focus & Confidence

Women empowers focuses on reversal techniques and returning power back to aggressor in order to get the upper hand. This will help you raise your physical and mental fitness to a different level.

Develop Self-Defense

Through consistent practice, following rules and routines, and setting personal goals, you get to learn how to manage your inner behavior, develop a strong work ethic, and cultivate self-control.

Why Huntington Beach Communities Love Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Women Empowered® Self-Defense Classes

Kimberly Braun recommends Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Huntington Beach

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Our son started the Gracie Bullyproof program in early February and he loves it. It's really cool to see his confidence grow. He's become more social in Jiu-jitsu class as well as outside of the program. He's also become more respectful and mature, even just in this short time. We can't say enough good things about the coaches, they are all wonderful, and the kids just adore them. We highly recommend Gracie Jiu-jitsu HB - we couldn't be happier!

Chad Hengst recommends Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Huntington Beach

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Started at Gracie Jiu-jitsu a couple months ago and love it. Carlos and all the coaches are great, friendly, extremely knowledgeable and recommend 110%.

Renn Shaver recommends Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Huntington Beach

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I have been training here for several years and cannot recommend it enough. Carlos is an excellent instructor who can work with folks of all ages and all focus types. From children to adults, from hobbyists to serious practitioners. I drive to Huntington Beach specifically train at this gym despite the fact that there are many other gyms and affiliations that are more convenient for my schedule.

Nelson Maldonado recommends Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Huntington Beach

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My 11 year old child's been attending for a few years now. Absolutely adores it! Carlos runs the best studio; he creates a very warm and friendly environment. Kind, soft spoken and gentle with his students. I can't recommend it enough!!

Michael C. recommends Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Huntington Beach

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Master Carlos and his staff have been such amazing instructors with my son. They are patient, knowledgeable, practice humility and have a good sense of humor with the kids. I've been around MANY coaches and instructors growing up, as I've wrestled for our high school, taken karate, judo, and aikido, and Master Carlos and his staff are some of the best I've ever been around. You will not be disappointed with having your children train here. The only reason we could not continue was due to some time conflicts with swimming, and the fact that we live on the far side of FV, so it takes some time to get down to the dojo. I look forward to taking my son back (he still asks about it) when the time is right.

Isa GSD recommends Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Huntington Beach

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I’ve spent the last year plus working out with Carlos and his crew. He has welcomed my teenagers into the program and worked with the three of us at our individual levels. He’s a great teacher and I’m still going 3x/week for personal growth and self-defense.

Program & Pricing FAQs

At what age can Women start Self-Defense Classes?

Women can start Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Women's Empowerment Classes typically from the age of 14. This program is designed to be accessible to women of all ages.

Why choose Gracie Jiu-Jitsu for Women's Self-Defense Classes?

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Huntington Beach is an ideal choice for its specialized curriculum that addresses the physical and psychological aspects of self-defense, fostering a sense of empowerment and community among participants.

Which specific disciplines are offered for Women's Empowerment Classes at Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Huntington Beach?

The program focuses exclusively on Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, tailored to teach women self-defense techniques that can be effectively used regardless of size or strength.

Why opt for Gracie Jiu-Jitsu for Womens Self-Defense Classes in Huntington Beach?

Opting for this program at Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Huntington Beach is ideal for women seeking a safe, supportive environment to learn effective self-defense while also building physical fitness and confidence.

Is there a trial period for new students for Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Women's Self-Defense Classes?

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Huntington Beach typically offers a trial period for new students, allowing them to experience the classes and decide if they meet their personal goals.

Can participation in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Women's Self-Defense Classes cause injury?

Like any physical activity, there's a risk of injury, but safety is a top priority. Instructors are experienced in teaching techniques safely and effectively.

Do we need to be in good shape to take Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Women's Self-Defense Classes?

No specific fitness level is required to start. The classes are designed to help women improve their fitness and self-defense skills regardless of their starting point.

What attire is recommended for Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Women's Self-Defense Classes?

Comfortable athletic wear is recommended. If training involves grappling, a Gi (traditional Jiu-Jitsu uniform) may be required.

What sets Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Women's Self-Defense Classes apart?

What sets these classes apart is their focus on empowering women through self-defense techniques specific to situations they may encounter, taught in a supportive, women-only environment.

What makes the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Women's Self-Defense Classes unique in Huntington Beach?

These classes are unique for their emphasis on practical, real-life self-defense scenarios, combined with the proven techniques of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, all in a respectful and empowering environment.

Can Women's Self-Defense Classes help boost confidence and coordination skills?

Yes, these classes can significantly boost confidence and coordination, equipping women with self-defense skills while improving their physical fitness and mental resilience.

Are there different intensity levels in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Women's Self-Defense Classes?

The program is designed to accommodate women of all fitness levels, with a teaching approach that allows each participant to progress at their own pace.

Can Womens with varying fitness levels participate in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Women's Self-Defense Classes?

Yes, women of all fitness levels are encouraged to participate. The classes are designed to be inclusive and adaptable to different physical abilities.

What makes the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Women's Empowerment Classes at Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Huntington Beach unique?

These classes are unique for their comprehensive approach to self-defense, combining physical techniques with awareness and prevention strategies, all in a supportive women-only environment.

Are Women's Empowerment Classes violent?

No, the classes are not violent. They focus on self-defense and empowerment, teaching techniques to avoid and escape potentially harmful situations.

What are the advantages of enrolling in Women's Self-Defense Classes?

Enrolling in these classes offers the advantages of learning practical self-defense, gaining physical fitness, and joining a community of women dedicated to empowerment and mutual support.

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