Announcements

Sign Up Now for Women’s Self-Defense Seminar, 3/15

Back by Popular Demand

Black Belt Kristen DeBruyker returns on Sunday, March 15 @ 2PM for another installment of her popular Women’s Self-Defense Seminar.

Kristen is a black belt under Master Pedro Sauer, and we learned so much from her fall seminar at our school (pictured).

Like before, this special class is limited to 25 participants due to space. Tickets are $25/person. More info

Buy Your Ticket(s) with PayPal:

Please bring your PayPal receipt with you to the seminar.

Give 6 Weeks of Training as a Gift

Offer extended through Jan 31:
$99 Special on Kids BJJ, FMA, or Boxing

UPDATE: We are extending our gift membership offer through Jan. 31 and adding boxing!

This is the perfect gift for your child or friend looking for a New Year’s resolution.

For Just $99:

  • 6 Weeks of Unlimited Training in kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu OR Filipino Martial Arts OR Boxing
  • Free Equipment: Gi & belt if BJJ, Sticks if FMA, Gloves & wraps if Boxing

Visit us at 708 D. Street during business hours to purchase your gift certificate and equipment, perfect for a wrapped present!

What do the certificates look like?

Click to see!

New Class Schedule

Please note our class schedule beginning in the new year. Changes are highlighted. For our schedule through January 4, please refer to our “New Year’s Week Schedule” announcement.

Monday

5-6pm Filipino Martial Arts (age 7+)
6-7pm Boxing techniques (all ages)

Tuesday

5-6pm BJJ youth (age 7–12)
6-730pm BJJ fundamentals (age 12+) *New*
730-830pm BJJ advanced (age 12+, minimum white belt 2 stripes) *New*

Wednesday

5-6pm Filipino Martial Arts (age 7+)
6-7pm Boxing sparring (all ages)

Thursday

5-6pm BJJ youth (age 7–12)
6-730pm BJJ fundamentals (age 12+)
730-830pm BJJ advanced (age 12+, minimum white belt 2 stripes)

Friday

5-6pm Filipino Martial Arts (age 7+)

Saturday

10-1130am BJJ fundamentals – no gi (age 12+)
1130am-1230pm Boxing techniques (all ages) *New*

New Year’s Week Schedule

Saturday, Dec 28:
10-1130am BJJ fundamentals – no gi (age 12+)
1130am-100pm Boxing

Monday, Dec. 30:
5-6pm Filipino Martial Arts (age 7+)
6-7pm Boxing techniques (all ages)
7-830pm BJJ open mat (age 12+)

Tuesday, Dec. 31:
CLOSED

Wednesday, Jan. 1:
CLOSED

Thursday, Jan 2:
5-6pm BJJ youth (age 7–12)
6-730pm BJJ fundamentals (age 12+)
730-830pm BJJ advanced (age 12+, minimum white belt 2 stripes)

Friday, Jan 3:
5-6pm Filipino Martial Arts (age 7+)

Saturday, Jan 4:
10-1130am BJJ fundamentals – no gi (age 12+)
1130am-100pm Boxing

Holiday Party, Dec. 21, 6-830pm

Bring a Friend to Kids Movies & Activities

[Updated 12/18]

Total Defense MA will host its annual holiday party this Saturday, Dec. 21 from 6-830pm at the gym.

We’ll have a holiday movie, kids activities (such as everyone’s favorite, dodge ball), and refreshments. Please sign up at the front desk if you are attending.

Kids, please bring a friend!

Parents, please use this opportunity to escape for some gift shopping!

We will also be collecting items for the Valley Mission.  Please see their list of requested donations.

Our movies will be:
Donald Duck: Stuck on Christmas
How to Train your Dragon: Homecoming

Jedi Training Academy a Success!

Thank you to everyone who attended our first Jedi Training Academy, led by Jedi Master Jay Haynes! The kids built their own light sabers and learned safe & fun laser sword techniques. We had such a blast and hope to see all our new friends again soon.

Please follow the link below for some cool photos. Individual portraits of the padawans will be posted soon.

Click here:

Jedi Training Academy, Dec. 14, 1-3PM — Watch the Videos

Jedi Master Jay Haynes will be hosting a FREE Jedi Training Academy for kids at Total Defense Martial Arts on Saturday, December 14 from 1:00 – 3:00pm.

Get Ready for “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker!”

Jedi Master Jay Haynes will be hosting a FREE Jedi Training Academy at Total Defense Martial Arts on Saturday, December 14 from 1:00 – 3:00pm.

All children ages 7 and older are welcome to attend, and no martial arts experience is needed! Participants are encouraged to bring friends to this fun-filled, family event!

Padawan learners in attendance will learn how to construct their very own light sabers out of pool noodles and PVC. Also, light saber fighting techniques, strategies and tactics will be taught, and Padawan learners will light saber fight in a competitive style. Padawans learners will take their light sabers home to keep!

Padawan learners are encouraged to wear their best Jedi Knight costume, bring their own toy light saber, and also a water bottle as well. If you do not have a Jedi Knight costume, a gi (martial arts uniform), or even regular clothes will be fine.

Parents, this is a great opportunity to get some last minute Christmas shopping in. Don’t miss this free two-hour event hosted by Total Defense Martial Arts!

Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019
Time: 1:00 – 3:00pm
Place: Total Defense Martial Arts, 708 D Street, Staunton, VA 24401
Cost: FREE!

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/578231726317320/