Self Defense



See what Students in Alexandria, VA are saying about our self-defense program!

Marelle Hipolito

Amazing! As a college student, I was looking for self-defense classes. I got that and more going here! I’ve only been going for month yet I’ve grown in my confidence going to women’s self defense classes! Definitely worth it!!

Margot Paz

Since day 1 I felt very welcome and everyone is very helpful. What I love the most is that the focus is on self-defense and how to protect yourself outside the dojo. Sensei Roberto is very friendly, approachable, and a great teacher who meets the needs of every student.

Meghan Cousino

I can’t say enough good things about Virginia Okinawa Karate Dojo. Sensei Roberto is fun and easy to learn from. He teaches good practical applications for Okinawan karate. If you want to learn how to protect yourself, you should check out his dojo.

Virginia Okinawa Karate Dojo gives you the skills to defend yourself and walk with confidence!

As your self-confidence grows, so does your independence from others. Students will learn to control their fears and calmly confront issues they face in everyday life. After practicing for only a few months, students will find that they have noticeably changed and are more confident in their manner and conduct. The Virginia Okinawa Karate Dojo self-defense program benefits include:
  • Becoming more self-assured
  • Having higher self-esteem
  • Demonstrating much more self-control
  • Gaining overall calmness
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Did You Know?


Many women are attending Virginia Okinawa Karate Dojo in Alexandria, VA so they don’t become a statistic.

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Estimated 3.4% Rise in Violent Crimes in the United States.

As reported by the FBI Crime Statistics. At 1,248,185, we are faced with an ever-changing world that needs Martial Arts training that will give our community members the confidence needed.

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Nearly 8 in 10 Americans are Afflicted by Stress.

At Virginia Okinawa Karate Dojo we believe in helping our community members manage their stress through physical and mental martial arts training. Our Instructors help each student one-on-one achieve their personal goals.

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In the United States 1 in 5 Adults are classified as obese.

Adults need our support. We work hand in hand with students to assure that they make the right choices. At Virginia Okinawa Karate Dojo we will help you to raise your fitness level and self-confidence while teaching you to defend yourself.

Let’s Work Together To Succeed In Our Martial Arts Program!

By enrolling in an introductory program we can equip you with the tools to succeed in the real world. It is much more than kicking and punching at our martial arts school located in Alexandria, VA

Much more than just kicking and punching

The Self-Defense program in Alexandria, VA is the perfect fit for each and every student.



Martial arts training helps to increase your overall fitness level and control your weight. The benefits of a cardio workout that builds muscle are invaluable.



Your self-confidence will grow as you achieve each skill and progress through the ranks. Plus you will bond with your fellow students.



Our martial arts training is designed to accommodate even the busiest schedule. Come in and find your perfect training time.

A Family-friendly environment with top-notch instructors

Virginia Okinawa Karate Dojo is invested in each and every one of our students. No matter if you are new to our school or a long-time member, you will enjoy our full attention and care.

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3 Benefits That You Get From Martial Arts

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Better Fitness
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Learn To Defend Yourself
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Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones

Our Self-Defense Classes in Alexandria, VA give you a set of practical skills that could save your life one day. Our classes can help men and women of all skill levels get the training they need to stay safe.

In no time, you can learn:
  • – How to react at a moment’s notice
  • – Effective and efficient striking techniques
  • – Close-combat and disarming strategies
  • – The best ways to keep a clear mind and stay calm
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Our Self-Defense Program Grows Your Self-Confidence

Our instructors will teach you how to defend yourself by practicing natural body movements designed to give you an advantage when you are facing a larger and stronger opponent. Once students have become proficient with the basic movements, we begin to train with more advanced techniques. As you grow more comfortable in the self-defense program, you will discover:

  • – No one will try to intimidate or overpower you
  • – Everyone cooperates to help you improve your techniques
  • – You quickly learn Your natural body movements trump men’s muscle strength
  • – You will have fun!

All Are Welcome To Join

Whether you’re a Beginner or an Experienced Martial Artist, Virginia Okinawa Karate Dojo in Alexandria, VA has a Master Instructor with many years of experience teaching karate classes. Our school has friendly cooperative members, and the training equipment to help you learn practical, proven effective self-defense karate to reduce your fears, increase your self-control, and once again walk with confidence.

We’re here to help you Learn the Effective Art of Self-Defense.

Virginia Okinawa Karate Dojo Offers An Exclusive Web Trial Offer.

This is a GIFT That Will Last a Lifetime through school, college and into the work world.

Try a Free Week of Self Defense Karate!

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