Self Defense Academy
"Self-defense is not just a set of techniques. It's a mindset that begins with the belief that you are worth defending."
- Rorion Gracie
Spirit, Body & Mind
Self Defense Academy COS' mission is to raise the physical confidence and overall wellness of students of all ages by teaching a complete and efficient self-defense & wellness skills set within a safe, clean, positive, and respectful environment. We are committed to preserving the technical and philosophical roots of jujutsu (jiu-jitsu) as imparted to us by Grandmasters Helio Gracie and Dr. Pedro Valente Sr.
What makes us different is our commitment to a holistic jujutsu system that empowers you to believe that you are worth defending.
"The Secret of Jujutsu is In Its Philosophy."
- Grand Master Pedro Valente