Advanced | Women’s Defense Course

Course Description

The most common factors that leave women vulnerable to attacks by strangers and how to avoid them while tuning into your awareness and observation skills to better protect yourself. Our course will train on basic hands-on self defense tactics to protect yourself from assaults, chokes and knife and gun attacks. When you leave class you will be empowered and confident in your ability to handle yourself in any volatile incident.

This course is approx 4 hours long.

This class will take place at, The Firearm and Security Training Center and will be Lead By Master Instructor / CEO - Melvin E. Key, CPP, CEO of MVP Protective Services, and retired D.C. Police Captain. (NRA Instructor, Krav Maga Certified Instructor)

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May I bring a friend?

You may bring a friend so long as that person has registered for the class.

There are no scheduled classes at this time, this is a seasonal course. However groups wishing to book a private class, please contact us below for pricing and availabliity.



Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

No ID's are required by we do ask that all attendees be at least18 years old.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

We're 5 mins walking distance from the Branch Avenue Metro Station.

There's plenty of parking in our lot and we are Uber friendly!

What can/can't I bring to the event?

If you already own a legal firearm you may bring it. However, we ask that you leave it and all ammo locked out of sight in your vehicle until the firearm instructor gives you permission to bring it inside.

All firearms must be carried in a firearms case or holster when inside the building ABSOLUTELY NO AMMO ALLOWED IN CLASS!

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

We are always here to help, contact us at our office:

(301) 423-2573 or email us at

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?