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Learn to defend yourself in any situation
Protect yourself and your loved ones with Chelmsford Self Defence
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Learn to protect yourself, your family and friends in ways that work.

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Chelmsford Self Defence

Who Are We?

Chelmsford Self Defence was founded by Chris Clayton, a martial artist with over 20 years of experience. Chelmsford Self Defence provide self defence, Karate and boxing classes for women, children, men and families and is the leading self defence provider in Chelmsford.

Within our Self Defence classes you are taught reality based self defence concepts thar are tried and tested in dangerous situations and situations of conflict. Our concepts are tought to people from all walks of life, including but not limited to Close Protection Officers, Police Officers, NHS Workers, care staff, office workers and Military personnel.

The concepts taught originate from the RAID System (Rapid Action Initiated Defence) approved and licenced by the BMABA. 

Don't hesitate to get in touch to find out more!

Rapid Action Initiated Defence

Conflict Resolution

We give you the skills to defend yourself so that you can stay safe, feel confident and not be intimidated
  • Karate - Under 15's All Grades
  • 7pm – 8pm
  • Chris Clayton
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  • Karate - U15's Brown Belts & Above
  • 8pm – 9pm
  • Chris Clayton
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  • Karate - Adults (15+) All Grades
  • 8pm – 9:30pm
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  • Under 15's Karate - (White, Yellow & Orange Belts)
  • 6pm – 6:45pm
  • Chris Clayton
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  • Under 15's Karate - (Green & Blue Belts)
  • 6:45pm – 7:45pm
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  • Under 15's Karate - (Purple & Above and kids aged 12 and above)
  • 7:30pm – 8:45pm
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Get an introductory lesson for free!


The below is just some of feedback we have got from our members

Started training with Chris a few years ago and not looked back! Chris's knowledge and experience is second to none. I always walk out the doors with a smile on my face
- Darren Brooke -

Just started training with Chris and have to say the classes are amazing. Learnt sooo much! My confidence has improved. Gained soo much knowledge
- Sophie Turner -

Located just outside the centre of Chelmsford

Contact us Now!

Chelmsford Self Defence is the leading self defence provider in Chelmsford. We offer reality based self defence concepts to everyone, regardless of age or ability. Our programmes are tailored to help you feel safe and confident in any situation.
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Our Associations

Chelmsford Karate
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Chelmsford Karate

Opening Hours

  • iconMonday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • iconTuesdayClosed
  • iconWednesday6:30 PM - 9 PM
  • iconThursdayClosed
  • iconFridayComing Soon
  • iconSaturdayClosed
  • iconSundayclosed

Contact Info

Address: United Reformed Church, North Avenue, Chelmsford, CM1 2AL

Drop us an email or give us a call

Phone: 07951321480

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