Self Defense for Women in NoVA

Silver Eagle Group’s self defense classes for women are taught by experienced Krav Maga instructor Tammy McCracken in our state-of-the-art Ashburn facility.

Many threats to a woman’s personal safety happen in circumstances prohibiting the effective use of firearms, pepper spray or stun guns. And, the majority of threats to a woman’s personal safety occur in places she expects to be safe and with people she never suspects.

Sign up today to receive simple, practical instruction from a distinguished Krav Maga instructor, Tammy McCracken. Krav Maga is a reality-based system designed to teach street-tested self-defense for women in the shortest amount of time possible. This 4-hour class is exclusively for women and is designed as a hands-on experience that will teach you the personal protection skills and fundamental techniques you need to know.

During the class you will learn how to get past the natural freeze reaction to threats, leverage your physical power regardless of fitness level and shut down a potential assault/abduction with basic defenses. You will apply effective hits and kicks, and discover the secret weapon all women naturally possess.

Plus, learn:

  • How to read people & environments (situational awareness)
  • How to defend against chokes, grabs, knife threats, purse snatching and other threats
  • The best self defense weapons for women and how to use them


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Tammy McCracken is Owner and Chief Instructor at Kore Krav Maga in Ashburn, VA. She is a Certified Instructor with Krav Maga Global (KMG) and is head of the Krav Maga Global U.S. Women’s Division. As the first female KMG instructor certified on the East Coast, she currently holds the rank of G-4 and has over 180 hours of instructor training directly under Eyal Yanilov, the highest-ranking practitioner worldwide.

In addition to her KMG certification, Tammy holds a doctorate of psychology with an emphasis in mind-body medicine, women’s psychology, sports psychology, and trauma. Her bachelor’s degree in Education gives Tammy special skills and insight when it comes to teaching students of all levels.

“We’re thrilled to have an instructor of Tammy’s caliber,” says Steve Marquez, SEG Vice-President. “Everyone should understand the basics of self-defense. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of the best self-defense instructors on the East Coast.”