Reston Institute For Self-Defense

Class Information


Learn self defense techniques in a no-nonsense and thoroughly professional, safe, and cooperative environment with friends and neighbors at your community YMCA in Reston.

Whether you're an experienced martial artist, or completely new to martial arts and self-defense, this comprehensive program of instruction will help you improve your skills, confidence, and ability to defend yourself in almost any situation. Many of the techniques we teach are appropriate for women's self defense.

A high ratio of martial arts instructors-to-students ensures that you will receive personalized attention from our mature team of men and women who are certified master teachers, led by Sensei Bruce and Judy Jones. Your training will be adjusted to your safety, condition, and physical abilities in order to avoid injuries.

Learn traditional Japanese Ju-Jitsu . Get in shape. Make some new friends. Men and women, aged 18 and older, are welcome in this non-profit, community-based environment. Please stop by and observe a class - have your questions answered.

Reston Institute For Self-Defense Students

Class Times

Classes are held at the following times:

  • Sunday, 3:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Wednesday, 7:30pm to 9:30pm
  • Saturday, 10:30am to 12:30pm

Classes are canceled only when the YMCA is closed for holidays or due to inclement weather. Students are encouraged to make at least 2 out of the 3 classes offered each week.


Costs are minimal for 48 hours of excellent training over an eight-week session, as follows:

  • Full privilege members: $105.00/session
  • Program members: $175.00/session + annual program fee of $55.00


For more information contact Bruce Jones.

Class Location

Classes meet at the YMCA Fairfax County Reston.

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