The Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department will be offering a Personal Self-Defense class at the end of this month on Saturday, January 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Yucca Valley Community Center.

This basic self-defense class will focus on awareness, prevention and self-preservation. Learn the time-tested art of the Samurai, tailored to today’s environment. The course will teach students how to deal with the most common attacks as well as build self-confidence.

This 2.5-hour, hands-on lesson includes demonstrations, instruction and a lecture and is for participants 14 years of age and over. 

Pre-registration is required. Enrollment is $15.00 and is free with a student ID. Save time and sign up online at or at the Yucca Valley Community Center Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Space is limited.

For more information, visit the Town’s website or contact the Community Center at (760) 369-7211.