self defense for girls in toronto

By Girls Who Fight

A self defense & confidence camp for girls age 8-14, teaching girls how to stand tall, speak up, and defend themselves using real martial arts techniques.

Striking Defense


Learn how to keep a strong stance, create distance from an attacker, defend strikes, and use knees, elbows, punches, and kicks!

Grab Defense


Learn how to defend being pushed and pulled, wrist grabs, waist grabs, front chokes, ankles drags, and more.

Ground Defense

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Learn how to control ground positions, escape pins & holds​, defend punches from the ground, fall down and stand up safely, and take down an opponent from standing or on your back.


Street & online safety

Learn the top expert safety principles for situational awareness, street safety, online safety, emergency responses, and emergency escapes. 

Be Your Own Hero.

Beginner Camps

Our beginner camps are for girls with little to no martial arts experience, they will learn defense techniques and movements from square one as a team.

Intermediate Camps

Intermediate camps are for Girls Who Fight students, girls who have completed a beginner camp, or girls who have at least 2 months of experience in Jiu Jitsu or Kickboxing.

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2020/21 Camp Dates

With a ten student maximum, our camps sell out quickly. Check out the upcoming camps to save your spot!

TDSB & York Region PA day camp for elementary and secondary school students age 8-16.

Every winter break we run two mini-camps at different locations.

Our Story

The Girls Who Fight Film By Director Jennifer Roberts.


Girls learn that they are capable of anything they put their mind to.


Girls learn how to speak assertively, take initiative, and stand up for themselves.


Girls learn about situational awareness, street safety, online safety, and more.

Head Instructors

Meet our head coaches! Camps include 1-2 head coaches, as well as student instructors.

Gemma / MMA

Gemma is an ex-MMA fighter with over 11 years of experience training and competing in the sports of kickboxing, wrestling, and Brazilian jiu jitsu. She achieved a record of 5-1, with 4 wins in the first round by TKO or submission, and is a Pan Am Champion in Brazilian jiu jitsu.

Felicia / Jiu Jitsu

Felicia is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athlete who has earned provincial, national, international and panamerican titles. All while finishing law school. Felicia's positive and encouraging spirit is contagious to everyone around her on and off the mats.

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6 Roper Road (Warden & St. Clair)


33 Davisville Ave (Davisville & Yonge)


50 Torbay Road (HWY 404 & Steeles)

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