Adult Promotion 2-18-16

MattPromotion Congratulations to Matt Franklin who was promoted to the rank of Blue Level Adult at Smoky Mountain Self-Defense, Thursday, February 18, 2016. In addition to his recent promotion, Matt serves as an Assistant Instructor to both the Beginner Teen and Adult Classes and the Women’s Self-Defense Seminars. Matt is pictured with his father Darrell Franklin and Roy Shields, Founder of Smoky Mountain Self-Defense.

Women’s Self-Defense Seminar – Saturday, February 27, 2016

Walk in the Park“No More Victims” Women’s Self-Defense Seminar on Saturday, February 27, 2016 10:00am-4:00pm. This seminar is offered to females ages 13-Up, and the cost is $75.00 each. Reward yourself with the skillset and mindset to stay safe by preregistering today!

Women's No More Victim's Self-Defense Seminar 1-30-16

SMSD-Women's-Self-Defense-1-30-16 Smoky Mountain Self-Defense Women’s Self-Defense Seminar Saturday, January 30, 2016 at our 2422 East Broadway Ave. Maryville, TN 37804 location.
We are very proud of our attendees:
1st Row – Lainey Hudolin, Jessica King, Judy Hermsdorfer, and Becca Hathaway
2nd Row – Amber Rivers, Melissa Poole, Nancy Feezell, and Stephanie Guinn
Instructors – Carol Ford, Wes Ford, Roy Shields, and Matt Franklin
We look forward to seeing you at our next Women’s Self-Defense Seminar on Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 10:00am-4:00pm.

Women's No More Victim's Self-Defense Seminar 12-19-2015

SMSD-Women's-Self-Defense-Seminar-Group-12-19-2015Smoky Mountain Self-Defense Women’s Self-Defense Seminar Saturday, December 19, 2015 at our 2422 East Broadway Ave. Maryville, TN 37804 location.
We are very proud of our attendees:
1st Row – Amber Satterfield, Jenna Delozier, Angela Delozier
Instructors – Carol Ford, Wes Ford, Roy Shields, Matt Franklin
We look forward to seeing you at our next Women’s Self-Defense Seminar on Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 10:00am-4:00pm.

Scholarship Recipient 11-24-15

Rachelle Hamel

Pictured left to right are: Dennis Hamel father, of Rachelle Hamel (age 10) receiving the SMSD scholarship from Steve Wigley, Modern Woodmen of America.


On Tuesday, 11-24-15, Steve Wigley of Modern Woodmen of America presented, Rachelle Hamel age 10 with a 3 month scholarship to our Anti-Abduction and Anti-Bullying kid class at Smoky Mountain Self-Defense.

Anti-Bullying Anti-Abduction Scholarship Recipients

Scholarships were awarded to two recipients at the new location of Smoky Mountain Self-Defense at 2422 East Broadway Ave. Maryville, TN 37804, to attend the Anti-Bullying Anti-Abduction courses.
Presenting a scholarship to Zakiah Satterfield, age 8 of Maryville is John Kidd on behalf of Partners in Business of East Tennessee.

Kim Hayes (Mother), Harley Bolix, John Kidd (Partners in Business of East Tennessee), Roy Shields (Owner\Instructor)

Kim Hayes (Mother), Harley Bolix, John Kidd (Partners in Business of East Tennessee), Roy Shields (Owner\Instructor)


Presenting a scholarship to Harley Bolix, age 10, of Tellico Plains is John Kidd of Prestige Title Agency.
Roy Shields (Owner\Instructor), John Kidd (Prestige Title), Zakiah Satterfield, Amber Satterfield (Mother)

Roy Shields (Owner\Instructor), John Kidd (Prestige Title), Zakiah Satterfield, Amber Satterfield (Mother)


Any local business that wishes to sponsor a child between the ages of 7-12, can contact Smoky Mountain Self-Defense at 865.977.7837, visit our website at http://functional-noun.flywheelsites.com, or via facebook.