Two consecutive days of workshops:

10:00 am – 5:00 pm August 14th, 2021: Disarming & Weapon Retention

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm August 15th, 2021: Chaos & 3rd Party Protection Workshop

Individual Tickets for both workshops are $150
Limited Number of Tickets available

Smoky Mountain Self-Defense is now located at

RIO Townsend Church (Gymnasium)
325 Webb Rd, Townsend, TN 37882

(865) 977-7837

During these 2 days of intense workshops, participants will learn a realistic and effective skillset that will progress them to a confident and workable knowledge of identifying and addressing different violent encounters, both as an individual and team member – while being armed, and unarmed.

The focus of these Phase 1 workshops will be on weapons disarming (stick, knife, and gun), weapon retention, Chaos, Mob Survival, and 3rd Party Protection.


  • leggings, yoga pants, sweat pants, comfortable jeans or gym shorts
  • t-shirts with sleeves (long or short)
  • tennis shoes or sneakers
  • ponytail holders
  • bottled water provided


  • No tank tops or cutoffs. Please.
  • jewelry, watches, earrings or facial piercings (only smooth wedding bands or medical alert allowed)
  • crocks, sandals, slides, house shoes or other open-toe shoes
  • boots
  • pocket knives or firearms on person during training (we have lockers on-site, bring your own lock if needed)

Smoky Mountain Self-Defense is the official representative of (IKMA) Israeli Krav Maga Association in East Tennessee (865) 977-7837

These Workshops will be conducted by Israeli Krav maga Association Senior Instructors Rinaldo Rossi and Don Melnick, as well as Roy “Hoot” Shields, Head Instructor of Smoky Mountain Self-Defense 865-977-7837

** Phase 2 & 3 Workshops, as well as a refresher workshop, will be available in the coming months, through SMSD at RIO Townsend Church, Townsend. TN


  • Please list any medical conditions including allergies, limitations, and/or additional information.
  • Price: $150.00 Quantity:
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(If you have trouble pre-registering or purchasing tickets online please call us at 865-977-7837).