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Force Defense and Fitness

High Quality Martial Arts Classes For All Ages And Abilities

Welcome to Force Defense and Fitness, your home for better martial arts training and total-body workouts. We are proud to serve Holden, Worcester, and all of Central Massachusetts with high-quality classes that blend traditional martial arts disciplines with modern-day self-defense strategies. Our Krav Maga training is designed to be the ultimate real-world defense system and our Kids Martial Arts program can help your child succeed in everything they do. PLUS, if you're looking for a high-energy way to burn fat and build muscle, our Fitness Kickboxing classes have got you covered. No experience is required to take advantage of our programs. We train men, women, and children of all ages and abilities. GET STARTED TODAY to see how we can improve your body, mind, and soul!

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Our Expert Team

At Force Defense, you can train with confidence knowing you've got the best coaching in town. Build your skills from the ground up and stay motivated week in and week out.


Our Core Values

We value the role martial arts training has played in our lives and we can't wait to share it with you. From discipline to strength and everything in between, our classes can impact all aspects of your life.


Our Mission

Our goal every single day is to make our classes accessible to all skills and abilities. With us, you'll never feel out of place or in over your head. We meet you where you are, and help you improve every step of the way.


Our Promise

Our pledge is to make your success a priority from day one. People train for many different reasons. We're here to understand yours and help you achieve it in no time!


Krav Maga

Challenge your body and your mind today with our Krav Maga Classes. We're here to help Holden and Worcester see incredible total-body results and learn the best self-defense for any situation. No prior experience is required.

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Fitness Kickboxing

Get more from your workouts with our Fitness Kickboxing Classes in Holden. These high-energy classes are helping men and women see incredible results and change the way they think about working out.

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Kids Martial Arts

Help your child stay challenged and motivated with our Kids Martial Arts Classes. Relying on a mix of traditional and modern-day martial arts, we help students across Worcester build confidence, respect and more!

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What's In It For You?

Build A Better Body, Mind, And Soul:

Confidence & Self-Esteem in Holden - Force Defense and Fitness

Confidence & Self-Esteem

You may think of confidence as a skill needed only for children, but the truth is adults rely on it even more. Build yourself up through a series of accomplishments and feel great about everything you do. Our classes are designed to help you enjoy success today, tomorrow, and beyond.

Discipline & Self-Control in Holden - Force Defense and Fitness

Discipline & Self-Control

Martial Arts training is as much a mental feat as it is a physical one. Push yourself beyond the requirements of your daily life and enjoy the benefits of discipline and self-control in all areas. We're here to prepare you for anything life throws your way.

Self-Defense in Holden - Force Defense and Fitness


There simply is no self-defense system like Krav Maga. We all know the world can be a dangerous place. Why not stay prepared? Our classes help students learn how to defend themselves against any attack or threat. It's never to early to learn how.

New Friends & Mentors in Holden - Force Defense and Fitness

New Friends & Mentors

At Force Defense and Fitness, we aren't in it for ourselves. We're here for you and you'll notice the difference from day one. Build long-lasting friendships and enjoy the support of everyone around you as you push yourself forward to accomplish things you never thought possible.

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