Self Defense

Self-Defense Classes for LGBTQIA+ Seniors and Older Adults

Learn practical self-defense that relies on verbal and physical strategies including situational awareness, de-escalation, boundary setting, verbal self defense, and responses to physical grabs and attacks.

Seniors will learn self defense skills in a supportive environment. Classes are led by Self-Defense Expert Mark Bryant

Class will be canceled for November 2 and will continue November 9.

11:30 am – 12:30 pm


November 9, 16, 23

Mark Bryant is a Self-Defense Expert. Mark’s been doing martial arts since he was eleven years old. He teaches Senior Self-Defense.

Mark’s Senior Self-Defense Program has been publicized in Newspapers, Magazine, and Radio. He was also featured on television several times for his self-defense program.

His mission is to keep older adults safe by understanding how to be aware of your surroundings and preventing physical attacks.         


GenPRIDE Center

If this is your first time visiting the GenPRIDE Center, we are located above QFC at 401 Broadway E, Suite 223.

Our center is on the 2nd floor. After taking the elevator or stairs you’ll travel beyond PNW Fitness andour banner is outside our hallway next to Urban Outfitters. 

401 Broadway E, #223 Seattle WA 98102
(206) 393 – 3400
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