The Academy of Self-Defense is the premier location in Cleveland, Ohio to learn Hapkido and Taekwondo. The Academy of Self-Defense has been serving the Greater Cleveland area since 1968. If you want to learn the highly effective Self-Dense art of Hapkido or the dynamic martial art and sport of Taekwondo, the Academy of Self-Defense is your place. The Academy of Self-Defense offers very dynamic and flexible programs in Hapkido and Tae kwon do for men, women, children and teens. We also offer programs that cover Women's Self-Defense and Children's Self-Defense. We have an option to fit almost everyone's need.