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As one friend put it to me awhile ago pearls before swine. This is how I would describe I Liq Chuan. This internal martial art is what I feel embodies the secrets of martial power and strength. It is unlike any other martial art I have experienced and I have experienced a lot ranging from combatives to aikido, to jujutsu to judo. This martial art helps one to focus on whats going on inside you: proper mental state, structure, balance, relaxation and much, much more. The curriculum is simple, but has so much depth to it. Its fantastic for health and self-defense. Sifu Ashe Higgs is a talented instructor and friend who I find to be very, very skilled, patient and generous with his knowledge. He is one of the best I Liq Chuan instructors in the system and is a personal disciple of Sam Chin, another fantastic teacher. If you want to experience a martial art that goes beyond kata and accumulating techniques, that expands your mind and martial abilities this art is one to explore.
My son Daryen has been taking Karate Classes with Mr. Joe Bolding since 2015 and he loves his classes, he has teach him how to defend him self with diferents techniques, be a leader, be respectful and always be honest and follow his parents orders. I am so happy that my son is part of his group.
I have been student at the Budo Shingikan for nearly three years, and I can confidently say that you can't go wrong by sending your kids here or attending yourself (or both, as many families seems to do). Sensei D'Antonolio works incredibly hard to create a great learning environment and it shows in how quickly students pick up skills. The martial system is Bushin Ryu Aikbujutsu, which is a fully developed martial system with a strong emphasis on connection, soft power and practical application. Highly, highly recommended! Shannon Sensei is the main instructor for the kids programs, and they seem excellent as well. The kids learn discipline and respect, while at the same time building self-esteem and important self-defense skills. There are lots of adult students on the mat helping out as well. Great place for the whole family.
Just a few short years ago, Tim got me in the best shape I'd been in since my 20's, may be the best shape ever. I was lean and strong. Unfortunately, I was laid off in 2008 and quit going to Rock Solid Fitness. Though I've been to the gym, I gained 23 pounds--a lot for me. Needless to say, I've called Tim and back on track to return to my lean and mean self. Training with Rock Solid Fitness is definitely worth it!
Training under Jay Pages has helped me achieve many goals I had set for myself in a very short time. These goals were lofty to say the least, but with his help I not only lost weight and gained strength, but I was able to improve my Brazilian Jiu Jitsu game so much that I've won a gold, silver, and bronze medal in my second and third tournaments ever! Jay can turn your lump of coal into a diamond! Thanks Jay!
I joined Xavier’s Saturday Morning Get Your Body Moving Boot Camp in October 2014, thanks to an invite from a friend. I was looking for something that would actually motivate & push me harder then I push myself. It was such a great deal, I couldn’t pass it up and I am so glad I joined. Xavier not only pushes you physically, he offers motivational support. When my son was struggling with school, Xavier was able to help him work through his stress by encouraging him physically and emotionally. He pushed my son to his potential but also sat down with him to get to know him as an individual. I appreciate the fact that Xavier goes the extra mile to show he cares about each person, by recognizing & understanding their own personal struggles. Not only does he offer boot camp and personal training, he provides many other options to help support you in your goal of getting and staying healthy, such as life coaching, healthy eating options & habits, stretching, meditation, group training, self defense...whatever you might be looking for, he has the tools to help. He makes his workouts fun and tailored just right. If you are looking for a fun, supportive environment to workout in, Xavier is who I recommend!
TH is an excellent instructor and coach! He is patient and he helps bring out the very best in his students in an entertaining, educational and empowering way! Become your best self!
Good training. Easy to learn. Great instructor. I am unable to train in traditional martial arts because of an injury. I am happy to have found SPADES and am glad its offered in AZ.
Nice and patient. very comfortable to work with him
This course is extremely informative and useful. Although I am female, and this course is most helpful to females, it is also full of tips, tricks and strategies men can use as well. The physical portion is easily adapted to the learners abilities, existing skill and knowledge level and does not require strength or previous martial arts experience. The moves are easy for anyone to learn and to utilize regardless of size or strength or skill level. Sensei is very good at teaching this information and very good at identifying strengths and weaknesses and helping the student overcome the weaknesses to better deliver the self defense moves. I have had previous martial arts instruction and feel that this instructor is very suited to that role and also very knowledgeable about the subject matter. I highly recommend this course and this instructor
I have over the years been tested on my self defense skills due to the nature of my job. I have modified and changed the structure on how to train for real world attacks and have adapted the techniques to work outside the training hall.
The more resources you can recognize and incorporate into your arsenal will give you a much better chance of surviving an encounter. We are dedicated to providing self-defense training and solutions. We also provide tactical training, product evaluation, and course development.
At Phoenix Longevity Arts, our goal is to improve your fitness, health, confidence, vitality, and energy through the ancient systems of Chinese martial arts and self-defense. At PLA, we train kung fu, yoga, tai chi, qi gong, and other martial arts. You may choose any class to attend! Our kung fu and tai chi classes are held at our full-time school on the South Phoenix and North Tempe border by ASU! The Chinese fighting arts also incorporate a complete system of wrestling and grappling that we teach in our kung fu classes. Along with practical self-defense, we practice ancient healing arts of qi gong and internal kung fu, which include tai chi. You will also learn meditation, pressure points, Ba gua, Xingyi, animal styles of kung fu, the 5-animal play, and the Chinese classical weapons.
I have NO interest in "sports martial arts", this is a STREET SURVIVAL CLASS period.
I offer wing chun self defense one of the most self defense. Wing chun is both offensive and defensive. Very practical and easy to learn
We offer classes in personal protection, self-defense, and defensive tactics. Combat Hapkido is an extremely realistic and versatile discipline of self-protection that includes an extensive variety of strikes, kicks, joint locks, pressure points, ground survival, and weapon disarming techniques. The result is a practical, comprehensive self-defense system that is enjoyable to learn and produces effective results in realistic situations. Combat Hapkido's dynamic concepts are based on the scientific principles of anatomy and biokinetics, as well as psychology and strategy. It is well suited for men and women of all ages and sizes because physical strength and athletic abilities are not essential. The emphasis is on redirecting the assailants' aggression and power back toward them with a little effort and a minimum force on your part. Combat Hapkido is ideal for those individuals who do not have the time, desire or ability to commit themselves to the demanding study of a traditional martial art.
I give private or group self-defense and martial arts lessons to teach individuals how to protect themselves from others.
I do training for self defense, including basics, kickboxing, ju jitsu, and army combatives. I train all ages and all body types personnel. I can do one-on-one training or in pairs. Males and females are welcome. You may contact Nate for quotes. Thanks.
A.Z. Defensive Arts is one of the most comprehensive and innovative self-defense training providers in the Phoenix area. We specialize in women's self-defense, child safety and corporate safety programs. All of our programs utilize the most modern and realistic self-defense techniques that are designed for people of all ages and abilities. Don't settle for anything less than the best. Contact us, and see why we are one of the top-rated providers in Arizona and California.
I'm a second-degree black belt registered with the WTF with 7 years of instruction experience. I specialize in proper kicking technique and realistic self-defense. I have equal experience teaching students of all ages. I teach in a fun and demanding way, allowing my students to progress at their own level.
We offer: - Martial arts - Fitness - Military combatives - Self defense - Cardio - Muay Thai kickboxing - Boxing - Wrestling - Submission grappling - Jiu-Jitsu - Judo - Kajukenbo - Wing Chun - Plyometrics - Isometrics - Body weight exercises - Women's self defense - Rape prevention - Parking lot awareness - Children's anti-bullying - Youth MMA