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  • 12 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Tempe, AZ 85281

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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 what’s 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. It’s 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.

  • 25 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Phoenix, AZ 85032

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Master Nottingham is my Martial Arts teacher as well as my teacher for self defense and security training. I have worked as a security guard for around 2 years while running my own business during the day. In this time I handled security for many Raves. Young people out late on mind altering drugs can be a handful and the training I received from Master Notiingham was constantly being tested. Being taught early awareness of a situation was an enormous advantage in being able to squash a potentila threat. But when a situation had already gone bad the proper training and proper response I had learned saved me numerous times. What Master Nottingham teaches also that people in the business may not realize is how to avoid and handle the legal ramifications of a situaton. In todays society that is huge. There is much more to learning personal protection and security guard training/ Body gaurd training then jumping in head first without thinking. This is where USA Martial Arts and Nottingham Sword and Shield Security shines. Try rhe Viper course your life and how you look at a threat will be changed forever.

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I spent six years training in two different martial arts/self-defense systems. Both systems were oriented around fighting and I spent years banging the pads, sparring in unrealistic rules based sessions and training for limited corner case scenarios. Being in my mid 40's and wanting more in the way of self-defense and less force on force combat, I began to search for something new, something that was 100% self-defense oriented and extremely effective. Well that search is over, I began training at Budo Shingikan in the art of Bushin Ryu Aikai Bujutsu in May of 2013 and have not looked back. You train in a manner that teaches you to blend with your attacker while putting them in a position of disadvantage so you can perform techniques designed to stop the attack. As you progress, you learn that all techniques provide what I would call "levels of pain inducing options" based on the resistance and determination of an attacker. This is the real deal for true self-defense, no MMA here, no ego fights, just traditional Japanese training. You will find an atmosphere of mutual respect where students of all levels help each other with technique and rank advancement criteria. Sensei D’Antonoli is an incredible leader and teacher, you will be hard pressed to find another individual who's as dedicated to not only the martial aspects of training, but the philosophical and intellectual aspects that prepare your mind as much as your body.

  • 5 years in business
  • Tempe, AZ 85284

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Arizona Jiu Jitsu Academy is Arizona's number one Martial Arts facility. We are offering instructions in the following: * Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) * Submission Wrestling (Nogi Jiu Jitsu) * Wrestling * Kickboxing * Self Defense * Strength and Conditioning Programs * Anti Bully Seminars We also have a juice bar and other healthy snacks. We have a dry sauna to assist in weight loss. We have showers for the busy professional or individual that's always on the go. So check us out, give us a try. We're confident that you'll absolutely love it here!

  • 13 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Peoria, AZ 85382

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Just starting. So far very professional

  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Phoenix, AZ 85048

Kathleen T.

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Cyle of A2Z performance solutions is superb. He is so professional, easy to talk to, listens well, extremely knowledgeable and talented. I would give him 10 stars of I could.

  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Avondale, AZ 85323

Chelsea M.

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Lindsay is a wonderful teacher and very good with the kids. I noticed her being very firm, but gentle at the same time. I appreciate that she reminds the kids the importance of learning to defend self and to take it seriously , as kids can often forget. Lindsay is very likable as a person and my sister enjoys the class. Absolutely recommend to anyone and everyone especially for your kids

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O.j Guerra is an outstanding instructor! Good christian man with a no nonsense approach to his self defense techniques. 90% of the stuff you see other people teaching wouldn't work in a pinch but I guarantee his would!

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Mesa, AZ 85205

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I offer these training opportunities to my clients: Weight Loss Sports Conditioning Speed and Agility MMA (Combat Sports) Self-Defense Nutrition Consultation Personal Training Come get in great shape with unique workouts today!

  • 16 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Phoenix, AZ 85018

Daniel C.

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Very knowledgeable, great explanation of how the body works and reacts to attacks and defense. Great training to gain strength and know how very quickly. New strengths in controlling adrenaline, temper and energy.

  • 18 years in business
  • Mesa, AZ 85210

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If you would like to learn traditional karate, kobudo, samurai arts and develop extraordinary power for self-defense, we train our students to be the best they can be. It is obvious experience is important in a martial arts teacher and our Grandmaster (head instructor), has been inducted into martial arts Halls of Fame for teaching, and has been training in martial arts for more than 5 decades. Grandmaster Hausel is ranked as the highest possible rank in Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Karate. Grandmaster Hausel has been recognized by various martial arts associations around the world as the "Instructor of the Year", "International Instructor of the Year", "Grandmaster Instructor of the Year" and "Grandmaster of the Year". We teach traditional karate as a method to improve yourself, but we also consider it as a weapon and not a sport. We look forward to having you as a member of our karate family. We train adults and families and also focus on women, teachers and seniors.

  • Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

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Independence Training strives to enhance the confidence and self-reliance of citizens through emergency response classes. We offer courses in the following fields: * Firearms: basic to advanced courses with handgun, carbine or shotgun * Emergency Medical: certification and non-certification courses * Emergency Preparedness: The best day to get ready for the worst day is today! * Self-Defense: women-specific and defensive tactic courses * Youth Safety: personal safety, firearm safety and basic marksmanship * Corporate Team Building and Employee Engagement Our students really love the personal one-on-one attention they get from our highly trained and experienced instructors, as well as the civilian perspective on emergency response that we deliver.

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At TNT MMA, we are dedicated to providing our students the best possible training experience in a positive, non-threatening atmosphere. Our certified instructors provide quality training in a variety of mixed martial arts classes for men, women and children. Regardless of your ability, size, strength, gender or skill, you will find support, encouragement and personalized attention to attain your goals safely and effectively, and you will never have more fun doing it! You will never find another academy with a better combination of instruction and camaraderie with more positive atmosphere. Our services include: * Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu * Cardio Kick Boot Camp * Kid Jitsu (6-12 years) * Muay Thai * Private Sessions * Self Defense * Sports Conditioning * Submission Wrestling

  • Scottsdale, AZ 85254

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We are providing instruction or lessons in martial arts, self defense, judo and karate, for kids, teens and adults in the Cave Creek, Phoenix, Scottsdale and the entire north valley of Arizona since 1991. Goshin Karate and Judo Academy has been helping people improve their lives through martial arts for over 20 years; "same location." Goshin was named "Martial Arts School of the Year" in March 2011 by the International Independent Martial Arts Association (IIMAA). Voted by Nickelodeon's Parents' Choice Award as the Best Martial Arts Class in Phoenix, August 2009 and October 2010.

  • 13 years in business
  • Tempe, AZ 85281

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Our services include: * Security Training * Firearms Training * SABRE Civilian Program * Less Lethal * Self-Defense * CPR * First Aid and more

  • Tempe, AZ 85281

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We offer training in the Asian systems of self defense and fitness such as Tai Chi, Kung Fu, Yoga, and Qi Gong. We offer group and private lessons which focus on each discipline. Our self defense training is effective on the street. We use the Chinese fighting systems such as Tiger, Mantis, Crane, Ba Gua, Xing Yi, and weapons to condition the mind, body, breath, and confidence. We have classes for adults and children. Try 1 week for free by mentioning thumbtack!

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We teach kids and adults martial arts, kick boxing, BJJ, MMA, self defense, weapons, plus life skills. We also host birthday parties, teenage leadership classes, and corporate team buildings.

  • Tempe, AZ 85281

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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

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We offer martial arts, kenpo, karate, MMA, mixed martial arts, kung fu lessons, jujitsu, grappling classes, kickboxing, self-defense classes, Japanese sword training, weapons training, women's self-defense programs, kids' after-school program, kids' karate summer camp, and modern arnis (stick) fighting in Meza, AZ.

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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.

  • Phoenix, AZ 85028

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United Martial Arts teaches a well-rounded Chinese Kung Fu curriculum with a strong emphasis on self defense and physical development. In our children's classes, we also stress character development and stranger danger. As part of our curriculum, we teach various traditional Kung Fu forms and self defense techniques such as blocks, strikes, kicking techniques, joint locks, and throws. Students also can learn a variety of Chinese weapons, including broadsword, staff, and spear.

  • 29 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Scottsdale, AZ 85250

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As a Corporate Trainer to the Fortune 500, Mike has provided 2,500 programs to over 495 companies, universities, and agencies, since 1988. I've also hosted my own segment on Arizona Ch. 3's Talk Show, "Your Life A to Z" with 3 million viewers. Holding both a Masters Degree in Education and a 7th Degree Karate Black Belt, I've spent 20 years creating exciting, powerful events. He blended martial arts with two decades of working with 500,000 company employees, as well as state and agencies in 27 States, Canada, Jamaica, and Aruba. I was proud to have worked with the 1st woman to receive a Gold Medal in the Olympics. Spent eight years as a high school teacher and four years at Taser International as their trainer and media spokesperson. All of these prior job experiences provide a unique combination to educate, motivate, and entertain your personnel via live sessions or via his training DVDs. Besides working with 495 organizations, such as AT&T, Pepsi, The Ritz Carlton, Blue Cross & Blue Shield, IBM, and AZ State University; I have dedicated my services to major fundraisers for 501c3 non-profit organizations. I now offers my services through private lessons at a client's home/office (or) small group sessions for a reduced fee.

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