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  • Best of '16

    A2Z Performance Solutions

    (5 reviews)

    The Science of Hope Most training is done from the neck down and ignores the governing system of your entire body, your brain. Through applied functional neurology, I consider which part(s) of the brain are active during certain body movements. I use simple yet detailed body movements to fix "road blocks" in the brain which in turn fixes and/or enhances underperforming areas of the body. Training with me will be unlike anything you've done. I include vision and vestibular (inner ear) with my training. I also frequently assess and reassess your nervous system to make sure I'm giving you good exercises that help make you better rather than making you worse. Self-Defense / Combatives My Self-Defense/Combatives training is different from traditional martial arts or boxing or MMA. I won’t be teaching you how to fight, I’ll teach you how to win a violent encounter. It might sound like semantics, but it is different. If you want to go to a bar and get in a fight and beat somebody up, then find someone else to teach you. My classes cover the psychology of predators, the neurology of yourself in a fight/flight situation and the physical & mental skills required to win a violent encounter. I will teach you how to physically stop and/or neutralize the attacker. Don’t worry, I will teach you how to strike and knee and kick, etc., but it will look different compared to what you see on TV or the movies. Helping people become the better person they always wanted or knew they could be.

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  • Best of '16

    Dragon Warrior Kenpo Karate

    (5 reviews)

    We're inexpensive because our goal is to train and help individuals. Besides kenpo karate, we also offer yoga, Zumba, jujitsu, kickboxing, kung fu, MMA, and eskrima (Philippine stick fighting). I teach 3-4.5yrs old that not a lot of school does. We also offer punch cards for the those busy people. Our studio is open all day for those who just want to come in and train on their own. We also offer summer camps for the kids. Birthday parties, and after school programs. Being able to help everyone to defend themselves and getting everyone back to good health and get fit. Also, not only im able to help them learn karate but the positive feedbacks I get from their school is amazing... Shy kids have the courage to participate in class and play with others and their grades are getting better.

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  • Best of '16

    United Kung Fu

    (5 reviews)

    We train positive minds and a healthy bodies, and let them achieve the highest level of success in their Kung Fu training. This means that you will learn the self-defense and martial arts phases of Kung Fu which will develop[ your self-respect, confidence, awareness, focus, strength, flexibility, wellness, coordination, and health.

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  • Best of '16

    Black Scorpion Society

    (4 reviews)

    I am the only one that can teach this style I save lives

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  • Licensed I Liq Chuan Instructor

    (12 reviews)

    Experience! Falling Leaves Kung Fu Chief Instructor Ashe has trained directly under one of the worlds foremost Tai Chi - Kung Fu masters, Sam FS Chin for the last eight years and has become a disciple and lineage holder of Master Chin's family art of I Liq Chuan. In addition to extensive testing and personal certification by Master Chin, Ashe also has tournament level experience applying I Liq Chuan under pressure. That means you can come to class knowing your getting in depth instruction in an authentic, robust style of Chinese martial arts. Whether you're a complete beginner just getting into martial arts for the first time, or you have experience in another martial art and are looking to deepen your practice through Tai Chi and Zen, we might be just what you're looking for! The chance to share something really wonderful and something that I'm passionate about with other people.

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  • USA Martial Arts & Kickboxing

    (10 reviews)

    I don't know of any other school with: 1. Our high standards for instructor training and ongoing education in not only the martial arts, but how to teach martial arts effectively to various ages and abilities. international accreditation. Our staff's credentials are among the top in the field internationally and we work very hard to keep it that way. 2. Training with world-class champions, Masters and Grand Masters. 3. Emphasis on cultural education, language, and citizenship, leadership and character education. (Not just marketing and sales words - you can clearly see our interaction within the community. From bullying prevention, self defense, personal security, empowerment seminars we remain active in serving.) 4. Options for international travel - training with extraordinary experiences and unrivaled adventures. 5. Cultural exchanges such as our hosting the Korean Eagle's Taekwondo Demonstration Team. Our students were able to have them stay in their homes, build friendships, and build lasting memories. 6. Integration of family and parents. Our students build this school. Our goal is to help you reach yours. We are professional, full time dedicated martial artists who devote our time to helping our students reach their highest potential. 7. The passion we have for teaching and the love we have for each student is evident in our classes, events and long term relationships with our students. The opportunity to have such a profound impact on an individuals life. From influencing health, fitness and nutrition, preventing bullying, learning to set personal boundaries, families getting quality time together, meeting great people, and having the time of your life. These are just a few things I love most about this job. The thing I like most is directly seeing the results and sharing that success journey with students when they win a trophy, improve grades, regain self respect and dignity, learn they have greatness within themselves and build positive relationships inside and outside the school. I feel blessed to have this opportunity.

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  • The Budo Shingikan School of Japanese Martial Arts

    (8 reviews)

    Our work at the Budo Shingikan stands out from others because within the martial arts industry there is simply no one else offering what we offer. We offer students an authentic approach to Japanese Martial Arts Training. This means it is a cultural experience as well. We have not "Americanized" the martial arts for sales or compromised what we do for sales. If you want a real genuine martial arts experience we are the right school for you. I love every part of my job! There are many vocations out there but few that offer what I get from being a martial arts instructor. I have the opportunity to affect peoples lives on a daily basis for the positive and teach them life skills they will carry on for the rest of their lives. There simply isnt a better job out there!

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  • The Academy

    (7 reviews)

    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!

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  • Spartan Nation

    (5 reviews)

    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!

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  • S.T.O.R.M. (Special Tactics Optimum Response Methods) "Personal Defense Dynamics"

    (5 reviews)

    My work stands out from many others because of my experience in the martial arts for 44 years. I have studied many styles of martial arts and wasn’t afraid to question the true validity of these arts and formulate my own beliefs on their true capabilities. What I like most about what I do is helping others realize their potential, no matter how small or large. You see it in their eyes and their actions.

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  • Self Defense Fighting Lessons

    Arizona Hombu (Arizona School of Traditional Karate)

    (4 reviews)

    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.

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  • Emergency Response & Self Defense Course

    Independence Training

    (3 reviews)

    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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  • Best Mixed Martial Arts Training

    TNT Mixed Martial Arts Training Center

    (3 reviews)

    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

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  • Self-Defense Classes

    Phoenix Longevity Arts

    (2 reviews)

    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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  • Martial Arts & Karate Lessons

    Goshin Karate & Judo Academy

    (1 reviews)

    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.

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  • Personal Defense Training

    Arizona Security Group

    (1 reviews)

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

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  • Mixed Martial Arts Training

    Precision Mixed Martial Arts

    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.

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  • Self Defense Instruction

    AZ Defense Academy

    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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  • Self Defense Courses

    APSK Martial Arts Academy

    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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  • Self-Defense & Chinese Martial Arts Classes

    Phoenix Longevity Arts Kung Fu, Tai Chi, Qi Gong

    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.

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  • Personal Protection and Self Defence Training

    United Martial Arts

    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.

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  • Women's Self-Defense Training

    Take Control Self Defense

    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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“Need a Self Defense Instructor for a Beginner”

Phoenix, AZ

Discipline
Assault prevention (basic self defense), Sports-based (boxing, wrestling, etc.)
Age
Adult
Skill level
Beginner
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I'm a weak shy 55 year old blues and rock violin player, so be gentle, I don't like pain.
$40
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“Need Self Defense Instruction for Assault Prevention”

Phoenix, AZ

Discipline
Assault prevention (basic self defense)
Age
Adult
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No experience
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