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Excellent coach and trainer. I learned helpful techniques for self defense and was able to get great conditioning work in as well. Highly recommend working with Coach Terry
Great customized training to go with your goals and abilities. Funny and patient too! Atmosphere is perfect to get a solid workout in, without feeling self-conscience. Ask for Chris Acosta!
Mike is a great instructor. I was a novice in the self defense game. Mike was patient and took time to provide proper instruction. Mike would spend time with each student and demonstrate proper techniques. I have moved out of state and can't find another instructor like Mike.
I'm in my early 50's, and have been working with Colton for about 6 weeks now, with a goal of weight loss, strength training, and general fitness, and I feel great. He's helped me with some posture and range-of-motion issues, after years of a sedentary lifestyle. Besides being very personable and outrageously fit, he is a teacher, and shows not only how to do the exercises and avoid injury, but explains the "why" behind the routines as well. And he makes the workouts interesting, throwing in some boxing and self-defense, along with the variety of routines designed to meet my fitness goals. Hes very conscientious and considerate of my time and abilities. I highly recommend Colton to anyone looking for a personal trainer.
I attended Cynthia Jolicoeur’s “Intro to Personal Defense Readiness” course in the Boston area over Labor Day week-end last year (9/4/16). I had no specific expectations other than to learn some new ideas and techniques. (I am a 5th degree black belt in the Ed Parker American Kenpo style, so brought that experience and mindset into the training.) I was quite pleased to receive such a thorough presentation on how the Blauer PDR system differs from martial arts training, along with a wealth of other information that is not typically provided in self-defense training, in particular the psychological and emotional components that accompany the physical aspect. Cynthia was extremely knowledgeable and well-versed in this material and answered most participant questions without referring to notes. The physical component was ably demonstrated by Cynthia and her “bad guy,” Dave Rood. All the participants had multiple opportunities to practice on them and on each other. The outdoor scenarios were excellent and provided realistic “hands on” experience of what to do (or not do) in the event of an unexpected attack. Cynthia’s own black belt karate experience is invaluable for helping participants who come from a martial arts background remember how the PDR system is different. Not that the martial arts experience is wrong, but that there are cases when it’s ineffective and doesn’t really prepare the martial artist mentally to respond appropriately to a sudden, violent attack. I highly recommend Cynthia’s course.
Where do I began, Jarrod is an amazing coach hands down! When I first started training with him I always felt I was going to fail, but he believe in me so I started to, he got me in the best shape of my life and ready for a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament in 4 months in the boys division. Jarrod is the definition of intensity he loves doing this, and that's what makes his coaching that much more beneficial cause all he want you to do is try, never give up and push your self. By training with him I never thought it would effect my thought process my emotions and my life in such a positive way. I wouldn't want to train with anyone else. I have such high respect for Jarrod! Nothing but amazing coaching he's a joy to be around and he knows what he's doing! Why wouldn't you want a instructor like him?
Cornelius is an awesome trainer! I've lost 25 pounds and have kept it off for over a year. He works around my schedule for personal training and I go to his boorcamps as well. I love the kick boxing and self-defense drills he uses in my workouts too.
Ray is great at communicating the basics in a way that is easy to remember. Sometimes trying to learn basic martial arts/self-defense can be intimidating but Ray created a very comfortable environment.
I have been doing Krav under Josh's instruction for six months and can tell you that the results are amazing. If you want to lose weight and tone up quickly he is the one to help you do it! More importantly, I have learned so much from his self defense training! He teaches you to be ready for any and every scenario that could come your way. The best part is that he charges half the price of other instructors that have way less experience. Josh is worth every penny, you won't be sorry! Misty
We offer martial arts training in the art of Shou' Shu' Kung Fu. Shou' Shu' is a purely self-defense system rather than a sport. It's an ancient martial art that is true to its origins.
I've been doing martial arts and MMA for 25 years. I'm looking for a client who has a son or daughter/parents who want to learn how to defend themselves.
Learn how to defend yourself and lose weight and have fun at the same time.
We give women the tools to fight back and empower them with knowledge. Also, we train security, law enforcement and loss prevention in self-protection, so they are safe when on duty.
I am a more than 20-year practitioner of eskrima, which is a form of Filipino martial arts. I am highly knowledgeable in the "sweet science," which is boxing. I have a 4-year study of krav maga at University of Krav Maga located in San Francisco, CA. I am new to the area. My main goal and focus is not your money but to instruct and teach. At a very young age, I began my lifelong study of defending myself and my family. I aim to teach people who may need it. It is a way to have comfort and knowledge of themselves to protect them and their loved ones or property. Give me a call, or email me. I will beat any price quote out there that you have been given elsewhere. Thank you. Ricky
I teach self-defense and sports jiu jitsu at Gracie Jiu Jitsu and have a brown belt. I offer excellent one-on-one instruction; let's roll.
I've been doing martial arts since I was 12, and I started with tae kwon do and got my black belt by the age 14 and my junior instructor certification at the age of 16, and I have been teaching off and on since then. What you'll get from me and not anyone else is that I have studied every aspect of martial arts, from the physical kinesiology of the movements and techniques we do to exercise/weightlifting techniques and regimen composition and nutrition and eating habits and also the most commonly overlooked aspect, the mental and psychological (spiritual) side which is very important for a well-rounded martial artist and especially for anyone who wants to become a black belt. As for me, I am a third-degree black belt in tae kwon do but also a black belt in judo, hapkido, tae kuk mu sul, and aikido, as well as being well versed in many more style and arts. I competed in numerous point-sparring tournaments when I was younger and loved it. I also played high school football and college rugby which also effected effects my athletic style.
Started Mixed Martial Art at the age of 7yrs old and through hard work and dedication I received my black belt at the age of 16. How far you push yourself is based on the passion you have to Succeed. There is no such word as "I CAN'T". I am humble and patient when working with kids because you have to make learning Fun. I have a commitment to excellence and Self Discipline. I am the state championship winner on intermediate-level sparring on 1997 and 1998.
It is my passion to provide people with the tools needed to live happy, healthy and safe lives. Whether it's fitness, competition martial arts or real world self defense, I take great pride in offering the highest quality instruction and mental preparation needed to succeed. I am specializing in jiu jitsu self defense, sport jiu jitsu, weight loss, bully defense and fitness! I am offering one-on-one and small group lessons.
A small list of reasons to choose USSD is that we have been at the forefront of teaching the martial arts since 1968. Due to our unique system of teaching, our instructors are continually trained in how to better serve our students, and are held accountable for how they teach you and/or your child. We have training tools such as our USSD Student Manual, and DVDs to help you practice at home, in addition to professionally produced seminars, tests and tournaments to all help your experience why we are "America's Self Defense Leader."
We are more family base school and we show that we care for our students and families