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8. FitnessMaddox
Exceptional 5.0

(13)

Exceptional 5.0

(13)

Offers remote services
Discounts available
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Los Angeles, CA
Originally, I wanted to get a trainer temporarily for the summer to drop some lbs. Once I hit my goal weight, I just couldn’t stop the training. I’ve had a lot of personal trainers in the past, but none quite like Andre. First, he’s very knowledgeable. He’ll take the time to explain the science behind certain exercises and movements. Second, he’s patient and understanding. Never once did he make me feel embarrassed for some of my fitness weaknesses or when we had to modify movements. He will be your biggest cheerleader. He is super encouraging and only wants success for his clients. Not for his own personal gain, but because he genuinely cares and wants his clients to see results. His fitness plans are incredible. He really gets to know you and designs plans tailored to your abilities and fitness goals. I loved getting my new fitness plans and pushing my body with new exercises and weight goals. Finally, his personality sets him apart. He’s very positive, funny, and training with him is never boring. Even on days when I simply didn’t feel like working out, I looked forward to just having a chat with him. 5 min into our workout, I was reminded of why I was there in the first place. There are many options for personal trainers, but Andre is in a league of his own.See more

$65/session

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$65/session

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Reviews for Los Angeles self defense instructors
Simona P.
Johnny is the best there is! There is literally nothing we come up with that he doesn't have a solution for. He cares very much for the safety of his clients and is very patient. I can't imagine a better or more qualified self defense instructor!!
Self Defense & FitnessSelf Defense & Fitness
Rene G.
I have had no experience in fighting, or self defense ever in my life. Now thanks to Johnny I know so moves to protect myself from an attack I'm still learning and going strong and can't wait to go full capability!! I will continue working with him and grow and be strong 💪 not just physically, but also mentally🧠!! Thanks Johnny!!!
Self Defense & FitnessSelf Defense & Fitness
Julie K.
Johnny is awesome! From the moment I met him I could tell he was a pro. He was so hyperaware of what was going on around us at all times. As far as self defense goes, he's the absolute best! I've been meeting with him weekly and my progress thus far is really exciting. I know that if in an unfortunate situation I wouldn't freeze and could fend for myself. We do everything from basic self defense (if being attacked with knife/gun/sexual assault) to cardio and boxing. I love training with Johnny and can't wait to get grow even more in my ability. I highly highly recommend him! He is also so so knowledgeable and sweet and so impressive. A living breathing better version of John Wicke but a total teddy bear on the inside.
Self Defense & FitnessSelf Defense & Fitness
Gilad M.
Johnny is awesome! I hired him to train my wife in self defense. I've been doing martial arts for years and have never managed to convince my wife to do it with me. It always intimidated her. But within a few lessons with Johnny she is now hooked. Johnny is very experienced working with women and with people without any background in martial arts. Now, a month into her working with Johnny, she loves every minute of it. I can see her improvement, both physically and psychologically and I have never seen her so motivated to workout. I highly recommend Johnny.
Self Defense & FitnessSelf Defense & Fitness
Thumbtack Customer
I originally was looking for a trainer who could teach me self-defense for a trip I was going to be taking where these skills might be needed in case of emergency. I found Vinny on thumbtack and was immediately impressed with his resume. He made the effort to come all the way from Santa Clarita to my house which I appreciated. Just after one lesson, I could see a difference in myself. After just a few lessons, Vinny has taught me so much. I am now more confident in what I can do and in my safety. He has helped me to realize that with practice and skill, I can take on any challenge that I may come up against. At 16, it means a lot to know that I have taken certain pre-cautions to ensure my safety and well-being which causes me to have a peace of mind. I owe it all to Vinny and I highly recommend him as a trainer because every girl deserves to know that they have the power and right to learn and defend themselves.
Cruz Fitness/Self Defense Systems(Burbank)Cruz Fitness/Self Defense Systems(Burbank)
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