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Max KO
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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Max is great to work with and he has a very pragmatic approach to self defense / martial arts. He has a very diverse background in training and he seems to select the components that work best given a particular context. He is direct and wants you to empower you with good technique and a strong mental framework. My introductory session went great, and I signed up for another block of classes - so far so good!

  • 4 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Ajit P.
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I've been training with Josh for over a year and a half now. I first decided to train in mixed martial arts just as a new workout routine, and because I enjoyed the sport as a fan. I was essentially starting from scratch, and because of that I felt that getting personal training would be more effective than taking large group classes so that I would get the fundamentals down from the start. Josh was very patient in teaching me all the basics. He's a great teacher, and is able to break down some very complex techniques into simple instructions that can be applied. He also understands and focuses on what his students goals are and gears the training accordingly, so that you're always learning something specifically catered to helping you achieve them. Ive come a long way since I first started working with Josh and because I have gotten results faster than I originally expected, I now have a different set of goals from when I began. I have no doubt his teaching can help me get there. Josh definitely puts you through a tough workout, but its a lot of fun and I really look forward to it each week. He has accomplished a lot in this sport, so he can fit whatever experience level you are at. I consider him not just a coach but a friend and fully endorse anyone looking for a trainer to check him out.

  • 16 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jaimmie C.
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Motion Fitness & Martial Arts: is a great place for fitness. Martin is a GREAT instructor, he works with you to make sure you understand the workout and makes sure you are doing the exercise properly. He is very detail oriented and wants to make sure you reach your goal. If you are looking for someone to push you and reach your potential this is the place to go.

Vince Vasquez
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jasmine R.
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Before I began attending Vince's martial arts classes I was extremely shy and ashamed to go in because I was so over-weight. I would walk by his class and watch him and his experienced students and I so badly wanted to be there too. I finally decided to go in one day, despite of my hesitation, and that was the best decision I ever made. Since day one Vince has been extremely welcoming and tremendously patient and helpful. This last year I finally decided to take private training sessions with Vince and they are worth every penny. He's helped increased my cardiovascular and muscle fitness. The side effect of which has been weight loss. When I first started training in martial arts with Vince I was a complete newbie. I had no prior experience. After 2.5 years of training and an increase in private sessions I finally competed in my first fight. He has helped me every step of they way and has supported my growth as a fighter. Today we continue to train and are looking forward to new opportunities to compete. If you are looking for a trainer, Coach Vince will definitely help you reach higher levels of performance, speed, and strength.

CH Training
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Emily P.
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I'm recovering from chronic illness issues and Cindy has a perfect mix of personal training and martial arts experience. She's kind, understanding, and genuinely interested in helping me. She's also very engaging, having a passion for what she does. Highly recommend!

  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Cody K.
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I think Jeff is a real stand up guy, he helped me get creative with my exercise routine and really increased my level of physical fitness and in turn my personal success. One thing that I think he could have done better was Charge More!!!! His services are so good I don't know why he isn't it some rich gym like Equinox. Will come back again!

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I come from a martial arts background at an early age. I played all the sports football, track,wrestling and cross country during my teenage years. Then went into the military for four years. And was a competitive kickboxer. I train for top conditioning and teach combative striking. When people tell me they remembered something I said during our training. That is one of the main things I want to pass on: Being prepared and self/surroundings awareness.

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The best part of my job is helping people reach their full potential so that they can improve the quality of their lives. I also love that I work primarily with children. They are our future! My goal is to improve the future of society one student at a time.

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TriValley ATA Martial Arts is more than just a martial arts school. We are a life changers! TriValley ATA Martial Arts and Karate for Kids is located in San Ramon, California. We are dedicated to each student's personal development. We help our students achieve personal goals, i.e. self-confidence, focus, discipline, fitness and self-defense. Taekwondo is a powerful and exciting martial art known for its dynamic hand and kicking techniques. Despite the fact that these martial art techniques are centuries old, we make sure that our programs are always evolving to keep pace with the rapidly changing world. Our instructors take their responsibility seriously, acting as role models for younger students and teaching them the importance of leadership, strong character, good values and respect.

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I am an RN but also love to do therapeutic massage that is tailored to clients who are in pain or have injuries. I teach self-defense and jujitsu for adults, kids, and women. I have been doing massage and martial arts for over 20 years.

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I teach one-on-one martial arts and personal fitness training sessions. About Battle Training The Battle Training program is for you if you have goals in personal protection, physical achievement or building a strong character. This is a program for personal combat training, which is designed to give you results through sophisticated and highly evolved training methods. You will improve your mental, physical and emotional skills through the Battle Training program, whether your interests lie in trying the program for the first time or are already an accomplished instructor or student. Note: In true battle training, there are no shortcuts. You have to rain hard and be committed!

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We don't just do traditional martial arts! We offer Filipino martial arts, showing how to use everyday items as tools for self-defense. We offer locks, takedowns, empty hands and more! Check out our clips on our website, and you will be amazed.

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Cyclone is the largest martial arts facility in the Tri Valley area with classes on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, wrestling, boxing, Tae Kwon Do, Judo, MMA and self defense. We also teach conditioning classes, weight training and also provide nutritional consultation.

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We teach in a safe, friendly and fun environmemt where each student is given one on one training. We are passionate about our students and martial arts. And our multi-discipline based self-defense program, for adults, is both effective, efficient and practical. Regardless of goals or motivation, all students find our program offers the ability to enhance their lives in a disciplined and fun manner. All instructors are certified to teach and are also CPR/First Aid Certified. We're not about marketing and making money, we're about enriching the lives of our students. The joy from seeing my students suceed both inside and outside the studio. My passion for Martial Arts remains strong both as a student and as an instructor. My main mission is to help, but yet challenge every student to meet their potential of becoming the best martial artist possible.

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World-Wide Jiu-jitsu & Karate-Do with over three decades of teaching experience focuses-on and develops Mindfulness, Self-Awareness, and Self-Discipline. As a result, the training and attitude of the individual becomes stronger in mind, body, and spirit. This martial system is built to cultivate inner strength through practical and effective self-defense techniques. What I enjoy most is sharing my knowledge and passion with all students from diverse backgrounds while honoring the tradition of the martial arts with integrity as well as commitment to all martial art masters

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Our goal at Contra Costa Budokan Martial Arts Academy is to create and deliver tools that empower you to achieve your full potential by breaking through self-limiting beliefs. We provide martial arts training in Concord, CA. We are focused on helping you build a higher level of self-confidence, self-esteem and self-defense.

  • 3 years in business
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UFC GYM Sunnyvale fuses together mixed martial arts with state-of-the-art equipment and traditional fitness, giving fitness enthusiasts the unique opportunity to practice training techniques of famed UFC athletes. With a full range of classes including MMA programming, group fitness classes, private coaching, and youth and family programming, you are guaranteed a complete workout experience for all ages and levels. UFC GYM Sunnyvale services the greater Silicon Valley and is conveniently located in the heart of Sunnyvale near the 101 and 280 freeways. Train differently at the UFC GYM!

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Karate is for everyone! We are a family-oriented martial arts studio that has served the Oakley and Delta community for over 9 years. We offer classes for students as young as three years old, with group classes based on age and skill level. As we focus lessons on positive life skills as well as physical skills, our students are often recognized at school and home as leaders. Call for more information about how we might be able to serve you.

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I provide a fully comprehensive martial arts training to provide excellent fitness. My students will develop skills in grappling, striking, defense, breathing/energy, flexibility, etc. I implement fun and useful martial arts techniques to meet their fitness goals. I've spent the last 7 years in Asia teaching martial arts to students of all ages. I've trained in various styles, including MMA, muay Thai and jiu jitsu (no belt and high proficiency). I'm a four-times black belt in Korean royal military martial arts (inclusive of Tae Kwon Do5, judo1, hapkido3, and jujitsu). I also specialize in jeet kune do, wing chun, long staff, swords, nun chucks and knives. I'm also a personal trainer specializing in a wide range of fitness techniques along with comprehensive training philosophy and methodology.

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We provide private martial arts and self-defense lessons and training. I am not a martial arts instructor who wants to be called master, sifu or some other honorific title; I'm just an easygoing coach with three legitimate, confirmable black belts that will work with you at whatever level you are. I won't force you to train like an Olympian unless you want to, and I don't teach how to dodge bullets or fly through the air. If this sounds like something you might be interested in, read on. I am committed to teaching critical self-protection skills to those who seek it. My form of self-defense teaches the social, emotional, mental as well as physical skills necessary to avoid most confrontations. Should an assailant escalate to the physical realm, my students are ready to respond accordingly with easy-to-master physical skills that are derived from jujitsu, hapkido, aikido, wing chun and NYC street defense that any body type can learn quickly and easily. I offer private lessons to both adults and children, as well as corporate team lessons. For those who may be interested, I am willing to help them achieve their black belt through Jujitsu America. I offer a free needs analysis/first lesson and after that, I charge for eight lessons at a time. I strongly believe that no one should be denied this education and as such, I have committed to teaching these skills to young people in the public schools free of charge; just ask. Additionally, I offer sliding scale to those who simply can't afford to pay my normal fees. I also offer coaching for competitive events. I am a first-level national coach (and a committee member) for Sport Jujitsu; I can help you succeed in any tournament. If you are interested in studying in either San Francisco or New York, or if you have any questions, please reach out to me at the number below or e-mail me. Please check out my website too. It's where you can check out my credentials and see my videos. Thanks for reading, and I hope to work with you soon.

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I teach a Filipino martial art called Balintawak Arnis, sticks and open-hand. I incorporate physical training as a part of the class. I am a fitness expert with over nine years in the health field and "practice what I preach." In my classes, you will not only get fit physically but also mentally and spiritually. You will get to know the limits of your body better than you could've ever imagined. Plus, learn an ancient martial art and self-defense techniques. I can also do personal one-on-one training based on your specific fitness and health goals.

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