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San Jose Judo Instructors

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Max KO
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amy C.
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We weren't sure what to expect from a self-defense class, but Max offered me a good breakdown over email prior to the coming in to teach, and once here, he was good about demonstrating techniques and allowing the class to do as much or as little as they were comfortable with. I found Max's lessons to be practical for the common person, and his teaching style is to the point, but relaxed. He'll answer questions as you go along and help you to chain together the different things he teaches you. We've asked him back for every other week, so he's definitely doing the right things! We have a lot of fun, but also learn a lot from Max.

Evolve Training Center
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Karen P.
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Martin is fantastic. His self defense lessons made an immediate difference. He makes things fun and customizes to exactly what you are looking for. I highly recommend working with him.

  • 27 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Gary D.
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Jay is not only a great martial arts instructor but more importantly to me - he helps kids understand important life lessons. He talks to his kids a lot about being responsible and holds them accountable. He is a rare find.

Synergy Self Defense
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Catherine B.
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I've only had a few lessons but recomend this place highly-I'm totally new to this and Shermie has been really helpful and patient. I intend to continue the lessons Catherine B

Emeryville Martial Arts
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Emma L.
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Terri was incredibly helpful. She gave me two private lessons preparing me for self defense (body lang, verbal and physical skills) for me to use when traveling the world alone. I highly recommend using her as a resource. She tailored my lessons to my needs, was personable, and I learned a ton and gained confidence! Thanks Terri!

Coach John Taylor
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Florinda E.
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    John is passion about what he does. He is good at determining what works best for that individual. He is great at encouraging kids and helping their confidence.

    CH Training
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 15 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Brittany M.
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    I've had one lesson with Cindy so far and loved it! She walked me through proper techniques and we did a variety of self-defense training so I was constantly challenged and learning. I can say that after one lesson I already feel much more prepared, but I'm looking forward to learning more and getting stronger in the process! I'd recommend Cindy to anyone who is looking for the perfect balance of self-defense lessons and working out!

    Intensity Martial Arts
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 7 years in business
    Michael C.
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    A great place to work out! I have known and trained with Jeremy for over 15 years, and I am excited that he has finally decided to open up a school. I have studied martial arts for over 20 years at various schools and styles ranging from Tae Kwon Do (with Jeremy) Capoeria, Muay Thai, Judo, and Wing Chun. Of all my instructors, and I have had some great ones, I can safely attest that Jeremy was the one that allowed me to grow the most. if you are a beginner, or advanced in martial arts I guarantee that if you spend six months training under Jeremy at IMA, you will see tremendous improvement with your technique and fitness goals.

    • 14 years in business
    John H.
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    This is a Fairtex Muaythai's new location. Great staff, clean facility, and awesome programming. I like their variety of classes you can take. They have awesome kids After School Program that includes science, technology, engineering, math, arts & crafts, nerf games and more. My little girl is in the program. She loves it. She loves Taekwondo taught by Jason and Muaythai taught by Charles. Master Anthony is the After School teacher teaching kids cool engineering projects and more. I love it because I can train at the same place and go home together after our class. I highly recommend this gym! Oh, by the way, the gym is SUPER CLEAN! They have a professional cleaner that comes and clean the gym. It helps that the facility is brand spanking NEW!

    About

    We offer group tae kwon do classes for children and adults, and we offer tai chi and escrima (a Filipino stick-fighting art) group classes for adults. The studio owner, Master Instructor Julius Baker, also offers private lessons. Baker's Martial Arts Cultural Center has been open since 1980, providing a quality, family-centered fitness and martial arts experience to a diverse clientele. We pride ourselves for, and are known for, our ability to help all of our students to achieve far more than they ever expected to achieve in the martial arts. We have a "beginner's special" for new students, a 4-week special. Get four weeks of tae kwon do, including a new uniform, for $99.

    About

    I am the lead guitarist and lead singer for Rocks Valentine and have been giving guitar lessons since 2006. My last student now performs at various coffee shops in San Mateo. I teach the basics, e.g., chords strumming, first position, and note reading. I guarantee that you will be able to play a song on your very first lesson.

    • 20 years in business
    About

    Having lived in Japan for 8 years does not make me a better instructor, in and of itself. Nor does having been a tournament champion. 35+ years doing Karate and several years doing other martial arts helps my level of understanding. Having a deeper technical knowledge than almost anyone else outside of Japan helps as well. But what really sets me apart is the passion that I have, not only for Karate-do as a way of life, but for teaching it in a way that helps students progress as quickly as they are capable of.

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    We are affiliated with the Renshinkan Shorinji Ryu Karate Do organization (headquarters in Kagoshima, Japan). The chief instructor, Takamori Kaida, has over 25 years of experience in Japanese Karate in the bay area. Out lessons include traditional training as well as self-defense. Japanese karate is not for everyone, but it provides a healthy, structured method in training the mind and body. For any further questions and info, please reach out to us! Thank you for reading!

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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.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    "My name is Oliver Queen. For five years, I was stranded on an island with only one goal: survive.

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    We will help you. We use a lot of things to build things and more. We help with a lot of stuff, and I am the only coach.

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    I have 7 years of experience in boxing. I have been boxing since I was 12 years old and I am now 18 years of age. This training includes basic boxing. This is a great way to get back in shape. If you have any questions, please contact me. Thanks.

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    Aikido is Budo, a martial art. It is a refinement of traditional martial techniques and forges mind, body and energy. Aikido teaches us to respond freely to any contingency that may arise.

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    Silver Dragon Kung Fu is a family-oriented martial arts school that teaches kung fu, kickboxing, jiujitsu and hyper pro martial arts to both adults and children (age three and up). Silver Dragon Kung Fu is dedicated to giving all students a safe, fun and positive learning environment in which to develop their fitness, confidence, discipline, focus and self-defense skills.

    About

    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.

    • 11 years in business
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