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When I contacted Dr. Ali few months ago, I had been recovering from chronic back pain (Herniated Disc) with a goal to get fit, get strong, get more confident and reinvigorate but like any novice I had a fear of getting hurt from Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. I made him aware of it and he made sure that he clearly explained different aspects of BJJ’s basic moves and positions and never made me feel out of place. I have seen myself make progress with each session. Dr. Ali has made it very fulfilling from a personal and physical standpoint through repetition & positive reinforcement Give it a shot, like myself, you won't regret it. I highly recommend him for all your Martial Arts/Self-Defense/Fitness needs
I train here, I also help teach class. I love it, it's a perfect family environment.
This review is coming from someone with previous martial arts experience. Coming from a an experience of family MMA style dojo, Coryson's Dojo was a breath of fresh air. At Coryson's you get a more personal training with small classes so there is opportunity to learn the things you are interested in. There are many different paths of Ninpo and Corysan has the knowledge and skill to teach you the traditional way and let you work on your own strengths. He also has a flexible schefule and is almost always ready to train. The dojo has a variety of ninja tools and weapons and he is always adding new things. The best part about Coryson's Dojo is the knowledge you take away from it. There are very few places in the US where ypu can learn real Ninpo and this is one of them. I can personally say that learning and practicing ninpo has improved my life in all assets.
Dave is a great instructor. I have learned tons from him. He is able to teach all levels of martial arts. I have had instruction form all over this great country and he is one of the best. He breaks every move down nice and slow to make sure no student gets hurt and so they understand the moves. Under his instruction I have never seen the gladiator style that I have seen in many other gyms. Again he makes sure his students learn in a safe friendly environment.
Vanessa is an excellent self defense teacher. She is personable and most knowledgeable. We are most grateful for her training!
I have been going to Rocky Mountain Self Defense and Fitness since 2009. John is an excellent teacher. He always makes class fun and challenging at the same time. His knowledge of Krav Maga is very extensive. Its very difficult to find a Krav Maga instructor who is a 2nd Degree black belt. I have studied several methods of Martial Arts and even have a black belt in one of them but have not felt confident about defending myself until I joined Rocky Mountain Self Defense and Fitness and learned Krav Maga. I highly recommend it especially for women.
Great trainer and fitness genious! It worked for me! Very personable and helpful. His heart is in the right place, and that is to get you what You want, to be fit and happy.
They say you cant appreciate what youve got until its gone. So true! My husband and I have had ongoing medical problems as time has marched on, and knew it was time to do better things for our bodies, so we could continue working and enjoy activities most dear to us. So, we joined a health club within walking distance of our home and thought it would be a good idea to go through some personal training sessions to get us started on the right track. The Force was with us, apparently, because we were paired with a wonderful, very experienced personal trainer, Kurt Weinreich. Well Kurt was everything we had hoped for in a trainer and more. He was highly knowledgeable, very professional, and really listened to us as we explained our many health issues and desired goals. Over a period of 8 weeks, Kurt built a workout regimen for each of us individually that took these things into account, carefully observing our progress and continually checking in with us as our individual programs developed. He provided options to suit whatever body part was suffering on any given day, while always keeping a cheerful attitude as he methodically worked around our age-related difficulties. Due to our financial constraints, Kurt went out of his way to make sure we were ready to go it on our own, including providing a detailed workout summary to help guide us along in our new journey to better health and to being more able to live the rest of our lives to the fullest. We couldnt have asked for a more positive experience. Thank you, Kurt for everything. Youre simply the best!
Great place to learn martial arts. I was in karate before and there is no comparison. This school offers a safe atmosphere and they actually teach effective martial arts. I am very happy with the instruction.
Luis is a great Trainer. He makes you feel motivated and pushes you to do your best. He is a good Trainer and definitely knows what he is doing.
She has an exceptional ability to teach you in way that has you push yourself to do better than before. I love my class' with her.
Ohana Martial Arts Corporation is a family focused martial arts school operating in Firestone, CO. We teach International Kenpo Karate Jujitsu, a modern and practical martial art focused on natural movement, making it accessible to anyone.
I have over 45 years experience in classical and modern martial arts. The teaching methods I use transmit useful and functional techniques that are easy to learn and remember.
We are a local martial arts studio and an open gym during the day to focus on classes, group workouts, personal one-on-one training, nutrition help and program design.
We opened Synergy in order to help people reach their goals, either to get into the best shape of their lives or to have that empowered feeling of knowing they can protect themselves and their loved ones.
If you want to change your body, simply go workout. If you want to change your life, come learn Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo with us. We have classes six days a week for both kids and adults in a safe, fun and clean environment. We do not use membership contracts.
KEVIN ‘IRON DRAGON’ JAMES is of the world’s foremost authorities in the field military close quarters combat (CQC) training and hand-to-hand combat. Involved in the martial arts since 1968, Kevin is a certified master level black belt in four different budo arts and holds U.S National and International championship titles in Judo and full-contact bare knuckle Karate. The martial arts is his life work. Master James is the President of Combat Judo International (CJI), which is the largest non-sport judo association in the world. He is a Technical Adviser to the All Military Combatives Program headquartered at Fort Bragg Combatives School, North Carolina. TOURNAMENT HIGHLIGHTS Gold Medalist/1st Place – 1985 U.S. Armed Forces Judo Championships 3X US Nationals Judo – Elite competitor and medal contender 5X State Judo Champion (California, Texas, Missouri, Kansas, Illinois) 1997 ISKF Silver Medalist, Great Lakes Mid-western Karate Regionals 1996 ISKF Light Heavyweight Karate Champion – 19th Annual International Sport Karate Federation & U.S. National Pan American Karate Championships 1995 IKKA Light Heavyweight Karate Champion – International Kenpo Karate Association championships held in Pasadena, California. USKA Silver Medalist – 1995 USKA ‘Goodwill Games‘ Karate tournament held in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Over 200 elite competitors) 1995 AFKA Grand Nationals – 3rd Place, 24th Annual AFKA Grand Nationals Karate Championships held in Chicago, Ill. 3rd Place, 1984 International Sport Karate Federation (ISKF) Chicago Invitational 1st Place, 1983, 5th Annual ISKF American Karate Regional Open in Evanston Illinois. RANK Kevin 'Iron Dragon' James is a black belt master teacher in several systems. KODOKAN JUDO & TAIHO JUTSU Master James is is 5th degree black belt (master teacher) in Japanese Judo and Taiho Jutsu as certified by Dai Nippon Butoku Kai (DNBK) of Kyoto, Japan. The DNBK is the oldest and most prestigious budo (warrior arts) credentialing body in the world. DNBK was established in the year 1895 and is fully accredited by the Japan Ministry of Education and sanctioned by his royal highness the Menji Emperor. Master James' judo rank is recognized by leading organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Pan America, South America and Africa. Master James is also a certified black belt in Nihon Jujitsu and U.S. Combat Jujitsu under Grand Master Benjamin DeLeon (9th degree black belt and former Head Coach of the US Jujjitsu Team). Kevin D. James is a registered black belt with the United States Martial Arts Federation (USMAF), North American Grappling Association (NAGA), the United States Jujitsu Organization (USJJO) and the United States Jujitsu Federation (USJJF) which is the oldest and largest Jujitsu organization in North America. He is a 4th degree a black belt in Tang Soo (korean) karate as certified by Grand Master Suk Sung Son (9th degree black belt and founder of the World Taekwondo Association). In addition to traditional martial arts, Master James brings over 35 years' experience of training and study in Bruce Lee's art of Jeet Kune Do with certificates earned from Dan Inosanto, Richard Bustillo and members of the Jeet Kune Do Nucleus.
I've been doing martial arts and fitness my whole life. I am currently a head instructor at a martial arts school in town and am looking to branch out. I am not MMA. I am not CrossFit. I will teach you to be active on your own time in your own way and will teach you to defend yourself too. I am great for self-defense and awesome at cardio, and there is more if you want it. I come from Shito-Ryu Karate, Wing Chun and Aikido and have taught law enforcement as well as military SF. I am a Veteran Airborne Infantry Army guy. Expect a lot of the military with lots of understanding.
I teach both music and martial arts. It's a weird combo, I know, but it's what I love! I teach rock, metal and classical guitar styles. I teach most Korean martial arts.
StriveFIT Kickbox and Strength Training will get you in the best shape of your life. This cutting-edge fitness system combines legitimate power striking workouts with a variety of functional resistance training using TRX suspension trainers, kettlebells, dumbells, medicine balls and more. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t worked out in years or if you’re a highly conditioned athlete — to get through this workout everyone has to STRIVE.
Aikido of Denver "Doushin Juku" is a martial arts training center located in Denver. Our dojo's base philosophy is rooted in the traditional principles of Japanese martial arts budo, a way of achieving self-improvement through sincere martial arts practice. Our school's name, Doushin Juku, means the school of path to the heart. The name Doushin was given to our chief instructor Albright Sensei by Masando Sasaki Sensei (1929-2013), one of the direct disciples of the founder of aikido Morihei Ueshiba.
Fort Collins, CO
Fort Collins, CO