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North Port Self Defense Instructors

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  • 20 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Casey K.
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I was introduced to many techniques under Bruno. From kettle bell training, strength training, BJJ, and self defense. While in college, I learned under Bruno as his knowledge I could test alongside health performance. It was during this time I learned how to perfect my Olympic lift form, the deadlift. As a young woman not afraid of lifting weights, I worked hard. It was my time at the gym speaking with Bruno or working with him that I now can feel how I lift and if I am performing it right.

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I offer a variety of services, ranging from personal training to meet your goals, self defense classes and mixed martial arts. All ages are welcome! Please contact for additional information and certifications.

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Aikido training is about challenging yourself, not the other. You will develop confidence by facing your fears, and negative fighting spirit will become creative fighting spirit. The stress and pressure of serious Aikido training brings this spirit to the surface, exposing it, so that it can be examined and refined in a controlled atmosphere of respect and mutual study. Discovering your physical limitations will cause you to reflect on the deepest meanings of harmony and conflict, and to strive for a level of consciousness above the selfish ego, closer to a universal consciousness. You will learn to defend yourself, and to protect yourself and others. You will begin to gain a deeper confidence and bring the mind, body and spirit into a greater balance. Aikido is ideal for someone who would like to learn to defend oneself without crippling his/her attacker. The essence of Aikido is spiritual, finding and creating harmony with oneself and others. You will be training in a traditional yet laid-back space, where everyone is respectful towards your well-being and skill level. The people you will train with are some the nicest, welcoming people you will ever meet. Enjoy your first class on the house! Come practice an art that is rooted in thousands of years of Japanese mastery.

  • 30 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Diana L.
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I wanted some private self defense classes this summer for my daughters and their friend to help prepare them for college and high school, respectively. Don came highly recommended when I checked his references. He came up to Fort Myers from Estero twice and 3 times a week over a period of 4 weeks to teach them. He was reliable, on-time and completely professional, tempered with a nurturing attitude. I was amazed at how much they learned and how much they enjoyed it. Don is an excellent teacher and helped my shy daughters find new confidence in themselves. I highly recommend his services.

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I can teach firearms training and maintenance. I will do pre-req for Florida concealed weapon permit. I can also train firearm safety and basics. I also teach self-defense and home defense.

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It's a 10-week self-defense program. It's like a police academy for civilians. You will train in basic, intermediate and advanced self-defense one Saturday a week for two hours. You will not get left behind, and the program comes with a fully illustrated self-defense manual, graduation t-shirt, and official certificate. We specialize in kids' self-defense and personal safety. They will learn effective striking, escapes, anti-abduction techniques, how to deal with a bully, and how to spot a bad guy. They will participate in a real-life 911 scenario and an abduction escape drill. At the end of the camp, they will even take a self-defense written test. We serve SW Florida.

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I offer self-defense training, body and mind awareness. I develop self-discipline by way of building self-confidence. The promise is that you will conduct yourself in a manner that will develop cooperation and trust between your fellow students and your teacher. You shall be honest in exercise and with integrity. Before you begin, you must understand that this knowledge that you will be entrusted with should only be used in the defense of your life, your family and your country! Finally, my motto is courtesy!

  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Pamela S.
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The passion of the staff is unmatched. Everyone genuinely wants to help and they go above and beyond to make sure each customer has an exceptional experience. I would highly recommend CDI because they customize each program to the specific need of the individual or group. There is no better value in SWFL for women and children's self defense, firearms education and reality-based scenario training.

  • 36 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Experience teaching hundreds of civilian programs, martial arts students, law enforcement and military around the globe for more than 40 years

Shaolin-Do Martial Arts
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Evan P.
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I have learned a lot from the instructors of this school. I am noticing a lot of self improvements to myself after training here for a little while. I'm more flexible, I have more energy, and I just feel more physically fit. The classes are great and I really enjoy the atmosphere.

  • 18 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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we personalize in kids anti-bullying & women's self defense & we do private lessons & group family lessons for the entire family & friends.

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