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Onyx Fitness Training
4.9
from 92 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Angie L.
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Showed me and a few girlfriends some great techniques for self defense! I definitely recommend.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
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Shanira C.
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I was looking for a trainer who could focus on my specific needs in achieving physical test standards. I immediately liked how Raz was able to adapt and work on a routine that was geared toward my goals. I have been training with him for a little over 2 months and after every workout I’m sore, which I don’t mind because he turns it up a notch every session so I can gradually meet my goal. However, I’d like to emphasize that although he motivates and encourages you to give it your all, he has much self awareness on how difficult or tiresome a routine may feel to a person who isn’t in shape as him. Therefore, he will not make you overdo it because he wants you to gradually make this your lifestyle instead of getting overwhelmed or so gassed out you quit working out. Raz is very punctual! He’s always 10 minutes earlier than scheduled ready to go. He’s also willing to meet with me at a local park on Saturday mornings (rain or shine). Another thing I really like about Raz is that unlike other trainers, he’s never looking at his watch. I don’t feel like he’s trying to rush out of my session to go running to meet another client, which demonstrates me he has good time management skills and does not overbook. Also, besides the quick warm up and cool down, he’s not one of those trainers that wastes almost the entire session by telling you just to do cardio or use the gym machines. His workout are diverse and he will bring a lot of his own training gear if you’re gym isn’t fully equipped. In 2 months I’ve gone from not being able to run one lap to running almost 2 miles non-stop. I continue to improve in my other PT goals and once Raz saw I was good on one thing, he decided to dedicated my sessions to my weaker areas. Lastly, due to a possible relocation for work, Raz has been flexible with my payment options and even offered to reimburse payments for any session that has to be cancelled if I move. I would recommend Raz to anyone looking for a professional, punctual, friendly, and knowleadge trainer.

  • 18 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
William D.
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As a military officer (US ARMY) and former PRPD police agent, self defense and fitness are vital components of officer survival in any dynamic encounter. We must condition our mind and body to adapt and perform well under many different and unknown situations. I started training with GM Rodriguez using his videos on self defense and street fighting techniques that have been enjoyed by thousands. His broad background in a number of different styles and disciplines is the key for his teaching. His expertise has evolved from years of research and training to eliminate any response that did not fit into a real deal. It is simple, direct and extremely effective strikes, moves and techniques that could be learned easily. It is designed to benefit everyone regardless of their age, sex, experience or current physical condition. Finally in 2000 I met GM Rodriguez and I became an instructor under him. His mentorship has contributed to my development as an Instructor always striving to be in better condition. Just take the challenge! William DJ

  • 4 years in business
Van G.
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Unfortunately, through personal experience, I had to protect myself during a vehicle break-in in Miami, Florida. Sensei Tim's instructions allowed me to not only defend myself, but to detain the suspect until the authorities arrived. Consequently, the suspect was tried and convicted for his misdeeds. He was a repeat offender. Self defense and mechanisms devised for personal protection are needed to improve safety for self, family, and friends.

  • 15 years in business
Thomas O.
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A grate place to learn methods in self defense and to connect with your inner being. PTC is an awesome place to set your stress levels Free while becoming stronger spiritually and physically. I am more self confident, I especially love the meditation chi and its a great workout keeps me in shape more then the gym .

Fit Didi
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Ana K.
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Private Self Defense classes for kids

Tactical Training Institute
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Robert K.
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    OUTSTANDING training!!! My wife and I initially took concealed weapons permit & basic firearms training with Toby. He was extremely knowledgeable, professional and drastically improved our firearms proficiency. I recently started taking personal & home defense training with Toby, which has been a life altering decision so far as my confidence level has tremendously increased. As a successful businessman and father of 4 this was very important for me.

    Cicero Defense & Training
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 4 years in business
    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Peter V.
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    She is very professional and knowledgeable. She caters to our level of expertise. Even when we have several students on different levels, she would adapt for each one of them. Outstanding experience.

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    I am a Brazilian jiujitsu black belter, Pan American champion, and 2nd place Words. I am also a self-defense instructor.

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    My service stands out because my goal is to let every woman know that her body is her greatest personal defense and in turn feel safe walking the street anywhere in the world I like that my clients feel safe in life, I enjoy every moment with them because I can see their safety after an excellent session

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    I became a personal trainer to help people transform their lives. I want to see you accomplish more than you can on your own. It is difficult to find the time and motivation, so I will push you to accomplish your goals.

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    There are a few simple things that make a good martial arts school a great one. We work our hardest every day to fulfill those things, and give our students the best experience we possibly can. Here's what it takes, and what you can expect when you walk through our doors for the first time: Knowledgeable, Passionate Instructors. When hand-picking our instructors, we look for a few key traits: passion for martial arts, passion for teaching, a great personality, and expertise. Our instructors truly care about you and your experience. They're here for every question you have and every challenge that arises. They'll push you to try your hardest, and motivate you to surpass your limits. Nothing beats having a great teacher - and we have the best. A Clean, Up-to-Date Facility. The best teachers in the world won't make up for a dirty facility with run-down equipment. That's why, every day, we thoroughly clean our studio from top to bottom. And we check our equipment to make sure it's in good working order, and replace it when it needs replacing. Community. Finally, it takes the right people to make an amazing community. The environment of our school attracts people who are open-minded, enjoy socializing with one another, and enjoy having fun. The parents whose kids train with us are caring and supportive. The adults who train with us are kind and fun. It's like a family here, and we'd love for you to become a part of it. Browse around our website and learn about our programs. When you find the one that's right for you, you can sign up for a trial online and get started asap. Call and let us know if you have any questions. And I can't wait to meet you in person.

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    We teach you how to protect yourself and your family. We are a veteran-owned and operated firearms and combative tactics educational training facility committed to providing comprehensive personal, residential, and business security solutions from novice through combat level. We don't teach violence. We teach a warrior mindset in which people learn how to defend themselves, and prevail against any violent, life-threatening situations utilizing core fundamentals and efficiency of motion, incorporated into efficient, consistent, and reality-based training. Our core cadre of 12 instructors are highly trained/specialized prior service special forces soldiers from the US and Israeli military. We cater to teaching the public sector, armed security agents and close protection teams, law enforcement, military special teams, and employees of multi-national corporations.

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    I specialize in a one-time women's self-defense program in a group setting. I will open your eyes to just how easy it is to defend off an attacker and do the following: * Learn how to make it out alive * Learn how not to be a victim * Overcome your fears and persevere * Prevent assaults * Avoid encounters of the worst kind * Get beyond that belief that it will never happen to you Hello, my name is Richard, and I will be your instructor for your seminar. I hold two black belts in karate. I am a former marine and a certified law enforcer and formally have 20 years of experience with the Guardian Angels. I've dedicated my life to teaching others how to make it out alive. When it comes to self-defense and staying alive, I can honestly say there is only one guarantee. If you do nothing, the worse is guaranteed to happen! For more information or to arrange a seminar for your group, organization or workplace, contact Richard Head. Safety is everyone's responsibility.

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    John Wai Kung Fu Academy is a leader in martial arts and fitness in Plantation. From age 3 to adult, we offer classes in kung fu, kickboxing, Sanshou, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and boot camp.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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    Personal self-defense lessons, incorporated with jiujitsu, are available. Your personal safety is your responsibility, not the police's.

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    I use the preparation of the individual and their prior knowledge so that he can respond as quickly as possible to a dangerous situation and then when they already feel phycologicamente prepared to defend itself, beginning to increase their preparation and knowledge, with a mixed system where I combine all martial arts and sports battle to expand their defensive against one or more attackers techniques. When we are comparing the initial skills of people interested in learning self-defense with the acquired few weeks after, they express that they are committed to act in a situation of aggression or danger. And they really show through different defensive responses to each crisis situation.

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    If you're interested in being able to defend yourself and/or loved ones using hand-to-hand combat, contact me immediately! I specialize in shaping people into martial artists. Students will be taught a unique, effective, and reliable style that I myself have created by learning and analyzing many other combat and defense forms such as Wing Chun, Krav Maga, aikido, taekwondo, jujitsu, and kickboxing to sculpt the perfect self-defense art, one that does not depend on strength, but on skill. Children are welcome. Satisfaction is guaranteed. Feel free to contact me anytime.

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    I will be building confidence, self-defense and physical commitment towards fitness health and discipline with results.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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    We are one of the world's leading authority in tactical, technical and conceptual knowledge/application within the defensive tactics environment based upon practical, efficient and effective methods from defensive and combative sources. International world renowned reputation within the martial arts community with over 45 years experience, knowledge, training and specialization to executive security, law enforcement and military personnel. We enjoy helping people to understand, learn and know genuine, authentic and realistic methods and ideologies of defensive/combative tactics and their application in real world environments of self defense protection.

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    We teach the art of Kenpo, the art of self-defense. Is self-defense physical? Yes! Is it intellectual? Yes! Is it emotional and social? Yes! Self-defense is all of these and a lot more. Pick up the phone and call us. Make an appointment to learn about our children program and to listen to what parents are saying. Our children program does wonders for our students. Our students improve, learn and have fun. Parents are happy with our system. Pick up the phone and make the appointment right now. There is no obligation; we guarantee it!

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