Best Self Defense Lessons in Chicago, IL 2017

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  1. #1 Best Defense Concepts

    (13 reviews)

    Greg M.

    Peter is a great Instructor. I look forward to working with him more

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  2. #2 A Center for the Martial Arts

    (12 reviews)

    Brian M.

    I walked into this dojo about 3 years ago thinking I was just nursing a temporary fad and would get bored with it and quit soon after. I'm still here. Sensei Garza teaches Aikido with a passion an dedication that would make the Samurai proud. You will love this dojo.

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  3. #3 POW! Gym Chicago-Martial Arts & Fitness

    (6 reviews)

    Bridgett L.

    Brennan is fantastic! He's flexible with scheduling sessions and I always feel great after his workouts! He's opened my eyes to boxing and how great of a workout it is. He has been helpful with recipes & meal planning as well. He really cares & it shows!

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  4. #4 Roselle Martial Arts Academy/Cobra Kai Kung Fu

    (6 reviews)

    Kayla B.

    My experience with them has been beyond excellent so far. I have learned so much within a few sessions and I am always excited to learn more. This has definitely helped my confidence and anxiety. I would really recommend this to anyone wanting to take classes.

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  5. #5 Suburban Warrior Fitness

    (2 reviews)

    Wendy B.

    Adam was smart, kind, insightful instructor. We are all good grateful for his instruction

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  6. #6 Douglas Matuch

    (2 reviews)

    Jason D.

    \I recently began taking lessons from Doug. I have no fighting experience and he has been very patient showing me the proper technique and foot work to build a good base of knowledge for boxing. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a great workout and one on one training. JD

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    C Double Fitness

    (12 reviews)

    Clients keep calling this business back because of their dependable martial arts training services. They also handle people's fitness training needs.

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    Victory Martial Arts Academy-Chicago

    (10 reviews)

    Get to learn effective self defence techniques with the help of the pros from Victory Martial Arts Academy-Chicago. They have reliable instructors who are known for their quality self defense programs.

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    Defensor Method of Filipino-Indonesian Martial Arts

    (7 reviews)

    Defensor Method of Filipino-Indonesian Martial Arts has been offering private self defense lessons in Waukegan for many years. Read their 5-star personal defense training reviews online.

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  • Real-Life Self-Defense

    Roselle Martial Arts Academy/Cobra Kai Kung Fu

    (6 reviews)

    This academy has professional martial arts instructors who offer women's self defense classes. They also teach Tai Kit Kuen Kung Fu, MMA, Kali, Jun Fan, Jeet Kune Do, kickboxing, and more.

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  • Self-defense & Karate Classes

    Fireheart Martial Arts

    Learn to defend your personal space while practicing a workout routine by choosing Fireheart Martial Arts. They offer personal defense classes, kickboxing and karate lessons, and more.

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    Dennis Wright Martial Arts

    Save yourself from people who would like to bring you harm by attending this school's self defence classes. They teach Muay Thai kickboxing, Kenpo Karate, MMA, weaponry, wrestling, and more.

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    White Collar Warrior Self Protection Skills

    They offer some of the best self defense classes in the area. They teach practical and effective skills, tactics, and strategies that are easy to learn and perform. Check them out.

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  • Personal Safety & Self-Defense Training

    Best Defense USA

    This company provides personal and self defense training for adults and children, including those with special needs. They also do workplace violence prevention training and sales coaching.

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    The Original Beverly Martial Arts

    The Original Beverly Martial Arts provides aikido training for both children and adults. Their self defense instruction will help remove your doubts about self, size, age or ability.

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  • Martial Arts & Self-Defense

    Izzo Tactical Combat Martial Arts

    Izzo Tactical Combat Martial Arts offers Wing Chun Kung Fu and street self-defense training. Their chief instructor is a former police officer and certified law enforcement defensive tactics teacher.

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    Extreme Martial Arts

    Get the latest training techniques in traditional and current martial arts when you check out this provider. They teach various styles including karate, judo, and other self defense techniques.

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  • Ultimate & Personalized Martial Arts Instruction

    Z Ultimate Self Defense Studios

    The Z Ultimate Self Defense Studios provides Shaolin Kenpo self defense courses. They teach students ages 3 and up. They offer flexible schedules and various age group classes.

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    KAPAP Combative Concepts

    Try a different form of self defense training at this school that offers Krav Maga fight tactics. They focus on close combat with or without weapons. They also provide Tae Kwon Do and MMA classes.

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    Alex's Fitness Chicago

    Learn an array of self defense moves from Alex. He is a professional trainer who handles self defense drills and kickboxing tutorials.

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    Zen Fitness

    Learn self defense moves quickly by choosing this professional. Michael has been providing personal self defense training programs for men and women in Chicago for 10 years.

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“Need a Self Defense Instructor ”

Oak Park, IL

Assault prevention (basic self defense)
Skill level
No experience
My daughter is 15 years old. She needs to learn skills to protect herself, to feel safe alone and when traveling, and to have the confidence to know that she can protect herself.
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