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  • 9 years in businuess
  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Sykesville, MD 21784

Denise N.

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I am a 43 year female, who has been working with Coach Shaddock at Shaddock MMA fitness academy for about 3 months. I am an endurance athlete, and I am always looking for ways to increase/improve my strength and conditioning. I have worked with many local trainers and Coach Shaddock is a step above the rest. His technique is well structured and he places a high emphasis on discipline. I highly recommend shaddock MMA Fitness Academy for any fitness level.

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  • 17 years in businuess
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093

Margaret Q.

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I have been attending James' Charm City Karate School (Adult classes) for over two years. James is very warm and welcoming, and made me feel comfortable and confident with learning something new and challenging. James is a skilled instructor, gives one-on-one time, is prepared for and enthusiastic for every class and belt test, and offers multiple methods of learning, including written instruction and terrific and very helpful YouTube videos of every technique for every belt level.

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  • 31 years in businuess
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Dulce C.

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I learned so many techniques of self-defense , very friendly and knowledgeable instructors

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  • 3 years in businuess
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • White Marsh, MD 21162

Emerald L.

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Instructors are very helpful and friendly. Things are paced according to the individual. Classes are easygoing yet remain on task. 👍🏻

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  • 12 years in businuess
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Bel Air, MD 21014

Jean D.

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It was a wonderful experience. The instructor and other students were all great!

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  • 4 years in businuess
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Stephens City, VA 22655

Mike B.

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I am in my 40’s and wanted to learn martial arts and get into shape. I tried several traditional martial arts schools without learning much. At one place, the white belts (beginners) were an afterthought for the instructors. I took a few more trial lessons at other schools. I found myself training with young children. Nothing against kids but I wanted realistic self defense skills which are not developed against 9 year olds. At the last school, I was immersed in “boot camp” training (did a bazillion push-ups, “bear crawls”, jumping jacks, etc. etc.) Karate skills took a back seat to the workout. This kind of training is fine if that is what you are looking for, but I wanted to learn practical martial arts skills without having a ‘drill instructor’ yelling at me. I have had several lessons with Jordon now, and I can tell you they have been well worth it. I learn more during a 1 hour lesson than I did in several weeks at the martial arts schools I went to. Jordon is positive and encouraging, and is mindful of the physical limitations that I have (arthritis). He teaches Shorin-Ryu Karate which is not ‘flashy’ but is all about practical and effective self defense. I am also getting into shape gradually at a pace my body can take. I highly recommend Jordon.

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  • 7 years in businuess
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Towson, MD 21286

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I teach unorthodox striking methods from MMA from several arts and their self-defense applications as well. Joint locking and submission specialist standing or on the ground combining Japanese Jujitsu & Judo with BJJ. I love the way students change after they acquire skills and their confidence levels increase as well as their respect for human life.

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  • Towson, MD 21286
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Kung Fu, Tai Chi, Qigong, and Self-Defense classes. My lessons are tailored to each individual client, whether the focus is on practical applications, form, fitness, defense or discipline. I began studying different systems of martial arts beginning in 1997. I began studying Tien Shan Pai Kung Fu in 1997 and incorporated Tai Chi into my training in 2000. In 2001 I added 8 Animal Kung-Fu along with Wing Chun into my training curriculum. In 2004 I received my black sash in Tien Shan Pai Kung Fu. Bagua Zhang was added to my study of different arts in 2010. In 2013 I received my certified instructor certificate in Tien Shan Pai. Throughout my training I have picked up things from other arts and incorporated them into what I do because they have value. My training has been a constant collecting and refining of techniques and applications that are effective. I believe that everyone has the right to defend him or her self. My goal is to help those who choose to in whatever way I am able. Please ask any questions you might have. Best Regards, Jared

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  • Catonsville, MD 21228
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We have more martial arts and fitness programs than any other martial arts institution in Maryland. I feel that work is like play. I love working.

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  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Severn, MD 21144
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Discipline, Integrity, Focus, Respect, Resolve, Humbleness and Honor Welcome to MKC Karate / Maryland Kyusho Concepts. We are firmly committed to Hands on Training. We specialize in the teachings of Okinawan Karate (Ryukyu Kempo) with a focus on cooperative training that allows a student to build confidence with simple, effective self defense skills that are accessible, even under stressful conditions, regardless of experience. Sound Principles are at the core of everything we do. We refer to these as Universal Truths as they apply to everybody in every situation. Maryland Kyusho Concepts (MKC) stress sound body mechanics, situational awareness, proper mindset and anatomical pressure point targeting (kyusho jitsu). We strongly believe that even gross motor skills can become devastating self defense methods with the proper guidance, training, and attitude. Come experience the lost art of Classical Okinawan Karate! FIRST CLASS ALWAYS FREE! Learn realistic methods to defend oneself structured from simplistic principles that anyone can apply regardless of age, gender or physical ability. Get in shape while improving your self confidence and focus. Learn realistic, practical and effective training methods to sharpen both the mind and body. Experience the thrill of self discovery in a safe, fun & nurturing learning environment. Classes taught by Certified DKI Instructor. MKC Karate / Maryland Kyusho Concepts is proud to offer Corporate Self-Awareness and Situational Defense Strategies Workshops. This program has been developed for the corporate business traveler in mind but is applicable to all. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has offered this program twice since its inception reinforcing common sense self-awareness safety practices during business travel with positive results. Below is a response from a Self-Awareness & Situational Defense Strategies Workshop participant. "Master Bast provided a corporate training for my Agency on self awareness. His honest and engaging teaching style captivated the participants. His message and techniques are very practical, highly effective, and memorable!!! -Senior Manager US DOT Please pass the word if you know of anyone interested in learning more about this program. So whether you are looking for a Classical Okinawan Karate Class, Tai Chi / Qigong Class, Safety Awareness Workshop, Aikido Atemi Workshop or Pressure Point related Workshops or Seminars, Maryland Kyusho Concepts (MKC) has a program to fit your needs. Please enjoy browsing our website and make sure to check out the 2015 Programs Page for the latest up to date offerings. Best in Training, Patrick Bast / Head Instructor

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  • Hanover, MD 21076
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If you're yearning for self defense instructors who provide proven safety and marksmanship training for everyone, try this company. They specialize in handgun training and also offer pepper spray classes.

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  • Catonsville, MD 21228
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  • Mount Airy, MD 21771
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  • Columbia, MD 21046
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John Nesky offers self defense instruction and personal protection classes for women ranging from single, two to three-hour sessions. He also teaches prevention and awareness courses.

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  • 5 years in businuess
  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Elkridge, MD 21075

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Jerome Mcglotten has over 30 years of professional experience in the field of defensive tactics. He teaches rape prevention for women, street combat and Muay Thai classes.

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  • 4 years in businuess
  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Bowie, MD 20716

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This company provides security services for businesses. They also do private investigation, as well as law enforcement personnel training. They offer personal protection seminars too.

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Lights Out Gym

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  • Columbia, MD 21045
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Lights Out Gym offers premiere personal defense and martial arts classes for students of all ages. They teach self protection, real-world training, boxing, and more.

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  • Bowie, MD 20717
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Learn to shield yourself and your loved ones from assault thru effective and simple self defense techniques from this company. They provide easy self defense classes for kids age 10 years and up.

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  • Slatington, PA 18080
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This provider offers female self defense and safety classes tailored to your needs. She teaches hands-on realistic self defense, situational awareness, facial recognition, vehicle safety, and more.

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“Need a Self Defense Instruction”

Washington, DC

Discipline
Assault prevention (basic self defense)
Age
Adult
Skill level
No experience
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One time workshop for graduate students.
$200
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“Need Self Defense Lessons on March 16, 2013”

Laurel, MD

Discipline
Assault prevention (basic self defense)
Age
Adult
Skill level
No experience
$225
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“Need a Self Defense Instructor ASAP”

Silver Spring, MD

Discipline
Assault prevention (basic self defense), Military combatives (Krav Maga, Systema, etc.)
Age
Adult
Skill level
Beginner
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Looking for street fight skills
$40
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