Baltimore School of Self Defense, LLC
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Instructors are very helpful and friendly. Things are paced according to the individual. Classes are easygoing yet remain on task. 👍🏻Jun 14, 2015Verified
So far so good! My girls have really enjoyed the classes.May 26, 2015Verified
I enjoy excellent self defense/ martial arts training which helps me be prepared for the unexpected. Jujitsu is one of the arts taught by a very experienced team of martial artists. All age, ability, and skill levels are encouraged to join !Dec 16, 2014
Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Learn a wide variety of techniques that emphasize self defense over sports like mma. Greatfor all levels of experience and fitness with a focus on learning.Dec 10, 2014
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- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?As of 12/11/2014, the pricing structure is as follows: MONTHLY * Sign up and pay month-to-month, contract renews one month at a time indefinitely until canceled * One Class Per Week: $60.00 per month for adults, $50.00 per month for youths (up to 4 classes - 1 per week times 4 weeks) * Two Classes Per Week: $110.00 per month for adults, $90.00 per month for youths (up to 8 classes - 2 per week times 4 weeks) * Three or More Classes Per Week: $150.00 per month for adults, $125.00 per month for youths (unlimited classes for one month) QUARTERLY * 3 month commitment, contract renews quarterly indefinitely unless canceled * One Class Per Week: $150.00 per quarter for adults, $125.00 per quarter for youths (up to 13 classes - 1 per week for 3 months) * Two Classes Per Week: $300.00 per quarter for adults, $245.00 per quarter for youths (up to 26 classes - 2 per week for 3 months) * Three or More Classes Per Week: $409.00 per quarter for adults, $340.00 per quarter for youths (unlimited classes for 3 months) ANNUALLY * 12 month commitment, no cancellations, does not renew automatically. * Unlimited classes for one year, paid in monthly installments: $125.00/month ($1,500.00 annually) for adults, $105.00/month ($1,260.00 annually) for youths * If you pay your annual fee in full with one lump sum payment, cost is only $1,350.00/year for adults, $1,125.00/year for youths!
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I frequently attend martial arts seminars in the region to learn from other high ranking sensei. Some practice the same style, but many are proficient in other styles. Though I generally stay in the MD/DC/VA/PA region, I have traveled further for some seminars/conventions. I also travel to Las Vegas to attend the Martial Arts Super Show, which is the largest trade show in the industry.
- How did you get started doing this type of work?When I was 15, my older brother decided he wanted to take a ju-jitsu class being offered at our local YMCA. As little brothers are apt to do, I tagged along. We trained together for a few years, but eventually my brother's life went in different directions and work prevented him from continuing his training. But I was hooked and stuck with it. Somewhere around 1990, my original sensei relocated to CA for work, and the highest ranking student in our class took over. I continued to train with him until his retirement in 2013. I took over his class at the YMCA in 2013 and then in 2014 I decided to open my own dojo.