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Typical Class Schedule: Warm-up (stretching, heavy/speed bag, bamboo rolling, foot sweeping, etc.) Drill training 2-man form training Classes are formal but not to the extreme. Typically students warm up, work on techniques planned by the Si Fu and then work on a form of their choice (depending on what they know). All techniques are practiced with students from the class under the guidance and supervision of the head instructor or Si Fu. There is a variety of nice training equipment available. In my experience (approx. 1 year), a lot of time was spent on learning techniques, application, refining, etc. Of the various martial arts schools Ive visited in the area (classical, modern, MMA, etc.) this school has: the most humble instructor, positive attitudes from students, and the fairest and most affordable prices. Overall, the training at this school offers a beautiful art and philosophy and practical self-defense techniques.
I was a little nervous about taking a self defense class being newbie to the subject. But Chris made me feel totally at ease in the environment. It was a very engaging experience. He has such a wealth of knowledge it cant possibly be condensed into one class. I'll be back.
USA Karate Martial Arts Academy focuses in encouraging people develop a healthy body and mind and feel more secure through comprehensive, quality, and professional karate instruction. Whether your goal is coordination or sport, flexibility, greater confidence, self-defense, physical conditioning, stress reduction, USA Karate is the powerful alternative that can provide you the results you are seeking. Our Mission We are dedicated to teaching our students to turn into top-quality black belts, and getting them the results they want by providing courteous, professional and safe instruction!
Sealed Mindset is a Navy SEAL-inspired defense training center that offers a variety of tools, training and inspiration to grow confidence in self-defense skills. At Sealed Mindset, people learn how to use their self-defense training appropriately in their own lives. From defensive flashlight training to firearms training, to martial arts and fitness classes, the Sealed Mindset training approach and unique facility create a safe, supportive environment to explore new ideas and skills. The intended result is not to drastically change how we lead our everyday lives, but to continue living our lives safely by being better prepared, more observant and having a plan. The state-of-the-art facility ensures that students and executive teams are able to learn, practice and gain experience to build safety skills for life, while at the same time building leadership skills for their professions.
We will teach you and your children to avoid or defend yourself against aggressors. Regular practice will build confidence, self esteem, reduce stress, enhance mind-body awareness, and happiness. As an instructor, I enjoy witnessing a student's breakthrough moments when they realize they can do something they never considered possible.
At SSDS we teach no-nonsense self defense techniques that can be learned and utilized quickly and effectively after the first training session. Helping people become effective in self defense is very rewarding. Our training system is designed to be fun and at the same time very effective!
Fighters4Christ is a Christ centered martial arts ministry for men 13 and up with an emphasis on technique, conditioning and fitness, and self-defense in multiple disciplines.
Sealed Mindset is a private training company that specializes in online and in-person educational programs to help people practice daily awareness and avoidance techniques to stay safe when they are alone or when they travel for work. Sealed Mindset's facility in New Hope, MN also provides defensive firearms training for those couples who are interested in learning about safety through an entertaining and adventurous Bond Date Night or a Spy Night. Our 10-year veteran of the Navy SEALs founder and his counter-terrorism academic wife travel across the country to present Sealed Mindset's innovative safety curriculum to corporations, CEOs, and sales teams. Using humor, adventure, and exciting stories translates these elite safety skills into something that families and employees can identify with and apply to their unique lives.