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Elton E. Faulk
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
BV B.
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Elton is wonderful. He will push you without forcing injury and is very cognizant of any limitations or weaknesses that need to be given attention. Recommend for sure!

  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Craig D.
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Stewart is both knowledgeable and patient. His instruction is tailored to your needs and skill level. Triangle Self Defense is a top notch facility.

Lakeside Fitness
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole D.
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Albert has boosted my strength and has alleviated all those aches and pains that come with age. I'm in better physical shape than I have been in 10 years. We all need help getting ourselves back on track and Albert has pushed me to do so.

  • 10 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Val P.
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Stephanie provides specific exercises that helps target my problem areas. She helps me focus on both the physical and nutritional aspects of gaining a healthy lifestyle. She pushes me to be the best I can be!

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Erayna J.
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Mr. Early takes the time to focus on each client's goals in order to ensure a successful outcome. He strategically plans your workout routine & though he's tough at times I really have come to appreciate his hard work which in turn gave me excellent results.

4 Winds Martial Arts
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Dave S.
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Great school with something to offer individuals of any level. The Kajukenbo Tum Pai discipline has something for everyone, from internal development to self-defense. Furthermore, Sifu Bob is an excellent instructor that has the rare ability to connect with any student and motivate them through positive and effective teaching. If you are looking for a place to begin your martial arts journey or a place to continue it, 4 Winds is the place for you.

  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Kathryn L.
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Absolutely Love and Impressed! I signed up to help my daughter get in shape for her wedding but found that I am getting more benefits health wise out this than I expected. Jayd is very knowledgeable and proffessional, she even goes out of her way to modify my workouts for my health issues. Meeting with Jayd once a week , as well as, having to log my workouts and meals daily is perfect since I am not a self motivated person when it come to eating right and exercising. I will definitely be renewing my contract with her.

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Garrett B.
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Kevin is both extremely knowledgeable in the crafts of Martial Arts and Combat Sports, as well as a very skilled an affable instructor. I would highly recommend taking courses with Beale's Combat Sports Training as both a way to strengthen your body as well as learn some very useful self-defense techniques.

Tactical Survival Training
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Jason C.
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Stewart and Tactical Survival Training is hands-down the best self defense training I’ve ever had. Along with some fitness training, my wife and I received firearms instruction from Stewart that was second-to-none! What really impressed us was that his instruction was so STRONGLY based in REAL-WORLD scenarios. There was absolutely no fluff or showing off, and each piece of instruction had several layers of both mechanical and statistical reasons to back it up. He even sent us home with simple drills we do to improve performance and recall in high-stress situations. Stewart does not have the ego that you often run into with instructors in this field. He listens, assesses, and gives you his best instruction that is almost always supported by irrefutable evidence. We had no idea how little we knew before taking the classes. I would recommend Tactical Survival Training to ANYONE, young or old, in any line of work or location. The Tactical Survival website and newsletters offer TONS of real-world training that is keep VERY up-to-date with recent trends in crime, statistics, and science. I have no doubt that the training you receive with TST would save your life if the situation ever warrants it.

Peck's Taekwondo America
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Dan M.
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Great for men, women and children. Ms. Peck is a superb instructor. My boys started 8 years ago and are now 2nd degree black belts. They are confident, young men and good students in school. They are not afraid to succeed or fail. This program is not a black belt factory where you get the next belt just because you've been in a certain amount of time. You earn your belt in this program and learn great self defense in the process.

  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Tiffany H.
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Ken was absolutely amazing. He exceeded our expectations! He gave us practical and useful techniques that we could start to implement IMMEDIATELY. You do not have to have a self defense background to understand and benefit from his training. Ken is super professional and I'd recommend Raleigh Tactical Martial Arts to anyone looking for training!

Qi Healing Arts
5.0
from 1 review
  • 22 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Patty H.
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Honey has a truly impressive command of the physical, mental, and spiritual paths to self-development. As her student, I have learned more than I could have hoped to about not just the physical aspects of the martial arts, but also the historical and philosophical underpinnings of such practice. I feel very fortunate to have found such a knowledgeable teacher, and highly recommend her.

Kajukenbo Combatives
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Rodney J.
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Received instruction from Sifu Alston in the martial arts for many years. Under his guidance I have learned specific techniques in multiple arts as well as how to apply them in practical real life situations. His high level of knowledge and dedication to the martial arts is reflected in his instruction and desire to develop others to achieve greatness.

Sheepdog Combatives RBSP
5.0
from 1 review
  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Ricardo B.
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Ryan is an outstanding fighter and a very well rounded martial artist. Being a Thai Boxing practitioner myself, he has taught me ways to counter powerful kicks, how to use a Defender (R), and how to both execute and defend myself from a variety of grapes, particularly from bigger opponents. He is passionate about self defense and combat.

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With over thirty years in self-defense experience, we can help. We tailor programs to people to make them the most effective we can, and our client benefits.

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I conduct personal one-on-one or small-group, personal self-defense, kickboxing and/or tae kwon do lessons at $20.00 per hour, per individual and groups up to four strong, and $50.00 for groups from five to 10 strong; Monday to Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sessions are 1 hour by appointment only. Locations are TBD. We provide no nonsense, real instruction based on a melding of the students' described goals and the instructor's expert ability to help the student achieve those goals.

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Martin Rueter is a certified personal trainer. He teaches martial arts, self defense and weight loss individually and in groups. He also coaches Tai Chi lessons.

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Looking for a personal trainer who provides in-home mixed martial arts classes? Mike Savage also has gym equipment for fat loss. Check out his basic selfdefense classes now.

  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Todd Fleetwood is among the martial arts instructors who provide self defence classes with daily drills. He also offer personal training for fighters, pregnant women, athletes and more.

  • 19 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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Get martial arts training and personal defense classes at the dojo of Bushido Judo School. They teach MMA including judo, jiu jitsu and tae kwon do as well as boxing, kickboxing, yoga, and more.

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Van Penninger offers concealed carry handgun training to help protect yourself from intruders. Check out his profile for more information.

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We offer a variety of martial arts services like martial arts in an integrated system. The combined styles of martial arts, contemporary and traditional, hard, soft, and hard/soft styles offer a blend that is both unique, versatile and effective. We teach American Tae Kwan Do Moo Duk Kwan, Hapkido, Ho Kuk Mu Sul, Tae Guk Kwan Tae Chi Chuan (Yang). We offer parent/child classes(2-5), Little Tigers (3-6), Young Dragons(6-12) and Teen/Adult (13-up). We also offer after school programs, summer camps, winter camp, seminars, demonstrations, fitness classes and private lessons are also available. We have over 30 years experience.

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Prepare to defend yourself during emergency situations by taking women's self defense classes from JL Taekwondo Academy. Their professional instructors also teach kickboxing and taekwondo.

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This company provides grappling and self defense courses. They also offer power lifting, weights, kickboxing, circuit and cross training services among others.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
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The self defense instructors of this business offer some of the best self defense classes for all ages. Aside from teaching defensive tactics, they provide MMA and judo instruction, among others.

  • 9 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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Instead of us telling you how good we are, check out our 30 plus five star reviews on google, facebook and merchant circle.

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I teach mixed martial art system for defense. I specialize in making people secure in their own abilities. I work with many different types of people.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Private lessons and three hour seminars by Master Courtney Faison. Master Faison is a four time black belt, National Champion and Hall of Fame instructor teaching self defense and martial arts skills related to Aikijitsu, Tae Kwon Do, Wing Chun Kung Fu and Chinese Goju Karate. She is also a stuntwoman for film and TV.

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As a self-defense instructor, I make sure to teach the best self-defense techniques possible for my students and clients to protect themselves and make them more confident about themselves.

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We teach martial arts. In our Smithfield Kung Fu studio, you will learn how to defend yourself and your loved ones. We teach you the skills, so you can defend while standing and on the ground. We have age-appropriate classes for our little warrior, youth, and adult students. Call our studio to set up a trial class for you or a loved one. The only way to understand why we are different is to try us. Bai Kai... simply the best.

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Need Self Defense Instruction

Cary, NC

  • Discipline
    Military combatives (Krav Maga, Systema, etc.)
  • Age
    Adult
  • Skill level
    Beginner
  • Details
    Will Travel to Libya soon for work. And will move family to Spain and commute from Spain to Libya for work. I carry a gun most of the time even when here. I will probably be able to carry a gun in Spain but still working on permit for gun in Libya. I would like some defense training even if i get gun permit.

Need a Self Defense Instruction

Raleigh, NC

  • Discipline
    Assault prevention (basic self defense), Other (fighting back and hurting someone)
  • Age
    Adult
  • Skill level
    No experience
  • $50
    Average price

Need a Self Defense Instructor

Clayton, NC

  • Discipline
    Assault prevention (basic self defense)
  • Age
    Child
  • Skill level
    No experience
  • Details
    ages 15,13, and 10. I want a class on protecting themselves from possible kidnapping or harm.
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