Schenectady, NY9 Self Defense Instructors near you

Where do you need the self defense instructor?

Answer a few questions

Tell us what you need so we can bring you the right pros.

Get quotes

Receive quotes from pros who meet your needs.

Hire the right pro

Compare quotes, message pros, and hire when ready.

Schenectady Self Defense Instructors

Browse these self defense lessons with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Schenectady.

  • New on Thumbtack
About

I teach martial arts and self defense. I teach men, women, and children. I have been teaching since 2004.

About

We are the best in Berkshires for martial arts and self-defense instruction. We provide martial arts and self-defense instruction for men, women and children, currently as young as 3, and as old as 83!

  • New on Thumbtack
Keira P.
Verified review

Since my son has started martial arts his self confidence and focus have increased so much! They encourage supporting each other and I have seen a difference in my son's over all mood. He's much happier!! Thank you for helping my son find something he loves while building his self esteem!

  • New on Thumbtack
About

I use the personal defense readiness "SPEAR" system. I teach what the bad guys want and what they do not want; then I teach you how to defend against them using your natural skills.

  • 38 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

Choose Dynamic fighting science for effective self defense. I offer practical, cutting-edge and applied urban combat and tactical street survival training. Men, women, boys and girls, is a neighborhood bully victimizing your kid? This training will give real skills to that, give confidence, and the ability to fight back, if necessary. I also teach anti-abduction and escape tactics. Are you worried about abduction? Special training and knowledge give you the skills to employ. I have competed and won titles in Golden Gloves boxing and pro kickboxing matches, no-holds-barred full-contact shoot matches, full-contact stick fighting bouts, and pro wrestling. I am trained in the Asian jungles of Indonesia pencak silat and Filipino stick and knife. I am a mas guru (master)-certified teacher. I was a NYC night club bouncer and bodyguard for 4 years. I have martial arts background in Shorin Ryu karate, judo, wing chun gung fu, tae kwon do, Brazillian jiu-jitsu, freestyle wrestling, Muay Thai, savate, eskrima, fencing, and submission wrestling. I trained NYC police, professional and amateur fighters, bouncers, bodyguards, models, and actors, and also choreographer for stage and film combat. Contact David Tanner for personal appointments. I am a martial arts fitness instructor. Private and in-your-home lessons are available.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kevin S.
Verified review

The Krav system and instructors here are top notch!I've been a student here for almost a year and in my opinion everyone should come here to learn street effective self defense!!

About

I have over 17 years of law enforcement and para-military experience. No other self defense and firearms training courses offered to civilians, includes this experience and tactics.

  • New on Thumbtack
Sean T.
Verified review

I'm a lifelong martial artist. John Borter takes all the material I've learned over my 24 years in martial arts and combines it all in a fluid, comprehensive system based on concepts and principles rather than individual technique. If you wanna up your game in self defense or close quarters combat, this guy will teach you how to move so that techniques simply manifest themselves.

The Chain of Defense
4.0
from 1 review
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Constance B.
Verified review

Great communication and follow up- will be out to the school Tuesday

Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.