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Mesquite Self Defense Instructors

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  • 17 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Fort Worth, TX 76116


I have been a student of Sifu Justin Harris for 2 years, and have learnt much from him. I would like to encourage anyone who is looking into learn REAL self defense as well as getting healthier, to try out classes with him. He takes away all the unnecessary stuff and teaches what is important.

  • 9 years in business
  • Fort Worth, TX 76111


About Texas Defense Academy: Texas Defense Academy is a non-sport, training facility, with reality-based self-defense that provides real solutions to today's world. We provide you the right and adequate material that you really need. We provide self-defense that works on the street and in the dark. We also offer instinctual, easy-to-do, and easy-to-learn movements! Our goal is to get you home safely, and this is very simple. What will you expect to see are as follows: * Confidence - know that you can protect yourself and your loved ones * Real self-protection - movements that function under stress, against multiple attackers, and even in the dark * Real ability fast - be effective now, without spending years of time training * No uniforms - just t-shirts, jeans, and shoes * No ego * No experience is needed!

  • 23 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Irving, TX 75062


Biomechanics of Strength -- Provides awareness, education and intervention programs for strength training, as well as flexibility and aerobic exercise, in addition to helping people change their lifestyle to move toward a balance of physical health (move people from a sedentary lifestyle to a more physically active one; reduce the risk of heart disease, hypertension, cancer, osteoporosis, obesity, and diabetes melitus. Golf Conditioning -- A functional system that integrates sport-specific exercises with a primary emphasis on core involvement as well as addressing flexibility that is designed to improve your ability to swing the club with more consistency and accuracy. Special Populations/Seniors -- Offers the safest and most effective fitness programming, from the physiology of aging to the techniques and tools for motivating and communicating with older adults. A musculoskeletal screening is provided to establish any postural deviations as well as a complete client health history. Post-Rehab -- Provides an individualized program protocol for clients with various limitations that are recovering from a variety of injuries, disease and/or treatments, such as ACL and meniscus ruptures, rotator cuff tears, cervical strains, lumbar pain, knee and hip replacement, diabetes and hypertension. Boxing Basics -- An ideal method of training for caloric expenditure, core strength, endurance and self-confidence. Learn proper technique and form without having to fight. All equipment is provided, client provides the sweat. Combat Conditioning -- A program to improve the current fitness level for anyone looking to take it to the next level. It's for combat athletes who want to improve their performance as well as the person who wants to follow the road to functional fitness..

  • 12 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Richardson, TX 75080


Justin brings a level of excitement and professionalism to his style of teaching self-defense that is second to none. His classes assume that you can learn today what other classes may not teach you for a couple of years. Team members are immersed in a well-rounded program that emphasizes practical, every-day skills that can be put to use from day one.

  • Mesquite, TX 75149


Our main focus is on self defense. We won't waste your time, teaching you things like weapons and so forth that you can not even carry with you on the street. Learn how to escape from someone who has you on the ground, not make them "tap out". There is no "tap out" on the street. Weapon disarming, pressure point application, balance disruption, joint locks, and take downs are examples of what we do. If you're looking for trophies and medals, that's not us. We care about your family's safety.

  • 38 years in business
  • Addison, TX 75001


Classes are taught in a highly motivating and energized lesson, integrating hard kick and strikes, forms, kung fu movements, judo falling, joint breaks and take-downs, self-defense, sparring and weapons. We have taught adults and children of all ages, race, and gender. Students have shown improvements in their confidence, determination, strength, focus, and mobility.

  • Richardson, TX 75080


We offer pure aikido aikikai instruction. Self defense and KI are developed. We offer private classes with Michael Moreno-Sensei, 6th dan aikikai and direct student of the NI-DAI Doshu Kisshomaru Ueshiba. He is the director of the American Aikikai Federation. We are offering seminars all around the world. Michael Moreno-Sensei is affiliated with Aikikai Hombu Dojo, Aikikai Foundation and the International Aikido Federation.

  • Irving, TX 75063


Systema is one of the best self-defense martial arts with classes in Dallas. You will have a chance to learn the most comprehensive and unique martial art Russian special forces use to defend themselves in hand-to-hand combat and against weapons. As the matter of fact, Systema is so effective and damaging to your opponent that for over 70 years, it was taught only to few in elite force and considered a top Soviet military secrete. It combines a strong spirit with creative, intelligent and versatile fighting tactics. Natural and free of structure, the system allows practitioners to readily adjust to virtually any circumstance. The system stresses a realistic approach to self-defense, recognizing that real conflicts bear no resemblance to what occurs in the comfort of a training facility. Techniques are based on the natural movement of the body rather than a prearranged pattern of moves, such as a karate kata. Students act on instinct, rather than memory, when responding to an attack. All Spetsnaz soldiers learn Systema, a Russian martial art many experts consider to be the best technique for knife defense of fighting multiple opponents, essentially the most complete way to defend yourself, maim and kill. Systema is the most effective self-defense you find.

  • 7 years in business
  • Rockwall, TX 75087


I teach a mixed martial arts-based style of self-defense. I also provide home safety assessments and training. The emphasis is on realistic situations, not sporting events or complex "form based" techniques. My goal is to provide students with effective proven techniques that will increase skill and confidence, as well as build the proper "mindset" needed to keep themselves safe. I have a passion for what I teach and have taught classes for women, couples, teenagers, families as well as "self-defense" boot camps. The only requirement to participate is a desire to learn; no prior experience or skill is necessary.

  • Garland, TX 75044


I am a kru muay (instructor) under Ajarn Buck Grant. I am passionate about the art of muay thai. It has real-world self-defense applications while keeping you in shape and inspiring you. Come explore the art of eight limbs with me and begin your journey!

  • 5 years in business
  • Dallas, TX 75252


Services include Israeli krav maga, real-life self-defense, women's self-defense, cardio MMA, boot camps, personal training, kickboxing, wrestling, grappling, knife fighting, stick fighting, cane fighting, tactical shooting for civilians, LEOs, and military. Krav Maga is the most battle-proof self-defense in the world and at streets, and it helps people to protect themselves or their loved ones. It's more than just self-defense; it's motivating and exhausting. It will build up your cardio; you will lose weight; you will get stronger and build more power. You will learn to be capable to grow over your goals; that's why I call it the next level of fitness and self-defense. My philosophy: "Everybody is in need because you never know... So that one may walk in peace..."

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