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  • 16 years in business
  • 357 hires on Thumbtack
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Cindi B.
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I am absolutely in love with WellFIT and Patty and Eric. Eric is teaching self defense to our daughter and he is wonderful with her! I would recommend him to any and everyone!

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Jordan B.
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Josh is a goal-oriented, determined, and motivated individual who thrives off his clients growth and success. Josh brings many unique skills to the table. His accumulated talents show with his experience as a competitive wrestler, boxer in the United States Navy, and mixed martial arts instructor. Additionally, Josh has vast array of knowledge of physical fitness and nutrition; understanding the benefits of personally tapered exercises and meal plans. Aside from his talents, Josh is a positive influence to anyone's life; Josh lives a life of sobriety and is an inspiration to us all, thriving off bettering those around him. I would recommend Josh to anyone that has an interest in fitness, self-defense, and boxing.

Bell Sport Karate
5.0
from 6 reviews
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Trenton M.
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Both of my daughters have been attending Bell Sport Karate for several years. Stacey is an excellent instructor, perfectly balancing disciple and nurturing. My girls have learned to push themselves and to strive for excellence. The classes offer a great balance of art, sport, and self-defense. Advancement only comes with work, unlike other classes where you basically pay for the next color belt. My girls have learned karate, of course, but they have also learned confidence and discipline. I am forever grateful for all Bell Sport Karate has given them.

Kato Fitness
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Jo Ann A.
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He was spot on about what I needed to do to improve my core strength to ride my horse better. He took it carefully so I wouldn't hurt my self, as I am an older rider.

Strong Response
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Rebekah B.
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My 3 boys and I took self defense classes from Renee in preparation for a trip out of the country. Even though my boys' ages vary from 8 to 17, she was able to make it a great experience for all of us. We all learned so much and had a really great time. She was prepared with pads so we could practice what we learned. We feel much more confident that we have some skills to defend ourselves in case we need to. I also loved that she came to us, so we didn't have to go anywhere.

  • 24 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Scott M.
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Tom has helped me transform from an average, timid guy to a more confident, fit and aware person in only one month. This is only the beginning of my journey to bettering myself, and Tom has been an excellent catalyst. He possesses not only a wealth of information on fitness and defense but also nutrition, making him a one-stop wellness shop. Tom's approach to training is both enjoyable and fun, yet still sincere. I can't recommend him enough.

Joao Crus
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Brad M.
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Joao Crus' jiu-jitsu school is by far the best martial arts program/instruction that I've experienced. However, comparing Joao’s program to other martial arts schools is doing his school a disservice. Of course jiu-jitsu offers a great form of self-defense and physical discipline. However, Joao’s curriculum is so much more than a method of self-defense. He advocates and provides practical tools (through jiu-jitsu) to help his students develop essential life skills (problem solving, performing under pressure, taking responsibility for personal decisions – to name a few). Both my son and I have been training with Joao for several years and look forward to many more years of training at his academy.

Mind Power Consulting, LLC
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Tambra N.
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PTSD is something that I have lived with since I was 4-5 years old, although I was not aware of it for nearly 47 of my 55 years. I am fortunate to have found Roland Berg, licensed hypnotherapist, who is kind, compassionate, insightful, and professional. My anxiety is less, my sleep is deeper, and I am beginning to believe that I deserve to be whole and healthy and that it is safe to feel joy and pleasure in this lifetime. I have had a Reiki and Astrology practice for over 15 years and have worked with all kinds of professionals for self healing and healing of others; Roland ranks up at the top of my very long list.

Swift Performance Training
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy H.
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I started my weight loss journey with Jim in 2013. Turning 50 the same year and hardly exercising at all in the past, i didn't have my hopes too high. He showed me the proper form so i wouldn't hurt myself while paying close attention to my progress. He brought out in me, a person i had not seen in many years and i am very thankful for him. He helped me go from a size 12 to a 6/8 and my self esteem increased as well. Health wise, i was able to get off my acid refux meds and Triglyceride medicine. After taking a short break from his services, I came back to him again for additional sessions. He is very flexible, fitting into my timeframe as needed. Plus his rate is very affordable. He has impressed me so much with his knowledge in this field and his focus on his customers wellbeing. I have referred many friends to him and would recommend him to anyone who has a desire to better themselves. Forever greatful!! Kathy Howie

Aces Jiu Jitsu Club
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Eric F.
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Aces Jiu Jitsu Club provides an encouraging and nurturing environment for martial arts training. Coach Mikal is dedicated, caring, organized, effective, and efficient in his teaching. I recommend Aces to anyone looking for fitness, fun, confidence, and self defense.

  • 30 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Lynn G.
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My experience with Mr. Jackson at the Professional Karate Institute is always high energy. He focuses his time and attention on his class objectives while maintaining a personal bond with his students. I always leave the class feeling better than when I arrived.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Marie C.
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Joel was very educated and professional. Explained so much to me about different techniques and when someone should use them in self defense. I highly recommend Joel for all your needs. He is great with all ages, abilities, and also big groups. You won't be disappointed!

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Tony W.
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I have been doing Mike Massie Fighting Fit Boot Camp workouts for 7 months now. I got to say that I'm in the best shape of my life. I train in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and I'm giving the young guns a hard time when we roll "I'm wearing them out". I hear all the time "man I hope that I'm in half the shape your in at 49." Thanks for your awesome workouts that are never boring.

Mizu Tactical
4.0
from 1 review
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Beth P.
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Outstanding women's self defense class. Learned a great deal of information on how to stay aware of my surroundings and be fierce when it comes to surviving an attack. I'm so glad I took this class and look forward to more! Excellent, supportive instruction. Thank you!

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I train Korean karate and self-defense. I have a master rank (4th Dan) in Moo Duk Kwan and Tang Soo Do. I'm 67 and retired but am interested in working part-time.

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I conduct self-defense and weapons training. I am an instructor for personal self-defense using Filipino martial arts and weapons.

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We train clients in self-defense, boxing, kickboxing, weight loss, functional fitness, etc. At Ashcrafts, you learn from the best in the business. We have 45 years of experience in San Antonio!

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We provide secret video and photo evidence acquisition. We do spy-cam tailing and monitoring. We also offer self-defense classes and role playing sessions.

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We offer Brazilian jiujitsu, self-defense, grappling and private training. We help people to reach their goals in life, get in shape, and reduce stress.

  • 3 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I provide training in self protection that focuses primarily on situational awareness, prevention mindset and the physical skills you need to enhance your survivability in the event of a violent encounter. I do not teach fancy moves or how to use gadgets that will fail in the heat of the moment. You are your own bodyguard, let me unlock it.

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We are implementing self-defense tactics from a fourth-degree black belt in shotokan, taekwondo and Thai kickboxing. You will learn how to protect yourself and to be better aware of your surroundings. You can advance in martial arts and receive black belt testing.

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