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Winchester Womens Self Defense Instructors

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  • 11 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Francesco B.
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A friend has advised me to take self-defense training, not a typical self defense course, a special training made by Falcon. I thought that he was joking, that’s been the true: a training give by an Israeli school security expert thought outdoors in real places. I did a special training, very special. I never found and did in my entire life nothing like that. Falcon was patient and constant to take me to be independent for my personal security. I learn a lot important interesting things. With Falcon‘s school I did an articulate training, taking care of all the technical, psychological, physical and behavioral aspects. Falcon is a high level security professional even if he doesn’t want to show it. His reserved behavior is synonym of guaranty, professionalism and importance. I have to be sincere, this training was really exhausting but I don’t regretet it.

B Fitness
from 15 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Ali V.
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I went to Brian for self-defense lessons. I had no previous experience, but I never felt talked down to or uncomfortable with Brian. His techniques were very practical and real-life applicable, as well as quick to pick up. Brian gave lots of instruction to make sure I understood everything and made the learning process easy. After just a few weeks I already began to feel very capable of defending myself in a wide variety of situations due to Brian's training. I highly recommend Brain, and would definitely go back to him.

Double Edge Defense LLC
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Erica M.
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They are excellent with children of all ages. I love that they are concerned with the whole body and technique not just going through the motions. The couples self defense class is awesome, we have so much fun.

Martial Arts Tutoring
from 9 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Susan W.
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Brian did a great job tailoring a self-defense class for my daughter and me. My daughter had only 2 days before moving to New York to take this class, so Brian had to cram as much information and practice into two sessions as he could. He did a great job and both my daughter and I feel more confident about our self-defense capabilities.

from 7 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Lana B.
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This was my first Thumbtack experience so I did not know what to expect. I called Alex and booked an initial meeting for a self defense class. I was so impressed with his knowledge and ability to teach to me (someone with absolutely no experience in self defense) that I hired him immediately. I would recommend him in a minute, I can't explain how much fun each training is while at the same time also getting a tailored workout as well as learning useful and practical skills!!

  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Misty C.
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I've known Garrett for over 8 years. He is well-knowledged in self defense and awareness. Professional, comfortable to train with and has really helped build my confidence. If your looking for a passionate instructor, who has great listening skills, Trainum Martial Arts is the way to go!

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Karen U.
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Scott is very passionate about teaching women to defend themselves. But he also teaches respect and enhances confidence and self esteem.

Kore Krav Maga
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Brian M.
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I have trained with Tammy for quite some time now. The reason I started was weight loss with the goal of learning a skill at the same time. Weight loss achieved, the skills I have learned have changed my life for the better. My first impression of Tammy was that of a person who clearly knew how to work with people of all ability and mindset. It turns out, the first impression was correct. Her patience is amazing and willingness to help or answer any question is very warming.

  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Mike B.
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I am in my 40’s and wanted to learn martial arts and get into shape. I tried several traditional martial arts schools without learning much. At one place, the white belts (beginners) were an afterthought for the instructors. I took a few more trial lessons at other schools. I found myself training with young children. Nothing against kids but I wanted realistic self defense skills which are not developed against 9 year olds. At the last school, I was immersed in “boot camp” training (did a bazillion push-ups, “bear crawls”, jumping jacks, etc. etc.) Karate skills took a back seat to the workout. This kind of training is fine if that is what you are looking for, but I wanted to learn practical martial arts skills without having a ‘drill instructor’ yelling at me. I have had several lessons with Jordon now, and I can tell you they have been well worth it. I learn more during a 1 hour lesson than I did in several weeks at the martial arts schools I went to. Jordon is positive and encouraging, and is mindful of the physical limitations that I have (arthritis). He teaches Shorin-Ryu Karate which is not ‘flashy’ but is all about practical and effective self defense. I am also getting into shape gradually at a pace my body can take. I highly recommend Jordon.


At Modern Era Warrior's Reality Based Self-Defense and Fitness, we have combined Commando Krav Maga (CKM), the most devastating, reality-based defensive tactics system, and Gracie Jiu-Jitsu (GJJ), the most effective grappling system, into the most complete self-defense system designed to prepare any individual for real combat in the shortest time possible. We also incorporate elite combat fitness (ECF), revolutionary fitness and conditioning, into each CKM class.


Moy Tung Kung Fu offers training in the Ving Tsun (Wing Chun) system of close-range self-defense. The system is based on the simplest economic movements to acquire the maximum result. The best way to learn more about Ving Tsun is to try it, so we encourage beginners to schedule an introductory lesson to learn more about training Ving Tsun.


Virginia Pistol LLC has trained thousands of Virginians in firearms safety and the proper use of a handgun for self-defense. Courses are available for shooters of all experience levels, and are held in a friendly, professional and small class environment for reasonable prices. The instructor is a NRA-certified advanced personal protection handgun instructor with 13 years of law enforcement experience, and is also a graduate of the Glock Firearms Instructors Workshop and hold accreditation as a master firearms instructor from Phoenix State University. In addition to quality training, we also offer firearm, ammunition and accessory sales. Unlike other gun shops, we will take the time to help you to choose the proper gun for its intended use and your shooting experience. Our firearms prices are the lowest in Northern Virginia, and all of our new firearms carry our unmatched lifetime replacement warranty.


We teach American Kenpo Karate to children, teens, and adults of all ages. Kenpo Karate is a modern self-defense that applies solid principles and theories. It is a system that tailors to the individual, not the individual to the art. Come, see what American Kenpo Karate can do for you!

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