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  • Federal Way, WA 98003
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My son received his black belt in Taekwondo from Tiger Taekwondo Academy in University Place, WA. We had a wonderful experience! Master Choi and Mister Larson are great with kids of ALL ages creating a very positive learning environment. Good values...respect, integrity, accountability, and a healthy balance of competition and fun. Highly recommended!! Mister Larson may even be Master Larson now (congrats to him if he is!)

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  • Tukwila, WA 98188
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Learn effective forms of self-defense which will allow you to thwart off an attack from an aggressor no matter how big or strong he/she is. Learn the art which the late Great Bruce Lee began with and based many of his philosophies on. Gain self-confidence that will last with you a lifetime as well as proven skills you can rely on in a time of emergency. Get a good workout while improving body coordination and having fun interaction with a group of like-minded individuals. We offer an affordable rate! Here, at Emerald City Self Defense, we offer all of the above and more for kids ages 6 and up as well as adults. We teach Wing Tsjun kung fu/submission wrestling/jiu jitsu/kickboxing. We have multiple classes on Monday through Friday in the evening and Saturday morning and afternoon. We ask that you call for class times as we are continuously adding classes with increased demand. For the cost-conscience, we do have a weekend warrior rate which is extremely affordable and will allow one to begin their training! Kids classes run for approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour. The age group for the kids is 4 to 6 and 8 to 12. They will learn discipline, body coordination, how to resolve a conflict without physical confrontation, what to do when an adult is threatening, and get a good workout. The goal is to make it as fun as possible while learning important life skills. The adult classes are very technical and can be physically demanding, depending on the class taken and the goal of the student. The students will learn proper reflexes for countering various attacks from bigger and stronger aggressors, how to strike in the most effective manner for finishing an altercation and techniques for controlling an attacker without having to do physical harm. The tuition for both kids and adults is very reasonable. Come down and try it out for a free week trial! Private and group lessons are also available. Call or e-mail today! Sihing Adrian

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  • Woodinville, WA 98072
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It is great when there are people around whom we can depend on, but what happens when life throws us a curve, and there is no one around to help? At Real Tough Cookie, we help educate people about personal safety in addition to offering a variety of safety devices as well. Learning to incorporate self protection awareness into your daily routine, builds confidence, and may prevent personal injury or worse. Through our personal defense presentations, we offer guidelines for confronting situations one hopes to never see, but even if you never experience an assault or attack, you will most likely feel more empowered in all parts of your life; challenges at work, at home and in your personal life will feel easier and more comfortable too. Our workshops are held on site in the Seattle region. We work with individuals, private groups, businesses or organizations, where we present tips, safety advice and an array of products for sale, in addition to our informational handouts. This program is especially helpful for women and college students. Our presentations are entertaining and upbeat, in addition to being informative, and we can customize them to your timeframe and group, lasting anywhere from 20 to 90 minutes. Just contact us for more details. The major learning outcomes are as follow: * Learning strategies to avoid conflict or prevent assault through increased awareness and intuition * Learning new body language and styles of interaction with others * Learning the power of your voice * The victim selection process and how to make yourself a harder target * Learning about pocket-sized devices like safety lights, pepper sprays and personal alarms Emergencies can occur anywhere, and preparedness matters. In addition to our presentations, Real Tough Cookie also has an online store where we sell a variety of personal safety products as well.

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  • 14 years in businuess
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  • Seattle, WA 98144

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We provide personal safety and self-defense classes and workshops for women of all ages, teen and tween girls, and children. All classes are taught by highly experienced and expert female instructors, based on women's safety concerns and realities. We were chosen as the "best feminist butt-kicker" by the Seattle Weekly in 2007.

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iLove Kickboxing

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  • Gig Harbor, WA 98335
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This is the last kickboxing workout you will ever need! Kickboxing is great for fitness, self-defense, cardio fitness and muscle toning. No other workout burns more fat, more calories or better builds and tones muscle as well. It is truly the best fat-burning exercise. Most of our members will tell you that this class is way more fun than the gyms, fitness boot camps, personal training, health clubs, or trainers and is hands down the best way to lose weight, and get in great shape. Sign up today. You'll be so glad you did!

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  • Seattle, WA 98103
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We offer exceptional program in martial arts, fitness kickboxing, and self-defense programs. - Martial Arts Program - In our martial arts classes you will find a mixed-martial arts curriculum of skills. Our main focus is on modified mixed-martial arts (controlled contact sparring which involves kicking, punching, throws, grappling, and submissions) and self-defense training. In our curriculum we combine all of these elements together to give the student a skill set in each range of combat and in the different format of sport versus self-defense. Our goal is develop good competitors for those who want to compete and good self-defense concepts for those who want to have a basic ability to defend themselves. Everybody in the class will get into great shape, have fun, and learn new things that will better their lives. Personal growth is an important component to our program, so plan on challenging yourself in many ways that may not include just kicks and punches. Martial Arts Class Schedule: Mondays & Wednesdays (Basics): 5:00 - 5:45pm Tuesday & Thursdays (All Levels) 7:30pm - 9:00pm Fridays (Open Gym Format) 6:30pm - 7:30pm - Fitness Kickboxing Program - Exercise can be fun, fulfilling, and festive and this class will prove it. This class takes simple martial arts techniques and combines them with the music, excitement, and energy of an aerobics class to give the student a fun way to get into great shape. This class guarantees that you will: -Increase your overall strength and body tone. -Decrease fat mass and increase muscle. -Release stress and aggression in a positive way. -Develop a stronger mind-set in self-disciple and perseverance. -Specifically tone and tighten the arms, abs, and legs through kickboxing techniques. So if your ready to get in the best shape of your life, just visit our "Specials" page and send us an e-mail or call to reserve your spot in the new student orientation class. Fitness Kickboxing Class Schedule: Monday and Wednesday: 11:30am - 12:15pm New! 6pm - 6:45pm Tuesday and Thursdays: 5:30pm - 6:15pm New! 6:30pm - 7:15pm Saturdays: 10:00am - 10:45am - Self-Defense Privates - Do you have a basic game plan? This program is designed to fit the student with some simple tools and strategies to deal with common self-defense situations. Through a number of private or semi-private lessons, the student will be able to address these common self-defense situations as well as any other particular concerns they might have. The great value in this program is that we tailor it to fit each particular students strengths and weaknesses. It is also a shortened condensed program to give the student some quick tools and skills. In this format, the student will set up their class schedule according to what works best for their time line and goals.

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  • Seattle, WA 98103
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Group Class Rate: $65/month (2 classes/week) Close Range Tactics is a system of private defense based on Wing Chun Kung Fu (ving tsun, wing tsun, etc). CRT offers an effective, aggressive, and straightforward approach to self-defense. Through an effective system of tactics, based on principle and sensitivity, students develop incredible speed and adaptability in the body. CRT teaches systematic solutions and proper reactions to the practitioner (despite size or strength) in the event of sudden violence. You will develop unshakable confidence, increased self-esteem, better overall health, and the ability to deal with day-to-day stress and tasks with ease from training CRT. Our curriculum and teaching methods are continuously modified to help our students be the best they can be. Our curriculum is taught to answer the most common of self-defense encounters you may come across; be it untrained street fighting, predatorial attack, multiple attackers, abduction, or sudden violence. We teach our students to use their skills in real world situations, not just the classroom. This is real self-defense, not a movie. CRT teaches defense against single and multiple attackers, trained and untrained opponents, bladed and impact weapons, firearms, and more. All in the context of adrenalized, disadvantaged, real-time combat.

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  • Federal Way, WA 98023
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We provide both modern and traditional training programs for students from age 4 through 104. Our children's program is the best in the area. Fun and motivating, programs also include the award-winning "Powerful Words" Character Development Program. Our adult programs include traditional Okinawan karate and kickboxing. Parents love the personal development that comes with the self-defense training and the convenient class schedule! Everyone can be a champion at Dragon Center! Respect, self-discipline, integrity, focus, fitness, and self-defense are all part of Dragon Center programs.

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  • Bellevue, WA 98008
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I teach mixed martial arts and street self-defense, including weapons and tactics. I am a fifth-degree black belt.

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Kwon Moo Hapkido

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  • Seattle, WA 98166
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We offer self-defense classes and hapkido martial arts classes. We provide not a sport, but a serious self-defense taught by Grandmaster Chae Un Kim. He does excellent instruction with tiny classes, often with 3 students to each black belt and a hapkido grandmaster. The grandmaster is small in stature and teaches excellent techniques for women. The grandmaster has experience training law enforcement and special forces. We have a secure covered parking centrally located in Burien.

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  • Tacoma, WA 98444
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I provide martial arts instruction for kids and adults. My services include cage fitness, mixed martial arts, kickboxing, weight loss, self-defense and kids' summer camps. I can help in gaining self-confidence and self-discipline and improving focus and awareness.

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  • Federal Way, WA 98003
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I offer traditional training for self-defense only. I instruct students between the ages of 5 and 75 years old. I have been teaching for more than 22 years, and I have over 30 years in the martial arts. Please visit our website for more infomation about the art and the instructor. We also sell martial arts equipment at retail and wholesale prices. Students receive discounts on equipment.

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Zenyu Judo Dojo

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  • Maple Valley, WA 98038
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Zenyu Judo Dojo's mission is to provide instruction and lessons on competition and recreational judo to the youth community in Auburn, Black Diamond, Kent, Maple Valley and Renton areas of South King County.

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Robbie

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  • 3 years in businuess
  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Kapowsin, WA 98344

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I am a first-degree black belt in Taekwondo and I know how to teach self defense to people who want to protect them \selves from strangers or anyone else.

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  • 20 years in businuess
  • Bellevue, WA 98005
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I own and operate my own Aikido School in Bellevue, Washington for 18 years. I would like to relocate to the LA area and would like to stay a instructor but not run the book work. I specialize in weapons training. Currently hold the rank of 3rd Degree Nihon Goshin Aikido , Karate ,Jiu-jitsu Looking in the Valley to Orange county. If you need a great Instructor please call.

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  • 4 years in businuess
  • Lakewood, WA 98499
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We provide classes in mixed martial arts, kickboxing, jiu jitsu and strength and endurance training. We have professional and amateur fighters as well as members who just want to get in shape!

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“Need a Self Defense Instructor for My 15 Year Old Daughter”

Bellevue, WA

Discipline
Assault prevention (basic self defense)
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Child
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No experience
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I have a 15 year old daughter. I want her to learn how to protect herself over the summer. She's in very good condition but it would be good if she gained appropriate awareness of her environment, developed some instincts about her surroundings and thoughtfulness about her behavior, and learned to throw a knee, elbow or fist, break a chokehold, and get away. That would be a fantastic start.
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