Self-defense is, simply put, the art of defending oneself. It can be taught with a variety of martial arts styles, but all self-defense programs have a few things in common. They all teach how to avoid confrontation, and emphasize the importance of getting away from danger quickly.
Students are taught how to defend themselves when in a bad position and how to injure an attacker. This can be done through joint locks, chokes, strikes and other martial arts techniques. A martial art like Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is effective because the size of an opponent is irrelevant. Krav Maga and Filipino Martial Arts both have a strong focus on defending against weapons, and are also effective for self-defense.
Our goal here at NinjaPHD.com is to give you a complete list of the Self defense training centers near you so that you can choose the one perfectly fits your needs. If you are have any questions at all, or are having trouble locating a quality facility close to where you live, please don’t hesitate to contact us so we can help assist you.
Top Online Self-Defense Programs
|Mastering Krav Maga (Volume I) 6 DVD Set - Self-Defense (Beginner to Advanced)||Amazon||Quite Simply the best home study course in Self-defense that is available anywhere.|
|The Armed American's Complete Concealed Carry Guide to Effective Self-Defense||Amazon||20 hours of quality, reality-based, scientific Concealed Carry instruction and training, covering all three pillars of Effective Self-Defense: the Mindset, Training, and Equipment necessary for effective self-protection.|
|Gracie Lifestyle Women's Empowered Standard DVD Package||Amazon||If you're a woman and you've EVER thought about learning self-defense, this program is for you|
Self defense Classes in Illinois
|Flo Fitness & Martial Arts||709A S. Vermont St.||Palatine||(847) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|CORE Martial Arts and Fitness||1793 Northwind Blvd||Libertyville||(224) email@example.com|
|Japanese Culture Center||1016 W Belmont Ave||Chicago||(773) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|PowerSource Martial Arts||3309 Vollmer Rd||Flossmoor||(708) email@example.com|
|Academy Of Okinawan Karate Inc||949 W. Jackson Plaza||Morton||(309) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Valko Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy||820 N Orleans||Chicago||(773) email@example.com|
|FORCE Brazilian Jiu Jitsu||7960 S Madison St||Burr Ridge||(630) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|International Hapkido||1838 W. Belmont Ave||Chicago||(773) email@example.com|
|TM Martial Arts||3480 Caton Farm Road||Joliet||(815) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Tiger Martial Arts||762 W Northwest Highway||Barrington||(847) email@example.com|
|Gracie Barra Deerfield||710 Robert York Avenue Unit C||Deerfield||(847) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Gracie Humaita Jiu Jitsu||219 N Main St||Chatham||(217) email@example.com|
|Carlson Gracie Team Chicago||2866 N Milwakee Avenue||Chicago||(312) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Team Redzovic - Gracie Jiu Jitsu||4900 N.Lincoln Avenue||Chicago||(773) 334-5189||ChicagoJiuJitsu@gmail.com|
|Shotokan Karate||611 S. University Avenue||Carbondale||(618) 561-1111||PrestonBarrett5thDan@gmail.com|
|Yi's Martial Arts Karate and Fitness Academy||18 E Ferguson Ave||Wood River||(618) email@example.com|
|Focus Martial Arts and Fitness, Inc.||9342 Virginia Rd||Lake In The Hills||(847) 458-0938||ContactFocusMA@gmail.com|
|METAMORA MARTIAL ARTS||205 E Partridge St||Metamora||(305) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Tarpeins Dojo||2004 16th ST 61265||Moline||(309) email@example.com|
|Olney Taekwondo Center||233 East Main Street||Olney||(618) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Fonseca Martial Arts||823 1/2 Chicago Ave||Evanston||(847) email@example.com|
|Victory Martial Arts Chicago||329 W. 18th St||Chicago||(312) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Conviction Fitness & Martial Arts||4430 N. Western Ave.||Chicago||(773) email@example.com|
|Carbondale Martial Arts and Fitness||608 S. Illinois Ave||Carbondale||(618) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Bei Dou Kung Fu||614 W 5th Ave||Naperville||(630) email@example.com|
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