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Takedown Seminar at The Degerberg Academy this Saturday

Since more time appears to be spent training to grapple on the ground than on your feet it seemed like a good time to have a workshop focused exclusively on taking someone off their feet using a variety of Folkstyle, Freestyle and Catch-Wrestling techniques. Learning how to take someone down is the gateway to learning how to defend against it!

Weekly Self-Defense Class Begins Saturday, March 24th

This personal safety program will focus on personal awareness, situational awareness and self-defense techniques. You will train in a variety of attack scenarios taken from current crime reporting, situations that you might encounter while at work, home, school or while out shopping.

4-Week Self Defense Course starts next week!

We will be offering another 4 Week Personal Safety / Self-Defense Course at the Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts. Named best overall school by Black Belt Magazine. The Course begins October 18th. Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:15 – 8:15 for 4 weeks. A total of 8 hours! In addition […]

Takedown Seminar at Degerberg Academy

Much of the time spent training in either BJJ or Submission Wrestling is on the ground. The most often cited reason for this is that all street fights end up on the ground.

If we assume this is a true statement then how we end up on the ground is just as important, if not more important, than what we do when we get there.

Are your kids ready for the dangers that may await them in High School or College?

High School and College and be great learning experiences for your son or daughter. They will be learning many new things, but there are lessons that they need to learn before they get there. We will be offering a 2-hour Personal Safety/Self-Defense Workshop designed for students heading off to high school or college. The workshop […]

6 Week Self-Defense Course Starting Soon!

We will be offering another 6 Week Personal Safety / Self-Defense Course at the Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts. Named best overall school by Black Belt Magazine. The weekday session starts Tuesday May 3rd, at 7:15pm and the weekend session begins Saturday May 7th at 11:00am In addition to learning a number of self defense […]

6 Week Self-Defense Course Starting Soon!

We will be offering another 6 Week Personal Safety / Self-Defense Course at the Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts. Named best overall school by Black Belt Magazine. The weekday session starts Tuesday February 15, at 7:15pm and the weekend session begins Saturday February 19th at 11:00am In addition to learning a number of self defense […]

You can learn how to avoid being a victim of crime

How personally aware are you? Are you sending out signals that tell muggers you may be an easy target for a strong-armed robbery? When you are walking to or from work, riding public transportation, or are getting in or out of your car; do you make it easy for assailants to attack you? You are […]

New 6-Week Personal Safety / Self-Defense Course

We will be offering another 6 Week Personal Safety / Self-Defense Course beginning Tuesday evening October 19th, 2010 at the Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts. Named best overall school by Black Belt Magazine.

What actions would I be willing to take to protect my life or that of a friend or loved one?

New 6 Week Self-Defense Course