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TEXAS DEFENSE ACADEMY
DFW leading training school servicing Fort Worth, Arlington, and surrounding cities. Martial arts, self-defense school providing several educational programs centered around REALITY BASED SELF DEFENSE.
Our Catch Wrestling program takes a unique approach helping you start on a long journey self-development for a better you. Committed to helping you.
The Pekiti Tirsia System of Kali is a close quarters and in-fighting system. Designed for both single and multiple attackers, Pekiti Tirsia is both ancient and modern.
SELF-DEFENSE (ADULTS & KIDS)
TDA Self-Defense & Comabtives is a non-sport designed to help you reach your maximum potential that teaches you to fight back from all levels.
We are group of martial artist and instructors committed in helping each student in achieving there personal goals in life. Teaching and educating people hoe to get home safe each night. Your safety comes first and it is our #1 priority! What other school will tell you that?
Something for everyone
SELF-DEFENSE & COMABTIVES TRAINING
A reality-based self defense training that will get you thinking, move efficiently and effectively. Our self-defense training works under pressure, in the dark, multiple opponents, providing useful solutions.
KIDS SELF-DEFENSE & ANIT-BULLY PREVENTION
Give your child the gift of confidence and the life skills that one day they will need. Gain the peace of mind to know that you’ve given them the training they need to get home safe!
Functional movements that works against multiple attackers, and even works in the dark!
Get in shape and feel good about yourself. Build strength and endurance in any of training programs.
Providing amazing services in DFW
Kids Self-DefenseTaking a unique approach in developing our child’s confidence. A unique than the world of martial arts that many people are used to. We have re-evaluated the problems kids face in today’s world and designed an anti-bully/personal protection program.
Private TrainingWith private training you will accelerate your learning abilities up to 60% faster. What most for some will take longer to learn, since you will be learning at your own rate you don’t have to worry about being pushed too hard, or about getting bored.
Corporate or Private SeminarsLooking for a fun and effective way to stay safe? If you’re part of a group that would like to get some self-defense training, then you come to the right place! We provide a reality-based self-defense workshops tailored to meet your needs.
I would give this place 6 stars if I could! Hands down, this school is amazing! The instructors are all wonderful and incredibly knowledgeable! The other students quickly become friends; from day one I felt welcomed! The vast amount of knowledge at this school is mind blowing (which is often how my brain feels at...
I’m a practitioner under the PTK-SMF/ Filipino Martial Arts and DX programs and I’ve been so impressed with the dedication and experience Edwin imparts on me and his students. Both of these programs will get you thinking and moving on your feet very quickly (from the very first class), and you will have immediate validation....
You won’t find a school where the instructors are more knowledgeable or care more about each student. They make the information understandable and fun, and are always willing to go the extra mile to ensure each person is best able to defend themselves. I’ve been attending Ballistic 3 and CSW for about 8 months and...
I came to TDA and the 1st PTK-SMF class as a guy in his mid-40’s, with no prior martial arts experience, and left-handed, (PTK-SMF works both side/hands, though it’s primarily taught right-handed). Edwin and Michael do a phenomenal job of instructing this very technical and devastatingly effective combat martial art. There are no inflated egos...
I’ve been going to TDA for almost a year now and it’s been great! I had always wanted to join a self defense class but have always struggled to find a place that cared about people as individuals or charged an arm and a leg. Edwin was on the phone with me for almost an...
I have been training at the Texas Defense Academy for about a year and a half, now. I was initially drawn to the Combat Submission Wrestling (CSW) program, as they are the only affiliate school in the DFW area. My former school had closed, and I was looking for a new place to train and...
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Founders of TDA
Edwin Rodriguez: Edwin is the backbone of the school and one of our lead instructors. Passionate about self-defense and martial arts training, Edwin is highly ranked in the Keysi Fighting Method, holds a Level 2 in CSW student, former ACWA Combatives instructor and is the lead instructor for the Pekiti…
2911 Race St. Fort Worth, TX 76111Phone: 682-558-7791
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWorking Hours:
Mondays & Wednesdays 3.00P.M. to 8.00P.M.
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00P.M. to 9:00P.M.
Saturdays 10:00A.M. to 1:30P.M.
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