Thank YOU Sensai My story starts at age three watching power rangers in front of the tv learning the movies and what not until i was inrolled in talamantez karate. then i relize i was some where that i felt proud, confident, and loyal. i felt that every time i talked about karate i felt part of the talamantez family. Training harder then any other student i could see. beside my instructors left to right i felt that this is one of my greatest accomplishments in my life. i trained till i was 7 then i had no choice but to leave under my life style and the constant moving. after that i felt empty, and like a lost soul... Until the age of 16 i was passing by the studio on bandera rd. and saw it was open. i stepped in side bowed and i saw sensai perez, flashbacks came to me as i saw him. we talked and decided that it was time to come back. as he spoke with Master T it gave me the thrill to see my master once again. so he invited me to stop by the studio on redland. so the next day i was off. we got lost but we mange to find it. as i walked in i saw a some what bald man and got scared but "never judge a book by its cover" he is one of the nices man there Sensai Wurth. he is excelent with children any age. then i saw Master. Master T still looked as he did i can tell it ment alot that i was coming in to see him. when he dicused how it will work i was inshock! i was just a boy the day before and then i was a boy with life and meaning and a purpose. which is to bring peace to many people. when i did my first class i was smiling constatly. and when i left i cried to myself saying"im home" it is a very emotial experience for me beacuse i was so lost in the world with out karate. As of right now i am 17 and i am the coach for XMA( EXTREME MARTIAL ARTS) and i enjoy doing it. i also train with two OUT OF THIS WORLD AMAZING INSTRUCTORS like Sensai Griggs. She is the most positive, proud women i have ever met, she is also a great person to talk to. Then there is Sensai Alex Talamantez when i was younger and until now he has been my greatest insperating in my life i think of him as my father how he train as a child thats how i want to be trained i will go the distance for this instructor no matter what. when he pushes me i know its for a purpose and i respect it . my goal is to spare with Sensai Alex win or lose i will be proud beacuse i know it is a honor to spare agenst him. please if anyone reads this please call Talamantez Family Karate they might just change your life for the best like it did for me.
6565 Babcock Rd Ste 25San Antonio, TX 78249
From Business: ">Texas Tang Soo Do is located on the northwest side of San Antonio, Texas, within Babcock Plaza Shopping Center. Texas Tang Soo Do offers training in Tang Soo Do, self defense, as well as aerobic kickboxing classes. We are dedicated to teaching the martial arts and physical fitness in a family oriented environment. The go…
My wife and son researched this school from all available choices. He had decided to get back into taekwondo following a layoff from military induced travel/moving. The atmosphere is professional, yet very family-like and welcoming. The instructors are patient, but still demand excellence fro…
12116 Radium StSan Antonio, TX 78216
From Business: Ashcraft?s Cardio Kickboxing and Tae Kwon Do Studios is San Antonio's leading Martial Arts Studio led by Universal Martial Arts Hall of Fame Chief Instructor, Steve Ashcraft. For over 45 years, we have given children and adults the training they need to improve self-discipline, self-esteem, self-confidence, and the ability…
My adopted son is 4 years old. He was born addicted to heroin. Unfortunately, little ones born with a drug addiction often have problems such as ADHD, learning disabilities, and other behavioral problems. I could not get my son to listen or be responsive to direction. We walked by Victory Martia…
13. Sa Kids Karate
I searched for months to find a karate school for my son, this was the only one that did not require a contract. I am sorry, but there is no way I can commit to a 1-3 year long contract when I have no Idea if my 5 year old will still be interested in a month! He has been training at SA Kids for …
Our family has been very happy with our experience with Master Willie at Xtreme Martial Arts & Fitness in San Antonio. I believe the reason that Master Willie is so successful is because he is very passionate about teaching people about the sport and discipline of Tae Kwon Do. You can tell th…
Awesome martial arts class. It's great for people with or without martial arts experience. Everyone is friendly and you learn a lot of practical skills. Been going for a year and I really enjoy it.
17. SA Kickboxing
IloveKickboxing Colonnade I became a member of ILKB after my first class, and I am so happy with that decision! The instructors are really what get me to come back – they keep me motivated and (especially) accountable. They’re so friendly and high-energy – exactly what you need in a fitness ins…
4555 Walzem Rd Ste 2San Antonio, TX 78218
From Business: SAN ANTONIO'S only SAN SOO kung FU school preserving the ART AS taught by grandmaster Jimmy H. WOO. Also teaching combat cane. Pepper spray class and selling ALL types of personal defense items.
10415 Perrin Beitel RdSan Antonio, TX 78217
From Business: AT SAN Antonio TAEKWONDO master Jason Juarez offers traditional martial arts classes by combining social development to children. Adults. And families. HE teaches the importance of real world self defense and HOW to manage healthier lifestyles through motivation. S. A. T. H. Extends beyond competitive training and brings Y…
7530 Bandera Rd Ste 200San Antonio, TX 78238
From Business: MU sool WON of leon valley in SAN Antonio TX is a traditional Korean Family martial arts center. We offer self defense. Fitness and COMBATIVES. We have classes for Kids. Families and adults.
We have been members of Victory Martial Arts - Leon Springs since April of 2012 and I can't say enough about how much we LOVE this Martial Arts school. Originally we called to sign my 2 1/2 year old son up because he was at the age to begin activities and Martial Arts had always been an option my husband and I had considered. At our first introduction, the instructors asked us what our goals were for the classes, areas of improvement, etc. and we said things like discipline, physical fitness, flexibility, self confidence, concentration (listening skills), etc. The instructors went through a short demo with both my son and my daughter (5 1/2 years old) who also expressed interest. Then we signed them both up. Let me tell you, my husband and I have been so impressed it's hard to express in words. Victory Martial Arts - Leon Springs (as well as all the other VMA School instructors we've been introduced to) has more than delivered! Our children have improved 1000 times in the areas we discussed + some. Not only have our children benefited from the program, but my husband and I have as well. Since we signed up as a family (2 members = family plan) all 4 of us are able to attend the classes. They have kids only classes, family classes where you can participate with your child, and adult only classes at all times during the day and evening to easily fit your schedule. You can attend as many classes a week as you want (recommend at least 2) for the one price. If you ask me this is a total bargain, especially if you take into consideration that no other activity we've had my daughter in (dance, gymnastics, music, etc.) allows for the entire family to attend every day of the week for that one monthly price. And, this is the ONLY activity my daughter has not fussed about not wanting to attend (as young kids typically do). The high level of positive reinforcement really works. The instructors (Mr. Turner, Ms. Collins, and Ms. Sammon at Leon Springs in particular) are professional, caring, engaged in each individual's improvement, and lead by example. We are forever grateful to have found Victory Martial Arts for our family!
My adopted son is 4 years old. He was born addicted to heroin. Unfortunately, little ones born with a drug addiction often have problems such as ADHD, learning disabilities, and other behavioral problems. I could not get my son to listen or be responsive to direction. We walked by Victory Martial Arts and my son wanted to watch the class. One of the instructors gave him a 30 day trial pass. I was very hesitant because of the issues he was having. I spoke with Mr. Turner and he didn't seem worried in the least about enrolling my son. I went ahead and signed him up. Within a matter of 3 weeks, I already began to notice very positive changes in my son. He listened better, and was starting to respond to direction. It has only been two months since he started and I am happy to report that the progress continues. He is more respectful and has stopped virtually all aggressive behavior. Mr. Turner is amazing! He has done more for my son in several weeks than behavioral therapists have done for him over the last year and a half. My husband and I are very grateful. Every parent of a VMA student with whom I have spoken, tells a story of the growth and development of their child since joining VMA. I would suggest to any parent who is considering VMA for their child, to enroll him immediately and watch with amazement how your child grows. This is simply the best decision I have ever made. It is an investment in my son's future and I know he will be successful!
I also put a review on Yelp. I enrolled my oldest son (8 yrs. old) into JJK Hapkido a few weeks ago. He immediately fell in love with it. Two days later, I enrolled my 5 yr. old and he fell in love with it. I then learned that this school had a huge discount for family memberships, plus it allowed us all to attend every weekday if we wanted to so I couldn't pass up the opportunity and I enrolled as well. When I was twelve, I was an excellent Tae-kwon-do martial artist and I thought that what I learned then was a ton of information. I was wrong. What I have learned in the first two weeks in Hapkido has been more effective techniques than I had learned in the years I was in Tae-kwon-do. And now, I am in love with this style. It includes ground defense, joint locks, pressure points, punches, kicks, grappling, and includes weapons defense (guns/knives). In other words, it is a very practical, realistic, and effective system that is far more than I expected. I recently discovered that this style of Martial Arts is taught to military special forces as the foundation for their combat skills and to law enforcement as a foundation for apprehending and subduing suspects. I highly recommend you check out this amazing school and instructor.
I just wanted to say Thank you for this weekend. For me and most importantly for my daughter.. her words later that day, Mom I feel so empowered and you know Coach did that for us:) I think that was an amazing opportunity you and your Dad provided for my daughter and I. The word has spread and there are so many people that would love to do it, and I have had people say that if they do it next year they had younger siblings they would like to send... people have asked what they would charge to come and do that for a fundraiser.. etc. I just wanted to let you know the impact that it made and also the gratefulness for the opportunity. Your Dad and his entire staff were amazing, thank you. On another note.... I feel like I got hit by a car... we don't want to laugh, sneeze or cough:) Thanks again and I appreciate the wonderful role model that you give to my daughter on a daily basis-
Our family has been very happy with our experience with Master Willie at Xtreme Martial Arts & Fitness in San Antonio. I believe the reason that Master Willie is so successful is because he is very passionate about teaching people about the sport and discipline of Tae Kwon Do. You can tell that he loves what he does. You can see it in the way he interacts with his students, especially with the children. In addition, the program director is also very committed in providing a fun and positive experience. I recommend to people of all ages to join Tae Kwon Do with Master Willie. Not only do the kids learn what respect, perseverance and self-control mean, but they also gain confidence and self-esteem. They learn to set and achieve goals. Adults get a great workout and learn how to be humble. Fullers
I have been training for the past 3 years at the Kojukan Jujitsu School for Self Defense. There I have learned so many different techniques and real clever ways to defend myself and respond to many diverse types of attacks. Our Sensei's Master comes every few years to do workshops and everyday classes are different and interesting. I love the family atmosphere. We all know each other and trust each other to train together. We learn the Japanese terminology so that we can carry on the traditional art of defense from the Samurai. This martial art is like no other and you really have to try it for yourself. However, if you want to compete and fight, this is not for you, as Traditional Japanese Jujitsu is a self defense art NOT a sport like Judo or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
IloveKickboxing Colonnade I became a member of ILKB after my first class, and I am so happy with that decision! The instructors are really what get me to come back – they keep me motivated and (especially) accountable. They’re so friendly and high-energy – exactly what you need in a fitness instructor! They are also really good about making sure that you are doing the moves correctly to maximize your workout and avoid injury. The workout is amazing, and definitely kicks butt! While there is a routine-element (15 minute “warm-up” [it’s intense!], same stretches after, bag rounds, partner rounds) it is constantly changing, so you will never get bored with it. I love this place!
I have had experience in the martial arts, but no matter the student's level, the Master is always very dedicated to his students on an individual level. I like how there is no ranking system. He teaches very passionately and his expertise in the martial arts shows. I like how he separates the children and adults for forms and combat so that appropriate attention and instruction is given to each group. We are paired according to our experience and abilities when practicing combat techniques. He is very approachable and personable and he treats us all as family. I would highly recommend both adults and children of any age to come train. You will not be disappointed.
I have enjoyed this experience very much especially my two sons. I have notice alot of differences between myself and the boys being here, especially being able to grow and progress into young men. With my youngest son his confidence, attitude, and his own self-discipline has shown regardless of his speech impediment, and gladly appreciate what this program has done for my youngest. My oldest son, he is hard-charger and once he got involved his attitude has changed and has began to set high goals for himself. I would highly recommend this school for any family, because this experience has made a stronger relationship between us.