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"Thanks for stopping by the Institute! We are a self-defense school that has been training others how to defend themselves for over 30 years. Specialists in the Korean Martial Arts of Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido, our blend of these 2 styles into a comprehensive self-defense curriculum can be employed by anyone including children and the elderly. Enjoy our sample self-defense video and compliation video that will show you some of what we teach here." -Master Vince


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Try a class for free and see if our style of training is for you. We stress real-world applications and effectively diffusing bad situations. We help adults, children, elderly, law enforcement and many others defend themselves.


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by John H.