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Defense Institute



4438 Austin Bluffs Pkwy
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
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  • Description - Defense Institute

    The Children's Mixed Martial Arts program is a no-nonsense practical self defense program that incorporates concepts and techniques from Kickboxing, Submission Grappling, Karate, and Weapons training. The Defense Institute is the only school in Colorado that offers this unique program. We teach kids to be leaders! Leadership is often talked about, but rarely practiced. Not at the Defense Institute! We teach our children how to be effective leaders, by instilling a simple motto for leadership; "FOLLOW ME!" The biggest fear in the world is the fear of public speaking. We combat this fear by giving our students the opportunity to lead small groups of their peers. They learn to overcome the nervousness and uncertainty that comes with this responsibility. From this point, there is no limit to what they can achieve. Self-defense is a cornerstone of the training! Protecting oneself is an important lifeskill that should not be undervalued. That is why at The Defense Institute we teach children how to defend themselves against the many things that kids face today such as bullies, sex offenders, and negative peer pressure to take drugs and alcohol. Our realistic self-defense program will teach your child how to protect themselves: standing up or on the ground. We also teach them about conflict resolution and the appropriate times to use their skills.

  • Kids Activities Offered

    Karate,  Martial Arts

  • Activity Age Range

    4 years and up

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