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Adult Classes From Academy of Self-Defense in Evergreen Park, Illinois

Academy of Self Defense is proud to offer an assortment of adult-based martial arts classes. If you're looking for a new source of excitement, look no further than one of our coursed taught by our specially trained experts. We are one of only a few institutions in the area to offer Russian Systema Classes and we are certified by the chief instructor of Systema Headquarters. We also offer MMA courses for those looking to learn the immensely popular art. We'll teach you in both stand-up and grappling so you can work on all facets of your game.
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Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed Martial Arts has become a martial art in itself consisting of a combination of both stand-up fighting techniques and grappling. MMA is also a great way to get into shape quickly and learn a variety of fighting and self-defense skills. We offer more technique based classes good for beginners and then advanced classes that allows you to hone your skills. We also have some of the coolest students around!
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Key Benefits of MMA

  • Both a physical and mental workout
  • Builds strength and stamina quickly
  • You will be able to push yourself and achieve a strong fighting style and fitness level while having fun
  • Compete on the ASD Fight Team
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A unique and fun way to train, Systema is an instinctual based martial art form derived from the Russian Special Forces. Systema encompasses extremely diverse training scenarios teaching one to learn to trust their instincts. It serves to improve the function of all seven physiological systems of the body and all three levels of human abilities the physical, the psychological and the spiritual.
From day one, Systema students utilize a spontaneous form of training that allows them to rely on natural reactions and basic principals of awareness, breathing, relaxation, proper form and movement/ action. Our School is certified by Vladimir Vasiliev, Director and Chief Instructor of Systema Headquarters in Ontario Canada. For more information on Systema, come in and talk to us today!

Key Benefits of Systema

  • Systema contains a complete system of health and fitness including proper breathing, relaxation, joint-mobility and flexibility exercises.
  • It addresses all levels of human ability including the physical, psychological and the psychic.
  • Learn to defend yourself effectively in any situation