2700 B E. Aurora Rd., Twinsburg, Ohio 44087

The Academy of Self-Defense – Hidden Gems

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When something new and different comes along, we all jump at the chance to experience it firsthand. For instance, it’s no surprise to see a long line forming in front of an event center that is hosting a visiting entertainer, doctor, or even a martial art expert. Unfortunately, we often get so caught up in the novelty of it all that we tend to forget there are plenty of talented individuals right here in our Northeast Ohio region.


Those who are interested in martial arts should remember that NE Ohio is home the Academy of Self-Defense — three reputable schools staffed by some of the most highly praised and highly ranked martial art instructors in our area. These establishments have a long-standing tradition of teaching self-defense martial arts and more.  They are considered to be hidden gems in the communities they serve.   The Academy of Self-Defense schools conduct weekly classes for students of all ages with self-defense oriented martial arts offer specific classes in T’ai Chi Ch’uan, Kung Fu, Minna Jiu-Jitsu, Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Aikido, and Cardio Kickboxing. Additionally, these schools offer limited short courses and seminars in self-defense for women.


Perhaps the biggest draw to these Akron, Twinsburg, and Mayfield Heights establishments is that it’s home to a team of highly trained martial art instructors who have dedicated their lives to the study and practice of their craft while providing quality instruction to their students.  Master and Soke Steve Kovacs and Master Dan Bralliar are co-owners of the Mayfield Heights school.  Master Frank Charlillo owns the Akron school.  Master Timothy R. Loomis co-owns the Twinsburg school.  Together with their other Master-level and skilled instructors, this team offer the public their over 250 years of combined teaching experience. 


The Academy of Self-Defense schools have spent years building up a reputation for excellence among their peers and students. Those who opt to take classes at one of these schools are able to receive instruction by martial art experts who have traveled the world in order to hone their skills. Fortunately, since these professionals are based right here in NE Ohio, students can easily experience their expert instruction without having to travel a long distance.


Just as people are encouraged to shop locally in order to support businesses in the community, it’s important to turn your attention to nearby organizations such as the Academy of Self-Defense.  By taking advantage of what these schools have to offer, people of all ages are able to take part in first-rate martial arts training right in their own communities.


Whether you’re ready to enroll in self-defense classes now, or you simply want to learn more about the martial arts and other events these NE Ohio establishment have coming up, take the opportunity to visit the Academy’s website http://theAcademyofSelf-Defense.com. There you can also find additional information about their martial arts instructors and how they became some of the most renowned martial arts experts in Northeast Ohio and beyond! Wherever your interests may lie, chances are the Academy of Self-Defense will be able to provide you with the quality instruction you’re looking for and it will give you a newfound appreciation for the expertise available to you in your hometown communities.

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