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Are there any good martial art/self defense schools in the Davis/SLC/Ogden area's? I mean something that you can learn and use within a few months or sooner. I've done some Wing Chun back in CA in the late 90s for about 3 years, and practiced on my own as well here in UT. I stopped around 2003. Just looking to get some good hand to hand combat skills again, weapons (sticks, knifes, etc.) would be a plus. Any Silat, Escrima, Kali would be awesome.
 

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I used to be a student of United Studios of Self Defense. It's a little expensive, but I learned a lot of very practical skills. You should pay them a visit and see if it's right for you. They have many locations.
 

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I've taken a few martial arts styles. I did Tae Kwon Do at kims for a few years. I'd advise against it for self defense as its a heavy form and fixed postion martial arts with very little ground work, throws, pressure points or joint locks. Find some jujitsu, aikido, or judo for more practical street self defense. I really loved taking aikido because it required so little force or movement to lock someone down or throw them across the room. It works well for any size of person.
 

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I also did Tae Kwon Do for quite a while, good to know but unless you are light on your feet and quick a grappling fighting style is better for the street.
 

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I should have mentioned that United Studios of Self Defense teaches Shoalin Kempo. It's good stuff. Very practical.
 
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