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World HQ - A.C.W.A. Training Academy (Richardson TX)
World HQ - Door
World HQ - Front Lobby
A.C.W.A. Headquarters Training Hall
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Students study how to use and control their personal space
Stephanie works "C" clamp counter from grab and slam against the wall
Greg S. working a 'FACE RIP' from restriction
A.C.W.A. Combatives Palm Strike
A.C.W.A. Combatives Stick Grappling
Kristie shuts down an oncoming attack.
We find women do AMAZING in our programs here, it resonates well with them utilizing
their natural strengths.
Attacking from the clinch to prevent the attacker from having room to move or counter.
We often train single and double sticks to build our unarmed ability as well as to teach footwork. It's fun, safe and gives you some new abilities to draw on.
We offer a full Self Defense Instructor Program for those who have
the passion to take it to the next level.
Mother and daughter working kicks from the ground in our
A.C.W.A. kids program.
The "Gauntlet" drill is a real world proving ground
for functional movements. Here you will know what
you do functions under stress when you need it most.
Jason covering from focus mitt attack simulation drills.
A.C.W.A. Combatives choke defense against a wall.
A.C.W.A. Combatives Wall Defense Training.
Drew and Karissa training cover mechanics and the idea of forward pressure. Propper body position is important here to
maintain balance and utilize the power available in this movement.
Maurice counters a grab and punch attack.
Driving forward with the Spearing Elbow.
Royce delivers a knee.
Vertical Counter Grappling
Training ballistic ankle breaks to shut down the mobility of an attacker.
Here we can see one use of the R.A.P.T.O.R. blade. Jacob is using it here to
stop a choke from being locked in.
Training Elbow Shear mechanics & counters.
Here we can see how Laura goes for the face (and eyes if need be) to shut down an attack.
Royce killing his training partners intention to hold him with concussive elbows to the diaphragm.
We utilize Focus Mitts in much of our training to represent different targets on the body. A good set of mitts goes a long way and makes
for one amazing training tool.
Gigi hooks the ankle and stomps the knee.
Providing you real world solutions to real world problems!
Our ground work "breaks all the rules" to get you
back to your feet FAST.
Multiple attacker training, working 3 on 1 drill.
Training that makes the attacker run from you!
In A.C.W.A. Combatives we understand that if we cannot avoid a blade threat, we need a plan B to deal with the situation. Here we see the Bryce about to be
thrown to the ground after trying to stab Stephanie.
Here's an image of some of the ladies who we taught a group seminar to, no idea how I ended up in the middle!
A.C.W.A. Combatives includes a full Tactical Pen curriculum that integrates perfectly with your unarmed skill set!
Functional gun disarm training is a must in modern society.
Daniel and Stephanie training gun disarms.
Tactical Applications Program with the SIRT gun and LASR software.
Functional gun disarms that take into account what really happens under stress.
Richard working the head catch.
Colt counters Brian's headlock.
Madeline working double sticks.
Students Working Ground Skills.
The girls train "FIEND" cover mechanics outside.
Students working on countering choke holds from the rear.
We also train for attacks in vehicles. Do you know
how to defend against this?
2013 Instructor Team meeting for training.
Using body mechanics and rolling to escape.
Training both inside and outside it the key to being well rounded.
Instructor Training Event!
Working a choke.
We use a considerable number of "Hammer Fists" as they work to concentrate power in each strike while allowing for both body
flow and safety for your hand.
Lauren works with A.C.W.A. Kids Student Lexi. We offer not only adult programs but also anti-abduction, self defense and anti-bully
training for kids.
Ground survival training.
Hammer fist applications.
Students work counter terrorism drills with seating to simulate bus or air travel conditions.