Gallery

As the saying goes "a picture is worth a thousand words." With that in mind, we are happy to present to you our image gallery. Images here are from our World HQ location in Richardson TX, USA.

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Students study how to use and control their personal space
Students study how to use and control their personal space
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Stephanie works "C" clamp counter from grab and slam against the wall
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Greg S. working a 'FACE RIP' from restriction
A.C.W.A. Combatives Palm Strike
A.C.W.A. Combatives Palm Strike
A.C.W.A. Combatives Stick Grappling
A.C.W.A. Combatives Stick Grappling
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Kristie shuts down an oncoming attack.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
We find women do AMAZING in our programs here, it resonates well with them utilizing their natural strengths.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Attacking from the clinch to prevent the attacker from having room to move or counter.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Seth demonstrates a palm strike.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
We offer a full Self Defense Instructor Program for those who have the passion to take it to the next level.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Mother and daughter working kicks from the ground in our A.C.W.A. kids program.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
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.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Jason covering from focus mitt attack simulation drills.
A.C.W.A. Combatives Single Arm Stick Grappling
A.C.W.A. Combatives Stick Grappling using one hand only!
A.C.W.A. Combatives Wall Defense Work
A.C.W.A. Combatives Wall Defense Training
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Crystal delivers a palm strike to Luke's Face. When possible we prefer to hit hard objects with the palm.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Maurice counters a grab and punch attack.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Driving forward with the Spearing Elbow.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Royce delivers a knee.
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Vertical Counter Grappling
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Training ballistic ankle breaks to shut down the mobility of an attacker.
RAPTOR BLADE STOPS CHOKE
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.
Elbow Shear
Training Elbow Shear mechanics & counters.
Go for the Face
Here we can see how Laura goes for the face (and eyes if need be) to shut down an attack.
Ground Work
Royce killing his training partners intention to hold him with concusive elbows to the diaphram.
A.C.W.A. Kids Class, training kicks from the ground.
A.C.W.A. Kids Class, training kicks from the ground
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Gigi hooks the ankle and stomps the knee
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Providing you real world solutions to real world problems!
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Our ground work "breaks all the rules" to get you back to your feet FAST.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Multiple attacker training, working 3 on 1 drill
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Training that makes the attacker run from you!
A.C.W.A. Combatives
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.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
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 Tactical Pen
A.C.W.A. Combatives includes a full Tactical Pen curriculum that integrates perfectly with your unarmed skill set!
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Functional gun disarm training is a must in modern society.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Luke demonstrates the "SPEARING ELBOW"
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Brian running drills in our Tactical Applications Program
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Functional gun disarms that take into account what really happens under stress.
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Richard working the head catch
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Colt counters Brian's headlock
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Madeline working double sticks
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Students Working Ground Skills
A.C.W.A. Combatives
The girls train "FIEND" cover mechanics outside.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Students working on countering choke holds from the rear.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
We also train for attacks in vehicles. Do you know how to defend against this?
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2013 Instructor Team meeting for training.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Using body mechanics and rolling to escape.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Training both inside and outside it the key to being well rounded.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Instructor Training 2013 Event!
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Working a choke.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
The R.A.P.T.O.R. blade is nearly invisible in the hand while in motion, just up until the point of impact
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Jason F. uses the attacker's ears to mount his counter attack. A.C.W.A. Combatives also explores the use of secondary tools such as this ear rip counter.
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Ground Survival
A.C.W.A. Combatives
Hammer fist applications
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Students work counter terrorism drills with seating to simulate bus or air travel conditions