Our evening family martial arts classes is not just for kids – it’s for the whole family. Training with your child is a phenomenal bonding experience. Our family class is for ages 7 and up!
This is a journey for anyone interested in personal development. At Vortex Academy, we focus on physical, mental, emotional, financial, and spiritual fitness and self defense. We need ALL of these aspects developed successfully in our crazy, ever-changing world. It can be overwhelming when looking at the big picture and trying to figure out all the actions needed for it all to fit together. These developed attributes are found in all of our black belt instructors.
In order to become a successful martial artist, the aim should always be to become a black belt instructor. As an instructor you know the information better than anyone and have the most proficient technique. In addition you are in a position to help others grow. This skill and knowledge is found and developed in the colored belt ranks preceding black belt. Your first goal should therefore be to attain the rank of white belt – the first step of the journey to become a black belt instructor!
➡️ Family Web Special ⬅️
For new members, we offer the web kick-start special 😉
4 WEEKS FOR $97
The Vortex MMA (multi-martial art) House Blend gives you training in every art we teach. Each quarter, the training goal and style changes. This method allows our students to become totally well rounded as a martial artists, with the self esteem, self confidence, and physical prowess to protect themselves and their loved ones in any situation.
🇯🇵 Japanese Knock Down Karate
Vortex Academy was founded on evolved, full contact, Japanese Karate.This style utilizes the Japanese concept of “Sabaki” taught EXCLUSIVELY at Vortex Academy. Sabaki combines circular footwork with balance manipulation to keep the opponent completely controlled and off balance at all times. We punch like a boxer, while kicking the head, body, and legs like a Thai Boxer.
🇧🇷 Brazilian jiu-jitsu
Vortex Academy is proud to be a Carlos Machado Jiu-Jitsu (CMJJ) Affiliate. CMJJ is the Cadillac of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Master Machado is located here in TX so we are very lucky to have direct access to him. Master Machado is the highest ranking Brazilian Jiu Jitsu teacher in the entire Southwest United States and is the BJJ teacher of such notables as Chuck Norris and Keanu Reeves of the “John Wick” movie series. CMJJ has Former and current champions from the UFC, Bellator, and almost every major Jiu-Jitsu tournament on the planet.
🇵🇭 Filipino stick and knife
Vortex Academy teaches the Filipino Kali through the Pekiti Tirsia System. Although renowned for its self defense quality, this art also has a safe and fun sport aspect to it. It gives our students an enjoyable, yet practical way of developing skills with the stick and the blade. Our classes are always taught in a safe and age appropriate way with practice weapons.
🇮🇱 Israeli hand-to-hand and weapons self-defense
Vortex Academy teaches the BEST self defense in the world. Krav Maga is generally taught to military, law enforcement, and civilians looking to get straight to work on how to defend themselves in a real fight. The workouts that come from training in Krav Maga are second to none. You will shed unwanted pounds, gain strength, speed, and agility. Unlike traditional martial arts, you will be effective in self defense in a matter of months, not years.
Vortex Academy is honored to be able to offer the Apache knife system. The Apache Indians were renowned for their blade skill. There is no knife art more practical than this. This art also has a safe and fun sport aspect to it. Our classes are always taught in a safe and age appropriate way with practice weapons.