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Zingg's Karate Center
111 West Second Avenue
Ranson, WV 25438


8:30 pm - 10:00 pm, Women’s Self-Defense “WCKM”

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm, Commando Krav Maga - Basics

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm, Women’s Self-Defense “WCKM”
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm, Commando Krav Maga - Advanced

7:30 am - 9:00 am, Women’s Self-Defense “WCKM”
9:00 am - 10:30 am, Commando Krav Maga –Mixed
10:30 am - 12:00 pm, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu – Basics
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu – Advanced

Instructor Certification/Training for Self-Improvement, Private Lessons/Personal Training, Camps, Seminars, and Testing

Class Structure:


Warm up:  Modern and effective exercises combining core strengthening with cardio training to provide the ultimate workout.  Utilized by champion athletes, specialized law enforcement, elite military units, and mixed martial artists.  Will improve stamina, power, coordination, and speed.
Kicking and punching drills:  Fundamentals and combative techniques.
Self-Defense techniques:  Review of previous techniques and up to two new self-defense, weapon defense, and/or soft techniques.

Surprise Attacks:  Surprise attacks consisting of attacks and defense techniques already learned.  


Warm up:  Modern and effective exercises specific to the Jiu- Jitsu practitioner to improve Jiu-Jitsu skills.  
Combative Techniques:  Review of previous techniques and up to two new techniques.  Instruction will include an introduction, demonstrations, and drills.
Reflex Development/Rapid Mastery and Fight Simulation/Sparring:  The order of progression is to learn individual techniques; drill scripted reflex development and rapid mastery drills, using techniques learned; drill scripted fight simulation drills, using techniques learned; and eventually participate in fight simulation and sparring, not scritped.



FREE introductory classes for new students.  

WCKM: $150.00 per month

CKM: $150.00 per month

GJJ:  FREE with CKM/WCKM membership

Private, One-on-One 2 Day Personal Instructor Certification Program/Training for Self-Improvement:    $2,000

Private, One-on-One, 1 Day General Physical Preparedness Instructor Certification Program/Training for Self-improvement:  $500

Private Lessons/Personal Training:  $50.00 ½ Hour

24 Hour Self-Defense & Fitness Challenge and/or Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Camp:  $300

Private, One-on-One CCW Course:  $1,000

Private, One-on-One NRA Basic Pistol, PPITH, PPOTH, and Defensive Pistol Courses: $300

Refuse To Be A Victim, and/or Home Firearm Safety:  $300

Simunition Training: Call for details 

Corporate; Community Group; Women; and Law Enforcement, Military, and Security Seminars:  Call for details


No registration fees, no annual fees, no association fees, and no testing fees.  


No contracts.  Payments are made on a recurring monthly basis using Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express credit cards.  Cancel anytime.  No refunds.  Payment for instructor certification, self-improvement, private lessons/personal training, camps, courses, and seminars are due at the time of scheduling.  No refunds.    


Students must be at least 13 years of age.  Instructor candidates must be at least 18 years of age.

Everyone who wants to learn is always welcome.

Everyone will be treated with respect.

Each student is taught based on their individual abilities.

Strengths will be made stronger and under developed areas will be strengthened.

No one gets hurt.  Aggressive behavior shows a lack of respect for your training partners, and a lack of willingness to properly control and execute a technique.

Overly aggressive individuals will be asked to leave.

There are no secret tricks.  Anyone can become proficient.  Determination and dedication are a must.  You must want to do this and have the discipline to train.  I can show you how to do it; but, only you can do it.

Keep in mind everyone loses.  Someone who quits never gets better.

Students must purchase:
  • Uniforms - CKM/GJJ t-shirts, GJJ gi 
  • Grappling/MMA bag gloves
  • Cup/groin protector
  • Mouth piece
  • Eye protection
  • Weapons - Sticks, knives, handgun, long gun, and other miscellaneous equipment.  (optional)   
  • Other protective gear (optional)
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