About Zen Combat

Womens Self Defense Instructor Michael Bland

Missouri Women’s Defense Instructor Michael Bland is well known in the women’s Defense industry in St. Louis as he has a vast career in Martial Arts, Self Defense, and Full Contact Fighting over his whole life. Michael has studied various martial arts, and weapons training. What separates Michael from most cookie-cutter martial arts instructors is that his career also transitioned to Law Enforcement where he served various roles obtaining specialized training in sniper & swat tactics and mission planning, graduated from class 138 of the St. Louis County Police Academy, graduated from United States Army ROTC Course in Ft. Knox, Ky, obtained rank of Black Belt, competed in Tae Kwon Do Nationals in Atlanta, Ga fighting competitors from around the world, fought and placed in Missouri State Tae Kwon Do Championships multiple times, and won 3rd place for the entire State of Illinois. Michael’s training was also used unlike many who never see the fruits of their labors placed into practical use in Law Enforcement where he was in fights for his life, thousands of use-of-force scenarios, tactical callouts, responses to active shooter calls, hundreds of deadly and non-deadly force scenarios, disarming suspects with both guns and knives. The reason people trust Michael for Women’s Self Defense in St. Louis is that his training as a 30-year and counting Private Investigator has helped him master situational awareness, threat assessment, and situational awareness which are all vital for women in learning women Self Defense.

At Shadow Company Investigations, we understand the importance of instilling confidence and providing valuable tools for self-protection. Our instructors bring a wealth of experience in self-defense and personal security, ensuring you receive top-notch training.

Don’t let fear hold you back; take control of your safety with our Women’s Self Defense Services. For more information or to enroll in our classes, contact us today.

Welcome to Zen Combat: Missouri’s Premier Women’s Self Defense Academy

At Zen Combat, we are dedicated to empowering women through comprehensive self-defense training in the heart of St. Louis, MO. Our academy stands as a beacon of safety, strength, and community, offering a unique blend of martial arts expertise and empowering education.

Why Choose Zen Combat?

  • Expert Instructors: Our seasoned instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to guide you through the intricacies of self-defense. Certified professionals, they are committed to creating a safe and supportive learning environment.
  • Holistic Approach: We believe in equipping women with more than just physical skills. Our holistic approach encompasses mental resilience, situational awareness, and the confidence to navigate the complexities of self-protection.
  • Realistic Training: At Zen Combat, we understand the importance of practical, real-world scenarios. Our training programs are designed to prepare you for any situation, emphasizing realistic defenses against common threats.
  • Community Support: Join a community of like-minded individuals who share the common goal of empowerment. Our classes foster a sense of camaraderie and mutual support, creating an environment where everyone can thrive.

Our Women’s Self Defense Programs:

  • Krav Maga for Women: Explore the practical and effective techniques of Krav Maga tailored specifically for women. From common chokes to ground defense, our program covers a range of scenarios, ensuring you are well-prepared.
  • Women’s Only Self Defense Classes: Immerse yourself in our specialized self-defense classes that focus on rape prevention techniques, situational awareness, and empowering women to take control of their safety.
  • Teens Self-Defense: Empower young women with essential self-defense skills, instilling confidence and awareness from an early age.

What Sets Us Apart?

  • Realism in Training: Our instructors dress for realism, providing hands-on training in actual locations to simulate real-life scenarios. Experience the authenticity of defending against potential threats.
  • Confidence and Fighting Spirit: We go beyond teaching physical techniques; our training methods build a fighting spirit and mental resilience. Learn how to respond both mentally and physically in challenging situations.
  • Certified Professionals: Your safety is our priority. Our certified instructors are dedicated to ensuring you receive top-notch training that aligns with the highest standards of self-defense education.

Join Zen Combat Today: Empowerment Awaits!

Embark on a transformative journey to empowerment at Zen Combat. Fill out the short form on our website to get started on a path where confidence, strength, and safety converge. Whether you’re a seasoned martial artist or a beginner, our programs are tailored to meet you where you are on your self-defense journey.

At Zen Combat, we believe that every woman deserves to feel empowered, and our academy in St. Louis, MO, is here to make that a reality. Join us on the mat, and let empowerment be your strength!

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