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Martial Arts Pro Mike Proctor brings more than 50 years of martial arts experience to Cooper Fitness Center. He is a 10th Degree Black Belt and founding member of the Texas Black Belt Commission. He also serves on the board of the Fellowship of Christian Martial Artists, Gospel Martial Arts Union (GMAU) and the American Karate and Tae Kwon Do Organization.

For children (ages 5+) and adults


Children ages 5+
Mondays 4-4:45 p.m.
Wednesdays 4-4:45 p.m.

Wednesdays 6-7:30 p.m.

Adults and Children 
Saturdays 1-2:30 p.m.

Advanced Level Only
Saturdays 2:30-4:00 p.m.

$150/month for Cooper Fitness Center members
$165/month for non-members
Family rates also available

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Mike Proctor | 972.233.4832, ext. 4428

For children (ages 5+) and adults

Mike's martial arts instruction includes:

  • Karate – A traditional Japanese martial art for all ages
  • Jujitsu – The art of grappling, throws, locks and manipulation of the body
  • Kobudo – “The Ancient Way” of Okinowan/Japanese weapons
  • Tai Chi – The Chinese art that promotes strength, balance, range of motion and serenity of mind through flowing movements
  • Kickboxing – An intense aerobic workout that burns calories and increases flexibility
  • Self-Defense – Practical training in both mental and physical aspects of modern defensive tactics

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Mike Proctor | 972.233.4832, ext. 4428

January is Personal Self-Defense Awareness Month and Martial Arts Pro Mike Proctor is offering self-defense seminars for adults and children to learn life-saving skills and safety tips.

In these seminars, Mike Proctor discusses the proper way to defend yourself in an emergency situation. Then you practice hands-on technique skills, such as striking and escape tactics focused on situational awareness in everyday activities. Learn how to protect yourself in a robbery, assault and car jacking situations.

Adult Self-Defense Seminar
Monday, January 30 | 6-8:30 p.m.
Ages 18+

Adult & Child Self-Defense Seminar
Monday, February 6 | 6-8 p.m.
$80 adult/child duo
Children ages 12+

Register for a Self-Defense Seminar
on the CFC Member Portal or App

Monday, January 16 | Noon-1 p.m.
Ages 8-12 | $20

Focused on teaching basic self-defense skills, the Martial Arts Clinic is an active learning experience for ages 8-12. In a small group, participants train with Martial Arts Pro Mike Proctor.


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