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Self-Defense Training

Learn self-defense concepts, improve your physical fitness, meet new friends, and have fun at the South Side Self-Defense Meetup.

Courses are held in the Orland Park area and are open to beginners and advanced practitioners alike and if you study another art, you are certainly welcomed to attend our classes. All courses are taught by instructor Matt Collins. Matt is a martial arts and firearms instructor as well as owner of Insight Defense Concepts. Matt has a very high level of knowledge of numerous martial arts and has practiced and developed his martial arts for many years.

Current Courses:
Modern Self Defense Course: These 1.5 hour courses are taught using drills and training methods that have proven successful for many students and martial artists of all skill levels. Classes cover everything from basic self defense to very advanced material. Some material includes, open hand defense, knife/ edged weapon defense, other weapons defenses and uses, moving properly to avoid attack, multiple striking methods and much more. This group class currently meets once a week. Cost is $30.00 per 1.5 hour lesson. IDC firearms training students ask about your discount on this class.

Private Martial arts/ Self Defense instruction: These are one hour private lessons for those who wish to develop skills one on one with the instructor. Private lessons are one hour in length and $40.00 per lesson.

Self Defense Workshops: 6 week workshops that cater to the group being taught. Great for women or couples who would like to learn in a friendly group setting with friends or other couples. Student has an option to host a workshop and get a reduced fee for their course. Workshop fee: $120.00 per student. $200 per couple. Each workshop class lasts 1.5 hours.

All students must be 18 years of age or older unless accompanied by an adult.

Feel free to send us an email or give us a call on 708-207-3636 if you have any questions or need more information.

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