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Additional DM Class Locations

Albany Park, Chicago - Sundays 5:30-7pm

Sunday DM Kali class. 5:30-7pm at Mi Kung Fu-Wulin Wushu Chicago 3725 W Montrose Ave Chicago, IL 60618

Contact: Chris Dino

Hyde Park, Chicago - Wednesdays 8pm-10pm

1742 E. 55th Street, Chicago, IL 60615

Contact: Nate Defensor - 847-239-3990

Elgin, Illinois Classes:

78 N. Liberty St.
Elgin, IL 6012

Instructor: Demetrio Ruiz
847.871.3518 (mobile)
847.380.6854 (Gym)

Mondays to Fridays & Saturday and Sunday
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Teens and Adults
Classes Bilingual (Spanish/English)

Elmhurst, Illinois Classes:

Semi-Private Lessons
(please email or call to confirm availability)
Filipino Kali Eskrima Academy of Chicago - Western Suburbs: Wednesdays 8:30pm-10:30pm. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at True Balance Karate in Downers Grove. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at Elmhurst Tang Soo Do in Elmhurst. Contact Bob Lorenz for details.
Hapkido Nation, 3008 N. Elston, Chicago, Illinois: Group Classes Tuesdays 6:30 to 8:30pm
B&W Gym, 5920 N. Ridge Ave., Chgo, IL 60660 on Saturdays Private Lessons Only.  For more details, Contact Instructor: Jessie Santiago - 847-477-6722
California: (Private Lessons)
Instructor: Vince Balangue
708-289-6803 /
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Skokie, Illinois (Private Classes):

Instructor: Sidney Stein
312-296-1051 or email:

Urbana/Champaign, Illinois Classes:

Kali-Silat For Kids Monday/Wednesday 6pm - 7pm

Savoy Recreation Center 402 Graham Dr. Savoy, IL, 61874

Kali-Silat For Women's Self-Defense Monday 7pm - 9pm Savoy Recreation Center 402 Graham Dr. Savoy, IL, 61874

DM Kali-Silat Wednesday 7pm - 9pm Savoy Recreation Center 402 Graham Dr. Savoy, IL, 61874 Contact Info: Jeremy M. Jones 217-638-1318


Wheeling, Illinois (Private Classes):

Instructor: Guro/Sifu Jason Brigham
(DM FMA and DM Internal instruction available)

Waukegan & Lake County, IL for private lessons contact: Mahaguro Nate Defensor at 847-239-3990,

Arizona (Private Lessons):

Instructor: Steve Fristoe
(Contact for Private Lessons in Defensor Method)
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Instructor: Josh Zimmerman
Basement in the old Fitness Quest Gym, 405 Grahm Ave, Eau Claire, WI
Thursdays 6:30pm - 7:45pm

Instructor: Shawn McCarthy (Private Classes)
Authorized to teach "Defensor Method"


Instructor: Jamie Sparling  - (217) 622-0913

913 Young StrretWausau, WI  (715) 551-1510  

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