This workshop takes place at OmBody Massage and Wellness: 90 West Main Street (3rd Floor), Uniontown, PA 15401
Topics of study include strikes for self defense, threat assessment, escalation of force, self defense and combat laws, ground grappling defense, dealing with multiple attackers, and more.
Our self defense course, “Real-World Defensive Tactics” will prepare you and your loved ones to deal with various real-world threats. Students will learn how to protect themselves and eliminate threats posed by armed and unarmed attackers in many different situations.
Our program mixes elements from several different martial arts styles to create an effective, efficient, and easy-to-learn system. We combine elements of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, Muay Thai, Krav Maga, Karate, Kali, and other weapons training into our self defense system.
This seminar will be lead by martial arts expert Tom Costa. Tom is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt and Judo Brown Belt. Tom began training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 2005, eventually earning his Black Belt from Rodrigo “Baga” Ramos in 2016. Tom sits on the board of directors for the Bruno Iorfido Wrestling Camp, has taught BJJ internationally for the University of Bologna and at BJJ Globetrotters camps. He is also an alumni adviser to the Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Club. Tom is an active Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitor in the Black Belt division and also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Film and Media Arts from Temple University.