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Pedro Sauer Jiu-Jitsu

8692One Spirit Martial Arts in Sterling is ready to take your martial arts and fitness training to the next level! The techniques of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu have been developed so that almost anyone can do them, no matter their age or athletic ability.

Muay Thai Boxing

8693One Spirit Martial Arts' Muay Thai class teaches a style of Kickboxing where participants fight in the ring using their fists, feet, elbows and knees in a style that has become world renowned for its simplicity and effectiveness. 

Krav Maga

Krav MagaBased on simple principles and instinctive movements, this reality-based Krav Maga system is designed to teach real self defense in the shortest time possible. Krav Maga teaches how to defend against common chokes, grabs, and bear hugs, as well as weapons such as guns, knives, and sticks.


kaliKali is a highly sophisticated and comprehensive martial art from the Philippines that is weapons based, but is ultimately an empty hand system. The Filipino martial arts taught at the One Spirit Martial Arts are derived from those taught at the Inosanto Academy, which are drawn from twenty-six primary sources.

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Master Pedro Sauer At Urbana Academy

July 20, 2015, 9:30pm - July 21, 2015, 8:00pm

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8th degree Gracie BJJ black belt, Master Pedro Sauer, is joining us on Monday, July 20th at 5:30pm. He will make himself available for book and photo signings and of course, introduce you to some of t...

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