WELCOME TO TANDEZ ACADEMYJEET KUNE DO - KALI - ESCRIMA - FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS - WING CHUN KUNG FU - SILAT - MUAY THAI
Our mission is to help you reach your goals through our Jeet Kune Do JKD, Kali - Escrima - Filipino Martial Arts, Silat, and Muay Thai programs. Our core principles are: 1. We train, first and foremost, for reality-based self-defense 2. We train with progressive resistance 3. We train to become martial athletes 4. We strive to have FUN! We offer Group Classes, Private Lessons, Workshops and Seminars. Our adult co-ed group classes are for ages 13 years and over. We offer ranking and certification in the following systems:
1. JEET KUNE DO (JKD): The most complete self-defense system ever developed, JKD was created by Bruce Lee. JKD trains you to win & survive a real fight by using "cheating" tactics & pressure. This is made for a smaller person to beat a bigger, stronger attacker.
3. KALI ESCRIMA (FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS): The most advanced weapon system in the world, Kali has 12 areas of weapons combat. Kali trains you in how to use weapons for defense, as well as protect yourself from them. It's famous for Knife fighting & Stick fighting.
2. WING CHUN KUNG FU: Traditional Chinese art that emphasizes close-quarters combat, fast short-range punches, trapping hands, Mook Jong (Wooden Dummy) training & sensitivity. Ip Man taught it to Bruce Lee, who used to survive in the streets.
4. MAPHILINDO SILAT: An exotic & unusual martial art from Southeast Asia, Silat is famous for its takedowns, throws, trips, & sweeps. Silat fights from standing up, kneeling, & on the ground. Silat uses the Karambit & the Sarong.
5. MUAY THAI: Known as the "Science of the Eight Limbs," Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand. Our Muay Thai classes train kicks, punches, elbows, and knees. Our classes build your cardiovascular fitness, stamina, and power. We train using equipment such as heavy bag, Thai pads, focus mitts. We practice sparring and partner drills in every class.
6. JUNIOR DRAGONS: Kids learn a blend of JKD, Kali and Wing Chun. Students learn tradition, respect, discipline, & focus. They learn practical self-defense skills, get fit, as well as have fun. They learn about the world's cultures in class.
We are a certified & accredited educational organization: We
are the official Bay Area Representative of Guro Dan Inosanto & the Inosanto Academy. SiFu Adrian Tandez, Founder, President & Head Instructor of the Tandez Academy, is a member of
International Martial Arts Instructors Association and the Francis Fong Instructors Association.