Many people can testify to the value of training with GM Thomas. Even just a few minutes of one-on-one training with him can result in significant improvement in skills. Now you may schedule private/semi-private training (up to three students) with GM Thomas, $150 for a one hour session, $250 for a two hour session.

Training sessions may be scheduled on “1st Friday Training” Days:

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Contact: to schedule.


The Fine Print:

  1.  Training must be paid for in advance.
  2. There is a $50 “no-show” and/or cancelation fee.
  3. A session may be reschedule one time without penalty, up to 48 hours prior to the originally scheduled time.
  4.  Sessions are not to be recorded.
  5.  Sessions will generally take place at the Madison KJK Dojo.
  6.  Sessions with minors require the presence of other adults (preferably parents and guardians) in the dojo.
  7.  Students (or their agents/guardians) will sign release of liability forms each time.

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Chris Thomas is highly regarded not only as a martial arts expert but also as an expert teacher. Widely known for his thorough instruction, Thomas is recognized as one who does not hold back but provides as much knowledge as possible. However, gaining direct access to Chris Thomas and his teaching has always been difficult, and those who have managed consider themselves fortunate. But now, you can have unprecedented access to one of the martial arts’ truly great teachers by subscribing to Masterclass.

In Masterclass, Grandmaster Thomas will provide guidance in a wide range of topics, including Self-defense, Kata Performance, Bunkai, Kyusho-Jitsu, Tuité, Tai Chi Chuan, Isshin-ryu, Ryukyu Kempo, Body-mechanics, Strategy, and more. And he is also willing to post answers to questions posed by subscribers. Only $299 per year (that’s less than $1 per day) will give you access to one of the world’s premier masters.

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