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Gracie Combatives
ALIVE! Combatives
Combat Sambo
First Aid and Trauma
Modern Martial Arts
Firearms Classes

Realistic Self Defense and Martial Arts


Gracie Jiu-jitsu Combatives

Welcome to Fort Worth Combatives, your go-to destination in North Texas for practical martial arts, self-defense, firearms, and first aid training. What sets us apart is our fusion of traditional martial arts, military combatives, and weapon expertise, all presented through a context-driven methodology. This distinctive approach accelerates the mastery of self-defense skills, making Fort Worth Combatives the standout choice for comprehensive and effective self defense training.

We are located inside Texas Defense Academy.
Texas Defense Academy
4011 Benbrook Hwy ste E-F
Fort Worth, TX 76116


Weeknight Self Defense Classes


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Our Self Defense Martial Arts Classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday evenings!.

  • Tuesday Nights:
    Combat Sambo (16yo+): 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Gracie Combatives® (13yo+): 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    ALIVE!™ Combatives (16yo+): 8:00pm - 9:00pm

  • Thursday Nights:
    Combat Sambo (16yo+): 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Gracie Combatives® (13yo+): 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    ALIVE!™ Combatives (16yo+): 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Gracie Combatives®, is our adult beginner program for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Learn the 36 core techniques in a fun, safe, and cooperative environment. Each one-hour class covers a standing and a ground self-defense technique, broken down into simplified drills for easy learning. You can start the program at any time and participate in any class without previous experience!

In ALIVE!™ Combatives, we focus on practical knife and firearms training, along with essential empty-hand techniques for real-world scenarios. All while using a contextual training methodology that builds skill fast, ALIVE!™ asserts that to learn to fight effectively one must fight an “alive” opponent early and often in training. It's a highly effective program suitable for both men and women, no experience needed!

Combat Sambo is a versatile martial art and combat sport that fuses judo and wrestling. It encompasses ground fighting, throws, and submission holds, alongside standing techniques like punches, kicks, knee strikes, and elbow strikes. Incorporating a dynamic blend of grappling and striking techniques, Combat Sambo offers practitioners a well-rounded skill set that seamlessly integrates both ground and stand-up combat scenarios.

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Seminars and Events


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In addition to our weeknight self defense and martial arts programs, we also offer many self defense, firearms, first aid and trauma medical training courses, seminars and events through out the country. Such as Stop The Bleed, Civilian Trauma, Tactical Emergency Casualty Care, Women's Personal Defense Workshops, and many more! Schools, colleges, churches, businesses, clubs and organizations, if you can not come to us than we will come to you. Contact us for more information.

We are also a Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ESCI) First Aid, CPR, and AED certified school, Stop The Bleed certified school, Tactical Medical Solutions® Associate Trainer, and Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (C-TECC) trauma recognized educational partner.


Upcoming Events


Between us and our sister school near Austin, there is a self defense seminar nearly every weekend in Texas! Ranging from knife to first aid, trauma and much more! We can also come to your school, church or place of business. Contact us for more information.

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Presented by Fort Worth Combatives
  • ALIVE! CORE Skills Workshop - January 6th 2024 - Fort Worth, Texas - COMPLETE!
  • Civilian Trauma Medical - Stop The Bleed - January 13th 2024 - Fort Worth, Texas - COMPLETE!
  • ALIVE! Dirt and Steel Ground Fighting - February 3rd 2024 - Fort Worth, Texas - COMPLETE!
  • Civilian Trauma Medical - Stop The Bleed - February 24th 2024 - Fort Worth, Texas - Register Now!
  • FREE Women's Personal Defense Workshop - March 2nd 2024 - Fort Worth, Texas - Register Now!
  • Civilian Trauma Medical - Stop The Bleed - March 23rd 2024 - Fort Worth, Texas - Register Now!
  • Civilian Trauma Medical - Stop The Bleed - April 13th 2024 - Fort Worth, Texas - Register Now!
  • Stop The Bleed - April 27th 2024 - Keller, Texas - Register Now!
  • ALIVE! CORE Skills Workshop - May 4th 2024 - Fort Worth, Texas - Register Now!
  • Civilian Trauma Medical - Stop The Bleed - May 11th 2024 - Fort Worth, Texas - Register Now!

Also check out our Salado events presented by ALIVE! Combatives via ALIVECombatives.com

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Here at Fort Worth Combatives we teach a wide variety of martial arts, self defense and medical topics such as:

Self Defense

We offer Self Defense courses such as:

  • Gracie Combatives®
  • Gracie Jiu-Jitsu®
  • ALIVE!™ Combatives
  • Women's Self Defense
  • Combat Sambo
  • Sport Sambo
  • Russian Martial Arts
  • Refuse to be a Victim
  • Knife Fighting
  • and so much more!
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Firearms

We offer many Firearms courses:

  • Texas License to Carry LTC/CHL
  • National Rifle Association
  • NRA Firearms Classes
  • Pistol Firearms Classes
  • Rifle Firearms Classes
  • Shotgun Firearms Classes
  • Basic Firearms Classes
  • Advanced Firearms Classes
  • Vehicle Firearms Classes
  • and so much more!
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First Aid & Trauma

We offer First Aid, CPR, and Trauma training taught by national and state certified EMTs:

  • ECSI First Aid, AED & CPR
  • Tactical Emergency Casualty Care
  • Stop The Bleed
  • ECSI Sports First Aid
  • ECSI Wilderness First Aid
  • First Aid and Trauma
  • Range Officer First Responder
  • Civilian First Responder
  • and so much more!
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