Anta's Fitness and Self Defense

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Welcome to Anta's Fitness and Self Defense the areas leader in martial arts education and fitness. We are an award winning family ran and oriented martial arts and fitness center changing lives in the City of Doral (Miami) since 1998.
At Anta’s Fitness and Self Defense we lead by example. Head instructor Julio Anta is a student for life. He is a certifies instructor and trains in Kung Fu, Krav Maga, Haganah, Jeet Kune Do and Muay Thai. He is also a Gracie Jiu Jitsu student. All of our instructors follow Mr. Anta’s lead and are students for life. They are all trained and certified by head instructor Julio Anta. They are also required to stay in shape for life.  
Anta's Martial Arts System is a unique blend of the world’s most effective martial arts styles, resulting in a well-rounded program of physical fitness, personal development, and self-defense. Get in the best shape of your life while learning functional self defense and gaining personal development.
We have a program for each member of your family whether you are an experienced practitioner of Kung Fu, Karate or Tae Kwon Do, judo or a complete novice. We offer age appropriate programs for kids, teens and adults. Anta's martial arts fitness and educational programs consists of more than just kicking and punching. Our instructors are experts in developing life skills.
Anta's Fitness and Self Defense is where East meets West and the bridge between traditional and contemporary martial arts and fitness. Anta's Jeet Kune Do/Kung Fu programs are the fusion of "old school" training, attitude, power and discipline, combined with a "cutting edge" scientific modern results oriented, tested and proven curriculum. Anta's Kung Fu/MMA Kids program is a combination of traditional Southern Shaolin Hung Gar Kung Fu, forms, weapons, Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do, reality based self defense, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Jiu Jitsu and submission grappling. This is a martial arts child educational program. Also included in our children's program is the SuperFit Kidz (weight reduction and fitness for kids) program. Julio Anta also developed a complete anti-bullying program that he calls "Art of Fighting without Fighting Anti-Bullyingtm" and “Awaken The Warrior Within Life Skills” program which is a staple of our kung fu kids program.
We are a Community Safe School. A Community Safe School is a proactive network of martial arts schools dedicated to the prevention of personal safety and wellness issues such as bullying, child abuse, abduction, drug abuse, obesity, fitness, nutrition, violence and crime. We develop unique and effective free community service educational and fitness workshops and seminars. We perform at and conduct numerous events for charities and for at risk children. 
On October 15, 2005 Anta's Fitness and Self Defense National Martial Arts Day was proclaimed in the City of Doral. On August 25, 2012 both the City of Doral and Miami-Dade County Proclaimed Anta's Art of Fighting without Fighting Anti-Bullying Day.
For adults we have  Krav Maga Israeli Reality Based Street Defense. You will learn hand to hand combat, self defense, gun, knife and blunt weapon defense. We have Jeet Kune Do. JKD is a great self defense system that blends kung fu, Filipino martial arts, Muay Thai, Filthy MMA and other arts. We also have Muay Thai Kickboxing, Kung Fu, Pilates, Piloxing and Anta's XFT MMA Fighter Fit Bootcamp (A fusion of the ultimate fitness programs: Kickboxing, Kettlebells, Battling Ropes, Indian Clubs, medicine ball, Bosu, Air Fit, Gada, Surge, MMA Bags, boot camp interval training, sandbags, sledge hammer and functional training.) 

All Martial Arts schools (Karate, Kung Fu, Tae Kwon Do, Jiu Jitsu) are not created equal. Our goal is to provide students the highest quality martial arts instruction available in a safe and positive learning environment that students 3 to 83 can enjoy. Our award winning school is certified by Tran's Muay Thai Association, C.O.R.E Krav Maga, Burn with Kearns MMA Conditioning, ACMA the American Council of Martial Arts, Kids Safe Network, Martial Arts for Peace Bully Busters, XMA (Xtreme Martial Arts), Steal-Proof Master, Zig Ziggler’s I-Can and the National Security Networks Kids Safe program.
Head instructor Julio Anta is a member and certified instructor of Jeet Kune Do Athletic Association. He also holds rank in Paul Vunak's Jeet Kune Do, DOM (Descendants of the Masters) as a certified JKD  Phase One Instructor, Law Enforcement instructor and Edge Weapon instructor. He is also a Hung Gar Kung Fu Master under the late Grand Master William J. Chung of New York, and the National Hip Sing Association. He was Grand Master Chung’s personal representative in the South East United States. Grand Master Chung was a Personal Disciple of Southern Shaolin Abbot Chang Ding Fujian Province Quanzhou Southern Shaolin Temple. 

Anta is a video author of “Shaolin Physical Conditioning” and “The Art of Fighting without Fighting Anti-Bullying.” 
He is also a certified C.O.R.E Krav Maga instructor, Krav Maga Martial Arts, Muay Thai Kickboxing instructor under the Tran Muay Thai Association, Haganah F.I.G.H.T. Israeli Self Defense instructor, and SABER Edge Weapons Combative System. In fitness he is certified as a Kettlebell Instructor, Certified Burn with Kearns MMA Strength and Conditioning Coach, Indian Club specialist, ISSA Fitness (Personal trainer), Fitness Kickboxing, Battling Ropes, Elite Combat Fitness and IYCA Youth Fitness Specialist. He was inducted in the WMAU Hall of Fame in 2006. He was also inducted in the United States Martial Arts Union Hall of Fame in 2006 and the Florida Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2003. 
Julio Anta and his martial arts and fitness classes have been featured on local, national and international TV shows on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, Univision, Telemundo, America TeVe, Pax TV, TBN, Telefutura, Galavision, Fusion, Mega TV, CV Network, Azteca America, UPN and numerous other stations. They have also been featured on numerous magazines and newspapers.
Our school is centrally located in Miami at the Doral Isles Plaza, 10721 NW 58 St. Doral, east of Publix.
For more information or a free introductory lesson call us at 305 599-3649.
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"Anta's Art of Fighting without Fighting Anti-Bullying“, is the real deal. If your kids have been bullied, if you have been bullied you need to study this program.
School owners this is a must. If you work with kids, you know that bullying is an epidemic in schools. Empower your kids with the knowledge necessary to gain courage and confidence. Empower your kids to hold their heads up high, and give them the tools necessary to overcome bullies and live a peaceful life.
Mr. Anta has over 30 years of experience working with kids, let him guide and show you the way. Lets stand up to bullying by learning the "Art of Fighting without Fighting".
Sifu Harinder Singh
Founder and President
Jeet Kune Do Athletic Association

Leigh and I attended The Art of Fighting without Fighting Anti-Bullying workshop at Master Julio Anta’s school Anta’s Fitness and Self Defense in Doral, Florida. This is a great program for kids of all ages on not only how to defend themselves physically but also how to use their voice and body language. All the kids participated and learned a lot. During this workshop the parents were not just sitting on the sidelines! They to were involved as Master Anta spent time with them in a group setting explaining how to work with their child in such a touchy area as bullying. When a child fights back against a bully in school parents also need to know what to do with their child and school authorities. Master Anta covered it all. Great class Sir! Best of Luck with it. I am looking forward to bringing it to Progressive Self Defense Systems in Boca Raton!
Sgt. John Riddle
Black Belt Magazine Self Defense Instructor of the Year 2012
West Palm Beach Police Sergeant

My son Diego train’s at Anta’s in The Art of Fighting without Fighting Anti-Bullying. He has built his self esteem and learned techniques to defeat the bully and help others if necessary.
Aura Ordonez

About a month ago, there was a bullying situation in my daughter Brianna's class and thanks to the learning experience that she had in your Anta’s Fitness and Self Defense martial arts classes, she controlled the situation very well without parent intervening on her behalf. She didn't have to fight; and she was the only girl who stopped the bullying from happening to her. Thank you Mr. Anta for teaching her these important anti-bullying skills that will help her in life.
Humberto Calvo