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TO KNOW ONESELF,
IS TO STUDY ONESELF
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AS YOU THINK,
SO SHALL YOU BECOME
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KNOWING IS NOT ENOUGH,
WE MUST APPLY
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JEET KUNE DO

FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS

WING CHUN

FORCE CONTINUUM

WOMEN'S SELF DEFENCE

ABOUT OUR INSTITUTE

Institute of Defensive Methods was founded on September 1, 2008 by Sifu Cesar Olavarria and his wife, Wendy. Mr. Olavarria established this organization to help people understand and express themselves when the need arises to resolve conflict during a violent encounter. Because of this mission, Institute of Defensive Methods provides the highest quality in martial arts training and self-defense resolutions for the real world.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

April 10, 2022

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August 31, 2022
Location Update
New Saturday Schedule
January 10, 2021

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January 9, 2022
New Saturday Schedule
Virtual Classes
November 7, 2020

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December 16, 2020
Virtual Classes

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TESTIMONIALS

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On behalf of the Pan American Taekwondo Union, it is my pleasure to congratulate you on grand opening of your new martial arts center in Jersey City, New Jersey! As your formal instructor, it is with great honor to recognize my students to succeed as excellent Martial Artists and later to become a great master instructor like yourself.
Jo Ho Choi
Grand Master
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I would like to recommend Sifu Cesar Olavarria at The Institute of Defensive Methods in Jersey City, New Jersey. Cesar is one of the most talented and dedicated Martial Artists.
Samuel Kwok
Grand Master
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I have written this unsolicited endorsement for Master Cesar Olavarria. Cesar, in my opinion, is one of the most talented and well-rounded martial artist I have ever had the opportunity of meeting. His skills are surpassed only by his great attitude and personality. Cesar Olavarria is a genuine master and all around class act.
Tony Massengill
Sifu
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I would highly recommend Cesar Olavarria as an excellent Martial Arts instructor. Cesar has trained with me for several years, and became a certified instructor under me after passing a rigorous testing and performance process.
Rick Tucci
Sifu