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14 Jan 2018

FREE COMMANDO KRAV MAGA SEMINAR 1/14 1-3 pm

FREE COMMANDO KRAV MAGA SEMINAR 1/14 Please join us tomorrow from 1-3 PM for a FREE Commando Krav Maga Seminar taught by Dennis Stoika, United States Director for Commando Krav Maga and Level 8 Instructor (one of 14 in the world) Dennis is former US Marine and officer for The Federal Bureau of Investigation. The seminar will be held at Diamond Mixed Martial Arts at the address below. See you there! Dedicated to your Black Belt achievement, I remain truly yours in the Martial Arts! Train hard! It will produce super rewards!
Professor Joe Diamond
10 year Certified Official Representative Instructor of The Rickson Gracie International Jiu-jitsu Association by ....

4 Jan 2018

School Closed

Academy CLOSED today due to the winter storm. We will be open tomorrow and Saturday. ....

2 Jan 2018

New Blog Post

Happy New Year! This is the time of the year to set new goals and go out and achieve them! Get in to class everyone and let's look forward to a tremendous 2018! January testing will be as follows: Children-Thursday, January 25 at 4:30-5:30 pm Muay Thai Kickboxing- Friday, January 26 5:30-6:30 pm Gracie Brazilian Jiu-jitsu 6:30-7:30 pm Commando Krav Maga-Saturday, January 27 11am-12 pm Good luck! Dedicated to your Black Belt achievement, I remain truly yours in the Martial Arts! Train hard! It will produce super rewards!
Professor Joe Diamond
10 year Certified Official Representative Instructor of The Rickson Gracie International Jiu-jitsu ....

3 Nov 2017

November School Update

The Commando Krav Maga and Diamond Mixed Martial Arts schedule has been updated. Muay Thai Kick boxing is still everyday at 5:30 pm and 12 PM on Tuesday and Thursday and Saturday at 10 AM. Gracie Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is Monday and Wednesday 7:30 PM and Friday 6:30 PM. Commando Krav Maga is held Monday thru Thursday 6:30 PM and Tuesday and Thursday 12 PM and Saturday at 11 AM CKM High Levels Friday night 730: PM. Congrats to students who recently Leveled up: Dujuan Lewis Level 2 Daniel Rodgers Level 1 Shannon Storey Level 1 Our next Mens' Get Tough Challenge is scheduled to start Monday, November 20th. We have co-ed Get Fit Challenge starting January 2, 2018 and our next Ladies ....

11 May 2017

Congratulations Kadiedra Crawford!

I am so very proud of our Student Kadiedra Crawford for her complete success story! She lost 52lbs. training with us in the last 6 months! Here are her before and after pictures. I wish her continued success! ....

5 May 2017

Diamond Mixed Martial Arts, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai Kickboxing, and Commando Krav Maga REMINDER:Saturday Schedule Change

Reminder:S ATURDAY SCHEDULE CHANGE Effective for all Saturdays beginning this Saturday, April 29th, 2017: Ladies Class 9-10 AM Kickboxing 10-11 AM Brazilian Jiu-jitsu 10-11 AM Krav Maga 11 AM-12 PM Children 12-1 PM You can see the full schedule on the website: www.safestreetdefense.com Dedicated to your Black Belt achievement, I remain truly yours in the Martial Arts! Train hard! It will produce super rewards!
Professor Joe Diamond
10 year Certified Official Representative Instructor of The Rickson Gracie International Jiu-jitsu Association by Rickson Gracie Certified Level 7 Instructor in Commando Krav Maga by Moni Azik ....

28 Apr 2017

SATURDA SCHEDULE CHANGE

S ATURDAY SCHEDULE CHANGE Effective for all Saturdays beginning this Saturday, April 29th, 2017 : Ladies Class 9-10 AM Kickboxing 10-11 AM Brazilian Jiu-jitsu 10-11 AM Krav Maga 11 AM-12 PM Children 12-1 PM You can see the full schedule on the website: www.safestreetdefense.com Dedicated to your Black Belt achievement, I remain truly yours in the Martial Arts! Train hard! It will produce super rewards!
Professor Joe Diamond
10 year Certified Official Representative Instructor of The Rickson Gracie International Jiu-jitsu Association by Rickson Gracie Certified Level 7 Instructor in Commando Krav Maga by Moni ....

11 Apr 2017

Commando Krav Maga, Muay Thai Kickboxing, and Gracie Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Results

The School will be closed on Friday, April 14th and Saturday April 15th, 2017 Easter Weekend. Happy Easter! Congratulations to the following students who passed their recent exams: Charles James-Commando Krav Maga Level 3 Adri Mobi-Commando Krav Maga Level 2 Nick Guzzo-Commando Krav Maga Level 2 Magda Gerou-Ferriani-Commando Krav Maga Level 1 Michelle Mercier-Commando Krav Maga Level 1 Anthony Perella-Commando Krav Maga Level 1 David Giradot-Commando Krav Maga Level 1 Jose Fishburn-Commando Krav Maga Level 1 Matt Donnely-Commando Krav Maga Level 1 Sean Vice-Commando Krav Maga Level 1 Kids Mixed Martial Arts Elijah Martin-Brown Belt Nicky Jones-Brown Belt Nick ....

11 Apr 2017

4/10/17

THE SCHOOL IS OPEN TODAY, Friday, April 7, 2017. The water main has been repaired. Id like to congratulate the following students who passed recent testing: Luis Dandrade-Brown Belt Phase 2 Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Scott Carson-Brown Belt Phase 2 Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Chris Landry-Brown Belt Phase 2 Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and Level 3 Instructor Muay Thai Kickboxing Sam Rodriguez-Blue Belt Phase 2 Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Tim Ragusa-Level 3 Instructor Muay Thai Kickboxing Nick Guzzo-Level 2 Commando Krav Maga Jose Fishburn-Level 1 Commando Krav Maga Matt Donnelly-Level 1 Commando Krav Maga Hayden Ehlrich-Level 1 Commando Krav Maga Sean Vice-Level 1 Commando Krav Maga Anthony ....

1 Apr 2017

New Post

A New schedule is in effect beginning March 1st, 2017. Check out the new schedule on the website at www.safestreetdefense.com or you can pick up a copy at the gym? Upcoming belt and level testing dates are listed below. I urge all of you to level up and keep moving toward your goals. We need to push ourselves constantly to reach a high level of skill in the Martial Arts. You can do it! If you are not testing at least every 4-6 months, then you need to get back to class, get back on track and stay focused! One class and one level at a time. Testing dates and times: Gracie Jiu-jitsu Monday, March 27th, 2017, 7:30-8:30 pm Muay Thai Kickboxing Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 5:30-6:30 pm ....

1 Mar 2017

New Post

A New schedule is in effect beginning March 1st, 2017 . Check out the new schedule on the website at www.safestreetdefense.com or you can pick up a copy at the gym? Upcoming belt and level testing dates are listed below. I urge all of you to level up and keep moving toward your goals. We need to push ourselves constantly to reach a high level of skill in the Martial Arts. You can do it! If you are not testing at least every 4-6 months, then you need to get back to class, get back on track and stay focused! One class and one level at a time. Testing dates and times: Gracie Jiu-jitsu Monday, March 27th, 2017, 7:30-8:30 pm Muay Thai Kickboxing Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 ....

19 May 2016

Spring Newsletter

Dear Friends, Spring Newsletter Happy Spring! Announcements: Dennis Stoika, FBI Officer and Commando Krav Maga Level 8 Instructor and US National Director for Commando Krav Maga will be here to teach a Self-defense seminar on Sunday, May 22 8 AM-11 AM for Commando Krav Maga Instructors. He will also teach a free Public Self-defenseSeminar from 11 AM-2 PM. Class will not be held on Memorial Day-Monday, May 30. All other classes that weekend will be held at the regular times. Belt and Level Testing will be held Saturday, June 25th from 9 AM-12 Noon at The Atlantic City location. An Open House and Pool Party is scheduled from 12 noon-5 PM there after the testing is finished. Belt ....

17 May 2016

Commando Krav Maga Seminar this Sunday, May 22, with Dennis Stoika, Level 8 Instructor

Dennis Stoika, Commando Krav Maga Level 8 Instructor will be teaching a seminar for Commando Krav Maga Instructors here Sunday, May 22 8-11 AM The re-fresher is $25.00. He will also teach a seminar for students of our Academy from 11 AM-2 PM. This is a free seminar. Dennis is a former Police Officer and a current Federal Officer (FBI). Dennis is also a former US Marine. He is the current US National Director for Commando Krav Maga under Moni Azik, world famous Commando Krav Maga Founder and Instructor. Don't miss this opportunity to train with one of the best! ....

6 Oct 2015

Fall Newsletter

Dear Students,
We have a Fall Special going on right now for $99. for 6 weeks of unlimited classes including a free unifom or school T-shirt!
Great news!

Moni Azik,the top, leading, Krav Maga in the Worldwill be teaching Krav Maga Class at our Philadelphia School this Thursday at 6:30 PM. Moni is Instructor to the World's Elite Military and Law Enforcement Agencies. Moni Azik was featured on the cover of Black Belt Magazine, Budo Magazine, and others. Moni has trained top MMA fighters, (including UFC Champion Carlos Newton), Judo, and Jiu-jitsu Champions, He is the leader of Commando Krav Maga and an awesome individual and Instructor! I would like all of you to make the class ....

1 Sep 2015

Summer 2015 Update

BEGINNERS CLASSES FORMING NOW Now is a great time to learn self-defense and get in shape! Krav Maga, Mixed Martial Arts, MMA, Gracie Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Boxing, Wrestling, Kids Karate, and Kids Mixed Martial Arts, are the styles we teach. We have our Back to School Special Children: 99. for 6 weeks! Adults 1st session free! Register on our website www.safestreetdefense.com or stop in at the School. Labor Day Weekend schedule: Northfield classes will not be held on Saturday, September 5 . Classes will not be held at both Philadelphia and Northfield on Labor Day, Monday, September 7, 2015. Congratulations to the following who recently passed testing requirements ....

20 Mar 2015

Snow Storm 3-20-15

Both schools will be closed tonight due to the snow storm. Be safe!Master Diamond ....

5 Mar 2015

Schools Closed

Both Northfield and Philadelphia Academies are closed today Thursday, March5, 2015. ....

28 Feb 2015

New Post

Here are the latest announcements What do you guys think? Are you tired of this cold weather? Have we had enough snow this winter? Ugh.... Cannot wait for the warm season? Same here.
March 20 will be the first day of Spring! Belt Testing for Kids Karate and Mixed Martial Arts and Adult Muay Thai will be held on Saturday, March 28 at The Philadelphia Academy at 10 AM for Kids and 11 am for Adults. Northfield Kids Karate and Kids Mixed Martial Arts will be tested at 1:30 PM and 2:30 PM for Muay Thai. Northfield Testing for Krav Maga and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu will be held on Monday, March 30 and will be at the following times: Krav Maga Test 5:45-6:40 pm. Brazilian ....

26 Jan 2015

Snow closing 1-26-15

Dear Members, The Philadelphia school will be closed today due to snow storm. Check back tomorrow to see if we are open tomorrow. -Master Diamond ....

16 Jan 2015

Pictures from Last Bootcamp with Moni Azik and Andrew Clough

Commando Krav Maga Fall Bootcamp Pics. ....

14 Jan 2015

January News

Happy New Year! Best wishes for a happy and healthy one. Here are the latest updates and announcements: Monday night class in Philadelphia has resumed. Muay Thai kickboxing will be held 5:30-6:30 PM. Krav Maga will be held 6:30-7:30 PM. Gracie Brazilian Jiu-jitsu will be held 7:30-8:30 PM. We plan on adding Kids Karate and Mixed Martial Arts classes as well in the future. Check the website for schedules updates and times or see your Instructor for a copy of the schedule. Congratulations to the following students who passed their recent Krav Maga tests: Mike Kornblau Level 3 Rob Duzy Level 2 Brian Betensky Level 2 Alina Friere-Fierro Level 2 Carlos Rivera Level 1 Willa ....

23 Dec 2014

Holiday Closings and Announcements

Krav Maga Elite will be closed the following days in the next 2 weeks at both locations: Northfield Closed Wednesday,December 24,25,26. Northfield is Open Saturday, December 27and Monday, December 29. Northfield is closed Wednesday, December 31, Thursday, January 1. Northfield will be Open January 2. Philadelphia Closed Wednesday, December 24, 25, 26. Philadelphia is Open Saturday, December 27, Monday, December 29 , and Tuesday, December 30. Both locations are closed December 31 and January 1. Re-open Friday, January 2, 2015. Happy Holidays! Best wishes for the New Year! Master Diamond ....

25 Nov 2014

School closings and updates

The Holidays are here and I have several announcements for you. Congratulations to Isiaiah Wilson for winning Extreme Caged Combat 11-15-14! He had a beautiful high crotch lift and slam take down and dominated his fight and almost had a kimura submission from side control at the end. Awesome fight! We will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday, November 26 and 27 for Thanksgiving. Classes will be held Friday and Saturday. The Saturday schedule going forward at both locations has changed and will be as follows: Philadelphia Open Mat 9-11 AM Philadelphia Beginner Jiu-jitsu will be held Monday and Wednesday 7:30-8:30 PM and Friday at 6:15-7 PM. Mixed Jiu-jitsu class Tuesday and ....

28 Oct 2014

Fall Announcements

10-1-14 Moni Azik recently taught a great bootcamp and promoted me to Level 5 Instructor in Krav Maga. It was an intense bootcamp. The bootcamp was held in Columbia, September 17-24, 2014. Moni invited me to train with him in Curacao in March 2015 to test for Level 6 Instructor and I plan on doing Level 7 next September 2015 in Columbia, SC again. Happy Halloween! Class will not be held on Friday, October 31, 2014 and upcoming Fridays until further notice. 10-28-2014 Schedule Update Philadelphia Friday classes will not be held until further notice. We are adding a class for children on Monday at 4:45-5:30 pm. Saturday - Open Mat 8:30-11:30 AM Children 9-9:30 AM Krav Maga ....

28 Oct 2014

Fall Announcements

10-1-14 Moni Azik recently taught a great bootcamp and promoted me to Level 5 Instructor in Krav Maga. It was an intense bootcamp. The bootcamp was held in Columbia, September 17-24, 2014. Moni invited me to train with him in Curacao in March 2015 to test for Level 6 Instructor and I plan on doing Level 7 next September 2015 in Columbia, SC again. Happy Halloween! Class will not be held on Friday, October 31, 2014 and upcoming Fridays until further notice. 10-28-2014 Schedule Update Philadelphia Friday classes will not be held until further notice. We are adding a class for children on Monday at 4:45-5:30 pm. Saturday - Open Mat 8:30-11:30 AM Children 9-9:30 AM Krav Maga ....

7 Aug 2014

Stripe Day Brazilian Jiujitsu Class Monday

Professor Joe Diamond and Instructor Stan Moelius with students on Stripe Day. ....

21 Jul 2014

School closings for the rest of the summer

The Philadelphia school will be closed for the martial arts EFC summit on July 30, 31, August 1st and August 2nd in Philadelphia. Northfield will remain open on the following dates: Wednesday July 30th, Thursday July 31st, Friday August 1st and Saturday August 2nd as usual. School closings on July 30,31, August 1st and 2nd only apply to Philadelphia. Northfield will remain open on all of those aforementioned days. Both schools will be closed on Labor Day weekend August 29, 30, and September 1
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1 Jul 2014

Classes will not be held this 4th of July weekend

Classes will not be held on the following days this summer: July 4 Holiday Weekend Friday, July 4th Saturday, July 5th sdf will not be held on the following days this summer: July 4 Holiday Weekend Friday, July 4th Saturday, July 5th Classes will not be held on the following days this summer: July 4 Holiday Weekend Friday, July 4th Saturday, July 5th Classes will not be held on the following days this summer: July 4 Holiday Weekend Friday, July 4th Saturday, July 5th Classes will not be held on the following days this summer: July 4 Holiday Weekend Friday, July 4th Saturday, July 5th ....

17 Apr 2014

Easter Week Schedule

Classes will not be held on the following days in Philadelphia this week. Thursday, April 17, Friday, April 18, and Saturday, April 19. Classes will not be held on the following days in Northfield for Easter. Frdiay, April 18, Saturday April 19, and Monday, April 21. Happy Easter, Passover, and Spring! Master Diamond ....

17 Mar 2014

Storm Closing 3-17-14

Classes will be cancelled Monday 3-17-14 at our Northfield, NJ location due to inclement weather. Be careful. It is slippery out there. Be safe. -Master Diamond ....

17 Mar 2014

Storm closing 3-17-14

Northfield classes are cancelled tonight 3-17-14 due to inclement weather. Stay safe. -Master Diamond ....

13 Feb 2014

Winter Storm 2-13-14

Due to the storm, classes will not be held Thursday, February 13, 2014. As of now, Philadelphia classes will be held Friday, February 14, and Saturday, February 15, 2014 as of now. Check back on the website of call 267-592-9477 to be sure. Classes are on in Northfield tonight. Be safe. Master Diamond ....

13 Feb 2014

2-13-14

Winter Storm Closing 2-13-14. Philadelphia classes will not be held tonight. We do plan on re-opening tomorrow. Northfield Classes will be held tonight. Be safe. Master Diamond ....

13 Feb 2014

2-13-14

Classes will not be held tonight 2-13-14in Philadelphia due to the storm. Classes will be held Friday and Saturday. Be safe. Master Diamond ....

22 Jan 2014

Wednesday 2-22-14

Wednesday 2-22-14 classes will not be held at both Philadelphia and Northfield Academies due to the Winter Storm. Be safe. Master Diamond ....

22 Jan 2014

Winter Storm 2-22-14 Closing

Wednesday, 2-22-14 classes will not be held at both Philadelphia and Northfield Academies due to the Winter Storm. We do plan on re-opening tomorrow. Be safe. Master Diamond ....

23 Dec 2013

Holiday Class Schedule

Philadelphia and Northfield Academies will be closed on Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25 and Tuesday, December 31, and Wednesday, January 1, 2014. (New Year's Day) All other days during the Holidays, classes will be held at normal times. Philadelphia Schedule will be changing on January 2, 2014 featuring more Krav Maga, Muay Thai Kickboxingi, and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu times including Day classes on Tuesday and Thursday. ....

20 Dec 2013

News December 19th 2013

News 12-20-13 We are working on rescheduling the Sakasem "The Punisher" Kanthawong Weeklong Bootcamp for sometime in February or March. I will keep you posted. Also, the schedule in Philadelphia is changing. Kids will be from 4:45-5:30 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday, and Friday. Muay Thai Kickboxing will be held from 5:30-7:30 pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday and on Saturday from 8:45-10:15 am. Krav Maga will be held 6:30-7:30 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday and Saturday from 8-8:45 am. Brazilian Jiu-jitsu will be held at 7:30-8:30 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday and on Saturday 10:15 am-12 noon. There will be an open Mat ....

23 Sep 2013

Battle at the Beach 2013

Diamond's Mixed Martial Arts, Gracie Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, and Muay Thai Kickboxing would like to congratulate all ofthose who competed and those who wonmedals at Battle at the Beach in Wildwood this year! We had 10 competitors and 8 out of 10 medaled. Anna Martin took Gold. Awesome! Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and Submission Grappling Tournaments are an excellent way to sharpen your Jiu-jitsu skills for the street or mma events. Competing regularlyis a lot of fun and keeps you in great shape. I encourage all of our members to get involved. Train Hard! It will produce super rewards! Master Joe Diamond ....

23 Sep 2013

SAKASEM Kanthawong Muay Thai Bootcamp

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23 Sep 2013

Fall Testing

Constant And Never Ending Improvement is a phrase which I live by. It is important that we never stop learning and achieving higher levels in the Martial Arts and in Life. Regular testing at a Martial Arts School is imperative for the members to continue learning and growing and become successful in Competition and/or in real world combat situations. The achievement of the next belt or level should be your immediate focus with the goal of earning your Black Belt or Instructor Level as the long term goal. Before I give you the dates for the next testing, let me congratulate the following members who have passed their recent tests: Gracie Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Tim Ragusa-Brown Belt Luis ....

23 Aug 2013

Krav Maga Elite MMA

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28 Jul 2013

News 7-27-13

Philly Good Fight 7-13-13 Joe Diamond's AC MMA Mixed Martial Arts, Gracie Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai kickboxing, and Krav Maga Elite would like to congratulate Chris Landry, John Pizio, and Isaiah Wilson. Landry took Bronze in the Open (Expert) Gi division. Pizio took Bronze in Blue Belt Division. Wilson took Gold in Heavyweight and Open White Belt Divisions. Congrats to Johnathan Silver, who recentlypassed his Blue Belt Test in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu! Congrats to Luis Dandre for his promotion to Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu!. Luis has great determination and dedication to his training and it is paying off. The Philadelphia School will be closed this Friday and Saturday, ....

28 Jul 2013

Philly Good Fight

Chris Landry, John Pizio, and Isaiah Wilson. ....

27 Jun 2013

Summer Schedule 2013

The schedules have been updated for summer and are effective 6-24-13. Please make a note of it. You can see them by clicking on the Locations tab on the menu bar on the website. Announcements: Belt Testing will be held for Children on the following days and times: Philadelphia Friday, June 28, 2013 at 5:30 pm. Northfield, NJ Monday, July 1st, 2013 Krav Maga Level Testing will be held for both locations at our Northfield, NJ location on Monday, July 1st,2013 at 5:45 pm. Gracie Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Belt Testing for Blue, Purple, and Brown Belt will be held for both locations will be held at our Northfield, NJ location on Monday, July 1st, 2013 at 6:30 pm. Muay Thai Kickboxing Shorts ....

27 Jun 2013

Summer Schedule 2013

The schedules have been updated for summer and are effective 6-24-13. Please make a note of it. You can see them by clicking on the Locations tab on the menu bar on the website. Announcements: Belt Testing will be held for Children on the following days and times: Philadelphia Friday, June 28, 2013 at 5:30 pm. Northfield, NJ Monday, July 1st, 2013 Krav Maga Level Testing will be held for both locations at our Northfield, NJ location on Monday, July 1st,2013 at 5:45 pm. Gracie Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Belt Testing for Blue, Purple, and Brown Belt will be held for both locations will be held at our Northfield, NJ location on Monday, July 1st, 2013 at 6:30 pm. Muay Thai Kickboxing Shorts ....



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