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Badass of the Month: Melanie Rice

Melanie Rice started training with Lions Krav Maga in January, 2019. Within the first few months of her membership, she proved to the world (or at least to her attacker) just how much of a badass she had already become. On April 11, 2019, Melanie had to use what she’d learned in class to defend herself when a man assaulted her in a women’s shower room. Here’s how it went down…

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Memorial Weekend Gym Schedule

We will have a limited schedule for Memorial Weekend. Saturday, May 25: 10am Summer Slam Conditioning Class ONLY (Adults); Krav Junior classes will be the regular schedule of classes Sunday, May 26 & Monday, May 27: GYM CLOSED

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Summer Slam Conditioning Class

What’s this 10am Summer Slam on Saturday, May 25?  So glad you asked!  Fitness instructors Mark and Tracy are going to be guiding you through a 75 minute, med ball slammin’, conditioning extravaganza! Members can sign up regularly though the ZenPlanner (online or the app) class calendar HERE. Not a[…]

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We won the Armadillo Award!

Thank you to everyone for voting for us! WE DID IT! WEEEEE!!!! We are so excited and honored to have won the Armadillo Award in the “Just Because We Love You” category.  Lions was up against some really stiff competition, because let’s face it, Austin has a great local business[…]

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Lions April Bar Hours

Bar Hours // Saturday, April 20 @ 6pmLocation: The Butterfly Bar (2307 Manor Rd) Lions (and friends) assemble! If you’ve ever been a student at Lions, or are friends with someone who’s a student here, or you just like a good party, come join us on Saturday, April 20th. We’ll[…]

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Parent’s Night Out

PARENT’S NIGHT OUTSaturday, May 4th // 5-10pm $25 per child Back by popular demand! Let us take care of the kids for the evening while you go on a fun date, catch up with friends, or just get some rest. We’ll have a pizza party and provide lots of fun, age-appropriate[…]

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Krav Maga Pistol Course

Space is limited! Grab a spot for this 2 day seminar and learn from our fearless leader, Jason Fryer! The course will be from 2pm-6pm on Satuday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12. Day 1 will be at Lions and will cover pistol handling, dry fire, disarms, and gun retention.[…]

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Mr. Paul’s thoughts on Krav Junior

A few weeks ago, I asked one of our Krav Junior instructors, Paul Besterman, to write up a little bit about what he thinks the purpose and value of Krav Junior is. I told him that I didn’t need anything formal… stream of consciousness was fine. I just wanted to get his thoughts on it. When I got his email a couple of weeks later, I was moved to tears.

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Badass of the Month: Rachel Doda

“I’ve done a lot of stuff,” said Rachel Doda, Lions’ Badass of the Month. She’s traveled the world, gone skydiving (it was a whim, which her mom said was “nucking futs”), got her BFA in computer animation, and landed a dream job in Austin as layout and storyboard artist for Rooster Teeth Productions.

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