Free Martial Arts/Self Defense Classes for Illinois Tech Community


Free martial arts/self defense classes for all Illinois Tech students, faculty and staff, including all affiliated institutes. No experience necessary.

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to learn valuable skills, have fun and get in shape, all for free. Classes are ongoing, and new students are accepted all the time.

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Judo classes: Bill Slatter sensei ( teaches Judo every Monday and Wednesday, 6-8 p.m.




Jujutsu classes: Robert Baker sensei ( teaches Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu classes every Tuesday and Thursday, 6-8 p.m.


Both arts teach the use of leverage and employing your opponent’s strength against them. These are excellent arts for women, as well as for men. All classes are held in the Keating Sports Center, east side racquetball court.