ABOUT OUR SCHOOL:
Elite Defense Training and Texas Kenpo Karate of Keller, TX opened in February 2012, and is owned and operated by Alex and Kim Giles. We strive to create a positive, energetic environment for each students learning and personal growth.
Elite Defense Training and Texas Kenpo Karate is an experienced Martial Arts and Self Defense Academy teaching American Kenpo Karate and Elite Self Defense Systems, and offering Handgun Safety classes including Texas Concealed Handgun Licensing. We are centrally located and easily accessible to North Richland Hills, Keller, Colleyville, Southlake and surrounding cities.
Elite Defense Training and Texas Kenpo Karate offers training for Men, Women, Teens, & Children starting at age 4. Our classes incorporate stretching, cardiovascular exercise, and help improve balance and coordination, making it a fun and effective way to add healthy exercise to your routine.
Our students are trained in a positive and energetic environment to maximize each students learning and personal growth. The fundamentals of karate instill RESPECT, DISCIPLINE, CONFIDENCE, SELF CONTROL & SELF ESTEEM.
Our large, matted training area provides firm support and stability for training, yet it absorbs and cushions the impact of the rigorous training, falling, kicking, etc.
In 2017 our school moved from NRH, TX to Keller, TX. Call us for updated times and locations on current classes.
ABOUT OUR INSTRUCTOR:
Mr. Alex Giles has been training in the Art of Kenpo since the age of 8. He attended the University of North Texas and Dallas Baptist University to major in Radio Television and Film. He currently also works for CBS KTVT channel 11 in Fort Worth as a Camera Operator.
Mr. Giles has training in Brazilian Capoeira and he continues his studies in Kenpo under Keith Gorham and is the owner and chief instructor of the Keller, TX branch of Texas Kenpo Karate, one of the best and finest self defense schools in the Tarrant county area. Mr. Giles is fluent in English and Spanish. This includes LTC CHL classes in Spanish.
Mr. Giles had the honor of being hired by the military to teach on base at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base (formally Carswell) in West Ft. Worth since 2006. He left in December 2011 to open his own school. While there he also went through Texas Department of Criminal Justice training to become a correctional officer. After May 2014, Mr. Giles will become a Texas certified CHL instructor and will offer self defense, pistol safety, and CHL classes
Alex Giles has been involved for over 10 years in the video production industry. He possesses a strong foundation in video photography, cinematography, and High Definition Video as well as an in-depth knowledge of today's state of the art broadcasting equipment.