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Cache Valley’s Most Comprehensive Martial Arts Training Academy, Offering:

Boxing, Judo, Jiu-Jitsu, Karate, Sambo, Hapkido, Street Combatives, Kickboxing, Bo-Ka-Jitsu-MMA, Chiryoku Karate, Mixed Martial Arts-MMA, Self defense, Wrestling, MMA-Cardio and Zumba

ALL Instructors Are Trained & Certified!

Our Special Lunchtime Programs

$10.50 per class and includes lunch!

“Street Clothes Classes” Come as you are, no sweating so you can get back to work ready to go and not be stinky. 30 minute courses are designed to focus on real self-defense techniques, NOT Hollywood junk that looks cool.

* Tuesday & Thursday 12: 15-12:45 “Females Only” Self Defense Instructor – Anna Lisa Davidson (Black Belt)

* Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:15-12:45 “Street Combatives” (Males & Females) Instructor – Rob Hunt (7th Degree Black Belt 46 years of experience)

Book these classes by clicking on our schedule and the “Book” the class.

Offering more classes and training options than any other self-defense gym in Utah.

 

At Top Defense & Fitness, our instructors/coaches are either current fighters or former fighters. Some have been ranked nationally and internationally!

We are constantly offering new classes to our program. You can come in and train for health and self-defense, cardio, or to compete.

Imagine a sanctuary in the heart of Cache Valley where strength, skill, and confidence converge. Welcome to TDF Gym, a dojo/gym unlike any other in the region. We offer an unparalleled range of disciplines (over 10) , all integrated into a cohesive curriculum focused on practical self-defense. We also offer programs 7 days a week with over 40 classes a week to choose from and over 15 instructors. In a world that can often feel volatile and unpredictable, it’s never been more critical to have the knowledge and skills to protect yourself and your loved ones.

Why choose self-defense classes at TDF Gym? Here are the top five reasons. Firstly, you’ll gain practical skills that enhance your ability to protect yourself and your family. Secondly, our classes will boost your confidence as you face the world, knowing you can defend yourself if the need arises. Thirdly, our expert trainers will help you reach new levels of physical fitness, strength, and flexibility. Fourthly, you’ll form lasting bonds and friendships in our community of like-minded individuals, promoting a sense of camaraderie and mutual support. Lastly, engaging in these classes with family members serves as a unique and impactful bonding experience. Discover the social benefits of learning together, motivating one another, and growing stronger as a unit. Don’t wait for tomorrow; join us at TDF Gym today and empower yourself with martial arts skills that last a lifetime.

About Some Of Our Classes

  • Karate
    • Karate is a Japanese martial art emphasizing striking techniques with hands and feet, fostering physical fitness, discipline, and self-defense skills.
  • Sambo
    • Sambo is a Russian martial art that combines elements of judo and wrestling, focusing on throws, ground control, and submissions for self-defense and sport.
  • Judo
    • Judo is a Japanese martial art and Olympic sport that emphasizes throws, pins, and joint locks to subdue opponents, promoting balance and technique.
  • Hapkido
    • Hapkido is a Korean martial art that blends self-defense techniques, joint locks, strikes, and throws to neutralize attackers efficiently.
  • Jiu-Jitsu
    • Jiu-Jitsu is an art that focuses on ground fighting, using leverage and submissions to control and defeat opponents in close combat.
  • Bo-Ka-Jitsu
    • Bo-Ka-Jitsu is an eclectic martial art that blends Judo’s throws, Jiu-Jitsu’s submissions, Hapkido’s joint locks, Karate’s striking, Kempo’s agility, and Sambo’s ground techniques for well-rounded self-defense and combat skills.
  • Self Defense
    • Self-defense refers to techniques and strategies employed to protect oneself from physical harm, typically involving actions to neutralize threats or escape danger.
  • MMA
    • MMA, or Mixed Martial Arts, is a combat sport that combines various fighting techniques, including striking and grappling, allowing competitors to use a wide range of skills in both standing and ground combat.
  • Kickboxing
    • Kickboxing is a combat sport that incorporates elements of punching and kicking, emphasizing striking techniques, cardio fitness, and self-defense skills.
  • Zumba
    • Zumba is a high-energy fitness program that combines dance and aerobic movements, set to upbeat music, for an enjoyable and effective workout.

Instructors

Rob Hunt (General Manager/Instructor & Competitor) 48 Years Experience 

Rob (Owner of TDF Gym) started his training at age 5 and competing at age 6 under his father, Gerald Hunt, who was a Golden Gloves Boxing Champ, Wrestler and Kempo Karate practitioner. He wrestled all through high school and 46 years later still competes in martial arts. His journey was further enriched by various masters in different martial arts disciplines, including “Old school TaeKwonDo” under Paul Dicks and Master Chong, Shorinji Kempo and Kyu Shin Ryu (Kempo) under Master Gary Conors, Bo-Ka-Jitsu Jitsu (a fusion of Boxing, Karate, Shotokan Karate, and Japanese Jujitsu) under Master Daniel T. Lee and John “Bangon Langon” (Master Lee has mentored Rob for over 39 years), lastly Chiryoku under Grand Master Brent Undhjem who has coached seven world champion fighters.

Rob has trained in the following:

  • Bo-Ka-Jitsu 7th Degree Black Belt
  • Kyu Shin Ryu (Kempo) Black Belt
  • Chiryoku Karate Black Belt
  • Shorinji Kempo Green Belt
  • Japanese Jiu-Jitsu
  • Wrestling Folk, freestyle & Greco-Roman
  • Catch Wrestling
  • Shoot Fighting
  • MMA
  • Boxing (Certified Team USA)
  • Weapons

Other Accomplishments and Licenses:

  • Massad Ayoob Mag 20 Graduate (Scored 296 out of 300)
  • Licensed Cut Man/Second (Corner Man)
  • Safe Sport Certified
  • Team USA Boxing Instructor
  • cornered over 12 MMA fights
  • Trained numerous MMA fighters (one was in the top 10 knockouts of the year)

Jonathan Semetko (Director of Programs/Instructor & Competitor) 39 Years Experience 

Jon is a lifelong martial arts student, beginning his studies at age 7; training Judo, Tae Kwon Do, and Hapkido at a number of dojo and wrestling as a youth. He achieved All State-Honorable Mention, in wrestling under the Michigan High School Athletic Association, in March of 2000. Jon has continued to train, coach, and compete in Martial Arts since that time.

Ranks:

  • 4th Degree Black Belt, USA Judo, JBBF (AAU Judo), and USJA.
  • 4th Degree Black Belt, Tae Kwon Do, Han Moo Kwan
  • 4th Degree Black Belt, Karate-do, under Robert Hunt
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt, Hapkido, Global Hapkido Association

Competition:

  • -2021, year-end Ranked #1, USA Judo Veteran National Points Roster, M3 Heavyweight
  • -2022, year-end Ranked #1, USA Judo Veteran National Points Roster, M3 Heavyweight
  • -2x National Champion, M3 Heavyweight

Coaching:

  • -Certified International Level Coach, USA Judo
  • -Graduate, Renjuku Academy, Judo Coaching Course under Steve Scott
  • -Coached multiple USA Judo National Champions
  • -Multiple students qualified for and one student attend a continental Judo competition as a member of a Unites States Select Team.
  • -His youth and adult competitors earned 38 USA Judo National medals 2020-2023
  • -Cache Valley Judo Club finished in the top quartile in the Nation for total team points in 2021 and improved by 3 places for total team points in 2022.
  • -Certified P3, Police Judo Instructor

Leadership:

  • -President, Utah Judo Inc, State Association under USA Judo
  • -National US Board of Directors, Global Hapkido Association
  • -Director of Programs/ Head Coach TDF Gym

Tanner Spillman (Instructor & Competitor) 26 Years Experience 

  • BJJ
  • MMA
  • Bo-Ka-Jitsu Brown Belt
  • Strengthening & Conditioning
  • Muay Thai
  • Boxing (Team USA Certified)

Jordan Claridge (Instructor & Competitor) 19 Years Experience 

Jordan has been wrestling for a total of 10 years starting in youth wrestling when he was 7 years old. Jordan’s accomplishments as a wrestler were 4 time regional participant including a 2nd place finish and a 3rd place finish. Jordan also competed in the state tournament including a 6th place finish as a senior. Jordan also competed in freestyle and Greco Roman wrestling were he competed in the northwest regional tournament. Jordan also has experience in boxing, kick boxing, and jiu jitsu while also having a good knowledge of strength and conditioning and nutrition.

Jordan Trains In The Following:

  • Boxing (Team USA Certified)
  • MMA
  • Freestyle, Folk & Greco-Roman Wrestling
  • Bo-Ka-Jitsu Brown Belt
  • Strengthening & Conditioning

Felecia Holloway (Cardio Instructor)

Felecia is a Zumba fitness instructor with two years of Zumba experience. She has a passion for engaging with people of all ages and backgrounds while promoting a healthy and active lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for an engaging fitness event or simply want to join a fun and energetic workout session, Felecia’s 30-minute cardio class is the perfect choice. Her vibrant personality and expertise in Zumba make her suitable for any audience, from beginners to advanced fitness enthusiasts. Get ready to dance, sweat, and have a blast while being inspired and motivated by Felecia’s dynamic and energetic approach to fitness.

Sam Bingham (Instructor & Competitor) 10 Years Experience

  • Judo
  • Jiu-Jitsu
  • Hapkido

Greg Nielsen (Instructor, Competitor)

  • Wrestling
  • Jiu-Jitsu
  • Bo-Ka-Jitsu Black Belt

Josh Baird (Instructor & Competitor) 10 Years Experience

  • Wrestling
  • Jiu-Jitsu

Mr Pollert (Instructor) 9 Years Experience

  • Judo
  • Hapkido
  • Tae-Kwon-Do

Isaac Nydegger (Instructor &  Competitor) 30 Years Experience

  • Krav Maga
  • Bo-Ka-Jitsu Brown Belt
  • MMA
  • Chiryoku Brown Belt

Kort Smith (Instructor & Competitor) 20 Years Experience

  • Wrestling
  • Jiu-Jitsu
  • Bo-Ka-Jitsu Black Belt

We Sell The Following Brands At The Gym

Boxing in Cache Valley At Its Best! (USA Boxing Registered Club – registered as “TDF GYM”) 

We really do believe we have the best Boxing coaches in Cache Valley! For that matter, we believe we have the best boxing coaches you can find in the Rocky Mountain area, Come see for yourself!

Cache Valley/Logan Brazilian Jiu Jitsu At Its Best!

Take a look at our Cache Valley Jiu-Jitsu instructors Ismael Fagundes who is with the famed Alex Tchaka Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu Team. And Tony Kanski who teaches no-gi BJJ.  You may also want to take a look at our info page on Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, and learn a little about some of the Jiu-Jitsu history and  where it came from.

Cache Valley/Logan Martial Arts At Its Best!

We offer many different types of martial arts, come try them all and see which one of our instructors you like best)

Cache Valley/Logan Taekwondo At Its Best!

Take a look at our Taekwondo instructor Jonathan Semetko, you will agree that with him, we really do have the best of Logan Tae Kwon Do right here! With Mr. Semetko’s classes he focuses on traditional Taekwondo/Hapkido which is more combat oriented (not just sport)… Fun fact, we have shown two spellings for Taekwondo, here are two others: Taekwon Do, Taekwon-Do

Cache Valley Judo Club At Its Best! (USA Judo Registered Club – registered as “Cache Valley Judo Club”)

Take a look at our Judo instructor Jonathan Semetko, you will agree that with him, we really do have the best Logan Judo Club right here! With Mr. Semetko’s classes he focuses on Olympic Judo as well as Freestyle Judo. Be sure and visit the Cache Valley Judo Club fb page.

Cache Valley/Logan Hapkido At Its Best!

We have just added Hapkido to our gym! Check out when it is being taught.

We have some fun educational links below that cover the following martial arts (some of which we offer here, or soon will be)

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Unleash your potential at TDF Martial Arts Academy, where age and gender are no barriers to becoming stronger, both inside and out. Whether you’re young or old, male or female, single or part of a family, our academy welcomes you to join a community dedicated to personal growth and safety. In today’s world, where the unsettling realities of violence, trafficking, and assault are ever-present, the importance of self-defense cannot be overstated. Did you know that learning martial arts can significantly boost your chances of effectively protecting yourself and your loved ones in dangerous situations?
At TDF Martial Arts Academy, we blend physical fitness with self-defense skills, ensuring you’re equipped to handle life’s challenges with confidence. Our expert instructors are committed to your health and well-being, offering personalized training that respects your unique journey. Martial arts isn’t just about fighting; it’s about building resilience, discipline, and mental fortitude. Don’t let fear dictate your life. Take the first step towards empowerment and join the TDF Martial Arts Academy family today. Together, we can create a safer, stronger community for everyone.

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