Our Women's Fight Back Workshop May 22, 2022 was a Great Success! Our Next Workshop is in November, go to our Workshop Page to Register. Did you know we run all our classes through-out the summer? In addition, our "Summer Day Camps" are almost here! Hyper Camp: June 20-24, Earn A Belt Camp: July 18-22 and Weapons Camp: August 8-12---See Our Day Camps Page to Register. We will also provide Kids Karate Games to win FREE classes, and FREE Month Classes Drawings too, with demonstrations of Krav Maga, Hyper Pro Training and Karate during "The Squirrel Hill Night Markets" held on our own street, Murray Avenue! Look for our Red Tent and blue mats and join us for lots of food, music, games, demos and great times: Saturdays June 25, August 27 and October 1st each at 6-10 PM!

George J. Mowod | Martial Arts Instructor

George J. Mowod

George J. Mowod

Trained in the Martial Arts since age 12

  • 7th Degree Black belt - Okinawan Isshinryu Karate-do Association
  • Krav Maga Worldwide™ Official Training Center Licensee and Certified Instructor
  • 5th Degree Black belt - Isshinryu World Karate Association
  • 4th Degree Black belt - United States Karate Association
  • 1st Degree Black belt - Okinawan Kenpo
  • 1st Degree Black belt - Academy of Okinawan Karate
  • Nationally rated fighting and forms Competitor
  • Certified Instructor - Inayan System of Eskrima, Sinawali and Dequerdas
  • Undefeated State & City Champion (1981-1982)
  • Head Instructor - Penn State Karate Club (1974-1977)

Additional Education and Employment

  • Practicing Attorney
  • Past Instructor at Duquesne University Paralegal Institute
  • Juris Doctor Degree - Duquesne University School of Law
  • Bachelor's Degree - Pennsylvania State University


Serving the Pittsburgh Community Since 1981

  • Sponsor of the Girl Scout Karate & Self-Defense Merit Badge
  • Fitness Kickboxing Programs at local university organizations
  • Trainer of Burns International Security Guards
  • Self Defense Workshops at community public and private elementary, middle schools and high schools and for local children, teens, women and teacher groups, such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Friendship Circle, JCC of PGH, Hadassah, Gwen's Girls and many more
  • Hyper Pro Training™ Youth Empowerment Workshops
  • Krav Maga Worldwide™ Women’s Empowerment Workshops
  • AJ Draven’s Krav Maga 6 Week Get Fit Challenges

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