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Why Choose Us

Come see why our programs have been rated #1 in Santee!

With classes available in the arts of Krav Maga, Taekwondo, Fitness Kickboxing, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Self-Defense, our facility has a program that will be just right for you.

Our academy offers group lessons for both kids and adults, as well as private/semi-private lessons. We have both morning and evening classes available to fit your schedule.

Creating Positive Choices for Your Children

We are parents just like you. Having designed our program around the things that we wanted to see for our children – Discipline, Respect for Others and Self-Esteem. Come and see why we are the leader in teaching Character Development for Children, reinforcing the values you teach at home.

We are looking forward to working with you and your family!


Our Values

Here at In Your Corner, we strive to provide the best instruction and education through the teachings of our Core Values.

  • Respect For Ourselves And Others
  • Discipline to Make The Right Decisions
  • Courtesy To Treat People How You Want To Be Treated
  • Courage To Stand Up For What You Believe
  • Perseverance To Continue When Things Get Tough

Our Mission

The goal of In Your Corner Training is to help our students develop, grow and improve both physically and mentally through progression in martial arts, kickboxing, and fitness training.

Darryl Johnson
Master Instructor / Head Coach

30+ Years

professional experience

5 stars

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Every Day!

Helping you on your journey

What We Do

Here at In Your Corner Training in Santee, we specialize in group and private training to teach you and your family the techniques that will help you grow and keep you safe.

Whether you want to get in great shape, learn to defend yourself and your loved ones, or you just want to break your normal routine; we have a program for you. We teach people of all backgrounds, skill levels, shapes, and sizes. Our system helps you to defend yourself if you are in a violent situation of any kind. We are experts in children/adult training that builds confidence and overall awareness.

Want to be efficient in your life? Then train with us and get your self-defense, fitness, and fun so you make the most of your time!

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About Us

In Your Corner Training has been proudly serving our community since 2010 . We pride ourselves in having highly trained staff and our state-of-the-art facility. In order to give you the best experience while training here at IYC, we focus on:

Knowledge and Experience

Our coaching staff has spent numerous hours, days and years perfecting their craft, making them skilled at the martial arts, but they didn’t stop there. Knowing martial arts and teaching it are two different things and our team takes extreme pride in providing the absolute best experience for you and your loved ones.

A Safe Environment

At our facility, we take pride in keeping up with only the best in protective equipment and training gear. When performing a physical activity, we try our best to reduce the risk of injury and training in a safe environment reduces that risk while providing a top-notch experience.

Be a Black Belt in Life

The martial arts provide us with certain Life Skill benefits such as improved confidence, respect for oneself and others, the discipline to make the right decision and most importantly; the courage to stand up for yourself when needed. These benefits carry over into everything we do giving us a Black Belt attitude at all times.

See Results

We all set goals when we start something new and our highly respected team of coaches are here to help you achieve your goals. Whether it be to lose weight, build confidence, learn to protect yourself or just feel better about yourself; we are here to help you. Remember, you get out of something what you put into it. Do your best and the results will come.

Feel Supported

From our coaches to your fellow students, you will feel the support 100% of the way. Your journey to Black Belt will be one of the fond memories and when you get there…you will know you earned it.

Most Importantly…Have Fun

We teach each class with 3 things in mind. Get a good workout, learn something new and always have fun while doing it. Come join the fun today!

Are you concerned that society is more violent?

Be prepared, not scared! People that are training and feeling more confident are less concerned about freezing in a violent encounter, whether at a sporting event, public transportation, jogging/walking, at a social event on travel outside the country, in a parking garage and more. Being bullied at school? We can help your child build the confidence they need to stand up to bullies.

Are you and your family safe in an attack?

Let our customized Self-Defense programs teach you and your family the techniques to feel confident and secure in your ability to protect yourselves in a bad situation. Give the gift of confidence today. In real life, you react how you train – come train with the best today!

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