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OUR PROGRAMS

With 45 years of high level experience in various martial arts and combat sports we chose to offer our clientele 4 extremely practical yet fun programs to choose from the Martial Way Curriculum Systems. MW Urban Combatives (self-defense), MW Balintawak Eskrima (Filipino martial arts), MW Killer Bees Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and our character development based, curriculum driven Korean MW Killer Bees Taekwondo program.

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The Martial Way, Self Defense & Fitness has one of the best Instructor in America, I recommend it to all , you will not regret it!
~William Valdés
I've known Master Bell since 1984 (used to spar with him) and he's always been dedicated to his life's passion of the study, promotion and teaching of the martial arts
~Will Gabri-El

Grandmaster George Bell

GM Bell, 2013 Official Taekwondo Hall of Fame® Inductee has 45 years of experience training in the martial arts with his foundation in Taekwondo yet has black belt levels in 6 martial arts. In addition, 30 years of teaching experience with martial arts and he is a certified Arizona educator in Scottsdale. GM Bell is a caring and loving instructor that wants to offer the best quality instruction to his students while assisting in their martial art development, changing, and empowering lives through the ongoing practice of martial arts physically, mentally and spiritually. To see more information and a bio on our founder and mentor please click the READ MORE link.

 

45 YEARS

BLACK BELT

COACH

MENTOR

TRAINING EXPERIENCE
IN 6 DIFFERENT MARTIAL ARTS
KICKING COACH FOR UFC FIGHTERS
HAS PRODUCED OVER
24 MASTER INSTRUCTORS
500 BLACK BELTS
4000+ STUDENTS

We are dedicated to providing a safe and family-oriented martial arts experience for students of all ages. All four programs are led by internationally certified instructors and/or present and former world class athletes. We promote physical fitness and positive social interaction in a courteous and fun atmosphere. Our greatest responsibility is to instill in our students a sense of discipline and a code of ethics to inspire them to lead exemplary lives as leaders in the community through assertive confidence while acquiring practical martial art skills.

ABOUT US

Excellent martial arts center for both the family and individual taught by one of the top U.S. Instructors that not only holds a Hall of fame record for Taekwondo but really knows the martial art though and though. If there was a 6th star he would have earned it. TRUELY ONE OF A KIND!

 

Grand Master Bell is an amazing instructor, with his history of diverse martial arts and his ability to focus and develop the best is second to none, truly amazing instructor!

 

~Michael Colver

SERVICES

 

 I've worked with Master Bell for over 15+ years now. Master Bell took me from a Jr. State Champion to a National Jr. Champion, Collegiate National Champion and later a National Team Member. Master Bell excels in teaching, instilling discipline into his students and most of all giving his students the confidence they need to unlock their full potential. I am looking forward to bringing my child here as soon as she can take lessons.

~Mehdi Farsi

 

URBAN COMBATIVES

REALITY-BASED URBAN SELF DEFENSE FOR EVERYONE!

Martial Way Urban Combatives is a hybrid (dynamic and eclectic), reality based system of personal protection and martial art that utilizes techniques from multiple martial art systems with a heavy emphasis on practical, efficient, yet effective techniques. MWUC fills the reality-gap that many martial artists and individuals need to become complete and confident individuals that have true, assertive confidence to combat and avoid modern hostilities.

MWUC is a system that focuses on all aspects of combat: physical, tactical and mental. The system also utilizes principles of strength conditioning, bio-mechanics, physics, physiology and psychology.  FBI statistics are utilized to strengthen the gap between the physical and mental.  Knowledge of statistics assists in psychological preparation of combat.  MWUC is a system and science that when properly practiced and studied, will benefit everyone from the teen to the adult, the novice to the advanced martial arts instructor, law enforcement personnel to the military tactical expert.  MWUC will bridge the reality-gap and assist you in your personal protection needs.

Grand Master George Bell is the best instructor you will ever find. He will motivate your child to push his/her boundaries. He will teach them how to be champions in martial arts and in everyday life.

~Eric Clave

PERFECTION OF THE ART OF SPEED, TIMING, AND REFLEXES

Balintawak offers a great compliment to other martial arts and is a great stand alone martial art that focuses heavily on control, speed, reflexes, and hand-eye coordination. All in a proven way that is  learned in stages to acquire a great foundation in the art form of Balintawak Eskrima with Guru George. Balintawak Eskrima or Arnis is a com­bat sys­tem devel­oped by Anciong Bacon in the 1950's. It's primarily a sin­gle stick system how­ever, it is not just a stick or blade fighting art. Bal­intawak is equally adept at both weapons and empty-hand fight­ing. In Bal­intawak, the stick is only used to enhance and train the indi­vid­ual for bare hands fight­ing, and to achieve per­fec­tion in the art of speed, tim­ing and reflexes nec­es­sary to acquire defen­sive pos­ture and flu­id­ity in move­ment.

BALINTAWAK ESKRIMA

 

Grandmaster Bell is the best instructor around! He is very knowledgeable in many different forms of martial arts. If you are looking for a teacher who cares about every student individually and adapts to help them reach their full potential, he fits the bill. You will not be disappointed in your experience at all. I have known him for nearly 4 years now and he has made me a better martial artist, especially compared to what I was when I first started with him. His passion for martial arts made learning fun and made me more driven to improve as his student.

~Andy Bradfield

THERE IS NO LOSING IN JIU-JITSU. YOU EITHER WIN OR LEARN

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) was formed from early 20th century. Judo fundamentals that were taught to, Luiz França and Carlos Gracie by master Mitsuyo Maeda and later evolved to Gracie/Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu by Carlos and Helio Gracie. BJJ promotes the concept that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend against a bigger, stronger assailant by using leverage and proper technique, taking the fight to the ground.

American Killer Bees was founded by professors Isreal Gomes along with Anderson Silva and Rodrigo Vidal in 2004. Professor Israel Gomes leads the American Killer Bees program. Our Killer Bees BJJ program was founded by Professor George Bell in Arizona and locally maintains a strong relationship with Ximenes BJJ and Judo. Our goal is to spread and teach quality BJJ for everyone!

BJJ training can be used for sport grappling tournaments mixed martial arts (MMA) competition or self-defense. Sparring (commonly referred to as “rolling”) and live drilling play a major role in training, and a premium is placed on performance.

 

Trained with and was an Olympic Training Center Resident Athlete with GM Bell. His passion, knowledge, wisdom and years of experience contribute to his top notch Martial Way program.

~Trinity Tongg Osborn

THE ART OF KICKING AND PUNCHING

THE BALANCE OF BEAUTY AND POWER!

Although Taekwondo’s roots were first developed over 20 centuries ago in Korea, it was not officially recognized as a system of self-defense until the 1950′s when a group of leading Korean martial artists came together and unified their various art forms under a single style of hand and feet fighting. They named this martial art Taekwondo. The most important fact about Taekwondo is that it is both a superior art of self-defense and a technique of mental discipline. It gives its practitioners self-confidence, self-respect, self-discipline, and coordination. These mental characteristics along with the physical ability are beneficial to the mental life of individuals as well as to their families and friends.

 

Today, Taekwondo is the most recognized martial art in the world, and a popular Olympic and international sport. Grandmaster Bell is a former U.S. Olympic Training Center resident athlete, Olympic qualifier participant, professional athlete as seen on ESPN2 and Pay-Per-View, an 8th degree black belt in Taekwondo with 45 years experience, Arizona's highest ranking active Kukkiwon black belt and Arizona's most diverse Taekwondo master instructor with black belts in 6 different martial arts.

 
George is an amazing teacher and a real role model.
~Steve Acito

GM Bell is a true martial artist in every sense of the word. He can teach all your need to know on the physical in all ranges, but the more important mental aspects.

~Richard E. Gordon