Welcome to the Tactical Defense Academy (TDA) and Executive PFS of El Campo, Texas. Our organization specializes in customized self-defense and modern defensive tactics. We teach simple, realistic, and effective defense that has been tested and proven by some of Americas most elite organizations. Our programs are combined of years of law enforcement and military technology now available to you. If you are an experienced martial artist looking to advance your training, or a police officer or security personnel wanting to sharpen your skills, a business man thinking of your own personal safety, or just a family man wanting the skills to defend your family–You have come to the right place. From Special Forces to soccer moms–we have a program for you.
At TDA, we offer a variety of training options for small or large groups. We take pride in our ability to formulate custom training experiences to suit your individual needs or the needs of your group. We offer training regularly in the El Campo area, however if you would prefer to train in your area, give us a call and we can bring TDA to you. Our specific programs include Reality Combatives, Mixed Martial Arts, Womens’ Cardio Kickboxing, Womens’ Self Defense, Children’s Martial Arts, Childrens’ Self Defense and Gracie Combatives.
Our Training consist of striking, grappling, weapons training, mass attacks, as well as blending those all together in advanced fight simulations. We will teach you to adapt to the situation and be able to mutate from one situation to another the way violent attacks happen in real life situations. In addition to that we can put you into realistic scenarios making you deal with things like, carjacking, home break-ins, terrorist hijackings, and all out riots. Have a look at our training options and if you can’t find what you are looking for, feel free to contact us we will be happy to assist you.
TDA offers a 10,000 square foot, advanced training facility, and is the official training center for Executive Progressive Fighting Systems (PFS). We have multiple indoor and outdoor training locations in and around the gym. Our main training room has 1,200 square feet of 2” thick mat space and we have an equipment room stocked with all types of training items for any type of training we provide. We also have a well stocked pro shop if you prefer to purchase your own equipment. In addition to training, our facilitys have top of the line high powered tanning beds equipped with A/C and CD players built into the beds. We are a growing facility and plan to offer a full fitness center in the near future.
Head Instructor Clay Pratka has ten plus years of martial arts training he has trained in a variety of arts including, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Savate, Silat, Dumog, Kali, Pananjakman, Jodo, Jujutsu, Shootfighting, Pankration, Krav Maga, Commando Krav Maga, Jun Fan Gung Fu, Kino Mutai, Sikaran, Kuntou, Wing Chun, Western Boxing, Kickboxing, Wrestling, and more. Clay has also trained in seminars given by many top instructors including – Renzo Gracie, Joe Lewis, Mike Lee Kanarek, Bill Wallace, Michael DePasquale, Jr., Mark Hatmaker, W. Hock Hochhiem, Richard Ryan, Walt Lysak, Jerry Beasley, Mike Swain, Tito Ortiz, Frank Shamrock, Chung Lee, Tony Blauer, Paul Vunak, Joe Soliz, and many more.