Check Mate Self Defense, in Manchester, New Hampshire, offers a practical and fun-to-learn martial arts system that is a dynamic blend of Castoldi’s Jujitsu, Small Circle JuJitsu, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wing Chun Gung Fu, Judo, and ground fighting. After only a few classes, you will begin to gain self-confidence, agility, and improved hand-eye coordination. These ongoing courses are designed to accommodate students of every level. In a fun, inclusive atmosphere you can make gains in fitness, and flexibility while learning how to defend yourself effectively.
Owner and Head Instructor Leigh Rossi is a professional martial arts instructor with a 4th degree Black belt from Jujitsu America, 4th degree Black Belt and Life Member of United States Martial Arts Association, and a 5th degree Black belt with Kitoshakia International and a 2nd Black Belt in Judo. Leigh has been studying and training in the martial arts since 1978. Leigh is a certified Defensive Tactics Instructor for Law Enforcement and Security Professionals through PPCT (Pressure Point Control Tactics) and a member of the American Society For Law Enforcement Training (ASLET).Having most of his formal training under Professor David Castoldi, his teaching style is a dynamic blend of Castoldi’s Jujitsu, Small Circle Jujitsu, Wing Chun, Judo, and ground fighting.
If martial arts training resonates with you on a personal level or you are a law enforcement professional looking for the edge on the job, this strategic approach to self defense will give you skills you can use for a lifetime. We have both youth and adult programs and are located in the Historic Waumbec Mill building in Manchester. Come join us on the mat today!