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House of Champions is very pleased to announce a FREE Crisis Management Workshop, Thursday January 17th from 7:00pm to 8:15pm.  The Seminar will be lead by world renown Instructor Boaz Barr, founder of the Ozma Self Defense System.
If you are an HOC Member who would normally attend Thursday night Arjukenpo, Woman’s Self Defense,  Warrior Core or Kapap, please note that this special event will be in place of your scheduled class.
The Ozma Self-Defense System will show you how to “Use no weapon as a weapon: Use every day objects and one’s environment as instruments of self defense.” and it will teach you how to “Feel. Don’t think. Tune-in to your intuition, live right  and know when to act.”
All Men, Women, Teens & Children (with their parents) are welcome and encouraged to attend! If you wish to participate, please call (818) 996-7180 as spaces are limited. Participants are encouraged to bring:  a bandana or something to cover your eyes, purse or sport/duffel bag, baseball cap, scarf or tie.
Boaz Barr, Certified Senior Instructor for Martial Arts and the founder of the Ozma Defense System by Dragon Wisdom, has served in an Elite combat unit of the IDF and trains the Israeli Secret Service and other elite units.
House of Champions is honored to host this event and we look forward to seeing you Thursday night where we will all learn how to protect ourselves and protect our families!
House of Champions is located at 17228 Saticoy Street, Van Nuys, CA 91406 and on the web at You can also “like” House of Champions, Van Nuys on Facebook and be entered to win a Free One Year Program.

New Warrior Fit Class added to 2013 line up!

You asked for it, we are giving it to you! NEW to the schedule for January is a FRIDAY NIGHT Warrior Fit class lead by HOC’s World Class Instructor Cesar Mejia. Be on the mat at 6:30 pm and prepare to get your sweat on!


Warrior Fit is: A 45-minute cardio vascular, heart pounding, endorphin producing, addictive workout that tones every muscle in your entire body and burns fat. You’ll go through a professional fighter’s routine that involves stretching, shadow boxing, bag work, combination drills, lower body conditioning and abdominal work. We incorporate fundamentals of boxing, Muay Thai Kickboxing and Karate as a part of the workout. Not only will you get in shape, but you’ll have fun and learn while you are doing it.


Warrior Fit is also available: Monday and Wednesday’s at 5:45 pm, Tuesday and Thursday’s at 10am and, Sunday’s at 10am. Warrior Core (conditioning & toning) is available on Tuesday and Thursday’s at 8pm.


We are also extending the Holiday Special on our fabulous, high quality WARRIOR FIT t-shirts: Only $20 per shirt and $50 for a Family Pack of 3! Pair them with a set of boxing gloves (available at HOC) and you are SET! 



House of Champions is more than a training facility and collection of families who practice martial arts – we are a community who believes that this is a way of life that can positively impact body, mind and spirit.

Make 2013 your healthiest year yet!

House of Champions to feature finest Jiu Jitsu talent from around Southern California!

This Sunday, November 18, 2012, The World Famous House of Champions, based in Van Nuys, CA, will host another exhilarating Jiu Jitsu tournament. This highly anticipated, long running event is the fourth and final of the year. Gym families from all over Southern California will be represented including fighters from Machado Brothers, The Pit, Gracie Brothers’ 10th Planet, Big John McCarthy’s Ultimate Training Center and House of Champion’s best as well.

If you think you have what it takes to compete, the cost is only $25 to roll with some of the best in Southern California. Adults weigh in at 11am and the first match is set for 12pm. The matches are 10 minute, no gi required and “submission only”. Kids are also encouraged to come and compete! Weigh-in for kids is at 9am and first match will begin at 10am. HOC takes pride that their focus at these exciting events is comradery and skill not just shear competition and politics.

Shihan Mark Parra, founder of House of Champions, welcomes men, women and families of all ages to come and celebrate the spirit of Jiu Jitsu. “For the cost you would normally spend on your daily cup of Starbucks coffee ($5), you can come on in and not just be entertained by all the awesome talent that will be competing but also learn some serious moves and be inspired! Can you say your Sunday morning latte will do that for you?”, says Shihan Mark with a grin on his face.

House of Champions is also excited to announce a new contest for the whole public…”like” House of Champions on Facebook and be entered into a drawing (to be announced January 1st, 2013) to win a ONE YEAR FREE MEMBERSHIP!! You can find House of Champions on Facebook at where they feature daily inspirational tips on training, safety, health, exercise and even meal planning. Special gym or class offers will also be made available only through Facebook so join up NOW and stay tuned!!

HOC is more than a training facility and collection of families who practice martial arts…..they are a community who believes that this is a way of life that can positively impact body, mind and spirit. You don’t have to be a member of the gym to be a part of the HOC family at Facebook. All are welcome!

Learn more about House of Champions at House of Champions is located at 17228 Saticoy Street in Van Nuys, CA 91406. Call (818) 996-7180

HOC looks forward to seeing you all this Sunday!