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Zach Edington

Quote from Zach Edington’s article in the Terre Haute Tribune Star (TribStar), 12/15/11: “Wrestling is definitely my best asset. Probably second would be my ground game, with my jiu-jitsu [thanks in part to training from McVicker].”  Read the whole article at: http://tribstar.com/sports/x161777564/Like-a-caged-animal.

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Scotty Redenbaugh, Certified Personal Trainer, National Academy of Sports Medicine

“Jack McVicker provides a full system of self-defense and competition. I have never met a person who is so skilled at his craft and so skilled at teaching it at the same time. I have learned a ton of realistic techniques that could […]

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Jamie Kyler

“I started training at McVicker’s Martial Arts approximately 5 years ago. At that time I was looking for something to keep me in shape and feed my competitive nature.  That is when I happen to stumble upon world class Brazilian […]

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Lew Smith

“Many people will tell you that when a man reaches his 50s he tries to relive his youth. I’ve never looked at life that way. Besides, my youth was not as much fun as I’m having today.  I started learning Jeet […]

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Jim Eisenmenger

“There are few world-class jiu-jitsu competitors in the Midwest, and even fewer who are also highly skilled educators.  Jack is both.  Prior to beginning to train with Jack (at the age of 36), I had no martial arts experience.  I […]

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Michael Schlosser, Ph.D., Associate Director, University of Illinois Police Training Institute

“I have been involved in the martial arts for over 35 years and have studied under numerous instructors.  I have also had experience teaching the martial arts off and on over the last 20 years.  Jack McVicker is one of […]

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Chris Malone

My job requires me to travel frequently, forcing me to visit several academies across the country to get in mat time; but, also affording me the opportunity to train with several high-level black belts.  I recently had the opportunity to […]

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Chris Stucker


I could easily talk for an hour about McVicker’s Martial Arts Academy and about Jack, personally.   McVicker’s Martial Arts Academy is an absolute gem right here in the Wabash Valley.  Having an instructor of Jack’s background and credentials here in […]

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