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About Kansas City’s Official C.O.B.R.A. Instructor – Miss Tina Richard

Tina has been training in martial arts since 2003 with the sole purpose of personal protection. She has acquired rank in Jeet Kune Do and Pacific Archipelago Combat.  In 2017, Tina proudly joined the ranks of C.O.B.R.A. Self-defense System Certified Instructors to provide a comprehensive self-defense training available for all ages and gender.

“I have trained in martial with the purpose of self-defense. My core training and teachings revolve around the mental and physical requirements to defend oneself and loved ones. My goal is to teach prevention, preparation and action against daily threats.”

“It made me feel empowered and a lot more confident as a single female.”

Natalie W C.O.B.R.A.™ graduates


“Wow! Just had a creepy guy start following me in my work parking lot. Thank you Tina and Leanne for making sure I am always prepared. I highly recommend this self defense training! Tina is a great teacher!”

Gerri S C.O.B.R.A.™ graduates


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