CrossSwords Combat Academy

CrossSwords Combat Academy

1 employee
5 years in business

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The CrossSwords Way is a private academy of holistic growth. We believe in The Way: where health of mind, body, and heart meet together in the Sharpening of the Soul.

We do this, through Intensive Mentorship Life Coaching, Martial Art Training, and Mixed Medieval Swordsmanship.
By this we "Sharpen Your Soul."

There is simply nothing more powerful in my life, than to play a critical role in decision points in the lives of those around me.  

The Way is such that I  –as a fellow student of it–  am profoundly impacted to be its vessel toward my students and friends.

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Poway, CA 92064
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What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

With over twenty years of martial arts training in the discipline of the Sword, in Weapons, TaeKwonDo, Kickboxing, and Muay Thai, Headmaster Jared Smith created the CrossSwords Way: a modern system of martial arts.  He also multiple belts in various systems, including a Second Degree Black Belt and Senior Instructor Certification in the Applied Martial Arts.  He has spent the past decade coaching hundreds of students in MMA and traditonal systems throughout the last decade. 

Since 2018, and the birth of CrossSwords he has instructed in this New Way, which integrates street certified martial combat with a focus on mentorship, soul development, and strengthening the spirit through weapons training.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Our members enjoy trianing that is highly flexible to their schedule and budget.  As a Private Academy, lessons are held by hour, varying upon each members' specific needs, choosing as many or as few lessons each month!

Email us at [email protected] to find the right package and plan for your specific coaching needs!

How did you get started teaching?

My goal has always been to seek The Way.

Life can be a battle, and that's what we're preparing for.  The warrior is best set for the battle when they are most at rest within themselves.  The path of the Sword is one of working together, myself and you, to make you the best you can be.

After over a decade teaching martial arts and life-development skills, I founded CrossSwords to reorient what the ancient arts always should have been.  This took change from the "ground up."

Life Coaching needs tangible access to individuals' actions in order to be effective.  Martial Arts needs better access to individuals' character in order to change lives.  Combining these approaches systematically, It is my belief that the CrossSwords Way represents the true Way: a system not merely sustaining or defending life, but advancing it into limitless growth. 

  – Jared McNeil-Smith, Headmaster

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