The Falcon 1 Defense Difference

  • Learn the Falcon One   7 core concepts of self defense for the modern age. Effective and easy to learn.  These 7 concepts have been selected from only the most practical, dynamic and tested self defense strategies.


  • The Falcon 1 concepts of self defense can be learned and used by anybody. We are currently enrolling men, women, teenagers, and children.

  • We teach at 8 local Tuscaloosa elementary and preschools, including: Rock Quarry, Verner, ACA, Holy Spirit, Tuscaloosa Academy, Arcadia, and First Presbyterian Preschool, as well as our main facility on McFarland Blvd in Northport.


A Team Lee Karate Program

Sensei Michael 

Head Instructor 

Sensei Michael Lander is a Third Degree Black Belt in Isshin Ryu Karate. He began his martial arts instruction under Master Jon Lee  at 15 years old. Sensei Michael has been teaching karate lessons to the youth of Tuscaloosa for 12 years and has a passion for helping young people fulfill their potential as future leaders of the community.

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 70323 

Tuscaloosa, AL 35407



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