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Are you confident to handle a firearm and use it if the need arises? Do you need your concealed carry license?

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Tom Dolan is an Illinois State Police Certified Concealed Carry Firearms Instructor (ILCCF) with approved CCL curriculum and is also an Illinois State Certified Firearms Instructor for Law Enforcement Personnel, an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor, and a Go2FirearmSafety certified trainer.

Tom has over 30 years of training and teaching experience and specializes in close quarters armed and unarmed defensive tactics. As an Active Police Officer, Tom also brings a strong sense of practicality and realism to the required training.

Martial Arts Classes Empower Students by:

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Increasing Awareness


Building Self-Confidence


Teaching Self-Defense Skills

Essential protection skills and gun safety

Our classes cover everything you need to know, from basic firearm safety to all the necessary information about the IL Concealed Carry Act, and how to safely carry and handle your Concealed Carry firearm.

Here you will find all the information you need about your chosen course, what to bring, testimonials, and our Safety Rules, which you must read before attending. 
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What Makes Tom’s Fitness and Paris Martial Arts Different
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We focus on the personal development aspect of martial arts, not just self-defense moves.

Our instructors are all certified black belts, qualified, and professionally trained to teach martial arts.

Our facility is always clean and features a viewing area for parents, as well as matted floors throughout.

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Join the ultimate full body & mental workout with Tom’s Fitness and Paris Martial Arts.

Don’t be the person who is stuck in their comfort zone with no way out.  Without a workout routine that you're committed to, you'll see your metabolic speed and cardiovascular health decline.

This is why it’s so important for adults to find ways to help themselves feel better every day!

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Developing the discipline to reach your goals benefits many different areas of your life.

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Martial arts helps improve coordination and is an excellent form of exercise.

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Meet like minded individuals on the same martial arts and self-improvement journey!

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At Tom’s Fitness and Paris Martial Arts, it is our mission to help you become a confident, focused individual with the life-transforming experience that is martial arts.

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3 hr IL Concealed Carry Renewal Class

This 3-Hour class meets and exceeds the requirements for you to renew your IL Concealed Carry license. It will meet from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 15th, 2023.

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16 Hr IL concealed carry class

Our next 16-Hour IL Concealed Carry class is on Saturday and Sunday, March 18th-19th. It meets and exceeds the IL training standard to get your IL Concealed Carry license, as well as a FL non-resident CCL. The class will meet from 9:00am to 5:00pm on both days.



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3 Hr Tactical Pistol Class

This class is part of our series of continuing education for Concealed Carry citizens to help them understand and prepare for various scenarios. This 3-Hour Tactical Pistol Class will meet in Paris, IL on Saturday, August 29th from 11.00-2.00pm. Cost: $50. 


What Our Students Are Saying:

Tom’s class exceeded my expectations. I felt the class is built to fit ALL experience levels, from skilled to unskilled. His background of martial arts, law enforcement, and tactical shooting brought the class to life!

Johnathon M.

As a member of the Armed Forces and student at the United States Naval Academy, I can say without reservation Tom’s professionalism, instruction, and emphasis on safety is unmatched. Both my comfort and ability with firearms increased as a result of this class.

Austin M.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our Teen & Adults Martial Arts program is for ages 13 & up.

We offer month to month memberships as well as savings on longer plans

Our Martial Arts classes' primary goal is to make sure our students have fun in a enjoyable, safe environment. Come and see a class for yourself - we all have a blast and our instructors do too.

No, our classes are a good mix of men and women of all fitness levels. Beginners train alongside some of the more experienced members, helping each other out in a enjoyable team environment.

You will receive an email with instructions on how to schedule your first class. One of our instructors will call you, or you may call the school directly.

Absolutely not. You will learn cool martial arts and self-defense moves, if anything you will learn how to AVOID fights, and defend yourself as a last resort.

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