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"Shen Chuan warrior
Harvest your winters, burning
Truth's pure blossoms free"
- Andrew Vachss
"Shen Chuan warrior
Harvest your winters, burning
Truth's pure blossoms free"
- Andrew Vachss
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   Lansdale's Self-Defense Systems is the home of Shen Chuan, Martial Science. This system was devised by Professor Joe Lansdale who has been a martial artist for over forty years and is a certified 10th Dan Grandmaster by the World Martial Arts Alliance. Professor Lansdale has been inducted into the International Martial Arts Hall of Fame, as well as the Texas Martial Arts Hall of Fame and is a multiple black belt holder.

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  Browse our site to learn more about Lansdale's Self-Defense Systems, the ecclectic art known simply as Shen Chuan and our very own Professor Lansdale. If you cannot find what you are looking for, try the search engine provided.

A little about Lansdale's Self Defense Systems
Meet each of our Instructors
LSDS Official Publication, the "Shen Chuan Review" The history of Shen Chuan, and its founder Professor Lansdale
See what Classes we offer at Lansdale's Self Defense Systems
Here is the Schedule of our nightly Classes
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Here's where we are located in Nacogdoches, Texas.
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"The staff and students of Lansdale's Self-Defense Systems wish to extend our deepest sympathies to the friends and families of our fallen brothers and sisters. Whether befallen from terrorism or while returning from the heavens, they were all heros and shall never be forgotten. "

11 September 2001 - World Trade Center, NY
01 February 2003 - Space Shuttle Columbia