Omaha Kali Academy

Low Ego
High Curiosity

The most well rounded martial arts school in Omaha
p: (402) 218-6067

Weapons, standup, and ground fighting.

Omaha Kali Academy trains you in all areas of combat.

Class Schedule

JKD & Filipino Martial Arts

Tuesday and Thursday 7pm to 8pm
Discover the dynamic and fluid combat strategies of Jeet Kune Do and Filipino Martial Arts, designed to enhance your adaptability and self-awareness in real-world scenarios.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Sunday 10am to 11:45am / Monday and Wednesday 4:30pm to 6pm
Master the art of ground fighting and submission with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, focusing on leverage and technique to control and submit your opponent.


Tuesday and Thursday 7pm to 8pm
Elevate your striking skills with Kickboxing, a high-energy class that combines punches, kicks, and footwork to boost fitness, agility, and self-defense capabilities.

About Dean Truax

Our esteemed instructor, Dean Truax, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the dojo, with a rich history of training under some of the most respected figures in martial arts. His comprehensive approach combines the philosophy of Jeet Kune Do with practical fighting techniques from around the world. Below are his notable achievements:

  • Senior Associate Instructor under Dan Inosanto in Jun Fan Gung Fu/Jeet Kune Do and Filipino Martial Arts
  • Certified instructor under Progressive Fighting Systems by Paul Vunak and Thomas Cruse
  • American Top Team Certified MMA Instructor
  • Apprentice Instructor in Kuntao Silat/Filipino Martial Arts under John R. Malmo
  • Holds a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Jean Jaques Machado
  • Awarded a 4th degree black belt in Karate and a 2nd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do

Dean Truax's diverse background and commitment to martial arts education make him a unique and valuable leader in our community.