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SPRING 2013 MARTIAL ARTS

Learn a martial art for fitness, self-defense, or self-confidence. All of our instructors are professionals of high rank, with many years of practice and experience behind them.

No Classes January 21, March 23-31

Class DaysTimes Dates Fee Code *
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu W 2:00-3:15pm 1/16-5/1 $41 630735A
Shotokan Karate M,R 5:45-6:45pm 1/14-5/2 $60 630760A
Aikido T,R 6:15-7:15pm 1/15-5/2 $60 630710A
Enshin Karate M,W,F 6:45-8:15pm 1/14-5/3 $135 630720A
Kendo T 7:00-9:00pm 1/15-4/30 $80 630750A
Kendo   w/o shinai   $60 630750B

 

Descriptions

 
Enshin Karate

Enshin Karate is considered the ultimate practical style in the martial arts. It encompasses a trademark strategy that enables its practitioners to convert defense into offense, utilizing devastating blocks, kicks and punches. It stresses the development of flexibility, power, and speed; with emphasis on stretching, conditioning, and practice.

Instructor: Dan Lockhart

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Shotokan Karate

Shotokan Karate is one of the oldest forms of traditional Okinawan / Japanese martial arts still in practice today. This class will present traditional forms and techniques that are accessible to all participants.

Instructor: Kambiz Khalili

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Aikido

Aikido is a Japanese martial art and the highest form of non-violent self defense in which the defender joins forces with their attacker to neutralize the attack without injury to either.  It is a collaborative discipline for training mind, body and spirit in a unified whole, creating harmony and justice out of violence.  The training is rigorous yet relaxed, with an emphasis on posture, balance, and spiral movement.

Instructor: Eric Dobbs, 4th Dan

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Kendo

The Japanese art of fencing called Kendo, meaning "the way" (do) "of the sword" (ken), is the oldest form of martial art in Japan. Through it's long history and cultural roots, the art of Kendo expresses itself not just as purely physical power, but as a deep mental training and a philosophical outlook on everyday life. Class meets in Carlson 1B12.

Instructor: Michael Curtis & Jason Wong

* You must have a shinai to participate.

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of the most effective systems of ground fighting known today; relying on chokes, arm locks, and other submission holds to subdue an opponent. This class will focus on all ranges of unarmed fighting; from stand-up fighting to ground fighting. Class meets in the Matroom. Instructors provided by "Easton Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu"

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