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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.


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. 

Days: Mon/Wed (2x per week)
Time: 6-7:30pm
Dates: 8/27/2018 to 12/12/2018
Location: Mat Room
Fee: Member $90, Non-member $115

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Days: Mon/Wed/Fri (3x per week)
Time: 6-7:30pm
Dates: 8/27/2018 to 12/14/2018
Location: Mat Room
Fee: Member $135, Non-member $170

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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.

Days: Tues/Thurs
Time: 6:30-7:45pm
Dates: 8/27/2018 to 12/12/2018
Location: Studio 3
Fee: Member $75, Non-member $95

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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. Class will be located in the Medium Group Fitness Studio.

Days: Tues/Thurs
Time: 5:30-6:45pm
Dates: 8/28/2018 to 12/13/2018
Location: Matroom
Fee: Member $75, Non-member $95

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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.

Days: Wed
Time: 7-9pm
Dates: 8/29/2018 to 12/12/2018
Location: Large Ice Overlook Meeting Room
Fee: Member $60, Non-member $75

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is the single most effective martial art you can learn for self-defense. Unlike most martial arts, Jiu Jitsu doesn’t rely on size and strength. It’s all about leverage and joint manipulation. A smaller person could easily defeat a much larger and stronger opponent with BJJ.  Great for men and women of any experience level, whether you are looking to compete or just to have fun, have a great workout, and learn self defense, this class is for you! The basics class provides a good foundation in skills, the Level 2 class allows participants to move to the next level in development. Multi time national and state BJJ champion Brian Scott, who holds national and international titles in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competition will be teaching the class.

Level 1:

Days: Mon/Wed
Time: 3-4pm
Dates: 8/27/2018 to 12/12/2018
Location: Mat Room
Fee: Member $58, Non-member $73

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Level 2:

Days: Tues/Thurs
Time: 3-4pm
Dates: 8/28/2018 to 12/13/2018
Location: Mat Room
Fee: Member $58, Non-member $73

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Muay Thai  

Our Muay Thai kickboxing class is perfect for beginners and advanced students.  This class is led by undefeated Muay Thai Kickboxer and champion Brian Scott.  Muay Thai is the art of 8 limbs using boxing, elbow strikes, knee strikes and kicks as weapons. This system provides stress relief, strength, cardiovascular fitness, self-defense and it is extremely fun.  This class will provide students with the tools they need for the ring, including the complete conditioning of a fighter, even though you may never compete. Great for men and women of any experience level, whether you are looking to compete or just to have fun, have a great workout, and learn self defense, these classes are for you! The basics class provides the foundation, Level 2 allows participants to elevate the skills they have learned.

Muay Thai Basics

Days: Mon/Wed
Time: 4:15-5:15pm
Dates: 8/27/2018 to 12/12/2018
Location: Mat Room
Fee: Member $58, Non-member $73

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Muay Thai Level 2

Days: Tues/Thurs
Time: 4:15-5:15pm
Dates: 8/28/2018 to 12/13/2018
Location: Mat Room
Fee: Member $58, Non-member $73

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Eskrima 

Doce Pares Eskrima is the weapons art of Filipino Stick Fighting.  This is a modern style of weaponry and it incorporates the use of single stick, double stick and empty hand techniques, taught through striking and defending partner drills in a safe and friendly manner.  Our Eskrima class is perfect for beginners and advanced students.  This class is led by 5 time World Champion Guro Brian Scott of the Wolchek Academy of Martial Arts.  This system provides a comprehensive style that promotes fitness and self-defense and it is extremely fun. 

Days: Mon/Wed
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Dates: 8/27/2018 to 12/12/2018
Location:  Studio 3
Fee: Member $58, Non-member $73

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 *Eskrima participants must purchase a fighting sticks, available through the instructor.

Women's Self Defense

Come learn empowering and effective verbal and physical skills designed to increase your safety and confidence in a wide range of real-life scenarios involving intimate partners, dates, acquaintances, stranger assaults and sexual violence.  Through interactive discussion and hands on practice we will explore methods to increase awareness of potential threats, enhance strong verbal and physical boundaries, and techniques for managing fear and stress.  Physical skills will include basic but highly effective techniques for defense in all situations.  This class will be taught in a 4 week series format to learn, undersand and practice skills.

 *For those who identify as women.

Returning Spring 2019

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