Duration: 1 hour; Free; The best thing about Krav Maga might not be that it rhymes with "hahaha", but it's a nice side bonus for when you're done pummeling your foes. During this beginner-friendly class, you'll learn some of the essential components that make this eclectic fighting style so devastatingly effective. Krav Maga pulls from numerous martial arts, including muay thai, jiu-jitsu, boxing, and wrestling, making it a highly adaptable set of techniques whether you're looking for a self-defense style, or have interest in fighting competitively. Under the guidance of professionals that know their stuff and run a supportive studio environment, you'll build technique, speed, and power all at the same time by working heavily on situational drills that reflect potential real-life violent encounters. And thanks to the fast moving techniques of this style, you'll get a great workout to boot. But seriously, don't laugh at people you beat up. That's how bullies are made.
Discover a powerful self-defense style that fuses elements from several martial arts in an exciting fundamentals class
Develop key skills in Krav Maga, such as powerful counter-attacks, fast reaction time, and strategic hand-to-hand combat thinking
Get a great cardiovascular workout that will help you develop muscle tone and body awareness
Experience the confidence boost that comes from developing martial arts proficiency
Duration: 1 hour; Free; Judo what? Easy does it in this martial arts class! Judo, known as the "gentle way," incorporates a variety of techniques and skills designed to subdue one's adversary without causing more harm than necessary. You'll learn to use a variety of unbalancing maneuvers designed to use your opponent's' weight against them, meaning you can take on assailants who may weigh considerably more than you. In addition, you'll pick up holds and joint locks designed to easily restrain, and work on punches and kicks so that you can strike with confidence when necessary. It may be gentle, but you'll still be kicking butt!
Pick up the fundamentals of one of the world's most popular self-defense styles
Learn to defend yourself with ease in a style that focuses on weight shifts and efficiency
Internalize throws, blocks, holds and other other maneuvers so that they're second nature
Develop the confidence that you'll be able to defend yourself successfully if ever needed
Note: This is a free trial class for first time attendees only
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Duration: 55 min; Free; Trying to come to grips with your self-defense needs? Try Brazilian Jiu Jitsu on for size with this adults' class! Capitalizing on the fact that most fights end up on the ground, BJJ specifically champions techniques like grappling and submission that help you win when you get there. It also teaches that size and strength are secondary to proper positioning, technique, and leverage. BJJ is not only an effective self-defense technique, it's a great way to get fit, and with continued practice you'll find yourself developing increased strength, stamina, and flexibility. BJJ: it's not just for kicks. It's also for punching, throwing, rolling around, choking people out, and developing killer abs.
Learn the fundamentals of one of the most effective self-defense martial arts in practice today
Master a potent style, and develop reaction time and strategic hand-to-hand combat thinking
Get a great cardiovascular workout that will also help you develop muscle and body tone
Discover a martial art that will push you to your limits and develop your confidence
Cancellation Policy: This is a free trial class for first time attendees only. As a courtesy to fellow participants, please provide at least 24 hour cancellation notice.