Martial Arts

Martial Arts

Improve Yourself & Get Fit

Develop your self-confidence, self-discipline and fitness through martial arts. We offer activities that vary from smooth, flowing movements for relaxation and healing to agile, powerful exercises for self-defense. View programs

Ju-Jitsu

The Ancient Martial Art

Ju-jitsu was developed in Japan by Samurai warriors defending themselves against armed adversaries.  It teaches a weaponless form of self defense, using techniques that rely on leveraging your opponent’s strength and weight. Emphasis is placed on holds, throws, kicks, takedowns and ground-grappling.  View programs

Karate

Learn the Popular Martial Art of Karate

With self-defence as the goal, Karate teaches how to block the strikes of opponents and then disable them quickly with pinpoint strikes.

Shotokan karate is a similar martial arts style emphasizing  powerful strikes, long stances, and sparring techniques. View programs

Qi Gong

Achieve Balance with Qi Gong

Qi Gong is an ancient Chinese method of healing and exercise that combines, postures, breathing techniques and meditation to create a calm balance of energy and reduce stress. With methods similar to Tai Chi and Yoga, emphasis is put on postures being held for longer periods of time to increase strength. The exercises are low impact and can be done lying down, sitting up or standing enabling anyone to participate including people with disabilities, those recovering from injuries and seniors.  View programs

Tae Kwon Do

Develop Discipline & Self Confidence with Tae Kwon-Do

Tae (Foot) Kwon (Hand), Do (Art), one of the oldest forms of martial arts, is a sport for everyone using dynamic and balanced hand and foot movements.   A great way to exercise, Tae Kwon-Do also works to sharpen coordination, quicken reflexes, improve muscle tone, and increase overall strength. It emphasizes the importance of fair play that can be applied to any task.  View programs

Tai Chi

Experience the Benefits of Tai Chi

Tai Chi, is a Chinese exercise routine utilizing slow, smooth body movements to help the mind return to stillness, clarity and wisdom, and the body to a balanced and relaxed state. Coordinated upper and lower body movements are gentle and low impact with minimal stress on muscles and joints; the risk of injury is very low. Participants experience improved balance, upper and lower body strength, endurance and flexibility. In older adults, the benefits often result in lower falls frequency. Tai Chi is self-paced and requires very little space, no special clothing or equipment  and can be performed anywhere.  View programs