Martial arts are meant to be the last line of self-defense, used only after verbally warning the assailant and then clenching your fist until it glows. Power up with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $39 for 10 kickboxing, muay thai, or Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes (a $250 value)
- $59 for 20 of the above classes (a $500 value)
Brazilian Top Team
Joao Amaral is so tough, he teaches cops how to fight. The head coach at the Brazilian Top Team (BTT) studios in both Boca Raton and Boston, Amaral boasts a resumé that includes training law-enforcement departments and winning in tournaments such as the Brazilian national championships. At the Boca Raton facility, Joao and assistant coach Matt Janzer lead group and private classes that include both gi and no-gi Brazilian jiu-jitsu; the former is a grappling technique that aims to give smaller people the leverage to take down a larger assailant, and the latter is more like traditional wrestling. BTT's muay thai classes, featuring a style of boxing often used in cross-training with jiu-jitsu instruction, can be adapted for those interested in competitive fighting or for those simply looking to get fit or learn self-defense.