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Round of Golf with Tacos and Range Balls for Two or Four, or Lesson Package at Pico Rivera Golf Course (75% Off)

Pico Rivera Golf Course

Pico Rivera

Group lessons or a round of golf with tacos at a lighted, nine-hole course built in 1965

$61 $32

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One or Two 45-Minute Private Lessons from John Lepak Golf Lessons (Up to 57% Off)

John Lepak Golf Lessons

Multiple Locations

Instructor, who appeared on Golf Channel’s Big Break, oversees academy with 6,000-square-foot putting green and 16 tee boxes

$80 $39

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Four Group or Private Swimming Lessons for Child Three Months or Older at Water Wings Northridge (Up to 52% Off)

Water Wings Northridge

Northridge, CA

At a pool that’s part of the United States Swim School Association, instructors teach kids of all ages how to navigate the water

$110 $55

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Children's Winter Camp Sessions at arc (Up to 43% Off). Four Options Available.

arc

Hancock Park Elementary

Kids ages 4–11 learn about music, science, and photography with hands-on activities during winter camp sessions

$265 $150

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Standup-Paddleboarding Lessons or Four-Hour Rental for One or Two at Venice Beach Surf School (Up to 83% Off)

Venice Beach Surf School

Venice Beach Surf School

Instructor with more than 25 years slicing waves teaches students to master the same

$160 $49

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Five or Ten Kickboxing Classes at Kickboxing Woodland Hills (Up to 86% Off)

Kickboxing Woodland Hills

Los Angeles

Fitness-centric classes utilize kickboxing techniques to burn away calories

$90 $15

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Lessons in Historical Fighting Arts at Iron Shield Arms (Up to 73% Off). Four Options Available.

Iron Shield Arms

Los Angeles

Learn about and practice the fighting tactics and weaponry of historical warriors from ancient gladiators to medieval knights to pirates

$75 $25

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One or Three Months of Martial-Arts Classes at Kuk Sool Won Martial Art Fitness Center (Up to 84% Off)

Kuk Sool Won Martial Art Fitness Center

Los Angeles

Lessons for children and adults teach self-defense skills through Korean martial-arts techniques

$200 $39

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes at LA Jiu Jitsu Academy (54% Off)

LA Jiu Jitsu Academy

Melrose

Kids Brazilian jiu-jitsu for self-defense, bully proofing, exercise, life values

$149 $69

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$64 for $120 Worth of Martial Arts — Hawaiian Total Fitness MMA

Hawaiian Total Fitness Mma

Los Angeles

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$120 $64

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$69 for $149 Worth of Martial Arts — West Coast Hwarangdo Academy

West Coast Hwa Rang Do

Los Angeles

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$149 $69

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Rock Climbing or Canyoneering Tour for 2 or 4, or Hiking Tour for 2 with SoCal Adventure Company (Up to 54% Off)

SoCal Adventure Company

Multiple Locations

Outdoor experts guide small groups as they traverse picturesque canyons and rappel off of waterfalls and rock walls

$300 $165

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Swimming Lessons for Kids or Adults at Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy (Up to 54% Off)

Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy

Multiple Locations

After a free evaluation class, instructors use the SwimRight method to teach kids water safety and swimming skills

$100 $49

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$29 for $65 Worth of Services at Shinsei-Dojo

Shinsei-dojo

West Los Angeles

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you.

$65 $29

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A Tennis Lesson from Ramon Osa Tennis (70% Off)

Ramon Osa Tennis

Los Angeles

From the merchant: Come join Ramon for a fun-filled group lesson! You’ll get great instruction, meet fun people, and get a great workout!

$100 $30

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Two Months of Capoeira and Eskrima Classes for Kids or Adults at XL VCB Martial Arts Academy (Up to 90% Off)

XL VCB Martial Arts Academy

Canoga Park

Kids and adults master the movements of capoeira's mixture of dance and martial arts; adults learn self-defense with Eskrima

$260 $27

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Pro Tune-Up, Full Bike Overhaul, or General Goods and Services at DTLA Bikes (Up to 42% Off)

DTLA Bikes

Downtown Los Angeles

Bike techs get rides road-ready by truing wheels and cleaning chains, or completely disassemble bikes down to their frames

$170 $99

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One or Two Months of Kickboxing Classes at Zero To Hero Kickboxing (Up to 67% Off)

Zero To Hero Kickboxing

Mid-Wilshire

Students kick and punch their way to fitness, in an open gym space with punching bags lined up against the yellow-brick walls

$150 $59

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$42 for $120 Worth of Fencing Lessons — United Fencing Academy

United Fencing Academy

Los Angeles

Learn one of the world's safest Olympic sports with internationally renowned coaches at one of LA's finest fencing clubs

$120 $42

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6 or 12 Tae Kwon Do Classes with T-shirt and Belt at D.K. Tae Kwon Do (Up to 84% Off)

D.K. Tae Kwon Do

Pico

Tae kwon do students learn self-defense techniques while building strength, stamina, and discipline

$100 $18

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6 or 12 Tae Kwon Do Classes with T-shirt and Belt at D.K. Tae Kwon Do - Venice (Up to 84% Off)

D.K. Tae Kwon Do - Venice

West Adams

Students gain self-defense skills, strength, and endurance in tae kwon do classes

$100 $18

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5 or 10 60-Minute Group Padel Tennis Lessons at Sunset Padel (Up to 78% Off)

Sunset Padel Tennis & Health Club

Hollywood

60-minute group lessons include up to four participants

$125 $29

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$38 for $75 Groupon — MUSA MARTIAL ARTS ACADEMY

Musa Martial Arts Academy

Mid-Wilshire

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$75 $38

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$18 for $30 Worth of Basketball — The Shot Zone - Opening August 16, 2014

The Shot Zone

Los Angeles

From the merchant: Practice shots like a pro! 30 minutes in our shooting zone allows you to put up hundreds of shots using our rebounders!

$30 $18

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$39 for Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes and a T-shirt from TrySelfDefense.com ($349 Value)

TrySelfDefense.com

Multiple Locations

Expert instructors teach essential martial arts skills, as well as discipline and confidence

$349 $39

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One Month of Weekly or Biweekly Youth Basketball Classes Including T-Shirt (Up to 61% Off)

Royal Basketball School

Multiple Locations

Experienced coaches teach kids ages 3 to 17 the fundamentals of all phases of basketball and competitive play

$148 $69

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5, 10, or 20 Child or Adult Self-Defense Classes or Three Months of Classes at Krav Maga L.A. (Up to 90% Off)

Krav Maga L.A. | REKM

Marina Del Rey

Two-time Israeli krav maga champion Roy Elghanayan teaches an intense form of self-defense developed by the Israeli military

$150 $15

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Month of Boxing, Kickboxing, and MMA Classes with Optional Private Boxing Lessons at A4 Fitness (Up to 77% Off)

A4 Fitness

Mar Vista

Hone boxing skills during two one-on-one lessons; high-intensity boxing, kickboxing, and MMA classes provide cardio workout

$149 $49

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6 or 12 Martial Arts Classes with a T-Shirt and Belt at DK Taekwondo Academy (Up to 84% Off)

DK Taekwondo Academy

Los Angeles

Tae kwon do lessons teach on mental and physical discipline as well as self-defense skills

$100 $18

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Golf-Swing Evaluation, Lessons, and Instruction at The Golf Academy/LA (Up to 66% Off). Three Options Available.

The Golf Academy/LA

Multiple Locations

Pros harness V1 video swing analysis and other teaching aids to shore up golf games

$175 $59

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Karate Classes at Kyokushin Karate West LA (54% Off)

Kyokushin Karate West La Dojo

Los Angeles

Authentic karate taught by a fourth-degree black-belt Japanese sensei who has more than 25 years of experience

$100 $46

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Five, 10, or 20 Sessions at World Champion Cardio Boxing (Up to 96% Off)

World Champion Cardio Boxing

Studio City

Students learn jabs, crosses, and uppercuts from four-time world champion and member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame

$275 $29

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at Rock The World Fitness (45% Off)

Rock The World Fitness

Marina Del Ray

Unlimited access for four weeks of martial arts classes, including muay thai, hapkido, and jujitsu

$175 $96

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$41 for $105 Worth of Gymnastics — Tumble Tykes Gymnastics

Tumble Tykes Gymnastics

Los Angeles

One month of tuition, a registration fee for the year, and four gymnastics classes are included

$105 $41

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Beginner Rock Climbing or Advanced Lead Climbing for One or Two at The Stronghold Climbing Gym (Up to 50% Off)

The Stronghold Climbing Gym

Los Angeles

Learn rock wall skills, including climbing safety, communication and climbing with top-rope belay; lead climbing offers advanced training

$35 $19

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Intro to Rock-Climbing Class for One or Two at Rockreation (Up to 47% Off)

Rockreation

West Los Angeles

Skilled instructors teach belaying and climbing basics; 12,000 square feet of bouldering and cliffs challenge climbers of all skill levels

$45 $25

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One Month of Kickboxing Boot Camp with Three or Unlimited Classes Per Week at S&J Fitness and Kickboxing (80% Off)

S&J Fitness and Kickboxing

Multiple Locations

Expert instructors lead students of all levels through a non-military style boot camp that incorporates kickboxing drills

$97 $19

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MMA Cardio or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Lakewood Martial Arts Training Alliance (Up to 80% Off). Four Options Available.

Lakewood Martial Arts Training Alliance

Old Lakewood City

Expert instructors lead students of all levels through intense fitness classes that make use of mixed martial arts moves

$50 $19

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Up to 65% Off Golf — Blind 9 Golf Valid Monday - Saturday 9 AM - 5 PM

Blind 9 Golf

Alhambra

Fitters assess golfers' swings to determine ideal lofts for their ball contact and lie to make sure club soles rest flat on the ground

$100 $35

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Four or Eight Weeks of Unlimited Cardio-Kickboxing Classes at Fitico (Up to 78% Off)

Fitico

Alhambra

Students kick, punch, and sweat their way through high-impact cardio-kickboxing classes

$79 $18

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Specialty Cleaning at Super Clean (Up to 51% Off). Two Options Available.

Super Clean

Gardena

Cleans, sanitizes, and deodorizes sports equipment and home soft goods, such as dog beds, luggage, sleeping bags, sofa cushions, and more

$50 $25

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$49 for $110 Groupon — Chun Lee Woo Tae-Kwon-Do Center

Chun Lee Taekwondo

Rosemead

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$110 $49

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Private Golf Lessons for One or Two with Mark Spinelli at Ace Golf Academy (Up to 54% Off)

Mark Spinelli at Ace Golf Academy

South Pasadena

Private lessons with 30-year veteran of the golf industry cover fundamentals of reliable swing and sound short game

$75 $37

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Indoor Rock Climbing at Hangar 18 Indoor Climbing Gyms (Up to 58% Off). Three Options Available.

Hangar 18 Indoor Climbing Gyms

Multiple Locations

Climbing crags coated in realistic texture challenges climbers to master top-rope, cave, and bouldering areas in included rental gear

$60 $30

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10 or 20 Kids' Karate Classes at FitCALI (Up to 52% Off)

FitCALI

Norwalk-La Mirada

Kids learn discipline while building coordination, focus, and healthy, active lifestyles in karate classes

$65 $32

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10 or 20 Boxing and Kickboxing Classes at EXF Boxing and Kickboxing Academy (Up to 72% Off)

EXF Boxing and Kickboxing Academy

Lawndale

Boxing and kickboxing gym run by an Olympian and former world boxing champion offers a slew of high-impact classes

$150 $45

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$19 for Four Beginner Tennis Lessons for Kids Aged 6–12 at RAMP Tennis ($40 Value)

RAMP Tennis

Carson

Beginner tennis lessons for kids aged 6–12; pick any four Saturdays between 11/29 and 1/31

$40 $19

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Two or Four Weeks of Group Classes with Private Lessons at Shaolin American Self Defense Academy (Up to 86% Off)

Shaolin American Self Defense Academy

North Hollywood

Certified black-belt-level instructors teach a blend of Chinese and Japanese martial arts during group and private lessons

$117.50 $19.99

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One Month of Unlimited Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Training Classes or 10 Classes at Subconscious BJJ (Up to 65% Off)

Subconcious BJJ

Multiple Locations

Students build strength, stamina, and self-defense skills in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes

$130 $45

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12 or 16 Kids' Karate Classes with Uniform and Optional Belt Testing at Karate 4 Kids USA (Up to 86% Off)

Karate 4 Kids USA

Valley Village

Instructors teach kids ages 5 and older martial arts skills and help them develop self-esteem, discipline, and a love for fitness

$282 $40

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5 or 10 Junior Muay Thai Classes at Muay Thai School USA (Up to 73% Off)

Muay Thai School USA

Valley Village

Students gain discipline, confidence, and self-defense skills; Work Out While You Wait program lets parents use the gym during classes

$75 $24

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One, Two, or Four 30-Minute Golf Lessons at David Stephens Golf (Up to 50% Off)

David Stephens Golf

Majestic Golf Practice Center

David Stephens applies more than 25 years and 20,000 lessons taught to help golfers improve their swing mechanics

$40 $20

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Three Golf Lessons from StartLine Golf Academy at Majestic Golf Land (55% Off)

Socal Sports Training

Signal Hill

From the merchant: Three 60-minute sessions designed to get you back on the right track; video analysis and training aids used for feedback

$450 $202

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10 or 20 Capoeira Classes from Tracey Claverie At Omulu Capoeira (Up to 85% Off)

Monitor Fininho at Omulu Capoeira

Signal Hill

Seasoned instructor imparts knowledge of capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian art form that blends dance, martial arts, and acrobatics

$150 $25

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Boxing or Kickboxing Lessons for One or Two at Ramos Fitness (Up to 67% Off)

Ramos fitness

Signal Hill

Certified instructor with more than eight years of experience motivates clients to get in shape while they soak up self-defense skills

$500 $220

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$22 for Two Weeks of Unlimited Boxing and Kickboxing Classes at Title Boxing Club ($50 Value)

TITLE Boxing Club

Pasadena

Upbeat kickboxing classes tone arms, legs, and cores; boxing classes teach basic boxing techniques while stregthening the body

$50 $22

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Six Months of Half- or Full-Marathon Training for One or Two at Club 26.2 Marathon Training Programs (Up to 55% Off)

Club 26.2 Marathon Training Programs

Brookside Park

Trainers coach runners in proper form and technique, which shoes to wear, how to stay hydrated, and how to prep for race day

$250 $125

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$199 for One Month of Fight Fit Boot Camp and Unlimited Training with Gear at Sityodtong USA ($968 Value)

Sityodtong USA

East Pasadena

60-minute, early-morning workouts five days a week and unlimited training for a month as well as a 30-day nutrition guide and meal plan

$968 $199

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One or Three Months of Jeet Kune Do Classes with T-shirt at Bee Martial Arts Academy (Up to 79% Off)

Bee Martial Arts Academy

Pasadena

Students learn the lightning-fast self-defense moves of jeet kune do, a martial art developed by Bruce Lee; T-shirt included

$160 $39

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$69 for $149 Worth of Martial Arts — Fred Villari's Studios of Self Defense

Fred Villari's Studios Of Self Defense

Glendale

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$149 $69

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Five Golf Lessons from Keith Morgan Golf (45% Off)

Keith Morgan Golf

Glendale

From the merchant: With the use of High Speed Video, Keith Morgan will help you understand and correct the flaws in your golf swing.

$500 $275

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Golf Lessons at Scholl Canyon Golf Course and Royal Vista Golf Club (Up to62% Off). Three Options Available.

Jucchou Golf

Multiple Locations

Golfers hone their swings during one-on-one sessions on a choice of two picturesque courses, marked by rolling fairways and mountain views

$90 $45

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Month of Martial Arts Classes for One or Two at Judo & Sambo Academy (Up to 62% Off)

Judo & Sambo Academy

Glendale

Instructors teach discipline, respect, and self-defense with judo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and Russian combat Sambo courses

$150 $59

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Boxing, Kickboxing or TRX Classes at Lucky Gloves Gym (85% Of). Four Options Available.

Lucky Gloves Gym

Citrus Grove

Torch calories and rip muscle by pounding heavy bags or battling own body weight on a system of TRX suspension bands

$100 $15

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10 or 20 Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Muay Thai, or Kickboxing Classes with Equipment at M3 Fight and Fitness (Up to 86% Off)

M3 Fight and Fitness

Montrose Verdugo City

Hone ground-fighting skills with jiu jitsu or striking acumen with kickboxing classes, whether looking for competitive edge or self-defense

$335 $59

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$83 for $150 Groupon — Capoeira Sul Da Bahia Los Angeles

Capoeira Sul Da Bahia Los Angeles

Fox Hills

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$150 $83

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5 or 10 Two-Hour Paddleboard or Kayak Rentals at Marina Paddle (Up to 51% Off)

Marina Paddle

Marina Del Ray

Sail along smooth waters in a paddleboard or kayak while toning your arms and core

$100 $49

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5 or 10 Tae Kwon Do Classes at Lima Taekwondo & Martial Arts Academy (Up to 91% Off)

Lima Taekwondo & Martial Arts Academy

Multiple Locations

Students of all ages and levels gain self-defense skills, discipline, and improved physical fitness in a positive, friendly environment

$159 $17

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$15 for One-Day Bike Rental from Bikes and Hikes LA ($32 Value)

Bikes And Hikes LA

West Hollywood

Hop on comfy, 21-speed hybrid bikes, available in four sizes, with a bike map, lock, and safety vest to explore the city on two wheels

$32 $15

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$82 for 15 Tai Chi Classes at Tai Chi Works

Tai Chi Works

Multiple Locations

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$149 $82

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10 or 20 Brazilian Jujitsu Classes at Carlson Gracie South Bay (Up to 84% Off)

Carlson Gracie South Bay

Redondo Beach

Classes focus on self-defense and fitness for all ages and skill levels by following tenets of Gracie Brazilian jujitsu

$150 $39

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One Month of Jiu-Jitsu Classes for Kids or Adults from Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy (75% Off). Three Options Available.

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Northwest Torrance

Learn valuable self-defense skills in classes designed for kids, women, or co-ed teens and adults

$395 $99

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Ninjutsu Self-Defense Classes at The Way Of The Shadow Martial Arts Academy (Up to 81% Off). Three Options Available.

The Way Of The Shadow Martial Arts Academy

Northwest Torrance

Instructors arm students 16 and older with the means to defend themselves while motivating them to build muscle

$100 $39

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Snowboard Tune-Up or One- or Two-Day Snowboard Rental at Olympus Board Shop (Up to 52% Off)

Olympus Board Shop

Torrance

Seasoned technicians tune up boards with edge and wax services or equip guests with boots, bindings, and boards by K2, Jones, and Salomon

$40 $20

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10 or 20 Classes at Shoreiha Dojo Karate (Up to 90% Off)

Shoreiha Dojo Karate

Torrance

Kids and adults alike learn the kicks and strikes of karate at a traditional-style dojo

$200 $25

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Four or Ten Kickboxing Martial Arts Classes with Gloves and a 40-Minute Private Session (Up to 81% Off)

NHC Martial Arts & Fitness

Los Alamitos

During full-body fitness kickboxing workouts, participants use heavy bags to work arms, legs, gluts, and cores and torch up to 800 calories

$160 $30

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10 or 16 Martial-Arts Classes and Uniform from Go2Karate (94%)

Go2Karate

Multiple Locations

Students don uniforms for classes in karate, tae kwon do, or krav maga

$324 $20

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One Month of Unlimited Krav Maga or Kickboxing Classes at Frazier Martial Arts (Up to 74% Off)

Frazier Martial Arts

La Habra City

Students develop bodyguard-grade self-defense skills in krav maga classes and get toning, full-body workouts in kickboxing classes

$149 $39

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Four Adult Cardio Tennis Classes or Four Kids' Tennis Classes at Ojakian Tennis (61% Off)

Ojakian Tennis

Beverly Hills

Kids 4–10 get playing almost immediately with kid-sized courts and equipment; cardio tennis offers a full-body aerobic workout set to music

$100 $39

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Los Amigos Golf Course doesn't waste any time challenging players: the very first hole is also the longest hole, clocking in at a whopping 516 yards. Designed by revered architect Bill Bell, the course tests golfers with beautiful yet hazardous tree-lined greens and a pair of shimmering lakes. So players can conquer the course's hurdles without having to parachute balls from a well-placed helicopter, Los Amigos offers plenty of instructional opportunities, including lessons for groups and entire families. The facility also boasts an expansive practice area, complete with large putting greens, chipping zones, and a night-lit driving range with both mat and grass tees.

The course and its facilities can also be rented out for weddings, quincea?eras, business meetings, and other events. And like its name, several employees at Los Amigos Golf Course are bilingual.

Course at a Glance * 18-hole, par 71 course * Total distance of 6,156 yards * Course rating of 68 from the back tees * Course slope of 114 from the back tees * Three tees per hole * See the scorecard

7295 Quill Dr.
Downey,
CA
US

Named a top place to play in Southern California by Golf Digest, the course at Rio Hondo Golf Club leads players on a zigzagging path toward glimpses of glittering lakes and waterfalls. Separated from adjacent holes by aisles of stately pine, the narrow fairways traverse rolling hills and mounds strategically placed to create tricky lies and inhibit golf-cart drag racing. When a rusty swing holds back progress, the club facilitates game improvement with a lighted, 30-stall practice range, as well as lessons with head PGA professional Steve Labarge and his band of instructors. The new 23,000-square-foot clubhouse houses the buzz of activity, inviting players to down cold beers while enjoying the emerald panorama.

Course at a Glance:

  • 18-hole, par-71 course

  • Total length of 6,360 yards from the back tees

  • Course rating of 70.5 from the back tees

  • Course slope of 122 from the back tees

  • Four sets of tees per hole

10627 Old River School Road
Downey,
CA
US

A nonprofit organization, Shoestring City Ranch is run by instructors that dedicate their time to teach teamwork and leadership skills to city-slicker kids by having them work with rescued animals. The environmentally friendly ranch hosts clinics on communicating with pets and group horseback-riding classes that teach everyone from tots to adults how to groom and ride. They also host fun events in addition to classes, such as the 5K Gallop and 1-Mile Tot Trot and a Roping Clinic 101, where a professional rodeo cowboy teaches students how to use a lasso.

7220 Century Blvd.
Paramount,
CA
US

Blaine Eastcott's love of the outdoors is rooted in fond childhood memories of family camping trips. On one such trip, Blaine's teenage self impulsively climbed a 100-foot rock only to soon find himself struck by panic high up on the rock face. He was paralyzed by fear, until a surge of adrenaline gave him the courage needed to scramble the final 10 feet up. This ordeal spurred him to take rock-climbing classes?and eventually led to his current position as the president of Rockreation. His three adrenaline-inducing arenas challenge climbers of all skill levels with more than 28,500 total square feet of climbing terrain, composed of jagged cliffs, bouldering nooks, and craggy archways. The faux-mountain range mimics the conditions of real rocks with indentions, overhangs, and eagle's nests.

The gyms devote one-third of their space to a bouldering area, which blends into a top-rope course fraught with varying angles, and a large lead area with an overhanging arch. Across these angles, passionate instructors with extensive outdoors experience?and a background in conversational mountain goat?guide students through the Fight Gravity program. The three-class series focuses on belaying basics, and progresses through technique instruction and bouldering. They also lead seasonal kids' camps where tiny humans can explore the routes, or plunge on a big swing and zipline. The gyms also have a separate area with machines, traditional weights, and cardio equipment for members who want to not only climb rocks, but also lift heavy ones above their heads.

11866 La Grange Ave
Los Angeles,
CA
US

Perhaps the only thing as impressive as Roy Elghanayan?s reign as a two-time Israeli Krav Maga National Champion is the students with whom he?s shared his incredible skill. He first was hand-chosen to devise the Israeli Special Forces? training program. In 2011, the Argentinean Marines enlisted him to teach the sport to their soldiers. He even trained actress Jessica Chastain for her role in the movie The Debt. Today, he continues to travel the world to teach Krav Maga and works out of his studio, Krav Maga L.A. | REKM.

Krav maga is a more rigorous form of self-defense developed by the Israeli military when they realized that ancient martial arts would translate to modern battlefields. Roy and his staff helm classes for both adults and children as part of a six-day schedule that divides students by their skill level. Beginners? classes corral 18 participants or less so that instructors can easily oversee technique while still having enough bodies to build a human pyramid if morale is low. With continued practice, the instructors at Krav Maga L.A. | REKM hope to imbue their students with the physical and mental skill to escape threatening situations should they ever arise.

13347 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles,
CA
US

When Darren Levine received his first Krav Maga black belt in 1984, he wasn't the first man to have worn that particular piece of fabric. The belt originally belonged to the man presenting it to him: Imi Lichtenfeld, the creator of Krav Maga. Darren had had the good fortune of learning the self-defense technique from Imi himself, and eventually became one of Imi's most trusted practitioners, developing training programs for more than 5,000 law enforcement and military personnel throughout the U.S.

In 1998, just one year after his beloved mentor passed away, Darren founded Krav Maga Worldwide to meet growing demand from curious civilians. The hand-to-hand technique is focused on reacting to realistic attacks, and teachers use scenarios inspired by everything from military combat, to late-night walks alone, to heated matches of Whac-A-Mole. Darren and his team lead various programs tailored for law enforcement and military members, women, fitness buffs, and even children, and they also offer certification programs for those looking to become instructors.

11500 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles,
CA
US