Sports in Berkeley

$5 Buys You a Coupon for $30 Off Membership For New Members at Rocha Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Rocha Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Multiple Locations

$30 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for $30 off membership for new members

10 or 20 Adult Martial-Arts Classes, Including Registration at Bay Area Martial Arts (Up to 87% Off)

Bay Area Martial Arts

Grand Lake

$220 $29

Students learn kung fu moves and train with rattan sticks during self-defense martial arts classes

$26 for $50 Worth of Snowsports — Destination 1440

Destination 1440

Destination 1440

$50 $26

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

One Private Tennis Lesson, or One or Three Group Tennis Lessons (All Levels) from Denton Desquitado (Up to 57% Off)

D2 Tennis

Mills College

$70 $35

USPTA-certified instructor and former D1 college player teaches tennis fundamentals during lessons at Mills College

$54 for $120 Groupon — Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Grand Lake

$120 $54

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10 or 20 Boxing Fitness Classes at Boxing for Health (Up to 80% Off)

Boxing for Health

Oakland

$125 $29

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Boxing coaches teach footwork, combinations, and punches in a gym with a regulation sized ring and 14 heavy bags

5 or 10 Turbo Boxing Classes at Emi TKB (Up to 54% Off)

Emi TKB

Laurel

$60 $29

Learn non-combative kickboxing techniques from seasoned instructors while growing stronger and more flexible

One or Two Months of Unlimited Lessons at U.S. Shaolin Kung Fu (Up to 73% Off)

U.S. Shaolin Kung Fu

Chinatown

$100 $30

Black-belt instructors train students in traditional Shaolin kung fu, with an emphasis on self-defense and self-discipline

One or Two Months of Saturday Boxing Boot Camp Classes at Phight Club (Up to 56% Off)

Phight Club

Oakland

$40 $19

Get in shape while learning how to box under expert coaches at gym renowned for producing professional fighters

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 30% Off $100 Group Training ($70) For New Customers at Lightnings Boxing Club

Lightnings Boxing Club

East Peralta

$30 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 30% off $100 group training ($70) for new customers

$40 for $160 Worth of Boxing Lessons — Anouphab Mud Muay Thai Lao Academy

Anouphab Mud Muay Thai Lao Academy

Richmond

$160 $40

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4 Children's 30-Minute Swim Lesson with 1 Drop-In Family Swim Pass or 1-Month Family Swim Pass (Up to 53% Off)

AquaTech Swim School

Multiple Locations

$85 $40

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Group children's lessons teach stroke techniques and water safety in a self-paced instruction

One or Two Entries to San Francisco LUV RUN on Saturday, September 20 (Up to 52% Off)

LUV RUN San Francisco

Crissy Field

$55 $27

5K course that starts in Crissy Field and encourages mingling between runners who wear bibs denoting their romantic availability

$95 for Entry to Men's Health Urbanathlon 11-Mile Obstacle Race ($125 Value)

Publicis Hawkeye (Urbanathlon)

AT&T Park, Lot A

$125 $95

Competitors tackle 11-mile run and course with 14 obstacles including monkey bars, tires, barricades, marine hurdles, walls, and stairs

$13 for Registration for One for the San Francisco Turkey Trot ($24 Value)

San Francisco Turkey Trot

Mission Bay

$24 $13

Registration for one for a Thanksgiving Day 5K fun run benefitting local food banks

$5 Buys You a Coupon for $25 Off Pain Free Running Workshop at Running Flows

Running Flows

Presidio

$25 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for $25 off pain free running workshop

One- or Two-Hour Practice Session for Up to Four People at Eagle Club Indoor Golf (Up to 40% Off)

Eagle Club Indoor Golf

Downtown

$20 $13

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Each hitting bay has a GC2 Smart Camera launch monitor, which provides statistical feedback to help goflers make corrective adjustments

Four or Eight Fencing Classes for Kids or Adults at Xcel Fencing (73% Off)

Xcel Fencing

Multiple Locations

$110 $30

Adults and kids alike can pick up foils under the guidance of instructors and learn the basics of fencing

$25 for Five Beginner Jiu Jitsu Classes at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu ($150 Value)

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu

SoMa

$150 $25

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Developed and taught by award-winning martial artists, beginner jiu jitsu classes follow the facility's martial-arts philosophy

$49 for 10 Boxing Classes at Polk Street Gym ($175 Value)

Polk Street Gym

Civic Center

$175 $49

Classes help beginning boxers tone their cores, arms, and legs while practicing jabs, hooks, footwork, and head movement

$36 for $120 Worth of Cardio Kickboxing — Ralph Gracie Academy

Ralph Gracie Jiu Jitsu

SoMa

$120 $36

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$45 for $100 Worth of Services at Bay Jiu-Jitsu

Bay Jiu-Jitsu

Lower Pacific Heights

$100 $45

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One- or Three-Month Membership to 108 Heroes Kung Fu (Up to 82% Off)

Chinese Shao-Lin Center

Financial District

$160 $29

Kung fu lessons teach essential self-defense moves as well as confidence and skills useful for a lifetime of overall wellness

Three or Six Cardio-Boxing Classes at World Class Boxing Gym (Up to 76% Off)

World Class Boxing Gym

Mission

$60 $19

Certified trainers lead exercisers through a routine of kicks and punches

One Month of Filipino Martial Arts Classes or 5 or 10 Classes at Eskabo Daan (Up to 71% Off)

Eskabo Daan

San Francisco

$185 $59

Experts guide students through Filipino self-defense techniques, a versatile fighting style utilizing weapons and bare hands

Kayak Trip for One, Two, or Four from City Kayak (Up to 51% Off)

City Kayak

South Beach

$64.16 $32

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Paddlers drift past city views on the way to Brannan Street Wharf

Mountain or Hybrid Bike Rental or Three-Hour Guided Bike Tour for Two at Blazing Saddles (Up to 50% Off)

Blazing Saddles

Multiple Locations

$72 $36

Deluxe rental bikes whisk riders away on self-guided or guided tours of San Francisco, the Bay, and surrounding landmarks

$76 for $170 Groupon — Bushido Fight Team

Bushido Fight Team

San Francisco

$170 $76

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Overnight Big Sur Backpacking Trip with Meals for One or Two from Bay Area Expeditions (Up to 59% Off)

Bay Area Expeditions

Central North San Francisco

$340 $170

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Experienced outdoorsmen lead excursions through redwood-lined and oceanside trails as hikers learn basic skills

$49 for Unlimited 30-Day Martial-Arts Gym Pass to Hybrid Training SF ($185 Value)

Hybrid Training SF

San Francisco

$185 $49

Boxing classes, Brazilian juijitsu, and muay thai taught by experienced instructors in a fully stocked gym

$39 for a Pro Bicycle Tune-Up at Columbus Cyclery ($80 Value)

Columbus Cyclery

North Beach

$80 $39

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A bike mechanic adjusts brakes and gears, pressurizes tires, trues wheels, and cleans gears, the chain, and the bottom bracket

5 or 10 Kickboxing Classes at Empower (Up to 91% Off)

Empower

Financial District

$200 $19

The hour-long Stand Empower group classes focus on the principles of stand-up kickboxing, boosting self-confidence and strength

$84 for $240 Worth of Martial Arts — E.Y. Lee Kung Fu School

E.y. Lee Kung Fu School

San Francisco

$240 $84

Study Choy Lee Fut, tai chi, or qigong (internal exercises) twice weekly in a traditional Chinese kung fu school

Children's Kung Fu Classes or Kickboxing Classes for Teens and Adults at Five Animals Kung Fu Academy (69% Off)

Five Animals Kung Fu Academy

Inner Parkside

$160 $49

Students learn self-defense skills while simultaneously gaining physical and mental strength

$39 for a Month of Unlimited Mixed Martial-Arts Classes at AB Mixed Martial Arts Academy ($129 Value)

AB Mixed Martial Arts Academy

Portola

$129 $39

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A variety of martial arts classes s are complemented by pilates and cardio conditioning

Two-Hour Guided Kayak Tour for One or Two from San Francisco Kayak & Adventures (Up to 53% Off)

San Francisco Kayak & Adventures

Multiple Locations

$100 $49

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Knowledgeable guide leads intimate two-hour kayak tour of San Francisco Bay or Sausalito's waterfront

One Month of Unlimited Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training for One or Two People at Cesar Gracie Academy (65% Off)

Cesar Gracie Academy

San Francisco

$150 $52

Brazilian jiu jitsu classes teach self-defense skills with a focus on grappling techniques

Uniform and One or Two Months of Hapkido Classes at Hapkido USA (Up to 72% Off)

Hapkido USA

Inner Parkside

$194 $59

Hapkido instructors teach adults and children effective self-defense skills while simultaneously encouraging self-development

Running Training from Runnerspeaks Whole Person Running Coaching (Up to 77% Off). Six Options Availble.

Runnerspeaks Whole Person Running Coaching

On Location

$60 $19

With an emphasis on the mind, body and spirit, instructor culls from many disciplines to help runners earn their goals and love the sport

Kuk Sool Won Martial-Arts Classes at Kuk Sool Won of San Francisco (Up to 58% Off)

Kuk Sool Won of San Francisco

San Francisco

$100 $49

Traditional Korean martial-art system geared for both youngsters and adults

Eight Children's Martial-Arts Classes or Three Months of Classes at Martial Arts America (Up to 84% Off)

Martial Arts America

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

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Kids' program builds confidence and self-defense skills through tae kwon do strikes, jujitsu rolls, and eskrima stick exercises

Intro to Archery Class for One, Two, or Four People at Ohlone Archery (Up to 58% Off)

Ohlone Archery

San Leandro

$25 $12

In group lessons, students learn archery etiquette, stance, and basic form before unleashing arrows in the shooting gallery

Nine-Hole, Par-3 Course for Two or Four or 18-Hole Putting Course at Grayson Woods Golf Course (Up to 67% Off)

Grayson Woods Golf Course

Pleasant Hill

$6 $2

With Mount Diablo as a backdrop, golf complex offers an 18-hole putting course and 9-hole, par-3 course characterized by large greens

5K Entry for One, Two, or Four to Color Dash on Saturday, September 20 1 (Up to 45% Off)

The Color Dash 5k

Martinez

$45 $29

Run or walk along a noncompetitive 5K course through bursts of electric colors

One Month of Tae Kwon Do Classes for One or Two Kids at Fitness Innovations & Tae Kwon Do (Up to 88% Off)

Fitness Innovations & Tae Kwon Do

Martinez

$215 $29

Owner has been teaching martial arts for more than 35 years; instructors focus on instilling self-confidence, discipline, and respect

Basic or Advanced Bicycle Tune-Up at Bikes By Brian (50% Off)

Bikes By Brian

Bikes By Brian

$80 $40

A mechanic cleans drive trains, adjusts derailleurs, and trues wheels; advanced tune-up includes new tires, brake pads, cables, and housing

One Month or Eight Weeks of Children's Aikido Classes for Ages 4–13 at Aikido of Tamalpais (Up to 67% Off)

Aikido of Tamalpais

Corte Madera

$135 $49

Master instructors train students in the graceful movements and flowing take-downs that characterize the non-aggressive art of aikido

One, Two, or Three Months of Fencing Lessons at Swordplay Fencing Academy (Up to 64% Off)

Swordplay Fencing Academy

Concord

$97 $39

Instructors coach pupils of all ages on fundamentals of foil wielding during indoor lessons honing balance, strength, and coordination

$50 for $100 Groupon — Silver Dragon Kung Fu

Silver Dragon Kung Fu

Original Daly City

$100 $50

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$74 for $165 Groupon — Mount Tam Mixed Martial Arts

Mount Tam Mma

San Rafael

$165 $74

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

One or Two Months of Unlimited Martial-Arts and Fitness Classes with Uniform at Goju Karate (Up to 86% Off)

Goju Karate

San Rafael

$100 $19

Students of all fitness levels participate in karate classes that teach basic techniques and test endurance

Four Weeks of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at San Rafael Martial Arts (72% Off)

San Rafael Martial Arts

San Rafael

$159 $45

Four weeks of kung fu or tai chi classes with all classes taught by Sifu Terrance Thornton

Tennis 101 Clinic or Cardio Tennis at Cliff Drysdale Tennis at In-Shape Sport (Up to 58% Off)

Cliff Drysdale Tennis at In-Shape Sport

Multiple Locations

$60 $25

Learn the fundamentals of tennis play with an introductory clinic or stay in shape with a tennis-influenced cardio workout

$57 for an 18-Hole Round of Golf for 2 with Cart Rental Mare Island Golf Club (Up to $116 Value)

Mare Island Golf Course

Vallejo

$116 $57

Oldest course west of the Mississippi River features distinctive topography on the front and back nines, as well as a range and a pro shop

One Month of Self-Defense Classes for Students Aged 13 and Younger or 14 and Older at Trucombat (Up to 71% Off)

Trucombat

San Ramon

$100 $30

Expert instructors teach kids and adults self-defense techniques that incorporate elements of fighting styles such as Kung Fu and MMA

One or Two Months of Martial-Arts Classes for Kids or Adults at TriValley ATA Martial Arts (Up to 76% Off)

TriValley ATA Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$125 $39

Both kids and adults develop discipline and self-confidence as they learn martial arts

One or Three Months of Cardio-Kickboxing and Boot-Camp Membership at Dance Co. (Up to 74% Off)

Dance Co.

Upper B Street

$90 $29

High-intensity cardio kickboxing and boot-camp classes offer varied exercises to help work up a sweat, tone muscles, and lose weight

Unlimited Classes for Adults or Kids at A&R Martial Arts Training Center (Up to 81% Off)

A&R Martial Arts Training Center

North Hayward

$120 $25

Certified martial arts trainer imbues students of all levels with self-defense fundamentals

One or Two 60-Minute Golf Lessons with PGA Pro David Suh at San Bruno Golf Center (Up to 55% Off)

San Bruno Golf Center

San Bruno

$110 $55

PGA pro David Suh breaks down swings and offers corrective advice to develop consistent, dependable swing mechanics

One-Hour Golf Lesson for One or Two at Dennis Mitchell Golf (Up to 51% Off)

Dennis Mitchell Golf

Burlingame

$120 $59

Professional instructor who has taught PGA and LPGA players helps golfers step up their game

$5 Buys a Coupon for $50 Off One Month of Access For New Clients at Dethrone Basecamp

Dethrone Basecamp

Downtown

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for $50 off one month of access for new clients

One or Two One-Hour Private Golf Lessons with Dave Atchison at Burlingame Golf Center (Up to 60% Off)

Dave Atchison at Burlingame Golf Center

Burlingame

$150 $75

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Indoor/outdoor facility with full-length driving range hosts lessons with Dave Atchison, whose years of teaching include time at UCLA & UCSB

Two Rounds of Golf with Cart and Range Balls at Chardonnay Golf Club (Up to 47% Off). Two Options Available.

Chardonnay Golf Club

Napa

$84 $44.50

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18-hole, par 72 course winds through 150 acres of Chardonnay vineyards and wildlife preserves

18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart Rental for Two or Four at Eagle Vines Vineyards and Golf Club (Up to 47% Off)

Eagle Vines Vineyards & Golf Club

Eagle Vines Vineyard & Golf Club

$178 $99

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Surrounded by 27 acres of working vineyards, 18-hole course fills the Napa Valley countryside with a layout designed by Johnny Miller

10 or 20 Turbo Kickboxing Classes at Canyon Kajukenbo Martial Arts Institute (Up to 76% Off)

Canyon Kajukenbo Martial Arts Institute

American Canyon

$80 $29

Learn self-defense and burn truckloads of calories with workouts that activate the entire body

$35 for Entry Package to Wicked Wine Run 5K on Saturday, October 18 ($50 Value)

Wicked Wine Run

Jamieson Ranch

$50 $35

Runners traverse a scenic course through Jamieson Ranch vineyard and enjoy post-race pours of wine and live music

5 Jiu Jitsu Classes, or One Month of Unlimited Classes at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu San Mateo (Up to 93% Off)

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu San Mateo

Hillsdale

$100 $10

Students learn practical self-defense techniques, such as grappling and ground fighting, in intensive Jiu Jitsu classes

$74 for $145 Worth of Martial Arts — KICKS TaeKwonDo School of Self-Defense

Kicks Taekwondo School Of Self-defense

San Mateo

$145 $74

Discover the fun of learning a high-level, Olympic-style tae kwon do and self-defense art

$29 for One Month of Unlimited Adult Classes at Core Taekwondo ($149 Value)

Core Taekwondo

San Mateo

$149 $29

Adult taekwondo classes provide a high-energy workout, improving flexibility while teaching practical self-defense skills

One or Two 60-Minute Golf Lessons from Gary Monisteri (Up to 51% Off)

Gary Monisteri Golf

Vintage Park

$120 $59

Seasoned PGA pro instructor breaks golf down into its core components, leading focused practices aimed at making actual rounds more fun

Four 30-Minute Indoor Lessons at American Swim Academy (Up to 49% Off)

American Swim Academy

Multiple Locations

$72 $39

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Certified instructors impart swim basics in classes kept to a small student-to-teacher ratio for optimum safety and learning

Four Swimming Lessons at Calphin Aquatic Club (Up to 44% Off). Two Options Available.

Calphin Aquatic Club

Dublin

$80 $45

Taken consecutively, swimming lessons for all ages grow students' skills and confidence so they feel comfortable in the water

$30 for One Month of Brazilian Jiujitsu or Muay Thai Classes at Roots Kickboxing ($139 Value)

Roots Kickboxing

Union City

$139 $30

Instructor teach take-downs, chokes, holds and defense techniques to students of all skill levels

Six Weeks or 30 Days of Kids' Karate Classes at Hernandez Martial Arts (Up to 88% Off)

Hernandez Martial Arts

Union City

$160 $19

Kids learn discipline, physical skills, self-defense, and hard work during children's karate classes

$16 for One Month of Classes at Impact! Kickboxing Fitness ($108 Value)

Impact! Kickboxing Fitness

San Carlos

$108 $16

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Hammer away stress and calories by hurling punches and kicks into heavy bags

Two or Four Weeks of Fitness Kickboxing Boot Camp at Elite Training Center (Up to 90% Off)

Elite Training Center

Pleasanton

$210 $20

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Instructors help students get in shape fast while learning self-defense techniques with intensive cross-training sessions

$55 for $100 Groupon — Espinosa Martial Arts

Espinosa Martial Arts

Pleasanton

$100 $55

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

One Month of Aikido Lessons for Adults or Children at Tri City Aikido (Up to 69% Off)

Tri City Aikido

Newark

$160 $59

Instructor with more than 25 years of experience teaches students the graceful movements and flowing take-downs that characterize aikido

5 or 10 Adult Martial-Arts Classes or One Month of Kids’ Classes at KOA Fitness (Up to 86% Off)

KOA Fitness

Newark

$125 $19

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Muay thai, Brazilian jujitsu, and mixed-martial-arts classes in a gym with full-size boxing rings and octagonal cages

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The Berkeley Bikes & Skateboards team keeps skate and bike wheels steady with a comprehensive offering of components, accessories, and maintenance services. Specialists are on hand to adjust brakes, derailleurs, hubs, and bearings in professional tune-ups, and they keep riders safely equipped with a supply of Continental tires, Kryptonite U-locks, and Kali helmets to prevent injury from unexpected downpours of cats or dogs. In addition, the shop carries a full line of custom West Art skateboards hand painted by artists Ian and Adahn Stewart. The colorful decks showcase rhythmic, surreal, and chaotic scenes ideal for displaying on walls or boastful refrigerators.

1227 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley,
CA
US

The savvy staff at Recycle Bicycle carries 13 years in passionate service and cycle surgery to treat your two-wheeler to a refreshing, comprehensive tune-up. They'll use healing hands and dependable tools to check and adjust your headset, bottom bracket, and derailleurs as needed. A thorough cleansing and lubrication of the chain, cog, and chain rings of your drive train leaves the engine hydrated before long charity races through the Rust Belt. After restoring balance to the bike with a truing of the wheels, the dashing specialists will wash the frame and wheels, leaving your iron traveler looking shiny and sleek.

3120 Sacramento St
Berkeley,
CA
US

Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form that combines elements of song, dance, and ritualized fighting that is centered on a physical game called jogo de capoeira. Like Spock and Kirk forced to fight by a threatening tribunal of bearded men, two players dance around each other in the center of a circle, exchanging movements of attack and defense in a constant, heart-pumping flow. Both players attempt to control the space by confusing their opponent, although no intentional contact is made or harm done—unlike sticks and stones with hurtful words carved into them. The observers in the circle play a variety of traditional Brazilian instruments and sing, setting the pace and beat of the dance-fight. Explore the schedule to find times during the week that work for you; additional classes are held at 7 a.m. by appointment only. Each session will immerse you in the flips, feints, kicks, and songs of capoeira.

1901 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley,
CA
US

Green Choice Moto helps wayfarers surf the streets aboard one of their ride-ready fleet of gas-less, electric-powered Xingyue scooters. Solo riders or go-minded twosomes can whisk around town for three hours at near 20 mph, enjoying the thrill of dual-wheels, reveling in the rush of wind, and basking in the envy of people commuting via pogo stick. Thrill seekers can rev up the brushless electric motor of the Xingyue TDR 826z, throw their things in the front basket, and cruise through town, or they can hop on a midsize Xingyue TDP 2492 equipped with cruise control, side mirrors, and a horn for answering the call of over-excited, arm-pumping semi drivers. Though not included in today’s Groupon, helmetless riders can rent noggin protection from Green Choice for an additional fee ($5).

2576 Bancroft Way
Berkeley,
CA
US

Maybe it's a good thing the founders of Brazilian jiujitsu were not huge men. At just 135 pounds, co-founder Helio Gracie was forced to rely on leverage rather than rote strength or merciless tickling to help him overcome larger opponents. So in an effort to reduce the natural advantage of size, he worked these techniques into Brazilian jiujitsu's system of joint locks, chokes, and take-downs. In that way, Brazilian jiujitsu became a practical form of self-defense; you didn't have to be able to kick down a tree to become dangerous.

At Ralph Gracie Jiu Jitsu, black belt martial artist Dave Clahan and his team have armed students of every size with these same leverage-based self-defense techniques. Inside their 4,000 square foot studio, students of all ages and levels soak up grappling and submission skills they can refine for the ring or reserve for life-saving moments on the street. In addition to building physical ability, the instructors also emphasize building intangible qualities, such as confidence and self-respect.

1500 Ashby Ave
Berkeley,
CA
US

The co-founder of the Escuela de Tango, Marcelo Solis, has been an Argentine tango dancer and teacher for more than 25 years. Solis formed the Escuela de Tango dance school in 2012. The San Francisco location is one of a few branches of the school, which is headquartered in Buenos Aires?the so-called capital of tango. In San Francisco, a cadre of skilled instructors offers private lessons with one-on-one coaching as well as group classes suited to all skill levels and astrological signs. If you want to put your new moves into practice, the school frequently hosts and sponsors milongas?special dance celebrations with music, food, and drinks.

2911 Claremont Ave.
Berkeley,
CA
US