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10 or 20 Martial-Arts Classes at Choe's Hapkido (Up to 90% Off)

Choe's HapKiDo

Mount Airy

Students build self-defense skills, strength, and discipline in martial-arts classes

$200 $22

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18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart and Bucket of Range Balls for Two or Four at PB Dye Golf Club (Up to 63% Off)

PB Dye Golf Club

Ijamsville

Course designed by famed links architect, P.B. Dye, challenges golfers with a 72.2 Rating and 136 Slope

$146 $59

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Two-Hour Kayak Tour or Three-Hour Paddleboarding or Whitewater-Kayaking Class (62% Off)

Valley Mill Kayak School

Darnestown

Certified guides lead kayakers down the Potomac River and paddleboarders around Valley Mill Camp Lake in recreational tours or group lessons

$100 $44

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5 or 10 Boot-Camp Classes at Infinite Fighting Concepts (Up to 90% Off)

Infinite Fighting Concepts

Gaithersburg

Workout inspired by mixed martial arts fuses traditional cardio and strength-training regimes with kicking and punching drills

$125 $15

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Kung Fu Classes at Moy Tung Ving Tsun Kung Fu (Up to 65% Off)

Moy Tung Ving Tsun Kung Fu

Gaithersburg

Highly effective self-defense system develops proper body structure and reflexes while minimizing the importance of physical strength

$95 $36

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$49 for One Month of Xtreme Kickboxing Fitness Classes at US Martial Arts and Fitness ($129 Value)

US Martial Arts and Fitness

1

Kickboxing classes whip students into shape with intensive, twice-weekly workouts

$129 $49

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5 or 10 Drop-In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes at Foundry Jiu Jitsu Academy (Up to 81% Off)

Foundry Jiu Jitsu Academy

Gaithersburg

Students build strength, stamina, and real-life self-defense skills in intensive Brazilian jiu jitsu classes

$140 $31

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5, 10, or 15 Drop-In Martial-Arts Classes at Stick Blast (Up to 85% Off)

Stick Blast

Gaithesburg

Martial-arts classes blend multiple disciplines; emphasis on relaxed-intensity striking and pressure point delivery

$100 $20

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30-Day Boxing-Gym Membership with an Optional Personal-Training Session at Donte's Boxing Gym (Up to 68% Off)

Donte's Boxing Gym

Rockville/Derwood

Boxing-fitness, fundamentals-training, and open-sparring classes for adults; gym helmed by three experienced trainers

$145 $47

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$104 for $200 Worth of Tennis — West Winds Tennis & Fitness

West Winds Tennis And Fitness Center

New Market

From the merchant: Five hours of tennis court usage in a brand-new indoor facility with newly resurfaced hard courts

$200 $104

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All-Day Golf Outing for One, Two, or Four at Liberty Road Golf Center (Up to 59% Off)

Liberty Road Golf Center

13, Mount Pleasant

Stint at 20-stall, full-length driving range prepares swings for all-day access to par 3 course

$22.38 $9.50

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Intro Package or One Month of Unlimited Classes for Kids or Adults at The Fort Martial Arts (Up to 81% Off)

The Fort Martial Arts at Soldierfit

Frederick/Gas House Pike

Instructors build confidence and leadership in muay thai kickboxing and Brazilian jiujitsu; kids and adults programs available

$99 $19

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Two Weeks of Unlimited Boxing and Kickboxing Classes at Title Boxing Club (62% Off). Six Locations Available.

TITLE Boxing Club

Multiple Locations

Expert instructors lead boxing and kickboxing classes that help students condition and build stamina

$50 $19

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Five Karate Classes at Kenpo Self Defense Classes MD, DC, VA (48% Off)

Puma Kenpo

East Rockville

PUMA Kenpo offers a great environment for learning the essence of training and the sciences of fighting

$125 $65

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$29 for 10 Boxing and Martial-Arts Classes Classes at Yamasaki Academy ($200). Five Locations Available.

Yamasaki Academy

Multiple Locations

At five locations, intensive boxing and martial-arts classes teach valuable self-defense and fitness skills

$200 $29

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Eight or 16 Kung-Fu Classes at Shaolin Temple Traditional Kung Fu (Up to 83% Off)

Shaolin Temple Traditional Kung-Fu

Rockville

Experienced Shaolin temple warrior monk teaches classes in Shaolin kung-fu, sparring, qi gong, and Zen buddhism for adults and kids

$165 $28

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Five or Nine Classes at Champion Boxing Fitness (Up to 79% Off)

Champion Boxing Fitness

Rockville

In boxing, kickboxing, and MMA group classes, students work heavy bags, jump ropes, and re-create the routines of real fighters

$137 $39

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$45 for $99 Groupon — New Vision Martial Arts

New Vision Martial Arts

3, West Friendship

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

$99 $45

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18-Hole Golf Round with Cart Rental and Hot-Dog Lunch for Two or Four at Fairway Hills Golf Club (Up to 52% Off)

Fairway Hills Golf Club

Fairway Hills

Short but spunky fairways designed by Ron Pritchard wend through woodlands and wetlands

$128 $61

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$39 for One Month of Unlimited Krav Maga Classes at Krav Maga Maryland ($109 Value)

Krav Maga Maryland, LLC

Multiple Locations

The official self-defense system of the Israeli Defense Forces, krav maga focuses on functional techniques with real-world applications

$109 $39

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$35 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 $35

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One Month of Adult or Kids' Classes at Lights Out Gym (Up to 71% Off). Four Options Available.

lights out Gym

Columbia

Adults and kids can learn how to defend themselves

$200 $59

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10, 20, or 30 Kickboxing Classes with Gloves at American Academy of Martial Arts (Up to 74% Off)

American Academy of Martial Arts

Ellicott City

Students get a dose of cardio and burn up to 1,000 calories per class as they build strength, agility, and coordination

$100 $40

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5 or 10 Martial-Arts Classes at Roundhouse Martial Arts & Krav Maga (Up to 74% Off)

Roundhouse Martial Arts & Krav Maga

Elite SFN

Students build self-defense skills, strength, and stamina in high-intensity martial-arts classes

$75 $25

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10 or 16 Martial Arts Classes at Tiger World Tae Kwon Do (Up to 91% Off)

Tiger World Class Tae Kwon Do

Ellicott City

Black belts Masters Shin and Chong emphasize encouragement during lessons that teach the fundamentals of Korean unarmed combat

$179 $16

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5 or 10 Tai Chi Classes at Full Circle Tai Chi (Up to 71% Off)

Full Circle Tai Chi

Multiple Locations

Gentle martial art's possible benefits include fitness, pain relief, increased energy, and improved strength, coordination, and flexibility

$60 $22

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Martial-Arts Classes or a Party at On the Mat Sports International (Up to 73% Off). Five Options Available.

On the Mat Sports International

On the Mat

1.5-hour birthday parties include access of the 6,500 sq. ft. facility for sports games and an introductiory martial-arts lesson

$240 $71

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One, Two, or Three Months of Martial-Arts Classes at Gamma Academy (Up to 94% Off)

GAMMA Academy

Bethesda

Martial-arts and self-defense classes for all age levels boost fitness and strengthen discipline

$375 $23

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Birthday Party Package or Four Weeks of Martial-Arts Classes at Mountain Kim Martial Arts Center (Up to 81% Off)

Mountain Kim Martial Arts Center

Multiple Locations

Martial-arts classes teach discipline and self-defense techniques; throw a party that includes a class on nunchucks

$299 $99

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$19 for $47 Worth of Martial Arts — Mountain KIM Taekwondo LEESBURG

Mountain Kim Taekwondo Leesburg

Leesburg

From the merchant: “Strong Mind, Strong Body, Self-defense” give your kids “How to catch fish their selves” - Self-esteem, Discipline etc.

$47 $19

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10 Boxing, Kickboxing, or Jiu-jitsu Classes with Optional Boxing Gloves at UFC Gym (Up to 73% Off)

UFC Gym

Multiple Locations

Professional fighting instructors and professional equipment furnish small-group classes

$200 $55

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One or Three Months of Tae Kwon Do or Krav Maga Classes at ATA ELITE Martial Arts(Up to 70% Off)

ATA ELITE Martial Arts

Leesburg

Staff of master black belts teach the self-defense techniques of tae kwon do and krav maga; Spanish speaking instruction available

$200 $80

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$35 for 10 Martial-Arts Classes with a T-Shirt at Sterner's Tae Kwon Do Academy ($230 Value)

Sterner's Tae Kwon Do Academy

Multiple Locations

Martial-arts programs for everyone from toddlers to adults at a school led by Master Adam Sterner, a fifth-degree black belt in tae kwon do

$230 $35

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Martial-Arts Classes at Ashburn Martial Arts Center (Up to 75% Off)

Ashburn Martial Arts Center

Ashburn

Adults and kids aged 8 or older master the principles of ancient martial arts such as jujitsu, karate, and muay thai kickboxing

$150 $40

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Six Weeks of Unlimited Karate or Martial Arts Classes for One or Two at Enshin Karate (77% Off)

Enshin Karate

Multiple Locations

Instructors teach Enshin-style karate, an art that focuses on practical self-defense moves such as take-downs, strikes, and finishers

$170 $39

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Taekwondo Classes with Uniform for One or Two at Lee's Dynamic TaeKwonDo (Up to 81% Off)

Lee's Dynamic TaeKwonDo

Beaumeade

Master Won Keun Lee teaches self-discipline and confidence through traditional Korean self-defense techniques

$180 $49

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5 or 10 Martial-Arts Classes at Martial Arts World (Up to 75% Off)

Martial Arts World

Ashburn/Leesburg

Classes for all ages help impart self-defense skills while also teaching focus, concentration, determination, and respect

$59 $19

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Six Weeks of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes for One or Two at Kaizen Mixed Martial Art (77% Off)

Kaizen Mixed Marial Art

Multiple Locations

Students get fit and learn self-defense skills from a staff of instructors that includes MMA fighters and Olympic wrestlers

$170 $39

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One- or Two-Month Jiu-Jitsu Membership at Gracie Combat Jiu-Jitsu Academy (Up to 93% Off)

Gracie Combat Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Beaumeade

Students get fit while mastering MMA jiu-jitsu techniques; membership includes access to all classes and a private lesson with a black belt

$255 $19

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$76 for $200 Worth of Martial Arts — King Tiger Martial Arts

King Tiger Martial Arts

Silver Spring

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

$200 $76

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$70 for $200 Worth of Sports Camp — PlayHer Sports

Playher Sports

Silver Spring

From the merchant: Indoor Girl’s Lacrosse Clinic to develop skill sets and provide game ready experience! Meant to be fun and challenging!

$200 $70

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One or Two 18-Hole Rounds of Golf for Two at Sterling Golf and Swim Club (Up to 55% Off)

Sterling Golf and Swim Club

Sterling

Golfers tackle an 18-hole, par 54 course where tree-lined fairways sprawl more than 2,610 yards

$50 $24

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Three Weeks of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at ICW/Fightquest MMA (48% Off)

Icw/fightquest Mma

Sterling

From the merchant: Great way to try out our Exciting program and to see all that we offer, We are a true Martial arts program see you soon

$125 $65

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$63 for $180 Worth of Fencing Lessons — The Fencers' Club

The Fencers' Club

Sterling

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

$180 $63

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Ten Karate Lessons with Uniform or One Week of Karate Day Camp at Jeff Smith's Mile High Karate (Up to 89% Off)

Jeff Smith's Mile High Karate

Sterling

Ten introductory lessons or a whole week of day camp at a karate studio led by a celebrated world champion

$145 $16

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$29 for One Month of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at Disciple Mixed Martial Arts Academy ($175 Value)

Disciple Mixed Martial Arts Academy

Dulles Town Center

Martial arts classes include Brazilian jujitsu, muay thai, judo, and women's self-defense; MMA classes are invite-only

$175 $29

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at Loudoun Academy Of Martial Arts (Up to 75% Value)

Loudoun Academy Of Martial Arts

Sterling Park/Ashburn

Expert instructors lead classes that teach discipline and self-confidence while keeping students fit

$150 $39

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10 Martial-Arts Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Pedro Sauer Total Self-Defense Academy (Up to 94% Off)

Pedro Sauer Total Self-Defense Academy

Sugarland Run Shopping

Eighth-degree black belt Brazilian jiu-jitsu master Pedro Sauer and his instructors teach striking, grappling, and self-defense

$500 $29

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10 or 20 Martial-Arts Classes at Choe's Hapkido of Westminster (Up to 90% Off)

Choe's Hapkido of Westminster

Westminster

Martial-arts students build self-defense skills, stamina, and discipline

$200 $20

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$32 for 18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart & Bucket of Range Balls at Cross Creek Golf Club ($62 Value)

Cross Creek Golf Club

Beltsville

A long drive over water begins every round on an idyllic par 70 course

$62 $32

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One or Two Months of Unlimited MMA Classes at College Park MMA (Up to 70% Off)

College Park MMA

Beltsville

During MMA classes, students learn how to strike, wrestle, control, defend, and submit their opponent

$150 $49

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10 or 20 Boxing, Kickboxing, and Fitness Classes at No Limits Gym (Up to 82% Off)

No Limits Gym

Reisterstown

Skilled instructors lead students of all ages and fitness levels through boxing, kickboxing, MMA fighting, jiu-jitsu, and fitness classes

$148 $29

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Full Scooter or Motorcycle Tune-Up at Redline Motorsports (Up to 56% Off)

Redline Motorsports

Takoma - DC

TaoTao now produces a 196cc snowblower

$199 $99

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5 or 10 Classes at Capital MMA & Elite Fitness (Up to 82% Off)

Capital MMA & Elite Fitness

Multiple Locations

Along with MMA and CrossFit classes, instructors teach Gracie jiu-jitsu, muay thai, yoga, and self-defense

$150 $38

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$99 for $190 Worth of Gymnastics — Gym America - Gymnastics & Dance Center

Gym America - Gymnastics & Dance Center

Floris

Two, one-hour private gymnastics lessons, plus registration/insurance fee included in this price!

$190 $99

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5 or 10 Kung-Fu or Tai-Chi Classes at Jow Ga Shaolin Institute (Up to 82% Off)

Jow Ga Shaolin Institute

Herndon

Study the traditional Chinese combat forms of jow-ga kung fu, shaolin mizong quan, and yang tai-Chi

$215 $39

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8 or 16 Shaolin Kung Fu Classes at Shaolin Temple USA Culture Center (Up to 77% Off)

Shaolin Temple USA Culture Center

Herndon

Shaolin monks teach adults and children ages 5 and up the ancient techniques for health, fitness, and self-defense during 55-minute classes

$165 $39

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10, 20, or 30 Drop-In Kickboxing Classes with Gloves at Baltimore Martial Arts Academy (Up to 95% Off)

Baltimore Martial Arts Academy

Catonsville

Cardio kickboxing classes make use of heavy bags as participants tone muscle, build endurance, and learn self-defense techniques

$219.95 $19

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5, 10, or 20 Fitness Classes or One Month of Unlimited Fitness Classes at Shaddock MMA Fitness (Up to 77% Off)

Shaddock MMA Fitness

Eldersburg

Boxing-, kickboxing-, and boot-camp-inspired classes, including specialized, non-contact sessions for women

$100 $28

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5 or 10 Drop-In Muay Thai Burnout Fitness Classes at Maryland Mixed Martial Arts (Up to 81% Off)

Maryland Mixed Martial Arts

Elkridge

Kicks, elbows, and knees flavor a muay-thai

$100 $24

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One Month of Martial-Arts Classes at Morning Star Tang Soo Do (51% Off). Three Options Available.

Morning Star Tang Soo Do

Vienna

Learn a Korean karate style that teaches self-discipline, self-defense, and physical fitness

$100 $49

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Speed & Strength Academy Training Sessions for Kids Aged 7–18 at Perfect Performance (Up to 84% Off)

Perfect Performance

Vienna

Kids up their fitness levels during training sessions designed to accommodate young athletes in a range of speed and strength techniques

$360 $64

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One-Month Membership at David Jacobs Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Up to 59% Off)

David Jacobs Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Vienna

Students learn and practice take-downs, holds and chokes inside a spacious studio helmed by experienced Brazilian jiujitsu masters

$140 $59

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Kickboxing Classes at Crossfit Catonsville (48% Off)

Crossfit Catonsville

Arbutus

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

$75 $39

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One or Five Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced Basketball-Skills Clinics at Team 2Four (50% Off)

Team 2Four

Bailey's Community Center

Whether new to the sport or a seasoned player, basketball-skills clinics led by professional athletes help students refresh their skills

$30 $15

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$49 for a Standard Bike Tune-up at Bike and Roll ($95 Value)

Bike and Roll DC

H Street - NoMa

Mechanics keep bikes running smoothly with standard tune-up that includes adjustments of brakes, derailleurs, and bearings

$95 $49

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$59 for Annual Smart Tennis Membership and $20 Toward Apparel and Repairs at Tennis Zone ($120 Value)

Tennis Zone

Glover Park

Smart Tennis connects tennis players online and rewards them for playing with prizes; apparel and repairs available at Tennis Zone

$120 $59

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10 Group Boxing-Training Sessions from Boxing/Brazilian Jiu Jitsu/MMA (54% Off)

Maguilla Brazillian Jiu-jitsu Academy

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

$50 $23

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One or Two Months of Twice-Weekly Kids' Parkour or Ninja Classes at American Parkour (Up to $75 Off)

American Parkour

Truxton Circle

Kids aged 6–13 combine gymnastics skills with a big dose of creativity and fun as they develop motor skills and focus

$95 $59

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5 or 10 Boxing Lessons at Hard Training Club (Up to 70% Off)

Hard Training Club

Washington

Students gain strength, stamina, and coordination in intensive boxing lessons

$75 $24

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Two or Four Weeks of Kempo Martial-Arts Classes for One or Two at Urban Kempo (Up to 67% Off)

Urban Kempo

Arlington

Kempo classes teach students to defend themselves with various moves while avoiding tackles to better prepare them for real-world situations

$90 $35

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$27 for $60 Worth of Martial Arts — Capitol Combat Sports

Capitol Combat Sports

Ronald Reagan National Airport

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

$60 $27

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Adult Fitness Classes or a Two-Week Kids Martial Arts Trial at Evolve All (Up to 53% Off)

Evolve All

Barcroft

Center promotes personal growth during martial arts classes designed for children and fitness classes for adults

$75 $35

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One or Two Months of Women's Self-Defense Classes at Kims Karate (Up to 59% Off)

Kims Karate

Lanham

Women learn to defend themselves in classes that incorporate elements of tae kwon do and cardio kickboxing

$140 $59

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One- or Two-Month Kickboxing or Kids' MMA Membership at Maryland Combat Sports Academy (Up to 60% Off)

Maryland Combat Sports Academy

Frederick

Adults learn kickboxing techniques while whipping into shape, and kids learn MMA skills while also developing self-confidence and discipline

$250 $99

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$47 for $90 Worth of Martial Arts — Shoshin Ryu Martial Arts

Shoshin Ryu Martial Arts

Chantilly

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

$90 $47

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$44 for $115 Worth of Martial Arts — Dimitri Chrisos Jiu Jitsu Academy

Dimitri Chrisos Jiu Jitsu Academy

Chantilly

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

$115 $44

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5, 10, or 15 Mixed-Martial-Arts Classes at Relentless MMA (Up to 87% Off)

Relentless MMA

Chantilly

Muay thai kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes for all ages and ability levels; instructors foster fun and friendly environment

$150 $39

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$60 for $120 Groupon — Virginia Martial Arts Academy

Virginia Martial Arts Academy

Chantilly

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

$120 $60

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As the son of a couple famed for their course designs, P.B. Dye works hard to honor his heritage. To create PB Dye Golf Club, he spent 120 days on the grounds, working the bulldozer himself and instilling the fairways with the sweat and tears that has filled Dye water hazards for generations. Likewise, the course itself honors the attributes of the land on which it stands. Sharing its 6,724 yards from the back tees, the 18-hole course also acts as an Audobon International Cooperative sanctuary, serving as a safe haven for the D.C. area's abundant wildlife.

9526 Doctor Perry Rd.
Ijamsville,
MD
US

The white pillars and wrap-around porch of the Worthington Manor Golf Club's colonial-style clubhouse greet guests as they arrive to the club, which serves as an elegant gatekeeper to the luxurious grounds. Stealing a peek at the course is worth a visit in itself, as bent-grass tees, fairways, and greens unfurl amid a rolling patchwork of wetlands and woods. But the course offers more than cosmetic appeal, as evidenced by its perennial role as a host to events such as the U.S. Open Qualifier, U.S. Amateur Qualifier, and the U.S. Mid-Amateur Qualifier. The par-72 circuit measures a fierce 7,034 yards from the tips, but offers four tee options to cater to golfers across the handicap spectrum.

The Club's practice facilities include a natural grass driving range that nestles in the shadows of an old barn-like structure, which helps golfers reminisce about the days when clubs had fun names, like "mashie niblick." The club also hosts private and group instruction to help players improve in all facets of the game, from chipping and putting to not pronouncing the E at the end of "fore."

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 72 course * Length of 7,034 yards from the tips * Course rating of 74.4 from the tips * Slope rating of 144 from the tips * Four tee options

8329 Fingerboard Rd
Frederick,
MD
US

Brandon Todd — who sometimes bills himself as "The 5'5" Dunker" — has dreamed of dunking since he was a little boy. He wore ankle weights and did 200 calf raises each morning in the hopes of catapulting himself up to that elusive rim. And then the day came that he finally made contact with the hoop. He was a 5-foot-tall seventh grader, and his obsession with basketball was just beginning. He began training harder than before, focusing both on his dunks and his overall game. Soon, he was flying up to the hoop with almost no visible effort.

Brandon didn't want his training breakthroughs to exist just for himself, so he created a 12-week program to help others achieve the same success that he enjoyed. He leads beginner, intermediate, and advanced athletes through intense workouts via different online instructive videos.

3667 Holborn Place
Urbana,
MD
US

Established: 1994

Reservations/Appointments: Required

Staff Size: 2?4 people

Average Duration of Services: 3?4 hours

Pro Tip: Come ready for adventure and fun. Make sure you bring clothes that you don't mind getting wet.

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Parking: Parking lot

Most Popular Attraction/Offering: River Tours

Recommended Age Group: All Ages

Calleva

With a name that means "where the paths cross," it's no surprise that Calleva is dedicated to bringing people of all ages and from all walks of life together to appreciate the outdoors. The certified MAEOE environmental center helps its guests dive into the heart of the wilderness right outside D.C. and raise awareness about its delicate ecosystems. In doing so, it encourages others to cooperate and take risks while stepping out of their comfort zones, like baby birds leaving the nest to start their own nest-building business.

To facilitate these efforts, a team of ACA-certified guides helms seasonal outdoor-adventure and educational programs. In warm weather, activities might include kayaking and canoeing down winding stretches of the Potomac River or paddling to a private island filled with ropes-challenge courses and other obstacles. Fishing and ecological-study programs present even more varied ways to explore the water. Other adventures include the year-round, such as backpacking; the cold weather, such as caving; and the whimsical, such as the annual haunted forest where ghosts and ghouls mingle under a zip-line course.

19120 Martinsburg Road
Dickerson,
MD
US

Montgomery Village Golf Club's Edmund Ault–designed course sprawls across 6,726 yards of emerald corridors cleaved through the arboreal heart of Montgomery County. Fresh off recent refurbishments that include new tee boxes and switching to a bermuda hybrid grass, management continues to improve on a course that has hosted multiple PGA-sanctioned events and royal grass-grazing parties for traveling goat monarchs. Fairways tunnel through unforgiving tree lines as golfers swing their way toward each green, where fast surfaces form breaking putts. Alongside the pristine par 71, the club's grass-tee driving range, putting green, and full-service pro shop help streamline clubbers' birdie-hunting skills, and the Willow Tree Inn's restaurant and grill keeps players from dining on freshly torn divots with an all-day menu of entrees and drinks.

Course at a Glance: * Designed by Edmund Ault * 18-hole, par 71 course * Length of 6,726 yards from the farthest tees * Course rating of 72.6 from the farthest tees * Slope rating of 126 from the farthest tees

19550 Montgomery Village Ave
Gaithersburg,
MD
US

Golf balls whistle through the air as they take flight over the driving range at Waters Landing Golf Park, an 18-acre practice facility where golfers of all stripes flock to groom their game. But while the range’s mix of grass and artificial tees—as well as its 15 covered and heated hitting stalls—offer ample space for solitary practice or black-market driver exchanges, the heart and soul of Waters Landing Golf Park is its golf instruction curriculum.

Helmed by PGA Director of Instruction John Hafera, lessons and clinics take a modern and holistic approach to golf improvement. Using Titleist Performance Institute’s techniques for measuring golf fitness and the latest technological teaching aids—including K-Vest 3-D motion-capture analysis and V1 video-swing analysis—John and his staff assess golfers’ skill sets using the "six factors of golf": swing technique, equipment, mental game, physical assessment, course management, and special knowledge. By making strides in each of these six golf facets, golfers can scratch bogeys off of their scorecards and overcome their fear of being swallowed whole by a sand trap.

20701 Crystal Rock Dr
Germantown,
MD
US