Sports in Easthampton

Two Months of Karate Lessons with a Uniform or Five Classes at Villari's Martial Arts Center (Up to 88% Off)

Villari's Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

Expert martial artists instill discipline in students of all ages while promoting respect and physical fitness

$249 $29

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Nine Holes of Golf for Two or Four with Cart and Practice Balls at The Blandford Club (Up to 51% Off)

The Blandford Club

Blandford

Beginner-friendly course situated in the Connecticut River Valley; no tee time required

$60 $30

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$20 for $40 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Shotokan Karate of America, Amherst

Amherst Shotokan Karate

Amherst

Classes have a comprehensive design that includes warm ups, basic techniques, kata/forms, and structured matching

$40 $20

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18 Holes of Golf with Cart for Two or Four at Mill Valley Golf Links (Up to 56% Off)

Mill Valley Golf

Belchertown

18-hole course includes novel holes such as a par-four with a tee box perched 200 feet above the fairway and a 240-yard par 3

$78 $39

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Pass for a Round of Golf at 10 Golf Courses for One or Two from Mass Tour Card (Up to 78% Off)

Mass Tour Card

Multiple Locations

The pass grants golfers one round at 10 area courses, including Maplegate Country Club and The Bay Pointe Club

$450 $99

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One or Three Golf-Simulator Sessions at Mountain Meadow Golf Lounge & Event Center (Up to 63% Off)

Mountain Meadow Golf Lounge & Event Center

Canaan

Simulators re-create a full golf course on a digital screen, with servers available to bring food and drinks to you as you play

$35 $15

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$89 for $197 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Integrity Martial Arts

Integrity Martial Arts

Enfield

Get a month of fun, character-based classes. These classes are always taught by black belts with ten years of experience.

$197 $89

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$44 for Up to Three Hours of Climbing & ZipLining for Two at Nomads Outdoor Adventure ($76 Value)

Nomads Outdoor Adventure

Nomads Outdoor Adventure

Across 9 acres, treetop platforms suspend obstacle courses such as rope bridges, free falls, and zip lines

$76 $44

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Four or Eight Youth Karate Classes at Clayton’s Kenpo Karate (86% Off)

Clayton's Kenpo Karate

South Windsor

Kids’ karate classes teach tykes to block, strike, and grapple, as well as build confidence and respect for others

$205 $29

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Kids' Martial-Arts Classes at Integrated Personal Defense, LLC (Up to 78% Off)

Integrated Personal Defense, LLC

Tolland

Kids' classes with emphasis on group-work help improve discipline, motor skills, strength, and confidence

$99 $26

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$50 for $99 Worth of Martial Arts — Kobukai Jujitsu Dojo

Kobukai Jujitsu

East Hartford

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

$99 $50

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$69 for $125 Worth of Martial Arts — Unity Karate & Holistic Arts

Unity Karate & Holistic Arts

Manchester

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

$125 $69

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One Month of Semiweekly Martial-Arts Classes for One or Two at Us Taekwondo (Up to 82% Off)

US Taekwondo

Center

Students build self-confidence, discipline, and self-defense skills while improving their physical fitness in martial-arts classes

$139 $29

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$135 for a 4-Hour Outdoor Guided Outdoor Rock-Climbing Trip for 2 from Stone Age Rock Gym ($270 Value)

Stone Age Rock Gym

Manchester

Certified guides supply technical gear & teach essential techniques to scale sites such as Pinnacle Rock & Rattlesnake Mountain

$270 $135

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One, Two, or Three Months of Classes and a Uniform at White Tiger Taekwon-Do (Up to 69% Off)

White Tiger Taekwon-Do

Bowers

Instructors here take students under their wing to help them reach goals, be they physical or mental

$155 $53

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Four or Eight Karate Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Dragon Karate (Up to 64% Off)

Dragon Karate

Manchester

Kids, teens, and adults are introduced to the sport of karate during classes led by Sensei Cheryl

$60 $29

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Boxing or Kickboxing Classes at United Korean Martial Arts (49% Off)

United Korean Martial Arts

Manchester

Cardio kickboxing with self defense training.

$49 $25

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Martial Arts Classes for One or Two at The Academy of Martial Arts & Personal Development (Up to 65% Off)

The Academy of Martial Arts & Personal Development

Manchester

Black belt masters lead students of all ages through self-defense techniques of tae kwon do, hapkido, and cardio-kickboxing

$99 $35

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10 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes at America's Best Defense Colchester (55% Off)

America's Best Defense Colchester

Colchester

Jujitsu is a martial art, combat sport, and self-defense system that focuses on grappling and ground fighting

$99 $45

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Muay Thai or Jiu-Jitsu Classes at Manchester Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Up to 75% Off). Two Options Available. 

Manchester Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Manchester

Self-defense-focused jiu-jitsu classes or muay thai kickboxing classes for kids or adults

$100 $25

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One, Two, or Three Months of Kids' MMA Classes at Underdog Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Up to 67% Off)

CrossFit Hartford

Parkville

Ages 8–13 gain learn self-defense techniques from pros in an MMA program that combines striking, wrestling, and Brazilian jujitsu grappling

$80 $29

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18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Carts, Range Balls, and Beer at Green Woods C.C. (Up to 51% Off)

Green Woods C.C

Winchester

Country club founded in 1903 offers verdant greens across nine holes; quaff draft beers to celebrate the round's victor

$134.50 $69

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$15 for $30 Groupon — The Ski Smith - Ski & Snowboard Services

The Ski Smith

Brookfield

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

$30 $15

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Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced Tennis Clinic at Glastonbury Tennis Club (Up to 51% Off)

Glastonbury Tennis Club

Glastonbury Center

Tennis players of any level can sign up for a clinic led by pros that teach the skills needed to improve strokes and game performance

$28 $15

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10 or 20 Classes with Initiation and Uniform at Kids Love Martial Arts (Up to 91% Off)

Kids Love Martial Arts

Glastonbury Center

Kids develop focus, confidence, self-discipline, and self-respect while learning self-defense skills that make them bully-proof

$210 $20

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Four or Eight Weeks of Tae Kwon Do Classes at HanSoo Taekwondo (Up to 66% Off)

HanSoo Taekwondo

Glastonbury

Tae kwon do students cultivate their bodies and minds, gaining strength, stamina, and self-defense skills

$100 $39

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$39 for 1 Month of Unlimited Rock Climbing plus Gear and an Intro Class at Central Rock Gym ($79 Value)

Central Rock Gym

Glastonbury

Climbers scale walls reaching as high as 40 feet; month-long package includes unlimited climbing, gear rental, and required beginner’s class

$79 $39

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One or Two Months of Kids Karate Class with Introductory One-on-One Course at 100 Percent Martial Arts (Up to 90% Off)

100 Percent Martial Arts

Glastonbury

One-on-one introductory lesson preps kids for one or two months of karate classes

$239 $30

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Virtual-Golf Packages for Up to Four People at Canton Indoor Golf Center (Up to 50% Off).

Canton Indoor Golf Center

Canton Valley

Year Roundz simulators invite players to digital models of course such as Pebble Beach in center with mini golf, casual dining & sports bar

$44.95 $22.50

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6 or 10 Women's Kickboxing Classes at Kickboxing of Farmington (Up to 74% Off)

Kickboxing of Farmington

Farmington

Learn self-defense moves during kickboxing classes, which tone muscles and burn fat.

$149.95 $39

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Five or Ten Krav Maga Self-Defense Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Competitive Edge (Up to 71% Off)

Competitive Edge

Canton

World class instructors teach effective Krav Maga techniques for dispatching armed assailants while boosting self confidence in students

$60 $19

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Eight Karate Classes with Uniform or Four Classes at America's Ultimate Universal System of Martial Arts (Up to 88% Off)

Karate Kids Love

Unionville / Farmington

Karate classes for children help foster discipline, respect, physical fitness, & self-defense in a fun & creative way

$239.99 $29

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Weekday Trail Passes and Ski Equipment for Two or Four at Winding Trails (Up to 53% Off)

Winding Trails

Farmington

Groups of two or four can glide smoothly over wooded trails, outfitted with rented boots, skis, and poles

$62 $29

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10 or 20 Kids' Martial Arts Classes Including Uniform at America's Best Defense (Up to 89% Off)

America's Best Defense Martial Arts Academy

Multiple Locations

Youngsters burn off excess energy and learn self-defense during martial arts classes taught by seasoned instructors; includes a uniform

$273.12 $39

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One Month of Classes and T-Shirt for One or Two at Villari's Martial Arts Centers (Up to 87% Off)

Villari's Martial Arts Centers

Newington

Skilled instructors guide students through the ins and outs of the shaolin kempo karate style to improve self-defense skills and confidence

$139 $20

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Two or Four Weeks of Taekwondo Classes with Belt and Uniform at Yang's U.S. TaeKwonDo (Up to 79% Off)

Yang's U.S. TaeKwonDo

Newington

Students ages three and up develop self-confidence and self-discipline as they master the art of taekwondo

$90 $19

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$47 for $85 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Litchfield Hills Aikikai

Aikido - Litchfield Hills Aikikai

Bantam

Japanese art of Aikido in a traditional dojo setting; classes are open to all levels, including beginners

$85 $47

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9 or 18 Holes of Golf for Two with Cart and Range Balls at Woodstock Golf Course (Up to 51% Off)

Woodstock Golf Course

Woodstock

Play a walkable nine-hole course that dates to 1896 and features narrow, tree-lined hills and small, challenging greens

$46 $25

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$39 for a Super Deluxe Bicycle Tune-Up at The Cutting Edge Bike Shop ($80 Value)

The Cutting Edge Bike Shop

Berlin

Staff adjust brakes and derailleurs, true wheels, grease and lube cables and chains, and clean frames and forks at a beloved local shop

$80 $39

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$20 for $40 Groupon — Yousef Tae Kwon Do School Twisted Kickboxing

Yousef Tae Kwon Do School Twisted Kickboxing

New Britain

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

$40 $20

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Private or Group Lessons from Jim Fenner Golf Professional (Up to 58% Off). Four Options Available. 

Jim Fenner Golf Professional

Multiple Locations

Seasoned golf ace Jim Fenner harnesses video swing analysis to address client-specific needs in lessons

$100 $49

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One or Two Months of Karate Lessons for Kids at McCoy's Action Karate (Up to 55% Off). Four Options Available.

McCoy's Action Karate

Auburn

While learning martial arts and exercising, kids learn self-control and hone their abilities to focus and concentrate

$99 $45

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6 or 14 Weeks of Krav Maga Classes at New England Self Defense (Up to 67% Off)

New England Self Defense

Hadwen Park

Students learn to effectively defend themselves through groin kicks, elbow strikes, and other swift moves

$110 $39

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One or Two 30-Minute Private Lessons or One 60-Minute Group Lesson at Pro Golf Academy (Up to 61% Off)

Pro Golf Academy

Cromwell

Proper swing mechanics and hand-eye coordination constitute the focal points of instructional sessions from a Class A PGA member

$75 $29

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$62 for $138 Worth of Martial Arts — Villari's Martial Arts

Villari's Martial Arts

North Windham

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

$138 $62

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Five Karate Classes at Middlefield Karate (50% Off)

Middlefield Karate

Middlefield

From the merchant: Our School is an Okinawan style karate which is focused on individual improvement. Discipline, Self-Defense & Health.

$50 $25

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One or Two Five-Week Courses of Pilox-O-Boxing at Middlesex YMCA (Up to 60% Off)

Middlesex YMCA

Middletown

Burn calories in two pilox-o-boxing classes per week

$125 $59

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18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four Including Cart at Farmingbury Hills Golf Course (Up to 48% Off)

Farmingbury Hills Golf Course

Wolcott

Nine-hole course emulates a full 18-hole layout with variations such as separate tee boxes, greens, and pars

$80 $45

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$25 for $45 Worth of Obstacle Courses — Elevated - OCR Training Center

Elevated - Ocr Training

Shrewsbury

Three-day passes to be used in our obstacle training course. Open Wednesday evenings until Sept 24. May also be redeemed next season.

$45 $25

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$49 for $110 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Modern Martial Arts Center and iLoveKickboxing.com Inc

Modern Martial Arts Center

Lunenburg

10 muay thai classes, which come with a free pair of boxing gloves, get the adrenalin pumping while burning fat

$110 $49

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$65 for 18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart and Range Balls at Red Tail Golf Club (Up to $99 Value)

Red Tail Golf Club

Devens

Ancient trees lines the fairways of course with coastal elements like tall grasses and plenty of bunkers

$99 $65

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4 weeks of unlimited Kardio Kickboxing Classes — Budo Kai Martial Arts Institute

Budo Kai Martial Arts Institute

Leominster

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

$59 $30

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Tae Kwon Do Classes with Uniform at U.S. Taekwondo Center (Up to 79% Off)

U.S. Taekwondo Center

Leominster

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

$209 $49

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Snow Tubing for Two or Season Pass for One at Granite Gorge (Up to 33% Off)

Granite Gorge

Roxbury

Zoom down 1,000 feet of park in a snow tube, or enjoy the gorge’s slopes all winter with a season skiing and snowboarding pass

$36 $25

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Karate Classes for Adult or Child at Perro Shotokan Karate (Up to 58% Off)

Perro Shotokan Karate

North Grafton

Traditional Shotokan karate dojo for adults and children

$95 $45

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at Thunder Martial Art Academy & Sports Fitness (45% Off)

Thunder Martial Art Academy & Sports Fitness

Watertown

From the merchant: you get unlimited classes for one month. try out every class we offer

$159 $87

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One Month of Unlimited Adult or Kids' Martial Arts Classes at East Coast Training Systems (Up to 65% Off)

East Coast Training Systems

East Coast Training Systems

Martial arts instructors teach students of all ages and abilities American/Filipino Kun Tao techniques while motivating them to get fit

$115 $40

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Two Weeks of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at JC Karate (45% Off)

Jc Karate

Cheshire

Our certified instructors teach both kids and adults the art of tang soo do. We offer self-defense and family classes.

$65 $36

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One Month of Unlimited Adult or Youth Martial-Arts Classes at New England Ninjutsu (Up to 59% Off)

New England Ninjutsu

Wallingford

Black-belt instructors teach kids and adults the practical self-defense tactics of budo taijutsu

$95 $39

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Two Karate Classes for One or Two Family Martial Arts Lessons for Four at Baran’s Kenpo Karate (Up to 86% Off)

Baran’s Kenpo Karate

Wallingford Center

Students build discipline, mental focus, and self-confidence during classes taught in a supportive and inclusive environment

$70 $19

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Indoor Rock Climbing for Two or Four People at Mountain Fun (50% Off)

Mountain Fun

Wallingford Center

Climbers ages 6 and older can scale up to 25 ft. of rock wall along routes designed for novice and advanced guests alike

$40 $20

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One or Three Months of Karate Classes with Uniform at Personal Best Karate (Up to 75% Off)

Personal Best Karate

Multiple Locations

Students boost their physical and mental strength, discipline, endurance, flexibility, and coordination in karate classes

$169 $49

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Martial-Arts or Fitness Classes from Fenix Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Team (Up to 71% Off). Three Options Available.

Fenix Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Team

Multiple Locations

Experienced coaching staff teaches adults and kids techniques from Brazilian jujitsu, muay thai, boxing, and other martial-arts styles

$100 $35

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One Month of Kids' Fitness or 10 Adult Karate or Kickboxing Classes at Certain Victory Martial Arts (Up to 82% Off)

Certain Victory Martial Arts

Marlborough

Experienced and certified instructor leads children and adults in fitness and self defense classes

$209 $39

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$20 for $40 Worth of Martial Arts — New England Martial Arts

New England Martial Arts

Marlborough

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

$40 $20

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Karate Classes at JKR (Up to 60% Off)

JKR

Milford

Certified instructors lead karate classes that cover martial-arts fundamentals, such as attacks and defensive maneuvers

$50 $20

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Tai Chi or Kickboxing Classes at Bushi Ban Martial Arts (Up to 59% Off)

Bushi Ban Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

Flow through movements that silence tension and stress during tai chi classes, or get an invigorating, total-body workout during kickboxing

$69 $29.99

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One Month of Martial Arts with Four Semi-Private Lessons at Steve DeMasco's Shaolin Studios (Up to 89% Off)

Steve DeMasco's Shaolin Studios

Multiple Locations

Shaolin-certified instructors teach students of any age how to defend themselves and build confidence

$260 $29

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Unlimited Classes or a Birthday Party at Mastery Martial Arts (Up to 82% Off). Five Options Available.

Mastery Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

Students learn not just techniques for self-defense, but also core lessons about respect, discipline, and the power of a positive attitude

$165 $39

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MMA Classes or Women's Boot Camp at Ultimate MMA Training Center (Up to 66% Off). Four Options Available.

Ultimate MMA Training Center

North Haven

MMA classes include Brazilian jiu-jitsu, muay thai, and wrestling; personalized women's workouts get results by targeting specific muscles

$150 $52

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$63 for $140 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Amarone's Kempo Academy

Amarone's Kempo Academy

North Haven

A month of classes plus a free uniform taught by Master Joe Amarone

$140 $63

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5 or 10 Krav Maga Classes at Kelevra Krav Maga (Up to 82% Off)

Kelevra Krav Maga

Multiple Locations

Krav maga classes employ techniques used by the Israeli Army to help athletes burn calories and learn self-defense

$125 $25

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3 Months of Unlimited Kids' Martial Arts Classes at Upstate Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (59% Off)

Upstate Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Albany

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

$300 $123

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One Month of Boxing with Wraps or Two Introductory Boxing Classes with Wraps at Schott's Boxing (56% Off)

Schott's Boxing

Albany

Boxing classes designed to simulate the physical challenge of a real 12-round match

$112 $49

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5 or 10 Drop-In Fitness Classes with T-Shirt at Rondeau's Kickboxing (Up to 71% Off)

Rondeau's Kickboxing

Multiple Locations

Classes such as yoga and fitness kickboxing, which focuses on real boxing moves while working the abs

$95 $29

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$86 for $210 Worth of Martial Arts — Pentjak Karate Club

Pentjak Karate Club

Stillwater

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

$210 $86

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One- or Two-Month Membership and Private Lesson at Bujinkan Kataho Dojo (Up to 55% Off)

Bujinkan Kataho Dojo

Clifton Park

Instructors teach students martial arts principles and self-defense techniques

$110 $55

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One Month of Tai Chi, Kenpo, or Muay Thai Kickboxing Classes at Ethereal Arts Self Defense (Up to 58% Off)

Ethereal Arts Self Defense

Stow

Black belted instructors teach everything from kenpo karate to ancient chin-na grappling techniques

$79 $39

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One Month of Unlimited Fencing Classes for One or Two at Warriors Way (Up to 68% Off)

Warriors Way

Maynard

Students get fit with the fun, graceful art of fencing with month of unlimited instruction

$109 $39

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Martial Arts Belts: Working Your Way Up the Rainbow

Brand-new martial arts students begin with the blank slate of white belt. Learn where they go from there with Groupon?s look at martial arts belts.

There?s an old story about the evolution of the system of colored martial-arts belts: donning fresh white belts at first, trainees would let them darken over time with sweat and dirt, until, after years of increasing mastery, they turned almost black. If it sounds like a story that's too good to believe, it almost certainly is. Although the belt system is conceivably an ancient tradition handed down from sensei to sensei, its origins can be readily traced to the early 20th century. That?s when Dr. Jigoro Kano was developing a new form of physical education for Japanese public school students: judo, a safer version of the jujitsu fighting style. Facing an influx of new students, he devised a hierarchy of colored belts to illustrate their progress at a glance rather than having to ask each one to fight him every day.

How quickly athletes move up the ladder will depend on the teacher, the dojo, and the style, in addition to their skills. They may advance by taking a formal exam with practical, oral, and written sections; they may be asked to spar with students in the next level to prove their readiness; or they may be awarded a different color belt because the old one clashes with their eyes. And in any discipline, tying on a black belt doesn?t mean you?ve made it. Instead, one might think of it as being inducted into an advanced training program. In karate, for instance, there are 10 grades of black belts, some of which require up to 10 years of study to attain.

47 Market St
Northampton,
MA
US

Combining up-to-date teaching techniques with the age-old customs of martial arts, Northampton Karate offers students of all ages a focus on Okinawan Matsubayashi Shorin-Ryu style karate for improving health, fitness, and confidence in a friendly atmosphere. Experienced instructors guide their apprentices on board breaking and beard-accumulating journeys to enhanced athletic performance and disciplined behavior. Tiny fighters can take their first roundhouse kicks with Northampton’s kids' classes (ages 5 to 11) and youth program (ages 12 to 15), and adults can bridge the generation gap through well-placed jabs with their respective classes. Check out the schedule to determine which class best fits the color of your karate girdle.

320 Riverside Dr
Florence,
MA
US

From rock climbing, to kayaking, to camping, Tekoa Mountain Outdoors' founder Tim Vogel views the great outdoors as a combination of playground and classroom, a place where adults and children can learn by doing. Tim has been teaching and guiding adventure activities for more than 25 years, and his experience aids him as he plans adventurous exhibitions, such as hiking along the Appalachian Trail or searching for lost car keys in the Wards Gregory Cave System. During outings, Tim teaches his students both introductory and advanced techniques. Along with a team of certified guides, Tim advocates passion for the outdoors and love for every blade of glass, even the stubby crab variety. In addition to working with the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America, the staff leads several education programs that teach youth valuable team-building lessons. They also run the WOLF Program, which cultivates new crops of professional leaders within the expedition and adventure industry.

27 Sugar Hill Road
Williamsburg,
MA
US

The nine-hole course at Northampton Country Club was carved into the countryside in 1898. Four sets of tees make each time-honored hole manageable, whether a player can hit the long ball or prefers to throw the ball toward the green. A river comes into play on two holes, and the wide fairways cut through regions of dense forest that can ensnare errant balls.

After a round, players can head to the recently renovated clubhouse to dine at the 19th Hole bar and grill and regale fellow visitors with tall tales of booming drives and the 3-foot putt that got away.

Course at a Glance: * Nine-hole, par 35 course * Total length of 3,041 yards from the back tees * Course rating of 69 from the back tees * Course slope of 119 from the back tees * Four sets of tees per hole

135 Main St
Leeds,
MA
US

Ledges Golf Club is not your typical municipal golf course. Sure, its 18 holes sweep across 244 acres of Pioneer Valley land that belongs to taxpayers, but lumping it with other publicly owned courses wouldn't fully convey the thought that's been put into it. Founded in 2001, the course is a result of five years spent drawing up its hybrid layout and executing its private club-like atmosphere. In designing it, architect Howard Maurer sought to strike a balance between links-style holes and the woodland setting, as the course is surrounded by mountain ridges and protected wetlands that many species of wildlife call home. As partners in the Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary Program, course superintendents preserve these natural surroundings by eschewing harmful pesticides and fertilizers on the fairways and hairsprays on the rough as they keep the course in pristine condition.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 72 course * Total length of 6,507 yards from the back tees * Course rating of 72.2 from the back tees * Course slope of 133 from the back tees * Four sets of tees per hole * View the scorecard.

18 Mulligan Dr
South Hadley,
MA
US

Donald Ross, America's first great golf course architect and designer of legendary loops such as Pinehurst No. 2 and Seminole Golf Club, had a way with the land. He seemed to be able to bend the earth to his will. Where lesser architects might have just laid down a bunch of green yoga mats, Ross punctuated the landscape with subtle, artful flourishes – such as crowned “turtle back” greens and deep bunkers – that were perfectly integrated into the landscape. These nuanced touches can be witnessed at Orchards Golf Club, a 1922 Ross creation. The famed designer splayed the 18-hole course across 160 acres of terrain marked by dense forest groves and an enduring mystique, attributes that earned the course hosting duties for the 2002 NCAA Women's Championship and 2004 USGA Women's Open Championship.

Course at a Glance:

  • 18-hole, par 72 course
  • Total length of 6,575 yards from the back tees
  • Course rating of 72.6 from the back tees
  • Course slope of 136 from the back tees
  • Four sets of tees per hole
  • Scorecard
18 Silverwood Ter
South Hadley,
MA
US