Martial Arts in Elkhart

Fight-Fit Classes at Lightning Kicks Martial Arts (Up to 54% Off)

Lightning Kicks Martial Arts

Edison

Fight-Fit classes provide a total-body conditioning workout

$106 $49

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$31 for $125 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Achievement Martial Arts

Achievement Martial Arts

Portage

One month of classes with white belt included; develop confidence, focus, and self-discipline

$125 $31

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One Month Unlimited Tae Kwon Do Package for One or Two at Crown Point Black Belt Academy (Up to 93% Off)

Crown Point Black Belt Academy

Winfield

Students learn discipline and self-defense fundamentals from champion teachers

$429 $29

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5 or 10 Martial-Arts Classes or Fitness Challenge at Northwest Indiana Martial Arts Academy (Up to 88% Off)

Northwest Indiana Martial Arts Academy

Schererville

Group martial-arts lessons include a uniform; a three-month fitness challenge allows participation in four martial-arts classes per week

$124.50 $15

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Family Martial Arts Classes at Crusader Martial Arts (Up to 59% Off). Four Options Available.

Crusader Martial Arts

Wyoming

Supportive martial arts instructors help children hone hand-eye coordination, balance, social skills, and more at this Christian studio

$35 $17

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Kung Fu, Kickboxing, Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, MMA, and Taichi classes at EKF Martial Arts (Up to 66% Off). Three Options Available.

EKF Martial Arts

Rogers Park

Learn Kung Fu from Mortal Kombat’s real-life Kung Lao, Anthony Marquez, or blend martial arts styles in MMA classes

$130 $49

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10 Classes or One Month Unlimited Shaolin Kempo Karate Classes at Villari's Martial Arts (Up to 91% Off)

Villari's Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

Shaolin kempo karate classes for all ages blend elements of jujitsu, kung fu, and Shaolin temple boxing into a single self-defense style

$220 $29

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$39 for Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes and a Uniform 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 or Two Months of Kids' Swordplay Classes at Forteza Fitness (Up to 55% Off)

Forteza Fitness

Ravenswood

Kids' swordplay classes instill confidence and discipline in students while engaging their minds and bodies

$110 $55

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Martial-Arts Classes at The Warrior Institute of Chicago (Up to 78% Off)

The Warrior Institute of Chicago

The Warrior Institute of Chicago

Classes help children develop basic coordination skills and learn self-confidence, and help adults tone their bodies and learn self-control

$179 $39

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Six Weeks or One Month of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts (Up to 67% Off)

Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

Adult MMA, kids karate, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai kickboxing, and extreme fitness classes offered at studio

$208 $69

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One or Two Months of Tae Kwon Do Classes at Ultimate Kicks Tae Kwon Do (50% Off)

Ultimate Kicks Tae Kwon Do

Chicago

In a brightly decorated studio, experts lead students aged 4 and older in traditional and Olympic-style tae kwon do

$70 $35

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Six Weeks of Kid's Classes or One-Month of Unlimited Adult Classes at Keller's Martial Arts (Up to 79% Off)

Keller's Martial Arts

Avondale

Instructors teach a wide array of martial arts, including MMA, kickboxing, Olympic-style tae kwon do, and Aikido

$235 $50

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Four Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Shinjinkai, The Japanese Martial Arts Society (Up to 81% Off)

Shinjinkai, The Japanese Martial Arts Society

Lakeview

Instructors guide students of all levels through martial arts classes such as youth aikido, weapons classes and modern martial arts

$75 $14

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5, 10, or 20 Jeet Kune Do Classes at New Generation Jeet Kune Do (Up to 75% Off)

New Generation Jeet Kune Do

Near North Side

Experienced and certified instructor teaches students jeet kune do, a martial art developed by Bruce Lee; classes focus on combat fighting

$100 $29

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5 or 10 Mixed-Martial-Arts Conditioning Classes at Mota Martial Arts (Up to 53% Off)

Mota Martial Arts

Bridgeport

Mixed-martial-arts conditioning classes help students lose weight and improve fitness levels, with classes for both beginners and veterans

$40 $20

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$48 for $95 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — slayers mma academy

Slayers Mma Academy

Far South Chicago

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

$95 $48

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$45 for $99 Groupon — Lily Lau Kung Fu / Golden Eagle

Lily Lau Eagle Claw Kung Fu

West Rogers Park

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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5 or 10 Group Martial-Arts Classes at Valko Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy (Up to 62% Off)

Valko Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Academy

Near North Side

Group martial-arts classes available in varying belt levels and led by instructors with vast amounts of experience

$170 $65

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One Month of Martial-Arts Classes, or One or Five Private Training Sessions at Tandang Garimot (Up to 70% Off)

Tandang Garimot

Lakeview

Training program builds mental and physical strength through classes in Filipino martial arts, Brazilian jujitsu, muay thai, and more

$150 $59

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$49 for One Month of Adult Kickboxing or Kids' Martial Arts Classes at Kensho Martial Arts ($197.25 Value)

Kensho Martial Arts

Goose Island

Adults cast off calories and build lean muscle in kickboxing classes; kids build focus and confidence through self-defense

$197.25 $49

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$20 for $80 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Internal Strength Martial Arts

Internal Strength Martial Arts

Chicago

Basic martial-arts instruction for the first month; self-defense course is available

$80 $20

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$105 for $300 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — BSI Group Inc

Bsi Group Inc/ Bei Shaolin Institute Chicago

Chicago

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

$300 $105

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One or Three Months of Karate, Tae Kwon Do, or Kung Fu Classes at Grand Rapids Karate Academy (Up to 83% Off)

Grand Rapids Karate Academy

Grand Rapids Karate

Master instructors with classes for kids and adults; focus on self-defense, self-confidence, and staying fit

$125.95 $39

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One- or Two-Month Membership with Unlimited Classes at Grand Rapids Mixed Martial Arts (Up to 81% Off)

Grand Rapids Mixed Martial Arts

Creston

MMA studio leads classes in boxing fundamentals, MMA, and self-defense for all skill levels, as well as for women and children

$99 $19

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10 or 16 Martial-Arts Classes and Uniform with Option for Test and a Graduation Belt at Go2Karate (94% Off)

Go2Karate

On Location

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

$324 $20

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One or Two Months of Martial Arts Classes for Ages 14 and Older at Mystic Warrior Martial Arts (Up to 66% Off)

Mystic Warrior Martial Arts

Palos Hills

Teens and adults learn a blend of tae kwon do, hapkido, jujitsu, and kempo karate, among others, that create a system of self-defense

$150 $55

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Writing and gross motor skills; math and nutrition; fine motor skills and social etiquette. Physical and social development may seem unrelated, but connecting the two can boost cognitive ability in growing children. That’s why WisdomGym Preschool always incorporates movement into its academic sessions. WisdomGym is just one branch of the Horizon Complex, which fosters a healthy community by teaching kids of all ages dance, gymnastics, and cheerleading skills.

Children as young as 4 months old can participate in gymnastics classes that help build motor skills through playful routines and exercises. At age 2, children can begin dance classes that progress to advanced levels of ballet, tap, jazz, and hip-hop. In cheerleading classes—for ages 4 and older—students can practice tumbling and chants with the goal of one day learning to successfully chumble. As kids play, parents can wait out in the lobby and peer through the windows that open into most classrooms.

6462 Center Industrial Dr
Jenison,
MI
US

USA Karate Federation Hall of Fame honoree and four-time Panamerican Karate champion John Fonseca teams up with three-time world karate champion Elisa Au Fonseca and a cadre of talented instructors to lead their charges through martial-arts and fitness classes that strengthen minds and bodies. Though the martial-arts program mainly focuses on shotokan and shito-ryu karate, the sensei also offers aikido, judo, Gracie jujitsu, muay thai kickboxing, and wing tsun classes. Bushy-tailed neophytes start at the beginning, learning the basics of their chosen form, whereas advanced students delve into such mind-focused arenas as chi energy training and personally apologizing to every punching bag they have ever hurt.

Instructors also lead fitness-centered sessions that build muscle and burn calories. Cardio-kick classes merge elements of martial-arts, boxing, and aerobics to form an ever-changing cardiovascular workout infused with heart-pumping kicks and punches. Boot-camps delve athletes even deeper into whole-body fitness by challenging them to nonstop military-style drills for a full 45 minutes, or approximately the time it takes to jump rope through an entire episode of Magnum, P.I..

2440 N Lincoln Ave.
Chicago,
IL
US

A nonprofit educational organization, The Peace School promotes tranquility of mind, body, and spirit through yoga, tae kwon do, and meditation courses that welcome students of all ages. Originally established in 1972 by Grand Master Myungsu Y.S. Kim, the school has been recognized by the United Nations, developed senior and nursing-home programs, and helped establish Peace Day, an annual Chicago celebration of peace and cultural institutions.

At the school, a coalition of experienced instructors—all of whom have trained for at least 10 years—leads students in three levels of yoga, traditional tae kwon do, and other exercises. Group practice, discussion, and lectures divulge the fundamentals of peace breathing meditation, while a hands-on self-defense for women class opens up discussion of attitude, confidence, and safety issues. Massage classes emphasize acupressure technique and deep breathing, while courses in infant massage can help babies sleep better.

3121 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago,
IL
US

Born in Bulgaria in 1959, fencer Hristo Etropolski soon traded his rattle for a saber, competing twice in the Olympic Games—including a fifth-place finish in 1980—and earning medals in two World Championships. After settling down in 2005, Hristo founded Midwest Fencing Academy, where, as head coach, he draws on almost 40 years of competition and teaching experience to sharpen students’ sparring skills. Of his past protégés, one received a gold medal in the Junior World Cup, and many have secured fencing scholarships at Ivy League universities, where their mighty swords reign undefeated against opponents' puny pens.

Midwest Fencing Academy specializes in the lightest of fencing's three weapons, the saber, whose required speed and quick thinking puts students' hearts and reflexes to the test, building discipline and good sportsmanship. The facility boasts five regulation strips, four of which are wired with electronic scoring, and includes a large viewing space for friends or parents to shout French translations of witty retorts from the sidelines.

6100 N Cicero Ave
Chicago,
IL
US

Northside Mixed Martial Arts acquaints all willing students—most of whom have never sparred or grappled—with the proven combat techniques of Gracie jiu-jitsu, submission wrestling, muay thai kickboxing, and MMA in a supportive and secure environment. The center's squad of expert coaches includes Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion and Gracie-trained black belt Misho Ceko, as well as two-time Golden Gloves boxer Ivelin Tzontchev. By showcasing strikes and holds from across the martial-arts spectrum, classes instill a base of knowledge from which guests can improvise and adapt to subdue much larger opponents, such as street toughs, hooligans, and rabid Big Birds. The gym rounds out its class roster with personal-training services and women's self-defense boot camps, and beckons to passersby a mere four blocks away from the Fullerton CTA stop.

1363 W Fullerton Ave
Chicago,
IL
US

Long before the UFC turned mixed martial arts into a caged spectacle, Kensho Martial Arts founder Roger Luri was melding myriad fighting styles into a coherent method of self-defense. Thirty years of teaching martial arts have shown him that, in a self-defense situation, trained fighters will resort to whatever moves and faked tuberculosis symptoms come the easiest. Instead of inculcating a rigid structure for kicks and punches, he devised a technique that allows students to draw from multiple influences. These include disciplines such as karate, kickboxing, jujitsu, and Western boxing.

Luri built his self-defense technique from his broad experience scrapping in multiple styles. Since then, Luri has developed mastery over Thai and French boxing, for which he received the Silver Glove from the French Federation of Boxe Francaise Savate.

1030 W North Ave
Chicago,
IL
US