LA Boxing offers classes in boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, and hand-to-hand kangaroo combat. In all, there are more than 31 group classes offered weekly, each one led by a professional or top-amateur fighter. Session sizes are kept to a minimum, ensuring personal attention and manageable battle royale numbers. Gyms also offer a full range of fitness equipment to supplement time spent with a bag or in the ring.
Within the walls of China's Shaolin Temple, a new breed of kung fu was born. Egyptian Shaolin Martial Arts University imports the practice, named for the Chinese temple, to the United States. The university gives women a new way to defend themselves, using only their own bodies as their weapon. The academy also offers traditional Shaolin kung fu and weapons classes for more advanced learners.
The American Kickboxing Academy, a mixed-martial-arts fitness center, sculpts the torsos and minds of everyone from tykes to elders with a potpourri of disciplines. Choose from a variety of classes that run 60–90 minutes from early in the morning to late in the evening, six days a week. Break out striking knees and elbows with muay thai kickboxing classes or try Brazilian jiu jitsu to vanquish opponents of any stature, from Bilbo Baggins to Andre the Giant, with a series of quick and effective strikes and maneuvers.
Saunas. Spas. A caf? and lounge. There are plenty of places to relax within?Sierra Athletic Club, but its members have a hard time sitting still. Also inside the club, certified personal trainers guide clients through high-intensity workouts in the 3,000-square-foot Power Plant. Work out mavens congregate for cross training classes, incorporating the likes of kettlebells, TRX straps, bands, wall balls, plyo boxes, rowing machines, and other equipment designed to keep workouts fresh and engaging. Individual athletes or teams can also come together for sport-specific training exercises led by trainers who specialize in everything from sport/position-specific training, rehabilitation, weight loss and senior fitness.
?On the other side of the athletic club, clients have access to two weight rooms, cardio machines, and areas?for?athletic competition. Nine tennis courts stand outside next to a?swimming?pool, where members can practice laps or train for a run on the underwater chess circuit. Indoors, rubber balls?bounce around seven?racquetball courts and a full basketball court makes the perfect place for a pickup game. Sierra Athletic Club keeps its workouts flexible. Members can exercise on their own, or enroll in more?structured programs. The training staff leads swimming lessons and energetic group fitness classes, such as Zumba, cycling, yoga, and seven different styles of martial arts.
Israel, 1948: Imi Lichtenfeld becomes head hand-to-hand combat instructor of the newly formed Israeli Defense Forces, tasked to create an effective system of self-defense and fighting for the soldiers. Fresno, 2013: Using the evolution of those techniques, Vanguard Krav Maga Fresno's instructors arm students with self-defense skills for fighting armed or multiple opponents. While proofing their pupils against violence, they also emphasize Lichtenfeld's original tenets of the training. They teach the martial art as a means to end violence, rather than to begin it.
Ultimate Martial Arts is a multi-disciplined school that offers the finest martial arts instruction available anywhere in a professional and comfortable setting. Our facilities are designed to help promote quick and efficient learning, fun classes, and an all around wonderful experience.