Martial Arts in Highland Park

10 or 20 Self-Defense Training Classes or a One-on-One Training Session at Spetsnaz USA (Up to 70% Off)

Spetsnaz USA

Highland Park

Instructor leads crushalo training, a hand-to-hand style of combat used by the Soviet military; classes meet five days a week

$200 $72

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One Week or One Month of Brazilian Jujitsu at Chicago Martial Arts - Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Up to 73% Off)

Chicago Martial Arts- Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Deerfield

Professional instructors teach the grappling and self-defense techniques of Brazilian jujitsu

$40 $15

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One or Two Months of Tae Kwon Do Classes at K H Kim Taekwondo (77% Off)

K H Kim Taekwondo

Multiple Locations

Students gain strength, sharpen their reflexes, and build self-defense skills in tae kwon do classes; free uniform included

$166.50 $39

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$63 for $139 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Buffalo Grove Martial Arts

Buffalo Grove Martial Arts

Buffalo Grove

From the merchant: Month of unlimited training in any one course, including karate, fitness kickboxing, krav maga, or jiu-jitsu

$139 $63

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$29 for $115 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Des Plaines Martial Arts

Des Plaines Martial Arts

Des Plaines

From the merchant: Get fit and learn self-defense with our Taekwondo curriculum!

$115 $29

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12 or 24 Tae Kwon Do Classes with Uniform at Shim's Martial Arts Training Center (Up to 70% Off)

Shim's Martial Arts Training Center

Niles

Certified masters lead students of all ages and abilities in modern and traditional martial arts techniques

$130 $49

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5 or 10 All-Ages Martial-Arts Classes at Lee's Tae Kwon Do (Up to 59% Off)

Lee's Tae Kwon Do

Gurnee

Gain self-defense techniques and confidence in a spacious 5,000 square-foot facility helmed by encouraging instructors

$60 $29

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$40 for One Month of Unlimited Karate Classes at Senzational Fitness ($85 Value)

Senzational Fitness

Grayslake

Students gain strength, stamina, and self-defense skills in karate classes

$85 $40

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Five or Ten Brazilian Jiujitsu Classes at LCCT Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Up to 76% Off)

LCCT Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Schaumburg

Three-time IBJJF world champion Luiz Claudio and his team instruct students of all levels in the art of Rickson Gracie Jiujitsu

$100 $28

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Four or Six Weeks of Classes for Kids at Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Up to 70% Off)

Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Schaumburg

Schaumburg

Instructors put an emphasis on anti-bullying and self-defense in jiu-jitsu classes

$184 $59

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$50 for $100 One Month of Childrens Martial Arts at Striking Arts Academy

Striking Arts Academy

Wauconda

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$100 $50

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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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$39 for One Month of Children's Martial-Arts Classes at Comprido Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy ($135 Value)

Comprido Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Bloomingdale

Kids' Brazilian jujitsu classes emphasize grappling as a last resort, and promote good sportsmanship and self-confidence first and foremost

$135 $39

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$74 for $135 Groupon — Sensei Steve's Karate Center

Sensei Steve's Karate Center

Villa Park

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$135 $74

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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 Classes at Bruce H. Lee Martial Arts School (Up to 80% Off)

Bruce H. Lee Martial Arts School

Glendale Heights

Both options include uniform; owner is eighth-degree black belt in hapkido and tae kwon do and sixth-degree black belt in judo and jujitsu

$150 $32

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5 or 10 Classes for Adults or Kids with a Uniform at Hyun's Hapkido and Tae Kwon Do Schools (Up to 73% Off)

Hyun's Hapkido and Tae Kwon Do Schools

Avondale

Adults or kids don uniforms and join peers in Hapkido or Tae Kwon Do martial arts classes at a school that's served Chicago since 1971

$240 $70

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One or Two Months of Unlimited MMA, Boxing, and Kickboxing Classes at Chicago Combat MMA (Up to 67% Off)

Chicago Combat MMA

Cragin

Get fit and learn new fighting techniques during MMA, boxing, and kickboxing classes

$75 $29.99

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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

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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$54 for $120 Wroth of Services at Stagen's Martial Arts

Stagen's Martial Arts

Belmont Central

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$120 $54

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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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$63 for $350 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Freddie's Modern Kung Fu

Freddie's Modern Kung Fu

Rogers Park

From the merchant: Receive training in self-defense survival skills, combined with strength, cardio, flexibility, and meditation training.

$350 $63

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Four Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Shinjinkai, The Japanese Martial Arts Society (Up to 75% 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 $19

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

Slayers Mma Academy

Far South Chicago

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$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

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$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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$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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Kung Fu, Kickboxing, Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, MMA, and Taichi Classes at EKF Martial Arts (Up to 62% Off)

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

$65 $29

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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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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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$88 for $250 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Gomez Martial Arts Training Center

Gomez Martial Arts Center

Chicago

From the merchant: Martial Arts Master Instructor trains children and adults. Great exercise and discipline! Better workout then the GYM!

$250 $88

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

Bsi Group Inc/ Bei Shaolin Institute Chicago

Chicago

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$300 $105

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$38 for $150 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — McHenry Taekwondo Academy

Mchenry Taekwondo Academy

McHenry

Martial arts classes for students of all ages, starting with children 4 years old; instructors specialize in teaching kids with ADD and ADHD

$150 $38

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Classes for Adults or Children at Team United Martial Arts Academy (Up to 56% Off). Five Options Available

Team United Martial Arts Academy

Willow Springs

Taekwondo and fitness training build discipline as well as strength and flexibility

$90 $45

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One Month of Classes or 10 Classes at Chicago Unified Mixed Martial Arts Training Academy (Up to 81% Off)

Chicago Unified Mixed Martial Arts training Academy

Southwest Elgin

Kickboxing and muay thai classes both employ punching and kicking techniques while teaching students discipline and fitness

$150 $29

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One Month of Martial Arts Classes with Uniform or Birthday Party at AKF Martial Arts Academy (Up to 77% Off)

AKF Martial Arts Academy

Crystal Lake

Students master kyukido, judo, jiujitsu and hapkido during classes; parties are a fun way to introduce kids to martial arts

$125 $29

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$40 for $89 Worth of Martial Arts — S & S Martial Arts LLC

S&s Martial Arts

Kenosha

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$89 $40

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$25 for Five Brazilian Jujitsu Classes at Gracie Barra Veneration ($50 Value)

Gracie Barra Veneration

Kenosha

Students of all ages learn the grappling techniques and takedowns of Brazilian jujitsu in a supportive environment

$50 $25

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Two or Four Weeks of Taekwondo Classes Plus Uniform at U.S. Taekwondo Academy (Up to 76% Off)

U.S. Taekwondo Academy

Kenosha

Kick and spar in these classical taekwondo classes teaching discipline and respect

$105 $25

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Fitness Challenge or One or Two Months of Martial Arts Classes at True Balance Karate Institute (Up to 77% Off)

True Balance Karate Institute

Downers Grove

Owners with third-degree black belts oversee a karate school that imparts discipline and balance along with mental and physical strength

$150 $49

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10 or 20 Kung Fu or Tai Chi Classes at Shaolin Kung Fu Center (Up to 85% Off)

Shaolin Kung Fu Center

Downers Grove

Tai Chi and Kung Fu classes for kids, teens, and adults for students from all backgrounds

$200 $39

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Tae Kwon Do Classes with Uniform at Blackhawk Tae Kwon Do (Up to 76% Off)

Blackhawk Tae Kwon Do

South Elgin

Experienced instructors teach students the Korean martial art of tae kwon do, focusing on self-defense, fitness, and self-confidence

$200 $49

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The award-winning instructors and international champions at Krav Maga Illinois impart their discipline's techniques and secrets to novices and experienced students alike. First developed by Imi Lichtenfeld for Israeli defense forces and based on natural responses, krav maga has since swept the fitness and self-defense worlds as an effective, challenging martial art with one rule - get home safe. The Krav Maga Illinois schedule offers more than 50 classes a week for kids aged 8 to 12, adults aged 13 and up, and kids who disguise themselves as adults beneath long trench coats. In addition, Chicagoland police teach classes intended specifically for members of law enforcement and the military. Though the studio specializes in the self-defense technique, other classes include boxing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, strength and conditioning, and Kali.

2200 Skokie Valley Rd
Highland Park,
IL
US

"Our brain is designed to realize what we wish, without any minor errors," says Dahn Yoga founder Ilchi Lee. "If you want success, it will create success. If you want happiness or health, it will create them. Anything is possible, as long as negative thoughts and emotions don't interfere."

To make this challenging, yet hopeful, philosophy accessible to all, Lee combined the Eastern concept of chi energy with his own brain-management system, developing a distinctive program that unlocks inner peace and sweeps up brain clutter caused by the daily stress of always having to find Waldo. This focus, shared by Body & Brain Holistic Yoga and The Life Yoga, forms the basis of the studio's classes and consultations. Warm-up yoga maneuvers awaken muscles before 30–40 minutes of breathing, stretching, core practice, and meditation—including a signature brain-wave vibration technique that aims to calibrate mental and physical energies. Cooldown exercises ease the body back into quotidian functionality before a 10-minute teatime invites socialization among participants while bolstering pinkie endurance.

1947 Cherry Ln
Northbrook,
IL
US

In 1976, educator, musician, and kinesiologist Robin Wes longed for a children's gym that prioritized personal growth over competition. Unveiled at a time when physical-education classes pushed students to focus almost exclusively on winning, Robin's program was swiftly adopted and is now used in more than 300 Little Gyms worldwide. Robin still pens original music to accompany lessons, which engage whippersnappers aged 4 months to 12 years with gymnastics, dance, karate, and parent and child activities.

Each of The Little Gym's classes introduces simple movements that sharpen motor skills and set brains whirring, allowing kids to progress at their own pace until they can finally build a computer out of macaroni and glitter. Staff members strive to build a base for lifelong social skills and self-assurance with each exercise, including activities rooted purely in fun, such as summer camps or birthday parties, which helped The Little Gym to earn title of #1 Birthday Chain in Parents Magazine.

1366 Patriot Blvd
Glenview,
IL
US

Z-Ultimate Self Defense Studios was created with one mission in mind - to provide life changing and character building experiences through world class, personalized martial arts instruction.

1515 Waukegan Rd
Glenview,
IL
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..

823 Chicago Ave
Evanston,
IL
US

Trainer-to-professional-athlete David Englund enlists a certified staff to sculpt healthy bodies through group classes that encompass all elements of fitness. Bump boxing gloves and Mickey Mouse gloves with experts in muay thai, its sessions helmed by instructors who earned their dukes in the Land of Smiles. Swift jabs and kicks fly while pupils hone powerful punches and cardio pumps to triumph over opponents. In kids' boxing and martial-arts courses, experienced teachers shepherd students aged 8–13 to the peak of fitness within a fun, collaborative atmosphere. Englund himself reigns over Pilates sessions, which fortify abdominal powerhouses to facilitate future exercise and old-timey loads of laundry.

823 Emerson St
Evanston,
IL
US