Sports in Larkspur

$74 for $165 Groupon — Mount Tam Mixed Martial Arts

Mount Tam Mma

San Rafael

$165 $74

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

One or Two Months of Unlimited Martial-Arts and Fitness Classes with Uniform at Goju Karate (Up to 86% Off)

Goju Karate

San Rafael

$100 $19

Students of all fitness levels participate in karate classes that teach basic techniques and test endurance

Four Weeks of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at San Rafael Martial Arts (72% Off)

San Rafael Martial Arts

San Rafael

$159 $45

Four weeks of kung fu or tai chi classes with all classes taught by Sifu Terrance Thornton

Two-Hour Guided Kayak Tour for One or Two from San Francisco Kayak & Adventures (Up to 53% Off)

San Francisco Kayak & Adventures

Multiple Locations

$100 $49

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Knowledgeable guide leads intimate two-hour kayak tour of San Francisco Bay or Sausalito's waterfront

Basic or Advanced Bicycle Tune-Up at Bikes By Brian (50% Off)

Bikes By Brian

Bikes By Brian

$80 $40

A mechanic cleans drive trains, adjusts derailleurs, and trues wheels; advanced tune-up includes new tires, brake pads, cables, and housing

$40 for $160 Worth of Boxing Lessons — Anouphab Mud Muay Thai Lao Academy

Anouphab Mud Muay Thai Lao Academy

Richmond

$160 $40

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Three or Five Indoor Rock-Climbing and Fitness Visits at Bridges Rock Gym (Up to 74% Off)

Bridges Rock Gym

El Cerrito

$93 $26

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Scale rocks, kickbox, or flex muscles during yoga classes at this comprehensive climbing gym

One or Two Entries to San Francisco LUV RUN on Saturday, September 20 (Up to 52% Off)

LUV RUN San Francisco

Crissy Field

$55 $27

5K course that starts in Crissy Field and encourages mingling between runners who wear bibs denoting their romantic availability

$95 for Entry to Men's Health Urbanathlon 11-Mile Obstacle Race ($125 Value)

Publicis Hawkeye (Urbanathlon)

AT&T Park, Lot A

$125 $95

Competitors tackle 11-mile run and course with 14 obstacles including monkey bars, tires, barricades, marine hurdles, walls, and stairs

$13 for Registration for One for the San Francisco Turkey Trot ($24 Value)

San Francisco Turkey Trot

Mission Bay

$24 $13

Registration for one for a Thanksgiving Day 5K fun run benefitting local food banks

$5 Buys You a Coupon for $25 Off Pain Free Running Workshop at Running Flows

Running Flows

Presidio

$25 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for $25 off pain free running workshop

$5 Buys You a Coupon for $30 Off Membership For New Members at Rocha Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Rocha Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Multiple Locations

$30 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for $30 off membership for new members

One- or Two-Hour Practice Session for Up to Four People at Eagle Club Indoor Golf (Up to 40% Off)

Eagle Club Indoor Golf

Downtown

$20 $13

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Each hitting bay has a GC2 Smart Camera launch monitor, which provides statistical feedback to help goflers make corrective adjustments

Four or Eight Fencing Classes for Kids or Adults at Xcel Fencing (65% Off)

Xcel Fencing

Multiple Locations

$110 $39

Adults and kids alike can pick up foils under the guidance of instructors and learn the basics of fencing

$25 for Five Beginner Jiu Jitsu Classes at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu ($150 Value)

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu

SoMa

$150 $25

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Developed and taught by award-winning martial artists, beginner jiu jitsu classes follow the facility's martial-arts philosophy

$49 for 10 Boxing Classes at Polk Street Gym ($175 Value)

Polk Street Gym

Civic Center

$175 $49

Classes help beginning boxers tone their cores, arms, and legs while practicing jabs, hooks, footwork, and head movement

$36 for $120 Worth of Cardio Kickboxing — Ralph Gracie Academy

Ralph Gracie Jiu Jitsu

SoMa

$120 $36

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$45 for $100 Worth of Services at Bay Jiu-Jitsu

Bay Jiu-Jitsu

Lower Pacific Heights

$100 $45

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

One- or Three-Month Membership to 108 Heroes Kung Fu (Up to 82% Off)

Chinese Shao-Lin Center

Financial District

$160 $29

Kung fu lessons teach essential self-defense moves as well as confidence and skills useful for a lifetime of overall wellness

Three or Six Cardio-Boxing Classes at World Class Boxing Gym (Up to 76% Off)

World Class Boxing Gym

Mission

$60 $19

Certified trainers lead exercisers through a routine of kicks and punches

One Month of Filipino Martial Arts Classes or 5 or 10 Classes at Eskabo Daan (Up to 71% Off)

Eskabo Daan

San Francisco

$185 $59

Experts guide students through Filipino self-defense techniques, a versatile fighting style utilizing weapons and bare hands

Kayak Trip for One, Two, or Four from City Kayak (Up to 51% Off)

City Kayak

South Beach

$64.16 $32

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Paddlers drift past city views on the way to Brannan Street Wharf

Mountain or Hybrid Bike Rental or Three-Hour Guided Bike Tour for Two at Blazing Saddles (Up to 50% Off)

Blazing Saddles

Multiple Locations

$72 $36

Deluxe rental bikes whisk riders away on self-guided or guided tours of San Francisco, the Bay, and surrounding landmarks

$76 for $170 Groupon — Bushido Fight Team

Bushido Fight Team

San Francisco

$170 $76

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Overnight Big Sur Backpacking Trip with Meals for One or Two from Bay Area Expeditions (Up to 59% Off)

Bay Area Expeditions

Central North San Francisco

$340 $170

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Experienced outdoorsmen lead excursions through redwood-lined and oceanside trails as hikers learn basic skills

$49 for Unlimited 30-Day Martial-Arts Gym Pass to Hybrid Training SF ($185 Value)

Hybrid Training SF

San Francisco

$185 $49

Boxing classes, Brazilian juijitsu, and muay thai taught by experienced instructors in a fully stocked gym

$39 for a Pro Bicycle Tune-Up at Columbus Cyclery ($80 Value)

Columbus Cyclery

North Beach

$80 $39

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A bike mechanic adjusts brakes and gears, pressurizes tires, trues wheels, and cleans gears, the chain, and the bottom bracket

5 or 10 Kickboxing Classes at Empower (Up to 91% Off)

Empower

Financial District

$200 $19

The hour-long Stand Empower group classes focus on the principles of stand-up kickboxing, boosting self-confidence and strength

$84 for $240 Worth of Martial Arts — E.Y. Lee Kung Fu School

E.y. Lee Kung Fu School

San Francisco

$240 $84

Study Choy Lee Fut, tai chi, or qigong (internal exercises) twice weekly in a traditional Chinese kung fu school

Children's Kung Fu Classes or Kickboxing Classes for Teens and Adults at Five Animals Kung Fu Academy (69% Off)

Five Animals Kung Fu Academy

Inner Parkside

$160 $49

Students learn self-defense skills while simultaneously gaining physical and mental strength

$39 for a Month of Unlimited Mixed Martial-Arts Classes at AB Mixed Martial Arts Academy ($129 Value)

AB Mixed Martial Arts Academy

Portola

$129 $39

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A variety of martial arts classes s are complemented by pilates and cardio conditioning

One Month of Unlimited Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training for One or Two People at Cesar Gracie Academy (65% Off)

Cesar Gracie Academy

San Francisco

$150 $52

Brazilian jiu jitsu classes teach self-defense skills with a focus on grappling techniques

Uniform and One or Two Months of Hapkido Classes at Hapkido USA (Up to 72% Off)

Hapkido USA

Inner Parkside

$194 $59

Hapkido instructors teach adults and children effective self-defense skills while simultaneously encouraging self-development

Running Training from Runnerspeaks Whole Person Running Coaching (Up to 77% Off). Six Options Availble.

Runnerspeaks Whole Person Running Coaching

On Location

$60 $19

With an emphasis on the mind, body and spirit, instructor culls from many disciplines to help runners earn their goals and love the sport

Kuk Sool Won Martial-Arts Classes at Kuk Sool Won of San Francisco (Up to 58% Off)

Kuk Sool Won of San Francisco

San Francisco

$100 $49

Traditional Korean martial-art system geared for both youngsters and adults

$50 for $100 Groupon — Silver Dragon Kung Fu

Silver Dragon Kung Fu

Original Daly City

$100 $50

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10 or 20 Adult Martial-Arts Classes, Including Registration at Bay Area Martial Arts (Up to 87% Off)

Bay Area Martial Arts

Grand Lake

$220 $29

Students learn kung fu moves and train with rattan sticks during self-defense martial arts classes

$26 for $50 Worth of Snowsports — Destination 1440

Destination 1440

Destination 1440

$50 $26

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One Private Tennis Lesson, or One or Three Group Tennis Lessons (All Levels) from Denton Desquitado (Up to 57% Off)

D2 Tennis

Mills College

$70 $35

USPTA-certified instructor and former D1 college player teaches tennis fundamentals during lessons at Mills College

$54 for $120 Groupon — Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Grand Lake

$120 $54

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10 or 20 Boxing Fitness Classes at Boxing for Health (Up to 80% Off)

Boxing for Health

Oakland

$125 $29

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Boxing coaches teach footwork, combinations, and punches in a gym with a regulation sized ring and 14 heavy bags

5 or 10 Turbo Boxing Classes at Emi TKB (Up to 54% Off)

Emi TKB

Laurel

$60 $29

Learn non-combative kickboxing techniques from seasoned instructors while growing stronger and more flexible

One or Two Months of Unlimited Lessons at U.S. Shaolin Kung Fu (Up to 73% Off)

U.S. Shaolin Kung Fu

Chinatown

$100 $30

Black-belt instructors train students in traditional Shaolin kung fu, with an emphasis on self-defense and self-discipline

One or Two Months of Saturday Boxing Boot Camp Classes at Phight Club (Up to 56% Off)

Phight Club

Oakland

$40 $19

Get in shape while learning how to box under expert coaches at gym renowned for producing professional fighters

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 30% Off $100 Group Training ($70) For New Customers at Lightnings Boxing Club

Lightnings Boxing Club

East Peralta

$30 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 30% off $100 group training ($70) for new customers

Tennis 101 Clinic or Cardio Tennis at Cliff Drysdale Tennis at In-Shape Sport (Up to 58% Off)

Cliff Drysdale Tennis at In-Shape Sport

Multiple Locations

$60 $25

Learn the fundamentals of tennis play with an introductory clinic or stay in shape with a tennis-influenced cardio workout

$57 for an 18-Hole Round of Golf for 2 with Cart Rental Mare Island Golf Club (Up to $116 Value)

Mare Island Golf Course

Vallejo

$116 $57

Oldest course west of the Mississippi River features distinctive topography on the front and back nines, as well as a range and a pro shop

4 Children's 30-Minute Swim Lesson with 1 Drop-In Family Swim Pass or 1-Month Family Swim Pass (Up to 53% Off)

AquaTech Swim School

Multiple Locations

$85 $40

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Group children's lessons teach stroke techniques and water safety in a self-paced instruction

$75 for $150 Groupon — Academy of Jeet Kune DO Sciences

Academy Of Jeet Kune Do Sciences

Petaluma

$150 $75

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Introductory Stand-Up Paddleboard Lesson for Two, Four, or Six from SUP Odyssey (Up to 69% Off)

SUP Odyssey

Petaluma

$158 $69

In a private lake habitat preserve, instructors teach students stand-up paddleboarding basics such as proper stance, paddling, and turning

One or Two 60-Minute Golf Lessons with PGA Pro David Suh at San Bruno Golf Center (Up to 55% Off)

San Bruno Golf Center

San Bruno

$110 $55

PGA pro David Suh breaks down swings and offers corrective advice to develop consistent, dependable swing mechanics

$35 for Entry Package to Wicked Wine Run 5K on Saturday, October 18 ($50 Value)

Wicked Wine Run

Jamieson Ranch

$50 $35

Runners traverse a scenic course through Jamieson Ranch vineyard and enjoy post-race pours of wine and live music

Two Rounds of Golf with Cart and Range Balls at Chardonnay Golf Club (Up to 47% Off). Two Options Available.

Chardonnay Golf Club

Napa

$84 $44.50

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18-hole, par 72 course winds through 150 acres of Chardonnay vineyards and wildlife preserves

18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart Rental for Two or Four at Eagle Vines Vineyards and Golf Club (Up to 47% Off)

Eagle Vines Vineyards & Golf Club

Eagle Vines Vineyard & Golf Club

$178 $99

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Surrounded by 27 acres of working vineyards, 18-hole course fills the Napa Valley countryside with a layout designed by Johnny Miller

10 or 20 Turbo Kickboxing Classes at Canyon Kajukenbo Martial Arts Institute (Up to 76% Off)

Canyon Kajukenbo Martial Arts Institute

American Canyon

$80 $29

Learn self-defense and burn truckloads of calories with workouts that activate the entire body

5K Entry for One, Two, or Four to Color Dash on Saturday, September 20 1 (Up to 45% Off)

The Color Dash 5k

Martinez

$45 $29

Run or walk along a noncompetitive 5K course through bursts of electric colors

One Month of Tae Kwon Do Classes for One or Two Kids at Fitness Innovations & Tae Kwon Do (Up to 88% Off)

Fitness Innovations & Tae Kwon Do

Martinez

$215 $29

Owner has been teaching martial arts for more than 35 years; instructors focus on instilling self-confidence, discipline, and respect

Intro to Archery Class for One, Two, or Four People at Ohlone Archery (Up to 58% Off)

Ohlone Archery

San Leandro

$25 $12

In group lessons, students learn archery etiquette, stance, and basic form before unleashing arrows in the shooting gallery

One-Hour Golf Lesson for One or Two at Dennis Mitchell Golf (Up to 51% Off)

Dennis Mitchell Golf

Burlingame

$120 $59

Professional instructor who has taught PGA and LPGA players helps golfers step up their game

$5 Buys a Coupon for $50 Off One Month of Access For New Clients at Dethrone Basecamp

Dethrone Basecamp

Downtown

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for $50 off one month of access for new clients

One or Two One-Hour Private Golf Lessons with Dave Atchison at Burlingame Golf Center (Up to 60% Off)

Dave Atchison at Burlingame Golf Center

Burlingame

$150 $75

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Indoor/outdoor facility with full-length driving range hosts lessons with Dave Atchison, whose years of teaching include time at UCLA & UCSB

Eight Children's Martial-Arts Classes or Three Months of Classes at Martial Arts America (Up to 84% Off)

Martial Arts America

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

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Kids' program builds confidence and self-defense skills through tae kwon do strikes, jujitsu rolls, and eskrima stick exercises

Two or Five Private GOLFit Fitness Sessions with a TPI Physical Assessment at NorCal Golf Academy (Up to 60% Off)

NorCal Golf Academy

Downtown Walnut Creek

$190 $79

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TPI-certified professional instructors evaluate golf fitness and develop personalized workouts during non-traditional lessons

Nine-Hole, Par-3 Course for Two or Four or 18-Hole Putting Course at Grayson Woods Golf Course (Up to 50% Off)

Grayson Woods Golf Course

Pleasant Hill

$6 $3

With Mount Diablo as a backdrop, golf complex offers an 18-hole putting course and 9-hole, par-3 course characterized by large greens

One, Two, or Three Months of Fencing Lessons at Swordplay Fencing Academy (Up to 64% Off)

Swordplay Fencing Academy

Concord

$97 $39

Instructors coach pupils of all ages on fundamentals of foil wielding during indoor lessons honing balance, strength, and coordination

5 Jiu Jitsu Classes, or One Month of Unlimited Classes at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu San Mateo (Up to 93% Off)

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu San Mateo

Hillsdale

$100 $10

Students learn practical self-defense techniques, such as grappling and ground fighting, in intensive Jiu Jitsu classes

$74 for $145 Worth of Martial Arts — KICKS TaeKwonDo School of Self-Defense

Kicks Taekwondo School Of Self-defense

San Mateo

$145 $74

Discover the fun of learning a high-level, Olympic-style tae kwon do and self-defense art

$29 for One Month of Unlimited Adult Classes at Core Taekwondo ($149 Value)

Core Taekwondo

San Mateo

$149 $29

Adult taekwondo classes provide a high-energy workout, improving flexibility while teaching practical self-defense skills

18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental for One, Two, or Four at Napa Golf Course (Up to 54% Off)

Napa Golf Course

Kennedy Park

$53 $27

18-hole, par 72 course; rolling hills, mature oaks and pines, and waterways; driving range and 10,000 square-foot practice green

Four or Eight Adult Tae Kwon Do, Jujitsu, or Little Warriors Classes at Sidekicks Martial Arts (Up to 54% Off)

Sidekicks Martial Arts

Napa

$45 $21

Adults try their hand at martial-arts forms such as tae kwon do and jujitsu, while little ones learn the basics along with life skills

Indoor Rock Climbing for One or Two at Rockzilla (Up to 45% Off)

Rockzilla

Cental Napa

$20 $12

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Multiple climbing walls challenge pairs' skills in top roping, lead climbing & bouldering with shoe & harness rental included

One or Two 60-Minute Golf Lessons from Gary Monisteri (Up to 51% Off)

Gary Monisteri Golf

Vintage Park

$120 $59

Seasoned PGA pro instructor breaks golf down into its core components, leading focused practices aimed at making actual rounds more fun

All-Day Golf Outing for Two or Four with Pull Cart Rentals and Beverages at Washoe Creek Golf Course (Up to 55% Off)

Washoe Creek Golf Course

Petaluma

$43 $21

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Golfers enjoy day of unlimited play at two scaled-down nine-hole layouts with an included pull cart before unwinding with a beer or soda

One or Three Months of Cardio-Kickboxing and Boot-Camp Membership at Dance Co. (Up to 74% Off)

Dance Co.

Upper B Street

$90 $29

High-intensity cardio kickboxing and boot-camp classes offer varied exercises to help work up a sweat, tone muscles, and lose weight

Unlimited Classes for Adults or Kids at A&R Martial Arts Training Center (Up to 81% Off)

A&R Martial Arts Training Center

North Hayward

$120 $25

Certified martial arts trainer imbues students of all levels with self-defense fundamentals

One Month of Self-Defense Classes for Students Aged 13 and Younger or 14 and Older at Trucombat (Up to 71% Off)

Trucombat

San Ramon

$100 $30

Expert instructors teach kids and adults self-defense techniques that incorporate elements of fighting styles such as Kung Fu and MMA

One or Two Months of Martial-Arts Classes for Kids or Adults at TriValley ATA Martial Arts (Up to 76% Off)

TriValley ATA Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$125 $39

Both kids and adults develop discipline and self-confidence as they learn martial arts

$16 for One Month of Classes at Impact! Kickboxing Fitness ($108 Value)

Impact! Kickboxing Fitness

San Carlos

$108 $16

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Hammer away stress and calories by hurling punches and kicks into heavy bags

3 or 5 Private or Semi-Private Golf Lessons and Swing Analysis from Mark S. Macy Golf Instruction (Up to 52% Off)

Mark S. Macy Golf Instruction

Country Drives

$295 $145

An instructor brings three decades of golf experience to relaxed lessons that hone the skills of students of all skill levels

Select Local Merchants

Live2kite's Richmond and Greenbrae locations facilitate wave-riding instruction while also supplying maritime hobbyists with billowing chutes, sturdy boards, and stylish apparel for kitesurfing, standup paddleboarding, and wakeboarding. Canopies by makers such as Ozone, RRD, and Slingshot float upon air currents, free from the interference of kite-hating trees. Rental gear equips wave riders for hours at sea, and lessons impart kiting and paddling basics as well as more advanced tricks and tactics for surfing atop dolphins.

44 Industrial Way
Greenbrae,
CA
US

It turns out that karate isn't just useful for taking down opponents. Goju Karate's instructors use the Japanese martial art as a jumping-off point for classes that teach endurance, meditation, and other noncombat skills. For aspiring black belts who want to learn the traditional skills of karate, there are fast-paced general classes that focus on combination techniques and how to match a black belt with any outfit.

622 Lindaro Street
San Rafael,
CA
US

When Cliff Hodges, the founder and CEO of Adventure Out, graduated from MIT with a degree in electrical engineering, he knew a traditional desk job wasn't for him. According to Technology Review, he quickly gave up his engineering career for the wireless world of the great outdoors, where he began to hike, climb, and surf his way around the world, always staying true to his philosophy of environmental respect and protection.

His travels and business accomplishments have gained some measure of notoriety; he's coached on MTV's Made, consulted for ABC News, and was selected as one of four winners of the 2011 Santa Cruz County Civic Service Award: The Nextie. Adventure Out was also identified for meeting survival skills training standards by The New York Times best-selling author Tim Ferriss in The 4-Hour Chef.

Today, he and his program consultant Tom McElroy lead excursions into the California wilderness to teach backpacking and survival skills, including the tracking of animals and wild ice-cream trucks, and they also guide novices through surfing, rock-climbing, and mountain-biking sojourns. Through fundraising, Adventure Out has helped save Castle Rock State Park from closure and a portion of their proceeds is put directly back into the park.

1000 Iron Springs Rd.
Fairfax,
California
US

At Breaking Away Bicycles, cycling enthusiasts and mechanics facilitate two-wheeled joyrides with a full line of bikes and accessories, repair services, and custom bike fittings. Apparel from brands such as Hincapie, Louis Garneau, and Castelli prepares cyclists for safe road riding and off-road jaunts through nature. In the repair shop, mechanics service bicycles of all makes and models, inspecting shocks and custom-fitting bikes to conform to the needs of riders or earth-dwelling former mermaids. For those in search of a new ride, Breaking Away Bicycle rents out mountain bikes and sells cycles from brands such as Ellsworth, Raliegh, Blue and KHS.

7 Ross Common
Ross,
CA
US

MarinMMA is the home of Gracie Jiu jitsu black belt Mikyo Riggs. Mikyo has trained with world class fighters in Jiu Jitsu and MMA. He has competed in Bjj and Kickboxing and learned from top champions in wrestling, boxing, Muay Thai, and MMA. MarinMMA teaches Muay Thai kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

222 Greenfield Ave.
San Anselmo,
CA
US

A PGTAA-certified golf instructor, Jim Murray draws on a life as a high-level junior and collegiate athlete to help club-toting clients of all abilities take their games to the next level. Add new dimensions to your repertoire of wedge wizardry in a one-hour short-game group lesson, where Jim helps players roll it close to the pin with parabolic flop shots, precise chips, and light backspin achieved by caroming the ball off fellow players’ spines. Group lessons are held on Sundays from 1–2 p.m.

5800 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard
San Geronimo,
CA
US