The instructors at Gracie United Jiu-Jitsu extol the effectiveness of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu as a form of real-world self-defense. Beginner classes focus on fending off "street" confrontations, which typically involve punches and kicks. Kids' self-defense programs instill young students with the confidence and discipline to address confrontations with bullies and larger assailants.
The Little Gym® helps your child get a jump on life. Years of experience, a mountain of research and lots of happy children have shaped our approach. We’ve learned that teaching skills in a non-competitive environment is the most effective way to build the physical, social, emotional and intellectual skills children need.
"I'm bored!" is probably the most common phrase uttered by children out of school for the summer. Even inundated with an abundance of toys, games, and technology, kids still want more. Instead of getting them yet another magical centaur, parents can keep their offspring occupied with one of Arizona Summer Camps's diversions. The camp teams up with a variety of local businesses to present a diverse array of summer camps to engage the minds and bodies of youths. The quality of instruction is top-notch, and the student-to-teacher ratios are kept low.
Kids can expand their horizons with science-driven experimentation in fields such as robotics or computer gaming, or break a sweat and a few boards in one of several martial-arts camps. Gymnastics camps bolster coordination and strength in wee ones.
The very first ATA Martial Arts opened in 1987, its 25 years of existence encapsulating the training of multiple generations of martial artists. Students trained, grew, had children of their own, and enrolled their kids at the same martial arts school they enjoyed as youths. The program of classes grew and evolved as well, starting with a foundation in taekwondo and growing to incorporate other styles and mixed martial arts training. The teachers now tone bodies using renowned MMA fighter Matt Hughes? personal cage fitness regimen.
H&J Healing Clinic helps clients reclaim their optimal health by relying on a staff well versed in a litany of holistic treatments. Staffers include a licensed acupuncturist who attempts to restore energy imbalances, as well as massage therapists who ably administer eight different types of massage. Modalities such as hot stones, aromatherapy, and reflexology aim to alleviate stress caused by a long week at the office or a normal week at the boulder-crushing factory. The clinic also hosts daily Breath Qi Gong yoga sessions, 80-minute classes that are rooted in traditional Korean holistic practices.
Founded by fourth-dan black belt Richard Poage, Peaceful Warrior Martial Arts & Healing Center continues his mission to help students build discipline and learn self-defense through classes that teach shorin-ryu karate, jujitsu, and kobudo weapons training. Camps and after-school programs keep kids from spending their days sprawled in front of the TV or taking catnaps behind it. The school's healing center keeps students in top shape with holistic health services such as massage, acupuncture, and shiatsu massage.