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Arizona Family Karate Academy

822 E. Union Hills Dr. Suite D-2, Phoenix

Up to 88% Off on Martial Arts Training for Kids at Arizona Family Karate Academy

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Children and adults learn the basics of traditional karate and self-defense while cultivating self-confidence, discipline, and respect.

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3 ratings1 reviews
November 10, 2020
Great place with great people
2 ratings2 reviews
October 23, 2020
Was great first lesson, very friendly teacher
1 ratings1 reviews
October 13, 2020
My son loves it great teachers
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September 12, 2020
They're instructors are awesome, they will focus on helping him understand the importance of respect at home and school, and will also keep him active. Definitely a great investment for my child!
3 ratings2 reviews
November 8, 2018
Just had our first session and I really like how they provide a private lesson before starting with the other kids. The staff seemed very nice and caring.
4 ratings3 reviews
February 20, 2018
The instructor is fun! It is done on a mat so you do not need to wear shoes.
3 ratings2 reviews
February 16, 2018
Very nice staff members. Great Zumba classes!!!
20 ratings6 reviews
February 20, 2018
Zumba instructor is great!

About This Deal

10-Class Pass and One Private Lesson for Kids, Including Uniform

One Private Introductory Lesson with a Free Uniform Plus 10 Class Pass. (86% Discount)

16-Class Pass and One Private Lesson, Including Uniform

One Private Introductory Lesson with a Free Uniform Plus 16 Class Pass. (84% Discount)

10 Martial Arts Classes for Adults plus one private lesson including Uniform

One Private Introductory Lesson with a Free Uniform Plus 10 Class Pass. (86% Discount)

Arizona Family Karate Academy has been located at 7th Street and Union Hills for almost 30 years now; one of the oldest and best Martial Arts Schools in Phoenix.

Brand-new martial arts students begin with the blank slate of white belt. Learn where they go from there with Groupon’s look at martial arts belts.

There’s an old story about the evolution of the system of colored martial-arts belts: donning fresh white belts at first, trainees would let them darken over time with sweat and dirt, until, after years of increasing mastery, they turned almost black. Although the belt system is conceivably an ancient tradition handed down from sensei to sensei, its origins can be readily traced to the early 20th century. That’s when Dr. Jigoro Kano was developing a new form of physical education for Japanese public school students: judo, a safer version of the jujitsu fighting style. Facing an influx of new students, he devised a hierarchy of colored belts to illustrate their progress at a glance rather than having to ask each one to fight him every day.

How quickly athletes move up the ladder will depend on the teacher, the dojo, and the style, in addition to their skills. They may advance by taking a formal exam with practical, oral, and written sections or they may be asked to spar with students in the next level to prove their readiness. And in any discipline, tying on a black belt doesn’t mean you’ve made it. Instead, one might think of it as being inducted into an advanced training program. In karate, for instance, there are 10 grades of black belts, some of which require up to 10 years of study to attain.

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About Arizona Family Karate Academy

What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition? We teach Martial Arts From Ages 3 to Adult on a padded floor so the impact on your joints is minimal. Our instructors are all certified and have years of teaching experience! We have been in business for over 20 years.

Exercise is challenging. How do you keep clients motivated and engaged? We are friendly and upbeat. We try to make every student feel welcome and at home when there are at AFKA. We use fast paced, upbeat music and assist students with any difficulty they may experience

What was the inspiration to start or run this business? _I am so proud of myself and of the students when they accomplish their goals. Martial arts empowers people to be the best that they can be. _

What do you love most about your job? _I love to see the students improve and to see how martial arts improves their overall lives. _