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Baltimore School of Self Defense

11600 Crossroads Circle Suite C, Middle River

10 or 20 Martial Arts Class Passes for Kids with Uniform at Baltimore School of Self Defense (Up to 79% Off)

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Experienced instructors offer martial arts classes for kids to help them develop confidence, learn discipline, and improve focus

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Matthew
1 ratings1 reviews
October 8, 2019
Great experience with the instructor. My son had a blast!
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Trisha
3 ratings3 reviews
March 10, 2019
My son loves this school!
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pieril
3 ratings1 reviews
April 28, 2018
my daughter loves her instructor😊 she finds him cool& fun
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Jeremy
3 ratings3 reviews
April 20, 2018
Decent place my daughter loves it.
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erica
6 ratings4 reviews
February 24, 2018
They have been absolutely amazing!!! Awesome, fun teacher, and he helps each child accordingly.
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MarilynHELPFUL REVIEWER
14 ratings4 reviews
February 7, 2018
We Love this place. Our son has really enjoyed it!
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Jenelle
9 ratings4 reviews
August 31, 2017
My daughter loves the class. The classes are small and tue instructor is amazing!!!
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Potato
13 ratings1 reviews
August 23, 2017
Instructor are great. Love this place
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What You'll Get

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  • 10 Martial Arts Class Passes with Uniform for Kids Age 3-14
  • 20 Martial Arts Class Passes with Uniform for Kids Age 3-14

Martial Arts Belts: Working Your Way Up the Rainbow

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. If it sounds like a story that’s too good to believe, it almost certainly is. 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; they may be asked to spar with students in the next level to prove their readiness; or they may be awarded a different color belt because the old one clashes with their eyes. 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.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. New customers only. Appointment required. Must sign waiver. Limit 1 per person, may buy 4 additional as gift(s). May be repurchased every 180 days. Limit 5 per household. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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