Martial artists become masters when they beat up a room full of thugs, right around the time the thugs become disillusioned in their dojo’s quality. Take the first steps toward mastery with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $32 for 5 karate classes (a $125 value)
- $44 for 10 karate classes (a $250 value)
- $56 for 15 karate classes (a $375 value)<p>
Classes for adults and children of all skill levels teach self-defense and discipline while helping students get in shape with engaging workouts. Check out the Chicago studio’s schedule here.<p>
Fonseca Martial Arts
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 judo, jujitsu and kickboxing. 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..
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