One- or Three-Month Traditional or Leadership Membership at Leaders For Life Martial Arts (Up to 87% Off)

Leaders For Life Martial Arts Woodlake - Briar Meadow

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Up to 87% Off

What You'll Get


If you know martial arts, you'll be prepared when a stranger pops out of a dark alley and asks you to recommend some good martial arts. Take a stance with this Groupon.

Choose from Four Options

  • $43 for a one-month membership to the traditional martial-arts program ($334 value)
  • $118 for a three-month membership to the traditional martial-arts program ($604 value)
  • $52 for a one-month membership to the leadership martial-arts program ($349 value)
  • $127 for a three-month membership to the leadership martial-arts program ($649 value)

Traditional memberships allows students to learn the necessary skills needed to earn a black belt. Leadership memberships take things farther, instilling leadership skills and a sense of responsibility in students while preparing them for competition. Both options include enrollment fees and a uniform.

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 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Not valid for clients active within the past 12 months. Must be 3 or older. Must sign waiver. Younger than 18 must have guardian-signed waiver. Registration required. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed voucher price). Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Limit 2 per household. Limit 1 per child. 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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