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Mackenzie & Yates Martial Arts Academy

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6 or 12 Child or Adult Martial Arts Classes with Uniform at Mackenzie & Yates Martial Arts Academy (80% Off)

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Burn calories and build confidence in hapkido and kickboxing self-defense classes taught by black belt instructors

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December 13, 2019
Love the instructors and the workout!
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December 12, 2019
Great class. Great instructors.
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August 18, 2018
Awesome people and great atmosphere. My son enjoyed it immensely.
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July 8, 2018
Was a great class !
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July 7, 2018
Great workout, awesome instructors, welcoming and friendly group!
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February 8, 2018
Great class. The instructor is very knowledgable I definitely learned a lot!
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February 16, 2018
They are awesome!!
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February 16, 2018
School appears to be on point
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  • $28 for 6 child or adult classes with uniform ($140 value)
  • $48 for 12 child or adult classes with uniform ($230 value)

Gi: The Duds of Discipline

People often joke that the robes worn by martial-arts practitioners resemble pajamas, but that may not be such a far cry. Read on to learn more about these ancient garbs.

Though its proper name might not spring to mind, the customary outfit of a dojo sensei, commonly known as a gi, is eminently recognizable: a jacket called an uwagi tied by a belt (or obi) over a pair of short pants (shitakabi), the whole ensemble draped loosely to allow for swift and acrobatic movements. The particular materials used to make the gi follow the needs of specific martial-arts styles. A karate master who relies on quick strikes and powerful blows, for example, will likely don a lighter gi, whereas a judo fighter might enlist heavier, more durable fabric to endure the endless grapples and throws. In Japan, the catchall term for the customary robe isn't gi but rather keikogi— keiko translates to "practice." The name might also take on a prefix according to its intended discipline: judogi, karategi, aikidogi, and so forth.

Despite being a symbol of martial-arts culture for centuries, the gi's origin remains unclear. Some speculate that the airy uniform was simply designed to accommodate the lifestyle of the Okinawan farmers and fishermen who invented it. Others contend that, in light of a 13th-century imperial ban on the possession of weapons, warriors trained at night to avoid detection. In a pinch, the robes could pass for sleepwear, concealing their transgression.

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Mackenzie & Yates Martial Arts Academy

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