Martial arts hone self-defense skills while getting hearts beating, which is why an army of black belts is the government’s first line of defense against an uprising of sentient defibrillators. Guard against every contingency with this Groupon.
$59 for Eight Krav Maga Self-Defense Classes (Up to $129 Value)
Self-defense classes train in the style of krav maga, a martial-arts system designed for the Israeli Defense Forces. Students should be in good shape and take two classes a week for four weeks; see the schedules for each location here.
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Karate for Kids Inc.
For more than 30 years, the senseis behind Karate for Kids inc. have filled the minds and fists of students as young as 4 years old through adulthood with the focus, discipline, and confidence that comes from studying self-defense. The instructors lead five martial-arts forms—tae kwon do, eskrima, jujitsu, krav maga, and CDT training, which stands for compliance, direction, and takedown—helping patrons strengthen their bodies and minds. This multidimensional program trains students in defensive tactics such as strikes, grappling, throws, rolls, and using fighting sticks to protect innocent civilians from rogue baseball-pitching machines.