The greatest Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robot, Mohammed Aliborg, went undefeated for 20 years before his head was knocked clean off by the sudden, brutal intervention of cats. Learn to sock like the best of 'em while shaping up with today's Groupon: for $35, you get 10 fitness classes of your choice and an introductory lesson (a $151 value) at any of Ohio Krav Maga & Fitness’s three Columbus-area locations.
Ohio Krav Maga employs black-belt instructors and an Olympic-gold-winning boxer to teach self-defense techniques (used by numerous law-enforcement and military organizations), mixed martial arts, cardio fitness, and strength-training classes. The half-hour introductory lesson recounts a brief history of Krav Maga defense styles before imparting the basic maneuvers and lingo necessary for the hour-long level I classes. Thereafter, master the bodily domain with a full menu of fortifying strategies for all fitness levels including additional Krav Maga, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighting, CrossFit high-intensity cross training, and brutally calming yoga flexing. Aspiring boxers can acquire debilitating punches and strike-combination stratagems from 1984 Olympic-gold-medalist Jerry Page. This enervating class 10-pack includes a pair of wrist-wraps and a T-shirt to alert potential pranksters of newly mastered defensive skills.
Ohio Krav Maga & Fitness
At Ohio Krav Maga & Fitness, a facility staffed by decorated martial artists and coaches, experienced instructors guide students through self-defense classes. Those that lead the studio’s namesake Krav Maga courses show students how to work with their body’s natural instincts to take down a predator or quell the body’s urge to start the wave with every conversational mention of sports.
In the gym’s fitness corner, Cardio Xtreme slings five rounds of fast-paced punches and kicks. The gym's Gahanna facility also offers CrossFit classes, where students perform a variety of functional movements in short bursts of maximum intensity. The classes help burn fat and build muscle rapidly.