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65 Washington St Washington St, Bloomfield

10 Adult MMA Classes or One Month of Children's MMA Classes (Up to 66% Off)

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MMA classes teach self defense using techniques from a variety of martial arts styles

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ketop reviewer helpful reviewer
75 ratings49 reviews
January 14, 2020
Owner and head coach great with kids and highly skilled. Son is loving it!
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osaro
18 ratings2 reviews
January 7, 2020
It was a great workout ....the gym relocated and I never got a call when the move was complete even though my contact info was with the gym. I never used all my sessions.
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Jenhelpful reviewer
4 ratings1 reviews
December 2, 2018
We signed up thru Groupon for a month of the kids training classes and it has been great so far! The Instructor has been very patient with my Toddler, who is trying a non-mommy and me type program for the first time. I would definitely recommend the kids classes!
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William
1 ratings1 reviews
April 17, 2018
Friendly staff & nice atmosphere.
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carlostop reviewer
18 ratings8 reviews
July 21, 2017
Professional, Good instructors very patient and knowledgeable. Worth it
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nathali
5 ratings3 reviews
February 24, 2017
Amazin trainers. very patient, very knowledgeable and very professional. having a great time.while learning a lot!!!
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Luis
7 ratings2 reviews
February 22, 2017
Great atmosphere, instructors and programs for adults and kids alike!
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Lilia
1 ratings1 reviews
January 17, 2017
Great way to try different types of martial arts, wonderful staff, interesting lessons, well organized! my child loves it!
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About This Deal

Choose Between Two Options

  • $57 for 10 adult MMA classes ($169 value)
  • $50.50 for one month of children’s MMA classes ($100 value)

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.

Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Not valid for those serviced within 1-year. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required for initial class, must sign waiver. May be repurchased every 30 days. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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