Aside from climbing out of rattlesnake-infested quicksand or posing for rattlesnake-infested watercolour portraits, few activities combine the focus and physicality seen in martial-arts training. Master brain-kicks with today’s Groupon to Shaku Family Martial Arts, redeemable at the Kingston East and Kingston West locations. Choose from the following options:
- For $19, you get 5 martial arts classes (a $100 value).
- For $35, you get 10 martial arts classes (a $200 value).
- For $49, you get 15 martial arts classes (a $300 value).<p>
At Shaku Family Martial Arts, beginners and black belts alike reap the benefits of more than 4,500 square feet of heavy bags, training equipment, and dynamic fitness programs which heighten intrinsic senses of respect, confidence, discipline and self-defense. Trained instructors lead MMA, kickboxing, and kids’ karate classes that rev up regular routines for roundhouse kickers ages 3.5 and older, giving humans an edge over snarky coat racks on household fight nights. Women’s kickboxing classes relieve tension with an intense cardio regimen designed to bolster abs and self-defense, and an MMA class fuses kickboxing and submission grappling into a potent combat cocktail.
While adults take to the mats, kids up to 6 years old can hone inner and outer strengths in a Little Ninjas course that demonstrates how to efficiently craft throwing stars from crustless peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches. Shaku Family Martial Arts deftly counters their students’ busy schedules with daytime and evening sessions in which they conduct bag-pounding orchestras of up to 40.
Shaku Family Martial Arts
Dedicated to heightening pupils’ senses of respect, confidence, discipline, and self-defense, Shaku Family Martial Arts professionally trained instructors guide students of all ages through rigourous fitness programs held in a 4,500 square foot space full of heavy bags and training equipment. Instructors helm classes that employ moves from martial arts modalities including Muay Thai kickboxing, ju-jitsu, and kung fu, giving humans a diverse edge over toe-stubbing door jambs.
Women’s kickboxing classes relieve tension with an intense cardio regimen designed to bolster abs and self-defense, and an MMA class fuses kickboxing and submission grappling into a potent combat cocktail. Teachers use a principle-based approach to self-defense, addressing the physics and philosophy behind each technique for hand-to-hand combat. Among other strategies, fighters learn to use leverage to overwhelm an opponent and master striking angles that are difficult to block. The house style draws techniques from kung fu, kempo, kickboxing, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu, arming disciples with a comprehensive methodology unique to Shaku.