Karate-belt colors correspond to levels of distinction: black indicates master, white indicates apprentice, and clear indicates vulnerability to dishonest belt salesmen. Learn a spectrum of skills with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $27 for 5 cardio-kickboxing or karate classes (a $78.40 value) and one pair of boxing gloves (a $25 value; a $103.40 total value)
- $41 for 10 cardio-kickboxing or karate classes (a $156.80 value) and one pair of boxing gloves (a $25 value; a $181.80 total value)
Tara Mangan leads 60-minute cardio-kickboxing classes geared toward weight loss and fitness. She blends American boxing and kickboxing disciplines with the elbow and knee strikes of muay thai, as well as san da or sanshou kickboxing—a style utilized by the Chinese military that incorporates wrestling and judo. During sessions, students deploy hooks, jabs, and kicks against targets, challenging muscles throughout the entire body.
Karate instructors impart techniques from tae kwon do, krav maga, and MMA during classes for students aged 5 and up. As they teach a repertoire of strikes and blocks, they emphasize building values, such as self-confidence and discipline, alongside sound form. See the schedule.
Southampton Martial Arts
The instructors at Southampton Martial Arts prioritize instilling the values of respect, responsibility, and confidence, so that students can be mentally prepared—but not eager—for an aggressive scenario. In addition to tang soo do's strikes and blocks, they draw techniques from krav maga, muay thai kickboxing, jujitsu, and MMA disciplines. The roots of these teachings span from Korea to China, boasting both ancient efficacy and enough adaptability for modern martial arts.
The staff adjust their classes to suit all skill levels, and welcome guests aged 5 and up to hone focused punches, kicks, and defensive postures. The gym also features yoga classes for all levels and fitness backgrounds. The instructors guides groups through fluid movements that promote flexibility, core strength, balance, and mental control. They use their years of experience and knowledge to work with students to achieve their fitness goals, whether it be weight loss, muscle gain, definition, or technique. They are located throughout the Philadelphia and Delaware Valley area, with locations in Aston, Southampton, Paoli, Swarthmore and Glen Mills.