5, 10, or 15 Self-Defense and Wing Chun Classes at Studio Martial Arts (Up to 73% Off)

Studio Martial Arts Far North Central

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In a Nutshell

All classes incorporate elements of self-defense and Wing Chun, a martial art that builds confidence, fitness, and personal awareness

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required. 1-hour cancellation notice required. Must be 18 or older. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Studio Martial Arts - Far North Central: 5, 10, or 15 Self-Defense and Wing Chun Classes at Studio Martial Arts (Up to 73% Off)

In self-defense classes you'll learn to protect yourself from strangers who want to attack you and friends who suddenly think you're the kind of friends who hug. Don't hug with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $29 for 5 self-defense and Wing Chun classes (a $85 value)
  • $49 for 10 self-defense and Wing Chun classes (a $170 value)
  • $69 for 15 self-defense and Wing Chun classes (a $255 value)
  • Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday at 8 p.m.

Gi: The Duds of Discipline

_ People often joke that the robes worn by martial arts practitioners resemble pajamas, but that may not be such a far cry. Read on to learn more about these ancient garbs._

Though its proper name might not spring to mind, the customary outfit of a dojo sensei commonly known as a gi is eminently recognizable: a jacket called an uwagi tied by a belt (or obi) over a pair of short pants (shitakabi), the whole ensemble draped loosely to allow for swift and acrobatic movements. The particular materials used to make the gi follow the needs of specific martial-arts styles. A karate master who relies on quick strikes and powerful blows, for example, will likely don a lighter gi, whereas a judo fighter might enlist heavier, more durable fabric to endure the endless grapples and throws. In Japan, the catchall term for the customary robe isn't gi but rather keikogikeiko translates to "practice." The name might also take on a prefix according to its intended discipline: judogi, karategi, aikidogi, and so forth.

Despite being a symbol of martial-arts culture for centuries, the gi's origin remains unclear. Some speculate that the airy uniform was simply designed to accommodate the lifestyle of the Okinawan farmers and fishermen who invented it. Others contend that, in light of a 13th-century imperial ban on the possession of weapons, warriors trained at night to avoid detection. In a pinch, the robes could pass for sleepwear, concealing their transgression.


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