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2912 228th Avenue Southeast Ste D, Sammamish

Six Weeks of Beginner's Martial-Arts Classes for One or Two at True Martial Arts (Up to 88% Off)

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Martial arts students gain strength, stamina, and self-defense skills; registration fee and uniform with top, pants, and belt included

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2 ratings1 reviews
December 28, 2018
Not impressed. The Groupon got my daughter in the door, but their lack of warmth or personal attention made it clear we weren’t going to continue.
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April 16, 2018
The instructors are great with my sons and everyone is so welcoming.
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May 20, 2016
So supportive and eager to see their students succeed! Great place!!

About This Deal

Choose Between Two Options

  • $47.20 for six weeks of beginner’s martial-arts classes for one ($336 value)
  • $78.40 for six weeks of beginner’s martial-arts classes for two ($673 value)

Includes six weeks tuition, registration fee, uniform, and one semi-private lesson for each participant.

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 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Must sign waiver. Registration required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Customers should arrive 15 minutes early to first class to register. Voucher valid for all class programs. Voucher includes registration fee and uniform (with top, pants, and belt).Groupon vouchers are for new customers only Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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