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Found 43 programs and 16 events for Martial Arts

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Advanced Tai Chi

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

An ancient form of mind body exercise that uses purposeful, slow movements in a form of meditative exercise for relaxation, health and self defense.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Capoeira

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Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Everyone  

Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance and music. This class is for everyone! All ages and abilities are welcome and should wear comfortable clothing.

 

Cardio Kickboxing

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St. John's Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 6, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Kickbox your way to cardiovascular health!  Get in shape and learn basic kickboxing moves.

Instructor: Shakeem Snipe

 

Chi Kung

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Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

St. John's Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 4, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Chi Kung is similar to Tai Chi, using breath and energy flow to achieve health.  Used commonly in Traditional Chinese Medicine to relieve stress and improve balance and coordination.

 

FREE Weekly Women's Self-Defense class

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Shamburger's CHKA (Chinese Hawaiian Kenpo Academy Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 34 Avenue A, Manhattan

Age:Teen / Adult  

Shamburger's CHKA (Chinese Hawaiian Kenpo Academy) offers a FREE Weekly Women's Self-Defense class as a community service to the women of New York City. The class is offered every Tuesday evening at 7 pm at our studio, 34 Avenue A, 2nd Floor. The class is open to all women ages 14 and up. For more information, got to www.chka.org or call us at 646-692-6155.

Cost: Free 

http://www.chka.org/

 

GoJu

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Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 8, 2014
End Date: August 28, 2014
Age:Child / Teen / Adult / Senior  

Members will learn the basics of karate.

Instructor:  Mr. McGee

 

Harlem Karate Institute: Karate

Monday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

PS 375 Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 141 E 111th St, Manhattan

Age:Child / Teen  

Martial science class for ages 6-18. Drop into as many classes as you like during the month.

Phone: 646-271-0619
E-mail: harlemkatas@yahoo.com
Cost: $100/month 

 

Jujitsu

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Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

Learn the art of close combat through this Japanese martial art.  Designed to redirect an opponent's energy, it uses special grappling techniques like trapping, locks and holds.

 

Karate

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Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Owen Dolen Recreation Center, 2551 Westchester Avenue, Bronx

Age:Child / Teen  

This popular, Japanese martial art focuses on striking techniques as a form of self-defense. For all ages.

 

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Martial Arts

Sunrise Tai Chi

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
6:30 a.m.7:30 a.m.

Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Family Capoeira

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 569-4112

Contact Email

director@breadandyoga.com

 

Morning Tai Chi

Monday, August 4, 2014
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 569-4112

Contact Email

director@breadandyoga.com

 

Tai Chi in the Park

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

Free  

 

Sunrise Tai Chi

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
6:30 a.m.7:30 a.m.

Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Family Capoeira

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 569-4112

Contact Email

director@breadandyoga.com

 

Morning Tai Chi

Monday, August 11, 2014
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 569-4112

Contact Email

director@breadandyoga.com

 

Tai Chi in the Park

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

Free  

 

Sunrise Tai Chi

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
6:30 a.m.7:30 a.m.

Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Family Capoeira

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 569-4112

Contact Email

director@breadandyoga.com

 

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