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Adult Jujitsu


Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: December 31, 2021
Age:Adult / Senior  

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.

Class available to all adults.

Instructors: Hanshi Steve

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Advanced Tai Chi

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


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.


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 or call us at 646-692-6155.

Cost: Free


Gojo Ryu Karate


Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Start Date: January 10, 2020

This Japanese martial art focuses on striking techniques as a form of self-defense.  A deeply ethical fighting tradition, it incorporates philosophical and physical elements.

This program is open to participants ages 4 and older.  Children may begin at any point throughout the year, but must be registered with the instructor.

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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
Cost: $100/month 




Louis Armstrong Community Center, 33-16 108 St., Queens


Please contact the center for more information.

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Martial Arts


Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Crotona Park Community Center, 1700 Fulton Avenue, Bronx

Age:Teen / Child  

Martial Arts instruction for children 11-14 on Wednesday and teens 14-18 on Thursday.

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Senior Program


Monday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens


Seniors participate in Tai Chi, yoga, ESL classes, table tennis, bingo, movie days, card games, board games,  computers, social dance, creative arts, Wii Bowling, knitting, aerobics, and more!

This program is for seniors ages 60 and over. Please call the center for specific program information.

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Tae Kwon Do (Adults)


Tuesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: May 5, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

Come and learn traditional I.T.F Tae Kwon Do basics.

Please note that the Tuesday & Thursday morning sessions are adults/seniors only. Other sessions currently offered are children/teen sessions.

Instructor: Richard Nash

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