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Martial arts encompasses a wide range of different fighting styles and schools. Sometimes these differences are regional, such as Karate and Kung Fu which originated in different geographical areas. Others are determined due to their fighting style, such as boxing which only uses the arms. Many forms of martial arts training classes are offered. Below are some popular terms used for martial arts classes to help gain an overall perspective of the sport.

  • Self Defense Class – In a sense, all martial arts teaches self defense since they instruct the practitioner on methods of defense and attack. However, there are certain classes that focus more on self defense such as Krav Maga, which is used by army soldiers. Muay Thai is also good for self defense, because while it also focuses on attacking, the sport provides instruction on how to defend against attacks by others.
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – This type of martial art gained popularity because of its success in the mixed martial art, or MMA, sport. Jiu Jitsu is based on the older martial art of judo. It specializes in techniques involving ground fighting, grappling and even boxing techniques. Like other martial arts, it has a belt ranking systems, with the highest rank being the black belt.
  • Taekwondo – Taekwondo means the way of the hand and foot, and this sport concentrates mainly on kicking strikes, and is similar to karate.
  • Kung Fu – This ancient type of fighting includes various teaching techniques of self defense, but most importantly it teaches about weapons training.
    Action International Martial Arts Association
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    Bronx Pak Mei Kung Fu
    811 Walton Avenue, Bronx, NY 10451
    We offer classes from advanced to beginner in Bronx Pak Mei or White Eyebrow Kung Fu, which are two of the rarest forms of Kung Fu in existence today.
    (917) 310-7830
    World Oyama Karate
    611 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10460
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    (718) 239-1033
    User Review: "It's very informative. It's traditional. There's not to many traditional styles out there. They teach the same way as in..." - Evan (NY)
    Tremont School of Jujutsu & Karate
    535 E Tremont Ave, Bronx, NY 10457
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    (718) 731-9067
    User Review: "This old school has been given a new birth,by very dedicated warriors;with the very same tradition--mixed well with the way..." - Kenny (NY)
    K-Mag International Taekwon-Do
    1154 Ward Ave, Bronx, NY 10472
    Instruction in traditional style Taekwon-do classes for men, women and children. We have been existence since 1982 making us one of the oldest schools in the area. Consider us your source for exceptional martial arts instruction.
    (646) 242-8599
    Bronx Traditional Shotokan
    1626 Bronxdale Ave, Bronx, NY 10462
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    (718) 822-1329
    User Review: "Rude and aggressive with children. You want to check out the class prior to enrolling your children. Parents beware!" - Betty (NY)
    Ultimate Studio Martial Arts
    707 Brady Ave, Bronx, NY 10462
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    (718) 828-1001
    User Review: "Attitude adjustment desperately needed as this man grew too big for his britches. I pay you - I'm the parent - and if i..." - Josephine (NY)
    American Finest Karate
    80 W Kingsbridge Rd, Bronx, NY 10468
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    (718) 295-8450
    User Review: "Stay away they are awful. The sensei treats you poorly and the older one is not good. Young sensei is into himself and..."
    Lion Muay Thai Academy Roaring
    2966 Jerome Ave, Bronx, NY 10468
    We are professional martial arts instruction facility. We offer different classes, including self defense, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, karate, and other disciplines. Our lessons are for everybody.
    (718) 618-7619
    Hanshi Stephen F. Kaufman
    Po Box 135, New York, NY 10021
    Apply the balance and strength of the martial arts to your success by calling HANSHI STEPHEN F. KAUFMAN in New York, NY, at (888) 645-5738.
    (888) 645-5738
    Krav Maga Institute -Financial District
    301 E 57th St, New York, NY 10022
    Established and based in the heart of NYC, the Krav Maga Institute offers a wide range of self defense and Krav Maga Classes directly from Israel.
    (347) 851-7633
    Next Level Martial Arts
    501 E 163rd St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 993-3344
    Tae Kwan Joel DO
    822 E 149th St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 618-0662
    New Breed Life Arts & Educational Assoc Inc & Glob
    233 W 135th St, New York, NY 10030
    (212) 926-9001
    USA Martial Art
    914 Prospect Ave Fl 2, Bronx, NY 10459
    (718) 285-9200
    Pouncing Tigers
    115 W 128th St, New York, NY 10027
    (646) 477-1421

    Martial arts instruction has gained popularity over the years. There are literally over one hundred different styles of martial arts practices all over the world. Some of these are Japanese karate, Brazilian jiu jitsu, Korean taekwondo, and American boxing. Many men and women train in a specific style of self defense for years in order to reach an advanced level. It is always prudent to find a class or school that has a teacher who can instruct the kung fu or judo style correctly.

    There are so many different styles of martial arts, which can make it difficult for some people to choose the right art or self defense style to suit their needs. One thing you should realize is that a martial arts lesson is not meant to simply teach you how to kick or fight. Most people typically enter a karate or kung fu school for self defense and fitness reasons. As you progress in a martial art, your belt or sash color will change. Eventually you can learn how to use a weapon, such as a bo staff, tonfa, or sais. Depending on the local or international martial arts academy you train at, various uniforms can be involved. Typically the dojo or kwoon will supply the proper apparel.

    There is plenty of information provided online about martial arts like boxing, karate, jiu jitsu, and Chinese kung fu. It is helpful to search the web specifically for the style you are interested in. You may also want to visit a self defense class or school in your area. There are many professionals that instruct self defense across the United States.

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