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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.
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    Martial Arts Center
    27 Milburn St, Bronxville, NY 10708
    We are the regions top martial arts school. We have a special self-esteem, self-control, and coordination building program that teaches martial arts for children of all ages.
    (914) 337-3339
    Victory Martial Arts
    4260 White Plains Rd, Bronx, NY 10466
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    (718) 654-6919
     
    User Review: "This is by far the best martial arts schools in the bronx. I would definitly recommend this school to everyone and anyone..." - hector (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
    KARATE and AIKI-JITSU ACADEMY
    2541b Grand Ave, Bronx, NY 10468
    If you're looking to learn martial arts, our New York, NY, school is here for you. Experienced martial artists teach all of our self-defense classes.
    (929) 382-2392
    Little Eagles Martial Arts
    53 Tarrytown Road, White Plains, NY 10607
    Enroll your precious child at Little Little Eagles Martial Arts and let them learn the basics of martial arts. Contact us today in White Plains, NY.
    (914) 821-5642
    Little Eagles Martial Arts
    53 Tarrytown Road, White Plains, NY 10607
    Enroll your precious child at Little Eagles Martial Arts and let them learn the basics of martial arts. Contact us today in White Plains, NY.
    (914) 993-0400
    The Bushido School Of Karate
    53 Tarrytown Rd, White Plains, NY 10607
    The Bushido School of Karate in White Plains, NY, provides karate classes and martial arts training to people of all ages. Call to learn more.
    (914) 993-0400
    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)
    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)
    Animals MMA of Yonkers
    301 Saw Mill River Rd, Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 623-7295
    USA Mixed Martial Arts Fitness Center
    29 S Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 377-2900
    Nature's Rain
    960 Saw Mill River Rd, Yonkers, NY 10710
    (914) 476-3301
    Tiger Schulmann's Karate Center
    2500 Central Park Ave, Yonkers, NY 10710
    (914) 779-4900
    Angry Tiger Kung Fu School
    72 Radford St, Yonkers, NY 10705
    (914) 476-6855


    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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