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Taekwondo at Yang Taekwondo Yang Taekwondo 1 Photo

All the of the instructors here received their Taekwondo training and dan ranking from Grandmaster Suk Jun Kim, a 9th degree blackbelt who continues to teach in Manhattan. Grandmaster Kim received his rank from General Choi Hong Hi, the founder of ITF Taekwondo and the creator of the 24 patterns we practice and teach.

201 East 34th Street
New York City, NY
212-213-8600
  • 33rd Street (1200 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 28th Street (2100 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Grand Central (2100 ft) IRT Flushing
Sport class for
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2017.12.25
Taekwondo at SMS Tae Kwon Do SMS Tae Kwon Do

Our classes follow Olympic sports style and also include a comprehensive education in the tradition of the Ji Do Kwan including hand fighting, self-defense, grappling, sitting and other techniques.

Tae Kwon Do Belt rules and requirements, from white to black belt, including all required forms and self-defense techniques.

Grand Master — Kyung Sup Kim, 9th Dan.

146 West 29th Street
New York City, NY
212-268-4300
  • 28th Street (300 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 28th Street (1200 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (1200 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
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Japanese Jiu-Jitsu at Iaido Jiu Jitsu Kendo Club Iaido Jiu Jitsu Kendo Club
110 #2 West 14th Street
New York City, NY
212-807-7336
  • Sixth Avenue (200 ft) BMT Canarsie
  • 14th Street (500 ft) IND 6th Av
  • 14th Street (700 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
Sport class for
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2018.02.16
Kendo at Iaido Jiu Jitsu Kendo Club Iaido Jiu Jitsu Kendo Club
110 #2 West 14th Street
New York City, NY
212-807-7336
  • Sixth Avenue (200 ft) BMT Canarsie
  • 14th Street (500 ft) IND 6th Av
  • 14th Street (700 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
Sport class for
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2018.02.16
Karate at Iaido Jiu Jitsu Kendo Club Iaido Jiu Jitsu Kendo Club
110 #2 West 14th Street
New York City, NY
212-807-7336
  • Sixth Avenue (200 ft) BMT Canarsie
  • 14th Street (500 ft) IND 6th Av
  • 14th Street (700 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
Sport class for
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2018.02.16
Iaido at Byakkokan Dojo Byakkokan Dojo 1 Photo

Class is broken down in 3 aspects:

  • Kata is the practice of basics and forms;
  • Tameshigiri (or test cutting), in Toyama Ryu Batto Jutsu, is to test the cutting ability of the sword, gain experience in striking a solid object and improve timing, distance, angle and grip;
  • Gekken is free play or sparring. We use foam swords, but although they do use foam, they are not flexy or soft. They have a dense center and can do some damage and understand gekken is not for everyone.

Head teacher — Sang Kim sensei (6th Dan Renshi - Toyama Ryu ZNTIR, 6th Dan - US Battodo Federation, 4th Dan - Seizan Kai).

Assistant instructors:

  • Henry Kim — 3th Dan - ZNTIR, 3th Dan - US Battodo Federation, 2nd dan - Seizan Kai;
  • Dan Park — 3th Dan - ZNTIR, 3th Dan - US Battodo Federation, 2nd dan - Seizan Kai, 3th Dan - Kendo;
  • Kyle Kim — 3th Dan - ZNTIR, 3nd Dan - US Battodo Federation;
  • Zach Biesanz — 3th Dan - ZNTIR, 3th Dan - US Battodo Federation, 2nd dan - Aikido;
  • Kevin Raz — 3th Dan - ZNTIR, 3th Dan - US Battodo Federation;
  • Charles Choi — 3th Dan - ZNTIR, 2nd Dan - US Battodo Federation;
  • Ron Duponte.
4 West 18th Street
New York City, NY
000-000-0000
  • 14th Street (1000 ft) IND 6th Av
  • 14th Street – Union Square (1200 ft) BMT Broadway
  • Sixth Avenue (1200 ft) BMT Canarsie
Sport class for
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2018.02.16
Fencing at South Brooklyn Fencing South Brooklyn Fencing 1 Photo

Programs:

  • Mini-Musketeers — For 5 years old kids who have never fenced before. Classes are once a week 45 minutes;
  • Kids Beginner Class — For students (from 6 to 12 years old) who have never fenced before or are still working through the fundamentals;
  • Kids Intermediate Class — For students who have mastered the basics of fencing and are ready to begin more competitive training;
  • Kids Advanced Class;
  • Open Bouting — Experienced kids, juniors and adults are welcome;
  • Footwork Class — For kids and teens. Open to any students in group classes or enrolled as club members;
  • Adult Group Class;

  • Summer Camps.

211 21st Street
New York City, NY
929-337-8097
  • 23rd Street (1300 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Third Avenue (1800 ft) BMT Canarsie
  • 28th Street (2100 ft) IRT Lexington Av
Sport class for
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2018.02.19
Kung-Fu at Chinese Kung-Fu Wu-Su Association Chinese Kung-Fu Wu-Su Association 1 Photo

Class begins with approximately 45 minutes of general exercise aimed at developing the strength, endurance and other skills. While this usually takes the form of calisthenics, emphasis is also given to flexibility, balance, concentration, breathing and coordination. The remaining 1 hour and 15 minutes is spent learning new techniques or refining old ones. Forms, meditation, practical applications and fighting are also covered.

Each class may be divided beginner, intermediate and advanced groups. Each of these is lead by a qualified instructor and each class is supervised by a senior instructor or Master.

Within 2 to 3 years, a student may be eligible to take the test for her or his first degree. The test takes approximately 7-8 hours to complete and is given once a year in two parts: written and physical. Satisfactory completion of this test earns the student the title of Assistant Instructor. A student may be eligible to test for her or his second degree 3 to 5 years after being awarded the first degree rank.

Masters:

  • Master Robert Thomas has been a member of the Chinese Kung-Fu, Wu-Su Association since 1974. Born in Queens and growing up in the Bronx, he began his training as a high school student. His training garnered him the discipline to work his way through college, while continuing to attain his present position of Kung-Fu, Wu-Su Master Instructor and Co-Director;
  • Master Oswald Rivera has been a member of the Chinese Kung-Fu, Wu-Su Association since 1973. He has been instrumental in bringing attention to the Association through his editorial and advertising efforts; writing for various publications such as Black Belt Magazine and Inside Kung-Fu;
  • Master Paul Johnson eventually attended the Queens Academy of Aeronautics, obtaining an Associate’s Degree in Aircraft Technology as well as several specialized licences in 1976. Since 1983 he has worked as a Car Inspector for the MTA. Paul joined the Chinese Kung-Fu, Wu-Su Association in 1974, studying alongside Master Robert Thomas;
  • Master Jerome Cook has been a member of the Chinese Kung Fu, Wu Su Association since 1968. Born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, he began his training during elementary school, practiced intermittently during high school and college, and returned to the Association after his university studies;
  • Master Luc Dorsinville began to experiment with weight training and sports including an informal introduction to Karate and Judo. In the late 1960’s however martial arts were outlawed in Haiti prematurely ending this first exposure to fighting systems. In 1984 he joined the Kung-Fu, Wu-Su Association. In 2010 Luc was awarded his Master Instructor title;
  • Master Sidney Camille joined the Kung-Fu, Wu-Su Association in August 1988. Sidney’s first formal introduction in the martial arts was at Brooklyn Technical High School where he was a member of the school’s Tai Kwon Do club. Later, while studying at Polytechnic University he learned some elements of Judo.
28 West 27th Street
New York City, NY
212-725-0535
  • 28th Street (400 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 23rd Street (1100 ft) IND 6th Av
  • 23rd Street (1300 ft) BMT Broadway
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2018.02.22
Kung Fu at Shaolin Kung Fu Training Center Shaolin Kung Fu Training Center 1 Photo

Utilizing the Shaolin Kung Fu tradition, incorporated with Cha’an Buddhism, the Shaolin Kung Fu Training Center uses no ranking or belt systems. Master Hengxin teaches there is no end point to a student's training, rather the potential for improvement is limitless.

Incstructors:

  • Shifu Hengxin (Shifu is Mandarin for Master) was introduced to martial arts at an early age when his uncle first brought him to the Songshan Shaolin Monastery. After years of training in Shaolin Martial Arts and philosophy under Shi Yanling, Shi Yanbo, Shi Yanzi and Shi Yansi, Shifu Hengxin attained the highest levels of Shaolin expertise. During the early 1990's, Shifu Hengxin toured the world with other members of the Shaolin Monastery in the Monk's delegation tours. In 1996, Shifu Since relocating to New York, Shifu Hengxin has appeared on the Discovery Channel, in magazines, and has participated in numerous demonstrations and seminars throughout the United States;
  • Shimu Arlene Y. Fan was born and raised in Hong Kong, where her childhood was surrounded by the Martial Arts influence. In 1999, Shimu Arlene, as a dedicated practitioner of Shaolin Kung Fu, entered the teaching side of the Art. As Director of the Center, Shimu’s primary goal was towards the development of a Teen and Youth program, where she can cultivate the mind and body early on in childhood. Her participation in many community services, performances and numerous cultural outreach programs has prompted the Y.M.C.A. to ask her to develop and oversee a Shaolin Kung Fu program involving our younger generation.
109 West 27th Street
New York City, NY
212-242-7308
  • 28th Street (700 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 28th Street (800 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 23rd Street (1200 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
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2018.02.22
Qigong & Meditation at Shaolin Kung Fu Training Center Shaolin Kung Fu Training Center 1 Photo
109 West 27th Street
New York City, NY
212-242-7308
  • 28th Street (700 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 28th Street (800 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 23rd Street (1200 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
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2018.02.22
Kung Fu at North Sky Kung Fu North Sky Kung Fu 5 Photo 1 Video

Our program includes the unique techniques of the Eagle Claw Kung Fusystem.

Our Kung Fu program is based on a combination of one-on-one and group training with plenty of personal attention. We begin our curriculum by teaching martial arts basics and their self-defense applications.

Every Youth Class includes:

  • Warm Up: Stretching and exercise to get kids in shape;
  • Basics: Practice and drills of martial arts techniques;
  • Lesson of the day: Kids learn self-defense techniques and kung fu forms, according to their level;
  • Challenges: Games and competition to practice new material;
  • Wind down: We work on concentration and focus, and discuss the challenges kids face.
137 West 28th Street
New York City, NY
917-657-6104
  • 28th Street (400 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 28th Street (1100 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (1300 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
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2018.02.24
Gigong & Tai Chi at North Sky Kung Fu North Sky Kung Fu 5 Photo 1 Video

Our Tai Chi class:

  • Five animals, and other Chi Gung Warm-ups;
  • International (Yang form) Tai Chi;
  • Wu Style Tai Chi;
  • Self-defense applications;
  • Breathing and Chinese self-massage.

Qigong class:

  • The Eight Silk Brocade Qigong set;
  • Tai Chi Eight;
  • Five Animals Qigong;
  • Short Stick Flow;
  • The Tai Chi Yang 24 form.

Instructor — Mindy Levokove has been practicing Tai Chi and Qigong for over 20 years under various masters.

137 West 28th Street
New York City, NY
917-657-6104
  • 28th Street (400 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 28th Street (1100 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (1300 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
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2018.02.24
Wing Chun Kung Fu at Cho Cheung Wing Chun Kung-Fu Cho Cheung Wing Chun Kung-Fu 1 Photo

All new students will be placed on a six-month probation period and must demonstrate their diligence during those first six months of training before offically being accepted. Proper attitude, diligent effort, and good attendance is a requirement in order to be accepted and remain a student.

The classes are conducted in both a formal and non-formal style, whereby the students are given directed instruction for large segments of each session, as well as time allowed for personal training at one's own pace. This can involve solo training, such as working on forms or individual skills and working with a partner on specific drills to enhance overall skills and attributes.

39 West 29th Street
New York City, NY
347-560-4495
  • 28th Street (400 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 34th Street – Herald Square (1200 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 28th Street (1200 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
Sport class for
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2018.03.17
Krav Fit Program at Krav Maga Experts - Union Square Krav Maga Experts - Union Square 1 Photo

Krav Fit will enhance your strength, agility and endurance using dynamic and tailored programs that will accommodate your schedule and get you results.

99 University Place
New York City, NY
212-400-4813
  • Union Square (600 ft) BMT Canarsie
  • 14th Street – Union Square (800 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 14th Street – Union Square (900 ft) BMT Broadway
Sport class for
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2018.04.16
Krav Maga at Krav Maga Experts - Union Square Krav Maga Experts - Union Square 1 Photo

Programs:

  • Civilian Instructor Course (CIC) — This program offers the most advanced curriculum of up-to-date techniques and tested implementations. The course has 2 parts: The 1st part covers P1 through P3 material, which includes the history of Krav Maga and its evolution, fundamental instructional skills and lesson development. The 2nd part progresses to P4 and P5 of the curriculum. This includes lesson construction, safety protocols, vulnerable points of the body, extensive attack principals, and advanced defensive skills;
  • Counter Terror — Each workshop is a uniquely tailored scenario incorporating Krav Maga military tactics, techniques, and strategies that are used in the Israeli Special Forces to combat or prevent terrorism. Each workshop is taught by Expert Krav Maga instructors from Israel with combat and training backgrounds in Counter Terror and Military Krav Maga. The Krav Maga Experts Counter Terror workshops incorporate simulated violence, using audio and practical effects;
  • Rape Prevention — This workshop series will focus on self-defense situations at different settings (home, street, college campuses, etc.). Each workshop takes different scenarios as the Krav Maga Experts instructors teach you Krav Maga self-defense techniques that will help you be your defense;
  • Security — The course is designed to provide theoretical, practical and operational skills required to maintain a high level of security. The Krav Maga Experts security courses include a number of main subjects: Hand-to-Hand Combat (Krav Maga), Lectures, Tactical Drills;
  • Law Enforcement — The courses are designed for law enforcement units, special forces and security operatives. The Krav Maga Experts combat training courses include intensive tactical training, which combines realistic scenarios and on-scene solutions to varied situations. Each combat training course can be modified to the specific problems and needs of the client;
  • Personal Training;
  • Women Self-defense;
  • Youth Classes include Outreach Programs & Summer Camp.
99 University Place
New York City, NY
212-400-4813
  • Union Square (600 ft) BMT Canarsie
  • 14th Street – Union Square (800 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 14th Street – Union Square (900 ft) BMT Broadway
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.04.16
Ground Fighting at Krav Maga Experts - Union Square Krav Maga Experts - Union Square 1 Photo
99 University Place
New York City, NY
212-400-4813
  • Union Square (600 ft) BMT Canarsie
  • 14th Street – Union Square (800 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 14th Street – Union Square (900 ft) BMT Broadway
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.04.16
Fitness & Olympic Weightlifting at Fortitude Strength Club Fortitude Strength Club 1 Photo 1 Video

Fortitude Strength Club is a private strength training club featuring small group training, strength and conditioning and olympic weightlifting:

  • Each training session consists of a small group of up to 4 people and a coach. We feel this provides the right combination of energy, camaraderie and supervision;
  • Sessions last 50 minutes and consist of mobility/warm-up, strength training and conditioning.

30 West 21st Street
New York City, NY
917-887-9629
  • 23rd Street (700 ft) IND 6th Av
  • 23rd Street (800 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 14th Street (1400 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
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2018.04.21
Crossfit at J2FIT Strength and Conditioning J2FIT Strength and Conditioning 1 Photo

Workout Apps (online training):

  • EMOMs — 20 minute workouts geared for fitness and sport athletes. 20+ different workouts per week. Programming based upon our highly successful 28 Days of Strength EMOMs program and eBook, with 1,000+ views and multiple copies sold, every month;
  • Functional Strength and Fitness — 4 training sessions per week for CrossFit athletes, functional fitness, runners. Strength and Power Training: Barbell lifts (squats, presses, deadlifts, etc) and explosive training (plyometrics, jumping, etc).
164 West 25th Street
New York City, NY 10018
419-367-2272
  • 23rd Street (500 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 28th Street (800 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 23rd Street (900 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
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2018.04.24
Olympic Weightlifting at J2FIT Strength and Conditioning J2FIT Strength and Conditioning 1 Photo

Olympic Weightlifting Daily (Workout Apps / online training) — 5-6 training sessions per week geared for the intermediate and advanced level weightlifters (3+ months of lifting experience). Snatch and clean and jerk training, 3 + times per week.

J2FIT Weightlifting has expanded globally with the release of online weightlifting programming for athletes and coaches alike to train under the leadership of USA Weightlifting Advanced Sport coaches, NCAA college strength coaches, and competitive athletes.

Coaches:

  • Mike Dewar (CSCS, USAW1, USAW2) — He holds a Masters and Bachelors degree in Exercise Physiology, with additional experience working with athletic populations. Additionally, Mike is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS) of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Advanced Sports Performance Coach of USA Weightlifting, and Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at New York University. Mike is actively competing in USA Weightlifting meets as an 85 and 94kg weightlifter;
  • Nick De Freitas (BS, CSCS, USAW1) — He holds a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science, with previous work experience under Cornell University, and Ithaca College. Nick is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS) of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Sports Performance Coach of USA Weightlifting, and Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at New York University. Nick currently competes as a 77kg weightlifter under the USA Weightlifting organization.
164 West 25th Street
New York City, NY
419-367-2272
  • 23rd Street (500 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 28th Street (800 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 23rd Street (900 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
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2018.04.24
Fitness & Bodybuilding at Body By Derrick Body By Derrick

Body By Derrick can get you ready for your first comp and can provide on the day support to help you navigate the warm up and show.

22 West 19th Street
New York City, NY
347-369-9823
  • 14th Street (1000 ft) IND 6th Av
  • 23rd Street (1200 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 23rd Street (1300 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
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2018.05.18