Sports classes and schools near subway «Prospect Avenue» (BMT Fourth Avenue Line, New York City)

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Aikido at Brooklyn Aikikai Dojo Brooklyn Aikikai Dojo 3 Photo

Programs for adults: aikido, iaido, misogi, weapons, zazen.

Children's classes are separated by age groups: 6-8 year olds and 9-12 year olds.

Instructors:

  • Ryugan Robert D. Savoca — chief instructor. Ryugan began studying judo and aikido at age 13 in San Diego County. He continued to study aikido at UCLA and then the West Los Angeles Aikido Institute. Moving to New York, he continued his training at Aikido of Manhattan, for a year and a half with Juba Nour Shihan. Afterwards, he apprenticed to T.K. Chiba Shihan, as an uchideshi (live in student) in San Diego for a year. Moving back to New York, he resumed training with Juba Nour Shihan and then started Brooklyn Aikikai in 2001. Savoca holds the rank of rokudan (6th dan), and is certified to teach by Birankai North America;
  • Kate Savoca — assistant instructor. Kate began her aikido training in 2002 at Brooklyn Aikikai. She currently holds the rank of yondan (4th dan) and is certified to teach by Birankai North America. Kate has been teaching at Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn, NY for over 15 years. Kate is the director of the children's program at Brooklyn Aikikai.
408 3rd Avenue New York City, NY
  • 718-643-6044
  • Ninth Street (1000 ft) BMT 4th Av
  • Fourth Avenue (1100 ft) IND Culver
  • Smith – Ninth Streets (1700 ft) IND Culver
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2016.11.20
Iaido at Brooklyn Aikikai Dojo Brooklyn Aikikai Dojo 3 Photo
408 3rd Avenue New York City, NY 10035
  • 718-643-6044
  • Ninth Street (1000 ft) BMT 4th Av
  • Fourth Avenue (1100 ft) IND Culver
  • Smith – Ninth Streets (1700 ft) IND Culver
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2016.11.20
Capoeira at Capoeira Brooklyn Capoeira Brooklyn 1 Photo

Our adult classes are 1.5 hours long. They begin with stretching, warm-up and strengthening exercises. The training portion of the class focuses on repetition of Capoeira movements to build strength, form and the endurance for the art. Classes end with a roda (capoeira circle). Portuguese language practice is an important aspect of class; we learn numbers, movements, songs and basic vocabulary while we train.

Classes:

  • Beginners Capoeira — Physical conditioning, individual skills, drill combinations and musicality are the focus of these classes and are required before joining the All-Levels classes;
  • All Levels — These mixed-level classes;
  • Kids — This classes focus on capoeira movements, wich have Portuguese names it is also an excellent tool for teaching a new language. Students learn to play the instruments and sing as well to listen to the rhythms to guide their movements.
316 7th Street New York City, NY
  • 917-722-6703
  • 646-492-4221
  • Ninth Street (800 ft) BMT 4th Av
  • Fourth Avenue (1100 ft) IND Culver
  • Seventh Avenue (2100 ft) IND Culver
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.10.09
Judo at Brooklyn Judo Academy Brooklyn Judo Academy

Classes offered to everyone.

300 Seventh Street New York City, NY 11237
  • 917-553-4777
  • Ninth Street (600 ft) BMT 4th Av
  • Fourth Avenue (1000 ft) IND Culver
  • Seventh Avenue (2300 ft) IND Culver
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.12.17
Taekwondo at United Taekwondo Center - Park Slope United Taekwondo Center - Park Slope 1 Photo

Programs:

  • Peewee classes for ages 3-5;
  • Children all ages;
  • Teen classes;
  • Adult classes;
  • Family classes;
  • Team Black Belt — This program is geared towards students who are committed to their Taekwondo training and are striving to earn their Black Belt. Team Black Belt, or TBB classes focus on specialized skills such as sparring and weapon training.
502 5th Avenue New York City, NY 11215
  • 718-788-5700
  • Fourth Avenue (1200 ft) IND Culver
  • Ninth Street (1300 ft) BMT 4th Av
  • Prospect Avenue (1500 ft) BMT 4th Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.04.20
Tai Chi Chuan & Qigong at Qi Tao Qi Tao 1 Photo

Sifu Tzyann Hsu — She began her training in Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan at the age of 16. After coming to the United States, she furthered her study of Tai Chi Chuan and Qigong, and earned a Teaching Certificate for Tai Chi Chuan from Sifu (Master) Chan Wai Kwan, chief instructor of the Tai Shan Martial Arts Institute. In addition, Sifu has trained in Bagua Zhang, Hsin-I Chuan and Hung Ga Kung Fu. She has won five gold medals for Bagua Zhang, Hsin-I Chuan and Executive Weapons at the national Wong Fei Hung Kung Fu Tournaments. Sifu's students have also won gold, silver and bronze medals in Tai Chi Chuan and Tai Chi Weapons at the national Wong Fei Hung Kung Fu Tournament.

8 Windsor Place New York City, NY
  • 718-768-7762
  • 15th Street – Prospect Park (1700 ft) IND Culver
  • Seventh Avenue (2200 ft) IND Culver
  • Prospect Avenue (2500 ft) BMT 4th Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.03.16
Hung Ga Kung Fu at Qi Tao Qi Tao 1 Photo

Sifu Peter Berman Yee — He has been practicing martial arts for over 35 years. He also has a background in Wing Chun, Shotokan Karate, and Tai Chi Chuan. Sifu is one of the highest ranking disciples of Grandmaster Frank Yee and was awarded the rank of 7th Dan. He is also one of very few American disciples to be accepted into the Yee’s family lineage at the New York, Chinatown Yee Fong Toy Association and their world headquarters.

8 Windsor Place New York City, NY 11222
  • 718-768-7762
  • 15th Street – Prospect Park (1700 ft) IND Culver
  • Seventh Avenue (2200 ft) IND Culver
  • Prospect Avenue (2500 ft) BMT 4th Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.03.16