Sports classes and schools near subway «Spring Street» (IRT Lexington Avenue Line, New York City)

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Fencing at Martinez Academy of Arms on Grand Street Martinez Academy of Arms on Grand Street

Instructors:

  • Maestro de Armas Ramon Martinez;
  • Maestro de Armas Jeannette Acosta-Martinez;
  • Maestro Antone Blair;
  • Maestro Jared Kirby.

The Maestros are also available for seminars, workshops, lectures and consultation.

100 Grand Street New York City, NY 10013
  • 210-330-8670
  • Canal Street (700 ft) BMT Broadway
  • Canal Street (1000 ft) IND 8th Av
  • Canal Street (1100 ft) IRT Lexington Av
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.04.22
Kung Fu at Manhattan Shaolin Kungfu & Qigong Manhattan Shaolin Kungfu & Qigong

Instructors:

  • Veronica Samos has always loved martial arts and was actively practicing when a friend took her to one of the first Shaolin Wheel of Life shows in the late 1990s. It combined history, Chan (Zen) meditation, music and other elements of Chinese culture with a fantastic performance of martial arts. In 2004, Veronica started her training with Shifu Guolin and his brother Shifu Chao Hai in Manhattan. Ten years later, Veronica is still fascinated with the curriculum. Veronica is currently an instructor with Fit 4 Life Kids teaching martial arts in their enrichment programs to school children;
  • David Fung is a 35th generation Shaolin disciple, given the name Heng Tong. He has experience in contemporary and traditional Shaolin kung fu, qi gong, and tae kwon do. He holds black belts in taekwondo and has trained in several of the arts of Shaolin including san da (boxing), chin na (grappling), and iron body, specializing in Zen finger and diamond finger. David has trained under 34th generation disciples Master Guolin and Master Chao Hai of the Shaolin Temple. David is a member of the Shaolin Temple Overseas Headquarters Performance Team and a company member of the performing arts troupe DCNY. In addition to his martial arts training, David is certified in Shaolin History and Philosophy. David also teaches at the New York Chinese Cultural Center.
21 Spring Street New York City, NY 10009
  • 646-481-4595
  • Bowery (600 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Spring Street (700 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Grand Street (1300 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.02.24
Qigong at Manhattan Shaolin Kungfu & Qigong Manhattan Shaolin Kungfu & Qigong
21 Spring Street New York City, NY 11220
  • 646-481-4595
  • Bowery (600 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Spring Street (700 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Grand Street (1300 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.02.24
Kung Fu at Bo Law Kung Fu Bo Law Kung Fu 1 Photo

Programs:

  • All Essential Workout Classes Feature: Stretching Techniques, Body-Weight exercises, Cardio, Coaching / Mentor-ship;

  • Self-defence — Hand, elbow, knee, and foot techniques are taught based on their effectiveness and practical application in street situations;
  • Kung Fu weapons are a true extension not only of our barehanded forms, but also of the students themselves. Each weapon is like a new teacher exploring another subject in the vast art of Kung Fu;
  • Black Belt Program — In this program you can aspire to achieve the rank of Hark Dai (Black Belt) within 3 to 5 years. Black Belt Program Students are strongly encouraged to take at least 2 private lessons per month with a senior instructor;
  • Master Program is a 6 to 9 year invitation-only program for black belt students. In the master program, you will strive for the correct approach to developing and practicing the art;
  • Young Tigers (age 4-10 years);
  • Teen Tigers (age 11-17 years);
  • Private — 30 minute and 1 hour sessions available. Sessions lead by Instructors under the direct supervision of Master Koh.

All training programs, memberships, packages, and private sessions are subject to the policies, terms and conditions below.

Instructors:

  • Sifu André Boven — 5th Degree Black Belt, over 20 years experience in Kung Fu;
  • Sifu Spencer Bagley — 4th Degree Black Belt, 15 years experience in Kung Fu;
  • Sifu Gregory Chew — 4th Degree Black Belt, 17 years experience in Kung Fu;
  • Sifu Doug Macdonald — 4th Degree Black Belt, 15 years experience in Kung Fu;
  • Sifu Yaniv Levy — He was born in Israel, holds a decade of experience under his belt. Starting at the young age of 14, Yaniv loved Kung Fu and practiced for a few years until his late twenties when he discovered Bo Law Kung Fu;
  • Sifu Ayodele Spencer —  3rd Degree Black Belt. He has been studying under Master Koh at Bo Law Kung Fu the past 17 years.
290 Grand Street New York City, NY 10009
  • 212-925-3339
  • Grand Street (500 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Bowery (1000 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Delancey Street (1100 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.02.24
Kung Fu at Man Fong Pak Mei Martial Arts Association Man Fong Pak Mei Martial Arts Association 1 Photo

Instructor — Sifu Edgar Wong.

Private lessons are also available.

118-122 Baxter Street New York City, NY 10009
  • 917-208-5591
  • Canal Street (200 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Canal Street (400 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Canal Street (900 ft) BMT Broadway
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.02.25
Kung Fu at Nabi Su Tai Chi, Kung Fu & Wellness Nabi Su Tai Chi, Kung Fu & Wellness 1 Photo

Master Carolyn Campora and her black belts will personally guide you. In your free class, you will learn the opening the Nabi Su Kung Fu form, basic kicks, punches, exercises and stepping. You will participate in the group class, get private instruction, and watch more advanced students do their forms.

Our Children's Kung Fu Classes are small, semi-private, and the children are taught the same Kung Fu style that is taught in our adult classes.

Kung Fu Weapons

The first weapons that the student meets at Nabi Su are the escrima sticks. We practice these as a practical, light, short – 26 to 28 inches – and relatively simple self-defense tool. 

It is not until brown belt level that the next weapon is introduced. The Bo is a 6-foot staff taught via the form called Dragon's Tail, a form that is complex and beautiful.

For those who are studying Tai Chi, which includes all who have achieved the level of Black Belt in Kung Fu, weapons begin with the saber, followed by the double-edged sword, then the fan. Spear forms from Hung Gar and Cho Li Fut, Butterfly Knives, Lightning Saber and the 2 person Saber/Spear form are taught to advanced practitioners

The most advanced students practice Jodo, the art of wooden staff, jo, against long and short swords, a tradition comprising 64 forms dating back to the Samurai and attributed to Myamoto Mushashi.

365 Canal Street New York City, NY
  • 212-925-5536
  • Canal Street (400 ft) IND 8th Av
  • Canal Street (800 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • Canal Street (900 ft) BMT Broadway
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.02.25
Tai Chi at Nabi Su Tai Chi, Kung Fu & Wellness Nabi Su Tai Chi, Kung Fu & Wellness 1 Photo

Master Carolyn Campora will personally guide you through every step of this gentle exercise as you begin your free Tai Chi class. You will participate in the group class, get private instruction, and watch advanced students do the form.

365 Canal Street New York City, NY 11220
  • 212-925-5536
  • Canal Street (400 ft) IND 8th Av
  • Canal Street (800 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • Canal Street (900 ft) BMT Broadway
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.02.25
Kung Fu at USA Shaolin Temple USA Shaolin Temple 1 Photo
102 Allen Street New York City, NY
  • 212-358-7876
  • Delancey Street (600 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Essex Street (800 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Grand Street (1000 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
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2018.02.25
Tai Chi & Qigong at USA Shaolin Temple USA Shaolin Temple 1 Photo

Tai Chi, Chi Gung and Chan Philosophy and Action Meditation.

102 Allen Street New York City, NY 11220
  • 212-358-7876
  • Delancey Street (600 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Essex Street (800 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Grand Street (1000 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
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  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.02.25
Kung Fu at Tak Wah Kung Fu Club Tak Wah Kung Fu Club 1 Photo
121 Bowery Street New York City, NY 10009
  • 718-313-6007
  • Grand Street (300 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Bowery (800 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Canal Street (1400 ft) BMT Nassau St
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.03.16
Wing Chun Kung Fu at Michael Militano Wing Chun Kung Fu Michael Militano Wing Chun Kung Fu 1 Photo

Master Instructor — Michael Militano. From an early age, he demonstrated natural talent as an athlete and fighter, but after years of studying boxing, wrestling, some Karate. Jiu Jitsu, gymnastics, and various weaponry, he found his niche in Wing Chun (under the sole instruction of Grandmaster Jason Lau). After only three years of study, Grandmaster Jason Lau appointed Michael Militano to teach, and soon thereafter, to take over the school when Grandmaster Lau left New York.

​Instructors as well as many students from other martial arts schools have turned to Sifu Militano's expertise to enhance their knowledge of fighting - and for good reason. His competitive students (of all levels) have won numerous tournaments when competing against advanced level martial artists. Sifu Militano has taught Wing Chun to law enforcement instructors, military personnel, children, the blind and visually impaired, and he was invited to train the U.S. National Guard.

70 East 4th Street New York City, NY 10009
  • 347-248-6924
  • Second Avenue (1100 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Bleecker Street (1200 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Astor Place (1400 ft) IRT Lexington Av
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.03.16
Gung Fu at Praying Mantis Martial Art Institute Praying Mantis Martial Art Institute 1 Photo

Programs:

  • Praying Mantis Gung Fu — a complete program from basic to advanced levels;
  • Grappling, Locking and Release Techniques — This twenty-four-class program, also known as “Chin Na” in Mandarin Chinese, offers knowledge and techniques to defend against grabs, holds and chokes and to immobilize assailants with effective subduing and controlling techniques. This program is especially recommended for women and law enforcement agents who frequently encounter dangerous, close-contact situations.;
  • Traditional Weaponry — The school offers traditional Chinese weapons training including saber, staff, spear, sword, daggers, 2-sectional staff, 3-sectional staff, 7-sectional chain whip and long-handled broadsword (halberd). Each program lasts from 10 to 15 classes.
100 Bowery Street New York City, NY 10009
  • 917-517-8219
  • Grand Street (500 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Bowery (1000 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Canal Street (1200 ft) BMT Nassau St
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.03.17
Tai Chi at Praying Mantis Martial Art Institute Praying Mantis Martial Art Institute 1 Photo

Tai Chi for Health and Self-Defense.

100 Bowery Street New York City, NY 11220
  • 917-517-8219
  • Grand Street (500 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Bowery (1000 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Canal Street (1200 ft) BMT Nassau St
Sport class for
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  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.03.17
Eagle Claw Kung Fu at Shum's Ying Jow Pai International Headquarters Shum's Ying Jow Pai International Headquarters 1 Photo

Class begins with a group warm-up and stretching, then moves to conditioning with kung fu basics: blocking, striking, kicking, jumping, turning, and stance work.

After warm-up, students learn forms (classical routines of Eagle Claw and northern kung fu techniques), self defense, and sparring. Weapons training plays a large role as well. Students get instruction in staff, short stick, sword, saber, three-section staff, spear, double-headed spear, kwan do (halberd), chain, hook swords, and daggers. Each weapon has a different purpose in self defense as well as in body conditioning.  Higher level students focus on fighting, advanced techniques, and gymnastics.

The Northern Eagle Claw system includes 25 fist forms, more than 25 weapon forms, over 25 partner (two-men or three-men) sets and the essence of the system, the 108 locking hand techniques.

71 Hester Street New York City, NY 10009
  • 212-213-8805
  • East Broadway (900 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Grand Street (1100 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Delancey Street (1200 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
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2018.03.17
Tai Chi & Qigong at Shum's Ying Jow Pai International Headquarters Shum's Ying Jow Pai International Headquarters 1 Photo

There are five major styles of Tai Chi: Chen, Yang, Wu/Hao, Wu, and Sun. Ying Jow Pai offers instruction in the Wu style. The main form consists of 108 movements practiced in a slow, relaxed fashion.

71 Hester Street New York City, NY 11220
  • 212-213-8805
  • East Broadway (900 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Grand Street (1100 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Delancey Street (1200 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.03.17
Wing Chun & Chin Na at Shan Wu Kung Fu School Shan Wu Kung Fu School 1 Photo

Wing Chun Regular Classes:

  • Basic Training (performed by all) — This includes: warm up, Forms, Drills & San sik, and Chi Sao, etc.;
  • Individualized Training (based on sash level) — This includes: advanced techniques, Muk Yan Jong, Chi-Gerk, Blindfolded Chi Sao, Weapons.

Focus Classes:

  • Focus I: Forms —  at the Shan Wu Kung Fu School we recognize the major importance Forms play both as a lexicon and technical tool to teach the system, and as a medium to cultivate your Qi, internal power, and train your mind;
  • Focus II: Fundamentals — In this class students practice and analyze them in details as physical practice and intellectual understanding go hand in hand;
  • Focus III: Conditioning — This class focusses on developing endurance;
  • Focus IV: Chi Sao — This class is entirely dedicated to practicing all forms of Chi Sao. Students explore both soft and hard styles, sticking hands, Chi Gerk, Blindfolded Chi Sao, as well as combinations and counters.

Sifu Thierry Rémion — He has been involved in martial arts for over forty years, starting with Judo at the age of 11 and later Yang Style Tai Chi. He has studied and practiced Wing Chun for over twenty years under Master Yip “Terence” Chick Pui as well as Grandmaster Ip Chun both in New York and Hong Kong. He is a 3rd Generation Ip Man Wing Chun Practitioner, and a 2nd Generation Ip Chun Wing Chun disciple. For the past 17 years he had been an instructor at the Yip Pui Martial Arts Center (YPMAC), where in 2013 shortly before retiring Master Yip appointed him Daï Siheng (Senior Instructor), becoming the only one authorized by him to administer all tests and sign certificates at the Center. Sifu Rémion also studied Chin Na and Qi Gong with Dr. Yang Jwing-Ming and in 1998 become certified in the Chin Na System at the YMAA. Sifu Rémion is a permanent member of both the Wing Chun Ip Chun Academy (WCICA), and the Ving Tsun Athletic Association (VTAA).

107 Suffolk Street New York City, NY 10009
  • 866-879-6686
  • Essex Street (400 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Delancey Street (600 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Second Avenue (1900 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.03.19
Qi Gong at Shan Wu Kung Fu School Shan Wu Kung Fu School 1 Photo
107 Suffolk Street New York City, NY 10040
  • 866-879-6686
  • Essex Street (400 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Delancey Street (600 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Second Avenue (1900 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.03.19
Kung Fu at Wu Mei Kung Fu Association Wu Mei Kung Fu Association

Sifu Ken Lo — 7th Generation Master of Wu Mei Pai Sifu Lo began his martial arts training in 1963 studying with such noted masters as Sensei Iguchi, 6th Dan Judo, 5th Dan karate, all-Asian Judo champion, 1961 & 1962; Sensei Kanakogi, 6th Dan judo, 5th Dan karate, All Asian Judo Champion, 1963 & 1964; and Sensei Tadashi Nakamura, 5th Degree black belt in Kyokushinkai karate.

Sifu Lo is an active member of the Chinese martial arts community, and has sat on the Executive Board of the National Council of Chinese Martial Arts, and on the National Internal Styles Rules Committee of the AAU Chinese Martial Arts Division. Sifu Lo has been the National Vice Chairman, Northeast Regional Director and the Metropolitan Association Chinese Martial Arts Chairman of the Amateur Athletic Union. Sifu Lo is a National Advisor to the USA Wu Shu Kung Fu Federation. He is a respected member of the North American Chinese Martial Arts Federation, the Eastern United States Kung Fu Federation, and the Tai Chi Association of New York.

440 Lafayette Street New York City, NY
  • 917-885-8598
  • Eighth Street – New York University (300 ft) BMT Broadway
  • Astor Place (400 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Bleecker Street (1500 ft) IRT Lexington Av
Sport class for
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  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.03.19
Chi Kung at Wu Mei Kung Fu Association Wu Mei Kung Fu Association
440 Lafayette Street New York City, NY 10040
  • 917-885-8598
  • Eighth Street – New York University (300 ft) BMT Broadway
  • Astor Place (400 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Bleecker Street (1500 ft) IRT Lexington Av
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.03.19
Wing Chun Kung Fu at Gotham Kung Fu Gotham Kung Fu

Our students come from all walks of life including artists, stunt professionals, business executives, musicians, college students, actors, teachers, police officers, moms & dads and everything in between.

Private lessons can be scheduled one-on-one or for small group (semi-private) instruction.

Instructor — SiFu Dean MacLeod. He has trained in such systems as Goju-Ryu karate, Yamanni Ryu Bo-Jutsu (Okinawan weaponry), Muso Shinden-Ryu Iaido (Japanese swordsmanship), Yang style T'ai Chi Ch'uan, and alternate lineages of Wing Chun. Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, he worked extensively as a bouncer and security professional, serving high profile clientele such as President Bill Clinton, Ozzy Osbourne, Olympic skater Katarina Witt, etc.

SiFu Dean is also a certified personal trainer specializing in functional strength training, and has 5 years of experience in the industry. In 2007, SiFu Dean began learning WingTsun under the International WingTsun Association. He has learning from some of the finest WingTsun instructors in the world, including Grandmaster Leung Ting, SiFu Carson Lau, SiFu Alex Richter, and SiFu Haw Kuo.

440 Lafayette Street New York City, NY
  • 646-389-9491
  • Eighth Street – New York University (300 ft) BMT Broadway
  • Astor Place (400 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Bleecker Street (1500 ft) IRT Lexington Av
Sport class for
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  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.03.23