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Maybe you are looking for something a little different from the conventional exercise class. We offer various styles of martial art classes. Whether you are looking to improve general fitness, try something for fun or maybe even compete, the Y Club has various classes available to you.
Free Style Martial Arts: The free style martial arts class is a combination of all styles. A very practical, effective and realistic self defence system. The class caters for any ability and fitness level. If you have trained in martial arts before or are a complete beginner you will both benefit from and learn from this system whilst improving your fitness at the same time.
Judo: In Japanese Judo means ‘The Gentle Way’. It is an ancient art of the Samurai warriors. It is a high contact hand-to-hand combat class which will also teach you self-defence. Judo is a competitive sport where the objective is to take down the opponent to the ground and immobilize them with a pin or joint lock. Judo is great for improving balance and coordination.
Muay Thai: Muay Thai means unarmed combat and is one of the most effective forms of martial arts in the world. Muay Thai combines fast and powerful striking techniques with kicks, knees, elbows and punching. It is a fantastic was to get fit, lose weight, build confidence, improve muscle tone and offers fantastic self-defence techniques. During our one hour session you will take part in 3 minute rounds of non-stop pad work and action. This class is suitable for every level of fitness, you set your goal and we will help get you there! Why not just come and give it a try – we are sure you will get hooked!
Women’s Self-Defence: This is a 1 Hour session for women of all abilities. This session is done in a calm,relaxed environment at a pace that suits everyone. It covers a range of self-defence strategies such as: Take downs, choke defences, ground work defence, strategies for escape and risk reduction. Along side this,you will gain more confidence as well as building up your own fitness levels and strength.