Martial arts classes are known for teaching self-discipline, coordination, respect, and body awareness. If you are still searching for the perfect gift, or perhaps interested for yourself, the experience of martial arts classes might be one to consider. The businesses listed below are paid sponsors of this listing. If you are interested in being a part of this resource, email us.
Kokushi Midwest Judo was established in 2016 and embraces the sport of judo, helping to build community, strength, coordination, and confidence in every student. We believe that everyone can learn judo. From pre-school age, all the way up to the retiree! Judo is great for kids, teenagers, adults. We welcome people from all walks of life to learn our martial art!
Our classes offer professional instruction led by Grace Talusan and we work hard to make sure we can scale every session to meet the needs of all experience levels.
Whether you’re looking for improved strength and athleticism, better focus and discipline, or a combination of them all, we have the answer for you here. Once a member of Kokushi Midwest Judo, you are allowed to come to class as often as you like.
Classes offered: Children ages 5-12 Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:45-5:45 p.m. Saturday morning classes (10-11 a.m.) are offered depending on instructor availability. Adult classes are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6-7:30 p.m.
Special Chambanamoms Offer: Purchase a judo uniform on your first day, your first month of tuition is free.
Location: 1814 Glenn Park Dr., Champaign
The Gracie Barra Champaign Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Future Champions Program was created to provide children ages 6-12 with a challenging, safe and caring environment to grow and succeed in life through lessons learned while training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Give your child the gift of learning bullying prevention, respect, discipline and focus, socialization, improved coordination, fitness, and a fun hobby! Gracie Barra is a worldwide community of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructors, students and athletes. The organization has over 700 schools in six continents. When you are part of one school, you are part of the entire Gracie Barra family. Schedule your first class for FREE.
Location: 408 North Race St., Suite E, Urbana
Other area gyms include:
Central Illinois Aikikai
Central Illinois Wing Chun
Five Animals Kung Fu
HMD Academy of Tae Kwon Do
Jade Fortress Shaolin Martial Arts Academy
Leaders for Life Martial Arts
McVicker’s Martial Arts
Rock Steady Boxing
Song’s Kung Fu Academy
White Tiger Tae Kwon Do
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