Women Self-Defense Classes in New York City
Having taught martial arts in New York City for the past 2 decades we often receive inquiries from ladies that want to learn how to defend themselves should they encounter physical threats that are commonplace in an urban setting like Manhattan. Often, they inquire about our Kickboxing program and how learning the kick and punch combinations can teach them to fight. While our Kickboxing program is a great workout and lots of fun AND is the same training format we used successfully in Kickboxing matches in the ring, what most newcomers aren’t aware of is – IT’S NOT A PROGRAM FOR SELF-DEFENSE. What most martial arts schools fail to convey (and in some cases mislead) is that learning to punch, and kick does not prepare a person for Self-defense acuity.
Women’s Self-defense courses: real help or false confidence?
With the explosive popularity of group fitness classes like Pilates, yoga and spinning, women in New York City have a wide variety of classes to choose from. Pugilistic sports like Boxing and Kickboxing have crossed over into this fitness category, boasting the benefits of fitness training while learning self-defense.
Kids Self-Defense: How the ‘Zero Tolerance’ policy helps Bullies
Bullying is a major problem in the United States. It takes a massive toll on the physical and psychological wellbeing of kids from elementary school to high school and it can oftentimes lead to extremely violent and tragic events.
5 Reasons Every Woman Should Train In Self-Defense
Most Women consider self-defense an optional skillset that tend to be on the bottom of the list (if at all) of things to learn. It’s like someone learning to shoot a gun, in case of war or a shoot-out. The probability doesn’t justify the effort – right?