HEART OF THE VALLEY YMCA - MARTIAL ARTS PROGRAMS
The Y's Martial Arts programs are offered for both kids and adults, and to all ability levels from beginner to advanced. Learn how to defend yourself while enjoying a great workout in a fun group setting. Click the program name below and REGISTER TODAY!
ADULT – CONTACT KICKBOXING (AGES 12 YEARS-ADULT): Enjoy an intense martial arts workout. Build and tone muscle while doing cardio by kicking, striking, and punching bags.
ADULT – MARTIAL ARTS (AGES 12 YEARS-ADULT): This class begins with a contact kickboxing workout. Afterword we focus on and learn technique, forms and self-defense, and how to apply them.
AIKIDO BUJUTSU (AGES 12 YEARS-ADULT): Adults will participate in fun, challenging and developmental activities that are used to strengthen coordination, discipline, physical fitness and self-defense. Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced participants are all invited to join.
AIKIDO YOUTH (AGES 6-12 YEARS): Youth will participate in fun and developmental activities that are used to strengthen coordination, discipline, physical fitness, and self-defense. Aikido is a special martial art with its focus on discipline, fitness and self-defense. Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced participants are all invited to join.
FAMILY AIKIDO (AGES 6-ADULT): Families will participate in Aikido activities in a fun and welcoming atmosphere. Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced participants are all invited to join. Click HERE to register an additional person.
LITTLE DRAGONS (AGES 3-6 YEARS): The Little Dragons program teaches seven skills including focus, balance and fitness. Students will participate in fun and innovative martial arts drills and also improve basic motor and listening skills.
MARTIAL ARTS BEGINNER (AGES 7-12 YEARS): For Beginners - White, Camo & Yellow Belts. Designed to build leaders through physical and mental instruction. The goal of the program is to guide students to become well-balanced martial artists who will know the importance of attitude, respect and self-discipline.
YOUTH WEAPONS (AGES 7 YEARS-ADULT): Youth students who have an orange belt or higher. Students learn basic weapons techniques. Weapons learned will include Bo-staff, nunchaku and escrima sticks. Required weapons can be purchased at the first lesson.
HEART OF THE VALLEY YMCA SCHOOL OF MARTIAL ARTS (AGES 7 YEARS-ADULT): The Heart of the Valley YMCA is now offering a full year program, with easy month-to-month payments, and registration for individual sessions is no longer needed. YMCA Membership required.
Students at the following levels qualify for the School of Martial Arts:
- Intermediate - Orange through Green/Blue
- Advanced - Blue - Red/Brown Belts
- Brown Belts
- Black Belts