MARTIAL ARTS

The YMCA of the Fox Cities is proud to offer high-quality martial arts programming. Our focus is to allow children and adults to develop their spirit, mind and body through our martial arts in an encouraging, non-intimidating and family-friendly environment. Our instructors are among the best in their respective martial art and will ensure that participants learn the value of hard work, discipline, honor, integrity and respect for themselves and others.

PROGRAMS AND CLASSES

MARTIAL ARTS

Classes located at the Neenah-Menasha YMCA and Heart of the Valley YMCA

Ages 7-adult

Whether you are interested in our Martial Arts programs for mental, spiritual or physical well-being, we offer several programs that fit your developmental needs. Let us help you be fitter, stronger and more confident.

AIKIDO

Classes located at the Heart of the Valley YMCA

Ages 6-adult

Aikido is a self-defense training system that stresses timing, centering and coordination rather than meeting force with force. The goal of Aikido is to enable all individuals to reach their strongest state and realize their full potential, both in the art of self-defense and in their daily lives.

JUDO

Classes located at the Neenah-Menasha YMCA

Ages 6-adult

Judo is a modern martial art that will instill respect and discipline. Beginner, intermediate and advanced level training is offered based on age and skill level.

ADULT CONTACT KICKBOXING

Classes located at the Heart of the Valley YMCA

Ages 12-adult

Enjoy an intense martial arts workout. Build and tone muscle while working cardio by kicking, striking and punching bags.

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LITTLE DRAGONS

Classes located at the Heart of the Valley YMCA

Ages 3-6

The Little Dragons program teaches seven skills including focus, balance and fitness. Students will participate in fun and innovative martial arts drills and improve basic motor and listening skills.

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TAEKWONDO

Classes located at the Fox West YMCA

Ages 8-adult

Taekwondo helps develop discipline, confidence and physical fitness. Whether you are a casual practitioner interested in self-defense and physical fitness; an athlete looking to cross train and build strength, reaction time, flexibility and balance; or you are a Taekwondo athlete interested in competing at the highest levels, this is the right program for you.

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YOUTH WEAPONS

Classes located at the Heart of the Valley YMCA

Ages 7-adult

Youth students who have a blue belt or higher will learn basic weapons techniques. Weapons learned will include Bo, staff, nunchaku and escrima sticks.

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