Programs & Classess | Martial Arts (New Programs)

2019 Spring/Summer Martial Arts

Aikido is a modern Japanese martial art based on the principle of non-conflict. In Aikido, one uses powerful, circular movements to blend with an opponent’s attack and redirect the attack into a throw or immobilization, bringing the conflict to a peaceful resolution.

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Aikido Mon / Wed / Fri 7:00AM - 8:55AM May 22 Aug 23 39 sessions SRC Dojo Jul 1, Aug 5 May 22, 24, 27 $174 $190 $190 $217 Jun 21
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With its roots in the Southern Shaolin Temple, Hung Gar Kung Fu has been used for centuries to train the body, spirit and mind. Known for its strong stances and powerful striking techniques, participants can expect to learn a combination of hand, weapon and combat forms. All levels welcome.

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Hung Gar Kung Fu Mon / Wed 6:00PM - 7:25PM May 22 Aug 21 25 sessions ARC Main Level Studio Jul 1, Aug 5 May 22, 24 $177 $190 $190 $203 Jun 19
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Iaido is the traditional Japanese martial art focused on the method of drawing and cutting with the Samurai sword. This class focuses on the development of mental discipline through control of body and sword movements. Forms, or waza, are performed individually or against an imagined opponent.

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Iaido Tue / Thu
Sat
6:30PM - 7:55PM
9:30AM - 11:25AM
May 21 Aug 24 40 sessions SRC Studio Jun 29, Aug 3 May 21, 23, 25 $242 $296 $296 $327 Jun 22
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Iaido Tue
Sat
6:30PM - 7:55PM
9:30AM - 11:25AM
May 21 Aug 24 26 sessions SRC Studio Jun 29, Aug 3 May 21, 25 $157 $179 $179 $198 Jun 22
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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a realistic, hands-on martial art that allows any person to control a larger opponent in a real life confrontation using clinches, takedowns, holds, and submissions.

Class Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Free Class(es) UBC Student CSC / UNA Staff / Faculty Public Register by
Intro to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Sat 12:30PM - 1:55PM May 25 Aug 24 12 sessions SRC Dojo Jun 29, Aug 3 May 25 $117 $129 $129 $142 Jun 22
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Classical Ju Jutsu is the close-quarter combat system developed over the centuries by Japanese warriors. Emphasis is on grappling techniques, but also includes striking, and the use of a variety of classical weapons such as the sword, dagger, and staff.

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Classical Ju Jutsu Mon / Wed
Sat
6:00PM - 7:25PM
11:00AM - 12:25PM
May 22 Aug 24 37 sessions SRC Dojo Jun 29, Jul 1, Aug 3, Aug 5 May 22, 25, 27 $214 $237 $237 $258 Jun 22
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Perhaps the roughest of the martial arts, Judo uses the genuine rough-and-tumble grappling phase of unarmed combat. UBC Recreation Judo instructors are Judo Canada and NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program) certified.

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Judo Mon / Wed 7:30PM - 8:55PM May 22 Aug 21 25 sessions SRC Dojo Jul 1, Aug 5 May 22, 27 $184 $197 $197 $223 Jun 7
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Krav Maga is a modern and effective Israeli Self Defense System designed for men and women of all sizes. Two multi-black belt instructors (female and male) empower participants through real-life scenarios, escape, diffusion, and counter attacks. Build confidence, keep fit and develop life skills including street proofing from weapons, multi-attacker and more! Register separately for Monday, Wednesday, or both (each session is different). Learn more at www.hitandrunselfdefense.com

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Krav Maga Self Defense Wed 4:30PM - 5:30PM May 22 Aug 14 13 sessions SRC Dojo N/A May 22 $177 $191 $191 $205 Jun 19
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Krav Maga Self Defense Mon / Wed 4:30PM - 5:30PM May 22 Aug 14 23 sessions SRC Dojo Jul 1, Aug 5 May 22, 27 $314 $338 $338 $362 Jun 19
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Krav Maga Self Defense Mon 4:30PM - 5:30PM May 27 Aug 12 10 sessions SRC Dojo Jul 1, Aug 5 May 27 $137 $147 $147 $158 Jun 19
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This style of Thai combat focuses more on the martial art and is characterized by the combined use of fists, elbows, knees, shins and feet.

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Muay Thai Tue 5:30PM - 6:25PM May 21 Aug 6 12 sessions SRC Dojo N/A May 21 $91 $101 $101 $113 Jul 2
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Muay Thai Fri 6:00PM - 6:55PM May 24 Aug 9 12 sessions SRC Dojo N/A May 24 $91 $101 $101 $113 Jul 2
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Goju (Hard/Soft) blends the linear action of Japanese karate with the circular movement of Chinese martial arts. Nihon Goju Karate emphasizes flow and balance in a cooperative and non-competitive environment that works well for both men and women.

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Nihon Goju Karate Thu 6:00PM - 7:25PM May 23 Aug 22 14 sessions SRC Dojo N/A May 23 $96 $103 $103 $110 Jun 23
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Nihon Goju Karate Thu
Sun
6:00PM - 7:25PM
11:30AM - 1:25PM
May 23 Aug 22 25 sessions SRC Dojo Jun 30, Aug 4 May 23, 26 $171 $184 $184 $197 Jun 23
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Nihon Goju Karate Sun 11:30AM - 1:25PM May 26 Aug 18 11 sessions SRC Dojo Jun 30, Aug 4 May 26 $81 $90 $90 $101 Jun 23
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Shotokan Karate is a widely popular form of karate involving punches, kicks, blocks, forms, and sparring. Initially, classes are geared to beginner students, with more advanced lessons being introduced as the classes progress.

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Shotokan Karate Mon / Wed 7:30PM - 8:55PM May 22 Aug 21 25 sessions ARC Main Level Studio Jul 1, Aug 5 May 22, 27 $177 $197 $197 $223 Jun 19
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Tai Chi Chuan is a method of health and self development that utilizes graceful and holistic movements to bring the entire person to their own highest potential. This is done by applying the movements into self defense applications that require precise breathing, alignment, and mental focus.

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Tai Chi Chuan Fri 12:00PM - 12:55PM May 24 Aug 23 14 sessions SRC Dojo N/A May 24 $66 $74 $74 $81 Jun 21
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