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Martial Arts not offered during Summer.  Please check back for upcoming Fall/Winter programming in August.

Attend the same class at the same time each week.  Additional fees are applicable and registration is required for the following Martial Arts Activities.  An Athletics Base Membership is required to register.

Muay Thai - Beginner

Thailand's national sport of Muay Thai is a full contact ring sport in which competitors use fists, feet, elbows & knees to strike their opponents. Training is conducted in a safe & inclusive manner, providing challenges for all ability levels. Participants should be in good physical condition & must have their own hand wraps and mouth guard, with both being available to purchase at Client Services.

Activity Details

19897 - January 14, 2019 to March 27, 2019

Muay Thai - Advanced

This class is advanced in nature and requires previous training in Muay Thai. While taking the beginner class is not mandatory, it is strongly encouraged. Training is conducted in a safe & inclusive manner, providing challenges for those at an intermediate to advanced level. Participants should be in good physical condition & must have their own hand wraps and mouth guard, with both being available to purchase at Client Services.

Activity Details

20311 - January 14, 2019 to March 27, 2019

Jiu-Jitsu

Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art focusing on grappling including throws, joint locks, and compression techniques. This discipline emphasizes technique and leverage over strength making it an effective means of self-defense for smaller individuals fending off larger aggressors. Classes consist of a warm-up, technical lessons, and practice in roughly equal amounts. No previous martial arts or athletic experience is required; beginners are welcome!

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Activity Details

19894 - January 14, 2019 to April 1, 2019

  • Monday(s) from 9:00PM to 10:30PM
  • Wednesday(s) from 9:00PM to 10:30PM
  • Friday(s) from 8:00PM to 9:30PM
  • Dates event isn't occuring:
    • Friday February 15, 2019
    • Monday February 18, 2019
    • Wednesday February 20, 2019
    • Friday February 22, 2019
  • Fee: $105.00
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Tae Kwon Do

Tae Kwon Do (also known as Taekwondo) is the art of self defense that originated in Korea. It is recognized as one of the oldest forms of martial arts in the world, reaching back over 2,000 years. The name was selected for its appropriate description of the art: Tae (foot), Kwon (hand), Do (art). This course accommodates all skill levels. Grading opportunities are offered at the end of each semester.

Activity Details

19898 - January 15, 2019 to March 28, 2019

Aikido

This Japanese discipline is intended to utilize the force of an attack including exercises with a ken (sword) and jo (stick), but the main emphasis is on unarmed defense against unarmed/armed attack. The World Aikido Federation through the Canadian Aikido Federation certifies all ranks awarded at Guelph. Thus, participants can continue practicing throughout U.S., Europe, & Asia.

Activity Details

19893 - January 15, 2019 to April 2, 2019 - CANCELLED

  • Tuesday(s) from 7:30PM to 9:00PM
  • Thursday(s) from 7:30PM to 9:00PM
  • Saturday(s) from 4:00PM to 5:30PM
  • Dates event isn't occuring:
    • Saturday February 16, 2019
    • Tuesday February 19, 2019
    • Thursday February 21, 2019
    • Saturday February 23, 2019
  • Fee: $80.00

Women's & Non-Binary People Self Defense

This class is intended to give women & non-binary persons knowledge of how to stay safe, emphasis is on the practice of useful skills through which greater confidence is also acquired. While some discussion takes place, it is a very practical program. This basic philosophy of this program is to evade & escape, strike with arms & hands, pinch, head butt, kick to lower legs, as well as fight from the ground and safely fall and roll. This one day course is designed as an introduction to learning physical defense. This course if FREE to members/students, but registration is required to hold your spot. Non-Members can purchase the Daily Access Pass @ Client Services. Go to gryphons.ca>Memberships for Daily Access Pass details.

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