MARTIAL ARTS

The YMCA teaches martial arts techniques in a way that builds character, strength and self-confidence.

Tai Chi

This ancient Chinese martial art taught in the Yang Style is a highly effective system of exercise. Students learn the slow, gentle, continuous dance-like movements that develop strength, balance, poise and relaxation. The low impact nature of the movement makes the class especially suitable for those wishing to protect their joints.

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Tang Soo Do Karate

Through practice of basic techniques, kata (forms), and various levels of sparring, students learn self-defense. A traditional Korean form of Karate, Tang Soo Do, promotes positive attitudes, develops strength, balance, coordination, flexibility, discipline and teaches enhanced concentration and self-confidence.

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