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American School Karate
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Cam M.
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Asa is an extremely knowledgeable, talented and patient sensei. He has developed a community of young students, adult students and parents who are very loyal to him and the dojo. This is impressive evidence of the quality of his work. He is always willing to go the extra mile for his students, and has done so for me and my children for over 8 years. I highly recommend Asa to anyone interested in studying martial arts and/or developing a better sense of him/herself from a physical, mental and spiritual perspective.

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Nayelis P.
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When I walked in for the first time. I was greeted with a smile, and I felt welcomed. The environment is very warm, and friend. Everyone worked so hard, and pushed one another to keep going. I really can't say I have ever been to a modern Martial Arts place like this. I recommend this place to everyone. be prepared because the positivity, and hustle is contagious.

Dynamic Martial Athletics
5.0
from 4 reviews
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Judy C.
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I've been a member of DMA for almost four years now ! As a working mother of three small children gym time is a luxury. What I have gained both physically and mentally from my experience at DMA is priceless !! The atmosphere is SO comfortable for ALL fitness levels. The classes are always challenging and Coach Mike is a fantastic motivator !! Not only do I feel great but I have also made some amazing friends along the way ! I encourage anyone to try one class, you will not regret it !

  • 46 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Bob M.
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Excellent instruction with a personal approach that addressed individual body strengths and weaknesses through a variety of martial art forms and movements. Extremely knowledgeable and programs that are a good challenge for any age.

  • 19 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara H.
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Mr. Bruno is obviously a well-trained, first-rate martial arts professional and his love of this art is evident in the way he patiently and confidently approaches training and teaching others karate, Ju-jitsu-Judo, always in a safe and personal manner. He makes this learning experience realistic yet fun.

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Paul O.
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I took a lot out of the experience. Denis informed me what my pros and cons were. How he could work with each to improve my technique. I look forward to more sessions.

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Laurie K.
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My child has been at the Academy for 2 years now. It is amazing what they have done for his self confidence and self esteem. He has done better in school and his teachers are thrilled. He has also learned to be street smart and how to protect himself. In today's society that is so important. The professional level of instruction there is top notch. Thank-You Sensei Kevin and the entire staff

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We are a private studio for people looking to reach their fitness goals. Marlboro Fitness is a place where you will have 100% of your trainer's attention. A private room is dedicated to personal training, so that no one is uncomfortable working out in a busy weight room. What you need is the personalized guidance of Giselle Araujo, founder of The Fitness Center in Marlborough, MA. She is certified as a personal trainer by the National Academy of Sports and Medicine (NASM) and National Personal Training Institute (NPTI). She is also a fitness nutrition specialist, certified by the National Academy of Sports and Medicine (NASM). Additionally, she has been practicing and teaching the Brazilian martial art of capoeira for over sixteen years. We offer private sessions, small group training, and weight-loss programs.

  • 16 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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We inspire students to be the best that they can be through traditional Martial Arts and self-defense training. Instruction includes a personalized approach and the professional expertise needed to help you reach your goals.

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I have a taekwondo black belt, and I have experience teaching it and other martial arts. I have 9 years of experience in martial arts.

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Because for the last 30 years we have specialized in private individualized instruction we get much better results for our martial art programs clients.

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We offer Martial Arts instruction for children, teenagers, and adults. Our classes are fun, challenging, and always a great workout. We have been in business since 1993, and have produced national and international champions. If you want to be part of a school where the Black Belt degree still stands for excellence, we are the school for you! We have a great atmosphere, great instruction, and we want to help you achieve your goals. Try a week for free, anytime!

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Shinobi Martial Arts offers amazing, intelligent self-defense in a fun, family atmosphere. Teaching and offering ranking in To-Shin Do, Kasumi-An and Bujinkan Ninjutsu, our school is unlike any martial arts school you will encounter. The difference is not just cosmetic but is a profound difference in everything we do. It is what sets us at the forefront of self-defense and martial arts training in New Hampshire. Our ethical, professional business practices combined with exceptional martial arts training are custom-fit to your personal needs and are delivered with a great sense of humor. Please visit our website for more information and how to get started now!

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Martial arts is my life. Its my obsession. Its what i am.

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We are serving 1,000's of area families for over 18 years. We were voted best karate school in the area by Landmark readers poll 2009 and 2010. Call us today and find out why we are one of the best! Discover how your child can pick up true, wholesome values from learning how to kick, block and punch. I don't blame you. You're thinking, come on, how can karate and martial arts teach wholesome values? Well, I'm here to tell you, in more ways than you can even begin to imagine. My name is Harry Grimm, father of a teenager and grown adult. I'm also the owner of one of the most successful martial arts schools in the country, Holden Martial Arts right here in the Wachusett community. For over 20 years, I've been nurturing children like yours with character building tools found only in karate. No other sport can teach them. In the next few pages, I'm going to tell you how you and your child can sample all of this and more -- all at no charge. Watch as your child increases in confidence, energy and spirit. Stand and be dazzled as he becomes unstoppable in his quest for: * Greater academic achievement * Unshakable self-respect * Increased strength and fitness, in both body and mind Look at it this way, your child's first and biggest challenge comes not from fighting for his rights on the street or beating up the neighborhood bully. It comes, instead from battle more sinister forces. Your children's won fears and self-doubts. * I'm not as smart as John * don't get what my teacher is saying * I wish I was as (strong, pretty, tall) as Sally * Why does Jim keep giving me a bad time? * Why can't I be as popular as Jill? The question is, how to get your child to fight these demons? You know the problem; your child has a tough time even telling you they haunt her; never mind how she might conquer them. Well, the good news is, I have a proven solution. A program that has already worked for over 1000 area children. A series of lessons you child can learn easier than you think. Let me tell you its secret. To repeat, martial arts are less about your child learning to fight others, and more about fighting himself -- his innermost fears. Conquer them, and your child unleashes within himself a powerful and unstoppable force. A force that gives him the strength to kick down the doors of his own self-doubts. A force that opens your child to the exalting power of values. In other words, when your child uses the discipline of karate to conquer his own fears, he has the power to transfer that discipline to all other areas of his life. I know of no other sport that does this better than karate. I should know, remember, I've been teaching it for over 20 years. But don't take my word for it. " I am so pleased with my daughters experience at Holden Martial Arts. They have learned techniques for making friends, making good decisions and feeling the impact that acts of kindness brings. They have also learned how to protect themselves, both their bodies and their character. I also want to share my experience as a parent. To watch my kids self-confidence grow has been so rewarding. It is so comforting to know that my values as a parent are being reinforced and emphasized in every class. I love watching the instructors guide my children through lessons to help them gain the tools they need to be successful in life. I get a real good feeling watching my kids experience the art of Kenpo Karate. I feel like a good parent when I bring my kids to Holden Martial Arts. Thank you." - Lucy E., Worcester " Before joining the program at Holden Martial Arts, Brandon had the tendencies of a follower. He was easily influenced by his peers and too shy to speak his mind. Since he has been involved with Karate, he has developed a strong sense of self. He has become more comfortable speaking his mind, even when faced with peer pressure." - Beth and Paul S., Jefferson "Holden Martial Arts has been a positive and driving force in my children's lives. Due to the effects of the Harry Grimm and his excellent staff, I have witnessed my son's transformation from a quiet, shy individual lacking confidence, to an outgoing, courteous and confident person. My daughter, Amanda, was so taken with the upbeat camaraderie that she had to join to be a part of the incredible team spirit that dominates Holden Martial Arts. Thank you for changing their lives for the better." - Mark and Kathy B., Holden Now, you may be asking, how does all this value stuff work? And why does Karate manage to do a better job teaching it? Again, more than any other sport, karate gives your child the chance to explore her innate powers. She'll marvel (as you will) as she increases in strength, endurance, balance, and harmony. Yet, this is only the start. In fact, her physical skills act as a foundation for something much more important: the development of her value skills, mental and spiritual. And not cut-off from her physical skills, but intimately connected even bonded to them. Like this: Courage. Your child finds the courage to move outside of his comfort zone. He wills himself to take on more difficult karate moves and skills. He becomes no longer afraid of being afraid. Staying power. Your child finds joy in improving her physical stamina. She can walk farther, run longer and practice skills until she gets them right. In turn, she learns not to give up. She sticks things out. With the help of her teachers, she strives harder, longer to reach her goals. Even if she fails, she preserves her self-respect. She won't let her self-doubts get in the way of finding ultimate solutions Honesty. As the man said, Where performance is measured, performance improves. Yet you child has to first accept where he stands now. That means measuring current strengths. Above all, she learns that to succeed, he can't fool anyone, especially himself. This results in laser-like focus. He learns to make eye contact with his teacher (and not just in karate). He pays greater attention to what the teacher says. He knows and accepts where he stands. These are just three of the powerful, energizing values your child will get from the program at Holden Martial Arts. In short, you can look forward to your child developing the following: - Fearless self-confidence. Watch as your child finds the courage to open any door life has to offer. - Improved focus. She'll learn what's needed, along with the skill to zero in on critical tasks at hand. Normal, yet time-wasting, childhood distractions won't get in her way. - Powerful self-control. He'll refuse to give in to negative peer pressure. He'll have a deeper respect for the rules. Towering role model teachers. As you might guess, all of this couldn't have happened unless I had the very best of teachers. To make sure I have the very best, each of them started as white belt beginners, right here in my school. Today, they are all martial arts experts skilled and advanced black belts. All participate in different continuing education opportunities throughout the year in order for our students to receive the very best in instruction. "Jeff loves going to karate. I believe the principles taught here have helped him in areas outside of karate. The classes would be nothing without the enthusiasm and dedication of the teachers. They love their jobs and it shows through their interaction with the students." - Sharon A., Worcester Now I still know what you're thinking: How can I know for sure the program at Holden Martial Arts will work for my child? Will learn to kick, block and punch really work for her? I've made it easy for you to find out. Free trial lesson $40 value. I'm offering you one private lesson with no strings attached. See for yourself, that in fact, I can give your child the powerful benefits promised in this letter. After your free trial private lesson, you may enroll your child in our current trial special: another private lesson and up to 2 free weeks of group classes. Here's how it works: Watch with your own eyes as your child gets coached by a top Karate teacher. Lesson one (free trial). Your child begins by learning the profound influence of the martial arts greeting. Then watch him as he does the following: - Warms to the idea of emotional respect, for both himself and others. - Begins to increase his listening and focusing skills, to follow directions better. - Gains knowledge in discovering the empowerment of his own body. Lesson Two. Receipt of the white belt. Then watch as your child: - Begins to increase his personal responsibility, which may mean a cleaner room. - Gains confidence and assertiveness, for success in all areas of life. Believe me, with just these classes, your child will come away with her self-confidence greatly improved. Not just in how she feels; she'll actually end up with a real life skill. Skills that she can put to powerful use right now, today. All while enjoying the fun and excitement of an upbeat martial arts program. And it's free to try. Whatever you do, I urge you to contact us today and schedule your free trial lesson. Believe me, it could be the most important thing you can do. But be warned. Remember, I'm inviting you to check out the most successful martial arts school in the area. Due to increasing demand, we have limited time slots. Avoid long delays. Call or e-mail as soon as possible. Yours in Kenpo, Harry Grimm All this talk of values may mislead you. Be assure, I do teach karate as everyone likes to think of it. Your child will end up knowing how to protect herself. She'll know how to avoid danger, how to use conflict resolution techniques but without once throwing a kick, block or punch! Remember, call today and get over $100 in value: one private lesson, 2 weeks of group classes, one official karate uniform, and one official karate white belt.

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We offer martial arts training classes in our Providence, RI dojo. These include group and individual class training in aikido, jujitsu, traditional Japanese martial arts and MMA, as well as self-defense training classes for men, women, girls, boys, kids, and children. Please join us for a class. We always offer your first month of training for free. This gives you a chance to see if the practice of martial arts is for you. City Aiki is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to the teaching of martial arts to men, women and children.

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At 5 Dragons, we teach traditional Kyokushin karate. We train mind, body, and spirit. We also train to be able to take hits as well as give them. Kyokushin karate also works in self-defense without having to adjust from the dojo to the street. We work with ages 3 and up, families and individuals. We have also been very successful with children that have behavior issues, ADHD, Asperger's syndrome. This is not a cure all but a way to help. First lesson is free.

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Villari's of Shrewsbury is clean, comfortable, and welcoming. Our staff, our students, and their families are happy to talk to newcomers, answer questions, and give recommendations. Our mission is to help you or your child improve your life through martial arts training so we're always willing to listen to concerns or suggestions. We maintain an ego-free dojo with lots of friendly faces to help you!

  • 40 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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Chinese martial arts training is provided in your home, gym, or office. I offer lessons in northern and southern style of kung fu and tai chi.

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Franklin Martial Arts is more than a martial arts school; it's a martial arts family. Our staff of professional instructors are friendly and have a passion for teaching martial arts and helping our students reach their goals. Our school is kept clean and has a friendly learning atmosphere. The classes are challenging, educational and fun. Our martial arts school offers Brazilian jiujitsu (BJJ), boxing, muay Thai, krav maga, taekwondo, competition team, yoga, cardio kickboxing, strength and conditioning classes and more.

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