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Aikido


Come and join this class if you enjoy the challenge of mental concentration, physical coordination, and the tactics of 'combat'.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu


A highly effective form of self-defence focused on grappling techniques which rely on the use of leverage over strength.

Filipino Martial Arts


Filipino Martial Arts refers to ancient and newer fighting methods devised in the Philippines — the most popular forms of which are known as Arnis/Eskrima/Kali.

Japanese Drumming


Learn the fundamentals of the art of Japanese drumming and see why it is popular around the world for its application of mind, body and spirit.

Japanese Jiu Jitsu


Japanese Jiu Jitsu encompasses locking, throwing, striking, and ground defense techniques to provide an effective and versatile self-defense system.

Judo


Judo consists of throwing techniques, ground holds, choking and arm lock techniques, and teaches the use of controlling balance and body movement to defeat an opponent.

Karate


Classes provide challenging workouts which discipline the mind, strengthen the body, and improve self-confidence. Techniques are based on kicks, punches and blocks, as well as flexibility and cardiovascular exercise, and are taught in a disciplined, fun environment.

Kickboxing


The main focus of these classes will be learning the technical aspects of striking, but you can also expect a significant physical component in either class with lots of core training.

Kung Fu


This program will introduce you to the elements of Chinese martial arts (often named under the umbrella terms kung fu or wushu) and mindful movement to become better acquainted with your own body and mind.

Martial Arts Mix


Come try out a variety sampler of Martial Arts classes this fall!
This Martial Arts Mix is subsidized by Athletic & Recreation fee and only University of Alberta Students are eligible to register.

Self-Defense


This class provides how to protect your body against the predator and any danger using various martial arts skills.

Tae Kwon Do


Through the martial art philosophy, participants learn to become more disciplined, focused, mentally tough and self-aware.

Tai Chi


Step through some mindful movement and body mechanics, and pick up a few stress management and wellbeing tools for your practice.