These days, it is a good idea to be prepared in case you should meet with a potential violent situation. While no one wants to encounter it, you still want to be ready because these things can be unpredictable. Taking adult self-defense classes can help you be ready, and provide you with a lot more benefits, too.

Self-defense Classes

Classes in self-defense can get you started from the beginner level and go up to the black belt levels. All the instructors are trained and certified, ensuring that you learn the techniques correctly and safely.

There are many types of self-defense that you can learn. You will want to consider the benefits and style of each of them and then decide which one you are interested in learning. You can take classes in karate, kickboxing, Tae Kwon Do, Muay Thai, and boxing. Classes are also available for Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).

Any one of these styles will enable you to defend yourself. In addition, you will also gain many other benefits including a sharper ability to focus and concentrate, develop greater stamina, better coordination, self-discipline, and more self-confidence.

Lose Weight

Another benefit of taking classes in martial arts is that you can lose weight, and you can do it rather fast. Some classes, such as in kickboxing, which are basically non-stop, you could burn as much as 1,000 calories in a single class. Besides that, you will be using all your muscles, which will help to tone your entire body. After a few classes, you will be in good shape.

Some of the classes are primarily for the benefit of getting in shape and conditioning. There is no actual sparring or physical contact – unless you prefer those classes. You will learn, of course, the actual punches and kicks, etc., and you will practice with the pads and bags, enabling you to develop those techniques and do those drills.

Classes for Men and Women

The classes are available for men and women. Although instruction is given as a group, instructors work some with each student to ensure that the proper techniques are being learned, and tips for improvement are given. Each student is permitted to work at their own pace, ensuring the best environment for learning.

Women also need to learn self-defense. The attacks on women are rising, and they need to be able to defend themselves. Learning a martial art gives them the greater confidence they need to be able to protect themselves against abuse, a violent attack, or just someone trying to take advantage of them. While they may never need it, or use it, it could help them to live another day.

The Amerikick Martial Arts gym offers many different styles of adult self-defense classes. All of our instructors are trained and certified. We invite you to attend a free class to see if it is what you are looking for. We are located in Staten Island and are easily accessible. Call us today and talk to one of our instructors about any question you have – or sign up.

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