Martial Arts

Martial Arts

Throughout our four Lincoln facilities, the Y offers a wide variety of Martial Arts classes for youth. Build a healthy, active habit for your child that focuses on more than just the physical. Your child can hone self-esteem, concentration and respect for others.

Session Dates and Times can be found below on our Information Forms.
(We're sorry, but online registration is not available for Martial Arts.) Register at the Front Desk of your Y.

Click below for a video of one of our offerings, Taekwondo.

Karate

Karate
Karate

Karate

Registration Information and Session Dates:

Cooper YMCA

Fallbrook YMCA

Ages 5-13: The youth Karate class focuses on developing a child’s physical skills, self-esteem, concentration and respect for others. Classes are challenging yet enjoyable for each child. All skill levels are welcome.

Ages 14+ : Chinese Kempo is the combative form of Chinese Kempo. This style is a self-defense oriented system, focusing on the concept of close quarter combat. The training is mostly focused on the application of joint locks and effective control of an attacker. Many other avenues of defense are explored as well as grappling, throwing and the use of various weapons. It is a practical approach system of defense, used for protection of yourself and others.

Taekwondo

Taekwondo
Taekwondo

Taekwondo

Registration Information and Session Dates:

Northeast YMCA

Cooper YMCA

Ages 6+: Taekwondo is the official martial art of Korea. Taekwondo is based on the premise of peace through strength of mind, body and spirit. Its emphasis is of the foot over the use of the hand in defending oneself and is internationally renown for its vertical and horizontal jumping techniques.

Women's Self-Defense

Women's Self-Defense
Women's Self-Defense

Women’s Self-Defense

Location: Cooper, Copple Family, Northeast
Instructor: Jessica K. 

Session Dates/Info |  Register Online

How to be a tough target; the mindset of how to not get into situations that put you at risk. Learning situational awareness, voice inflection, kicks and strikes with pads, distratction and balance disruption techniques, breakaways, and joint locks. 

This seminar is open to any female participant 13 years and older. Be sure to wear comfortable clothing for this hands-on class.