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the Price of Martial Arts Classes

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Location 
Discipline 
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$ 20
Jan 2008
Dearborn Heights MI
Tang Soo Do
Eight classes per month is a great price  more... close row
$ 65
Apr 2008
Bellingham, WA
Tai Chi
Unlimited tai chi classes with monthly membership  more... close row
$ 10
Aug 2008
Silver Spring, MD
Aikikai Aikido
One two-hour class of Aikiki Aikido  more... close row
$ 75
Feb 2006
Salem, OR
Ryobukai
Monthly fee for a good dojo  more... close row
$ 99
May 2008
Warrington. pa
MIxed Martial Arts
Four week mixed martial arts class  more... close row
$ 60
Feb 2007
Alameda, CA
Aikido
Open attendance at aikido school  more... close row

Description of service

I paid $60/month for classes at an aikido school. The school offered three or four classes a day, at different levels, and you can go to as many as you are able to. I went to two or three a week.

The uniform cost $42, which was obviously a one-time investment.

Each class was about ten people, ranging from absolute beginners to black belts. The instructor of the day would pair people up either according to similar levels or pair experienced students with new students, depending on the objectives of the day.


Review of Service

The classes were great - the instructors really knew what they were doing and were, for the most part, excellent teachers. Also, the studio was only one block from my house! Ultimately, I just didn't have the time to commit to the classes, so I stopped going.

The classes were good exercise and also worked my mind. The main problem I have with exercise is getting bored, so martial arts is great for me. It keeps me interested as well as physically fit. I just wish I had had more time.


Tips

Most martial arts studios will give you a free trial period, even if it's only for one class. Find out if you can either observe a class or two or participate in a free class so that you can find out if the studio is a good fit for you.

For anyone else who struggles with getting bored during exercise, martial arts is a great way to deal with that. There are many martial arts techniques, so you might have to look around until you find one that you want to try.


$ 250
May 2008
Columbus, Ohio
karate, self defense
Three months of mixed martial arts for son  more... close row
$ 30
Jun 2008
Mammoth Lakes, California
Choi Kwang Do
One on one choi kwang do instruction  more... close row
$ 350
Apr 2008
Merritt Island, FL
general martial arts
12 week class happened twice a week  more... close row
$ 90
Feb 2006
Plymouth Ma
Jui-Jitsu & Kenpo Karate
A month of jiu-jitsu and kenpo karate classes  more... close row
$ 0
Oct 2010
City, State
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$ 75
May 2006
Goose Creek, SC
Cuong NHU
Coung-Nhu Martial arts school  more... close row
$ 140
Nov 2006
Baltimore, Maryland
Jiu Jitsu, muay thai, karate, aikido, etc...
Monthly martial arts classes  more... close row