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by Jessica Mousseau (subscribe)
Jessica Mousseau is a copywriter & copy editor from the United States. Her work can be viewed at: www.jessicamousseau.com.
Published April 26th 2011
If you live in the New York City area, or you are there on an extended visit, you may be wondering which places offer the best martial arts instruction. There are several schools to choose from; however, some of them only offer specific types of martial arts training while other offer classes in several different types.

Once you've decided on which martial arts style you are interested in, you can then look at these businesses to see which one best suits your needs.

Bo Law Kung Fu

This martial arts school concentrates on the ancient Chinese martial art of kung fu. The traditional method is taught; there has been no change to accommodate the current "trend" or "style", because the instructors feel it is too important to "corrupt" the art in this way.

The school is located where Chinatown, Tribeca and SoHo come together, so you're liable to find yourself sharing class space with celebrities, famous designers, or other well-known persons. That's all right, though, because you're all there for one purpose—to learn traditional kung fu.

Anderson's Martial Arts Academy

This academy has only been open to the public for about 17 years, so it can be considered still fairly new. This academy is one that offers a number of different types of martial arts training, including Jeet Kune Do Concepts, Filipino Martial Arts, Mauy Thai, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. In addition, the instructors have taken the best of each of these fighting techniques and combined them to form a unique but very effective ay of teaching self-defense.

The Academy offers a free private lesson, so you can determine which type of martial arts technique is best for you. If you like it, you can sign up for the classes and learn martial arts.

Chinatown Sports Club

Open since 2003, this sports club is more than a martial arts school, it also provides gym facilities that accommodate such things as weight training, personal fitness, and group fitness.

The martial arts classes are open to children and youth 6-18 years old, so parents can put their children in a martial arts class while they attend or participate in a fitness session. The reasonable family plans, as well as discounts for police officers and firefighters, and a special rate for senior citizens, make the Chinatown Sports affordable.

Modern Martial Arts NYC

If you're interested in kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and Mixed Martial Arts, or if you just want to take a good self-defense course, in this case Krav Maga, you can find these at this Manhattan establishment. Its three convenient locations, as well as the different programs available, make it very attractive to those who live or work in the Manhattan area.

You should have no trouble finding a location close to where you are that offers the instruction want. All of these amenities are good reasons to choose Modern Martial Arts NYC.

World Martial Arts Center

The World Martial Arts Center present martial arts instruction in a way that is designed not only to provide you with martial skills but also with personal improvement. As you continue through the program, you'll start noticing the difference in how you feel, how you act, and how you perceive things in the world around you.

All of these are positive attributes that you can take with you anywhere you go. This makes World Martial Arts Center a good choice for martial arts training in New York City.



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