Jiyu Kumite (Sparring) Class

❖    Sundays 12 noon - 1:30 pm (Ongoing)

❖    All ages (youth, teens, adults) and ranks (Orange through Black Belt) welcome:

(must already have some general working knowledge of Karate skills).

❖    DAC members – free/no charge, Nonmembers $10.00 per class

❖    Students from other Dojos welcome

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Qi Gong Classes in Ontario

Beginning Qi Gong

The class will go over the Fundamental Wei Tuo Qi Gong form, aka the 8 Minute Drill. It is designed to be simple in movement, yet extensive in benefits of health, strength and much more. It has stretches, simple standing meditation and movements. It has 6 sections, each with specific goals. We will not only go over the movements, but also the understanding necessary to maximize the practice. It is great for people of all ages and all interests.

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New Daytime Karate Classes

Now Taking Signups!

Shihan Ty Aponte will begin teaching two new classes during the daytime on weekdays:

Karate for Breakfast: 
(Self Defense Workout)
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7-8 AM
Adults - beginner to advanced
Start your morning with an invigorating workout that builds
strength, stamina, and flexibility while teaching basic self-defense techniques.

Karate for Lunch 
(Self Defense Workout)
Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 12-1 PM
Adults - beginner to advanced
Make the most of your lunch hour with a workout designed
to revitalize you while reinforcing karate basics and self-defense techniques.

Class fees: $70 per month for one class/week, $120 per month for 2+ classes/week
Class schedule may change if other times work better for a majority of interested students.

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Dao of Martial Arts

The founder of USKL and former instructor, Shihan Dean Pickard, gave an lecture on the connections between meditation, health, and martial arts at a gathering at the Seaside Shotokan dojo in Playa Del Rey on November 5, 2016. You can visit Shihan Pickard’s biography page here and you can download the slides from his presentation here.

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New Location!

We are happy to announce that the Defense Arts Center has relocated and is partnering with the Fitness Results Gym on 1842 West 11th Street, #G&H in Upland, California. 

This new location is just 5 minutes away from our prior dojo on Foothill Boulevard.

All martial arts classes will resume training as of the first week of November at this new and beautiful location.

Fitness Results Gym website with Google Map and virtual tour.

For additional information or questions feel free to call Sense Ty Aponte at 951-204-0341.

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Workouts in the Park

When:  Saturdays

Where: Claremont Memorial Park (North-East side)

840 N. Indian Hill Blvd. Claremont 91711 

(Between Indian Hill Blvd and Yale)

When:  10:00 - 11:30 AM workout. Picnic afterward.

Who:    Everyone - and their cousins! All ranks, all styles (do your own thing), all age groups.

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New Daytime Karate Classes

 

Shihan Aponte will begin teaching two new classes during the daytime on weekdays:

 

Karate for Breakfast:
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7-8 AM (call first: 909-981-6368)
Start your morning with an invigorating workout that builds strength, stamina, and flexibility while teaching basic self-defense techniques.

 

Karate for Lunch:
Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 12-12:45 PM (call first: 909-981-6368)
Make the most of your lunch hour with a workout designed to revitalize you while reinforcing karate basics and self-defense techniques.

 

Class fees: $70 per month for one class/week,
$110 per month for 2+ classes/week
 

Class schedule may change if other times work better for a majority of interested students.  

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Yaguchi Seminar

Saturday, August 12, 2017
Morning Session: 10 am – 11.30 am (all levels)
Afternoon Session: 1 pm – 2.30 pm (brown/black belts)
Rains Athletic Center - Memorial Gym - Pomona College Campus
220 E 6th St, Claremont, CA 91711
$60 for 1 session, $80 for both sessions

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Summer Promotions!

Congratulations to our newly promoted youth and adult black belts -- they all brought a winning attitude and a strong fighting spirit!

Saturday July 1st, 2017 was one of the biggest black belt exams we have had in a long time. We are proud of you all!

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