Our martial arts programs build coordination, balance, discipline, and mental concentration. Martial Arts also provides an outstanding alternative for those children who may not do as well in team sports-giving them the chance to excel in a specialized activity while increasing their physical abilities and concentration skills.Do you want to build confidence and self-esteem in your child? This program is designed to do just that and more!

Enshin Karate

Enshin Karate is a practical system of empty-handed self defense based on a strategy of circular movement, allowing you to use your opponent’s power and momentum against them. Training builds spiritual awareness, mental alertness, a sense of confidence and provides resources for meeting the challenges encountered in life.

Jujitsu

Jujitsu is the ancient art of self-defense. The techniques taught include escapes, encounters, throw, holds and joint manipulation.

Karate Taekwon-do

This is a highly structured and safe program for kids, teens and adults. Participants learn courtesy, discipline and the development of safe and effective self-defense skills.

Shorinryu Karatedo

Shorinryu is the original style that is the foundation of all modern karate systems. Techniques taught include blocking, punching and kicking with emphasis on evasive, defensive movements and avoiding physical confrontation.


Locations

Ott Family YMCA

401 South Prudence Road, Tucson, AZ 85710
Phone: 520-885-2317

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Northwest YMCA Pima County Community Center

7770 North Shannon Road, Tucson, AZ 85741
Phone: 520-229-9001

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Mulcahy YMCA at Kino Community Center

2805 E Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713
Phone: 520-294-1449

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Ott Family YMCA

401 South Prudence Road, Tucson, AZ 85710
Phone: 520-885-2317

Northwest YMCA Pima County Community Center

7770 North Shannon Road, Tucson, AZ 85741
Phone: 520-229-9001

Mulcahy YMCA at Kino Community Center

2805 E Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713
Phone: 520-294-1449