Kung Fu Class Deals in Orange County
Contrary to popular belief, most folks can't karate chop through a coffee table on their first try. Today's deal from USSD Martial Arts San Clemente will give your child the grasshopper guidance he needs: Get one month of unlimited classes for $29 (a $185 value). Voted "Best Martial Arts School in Orange County" by the Orange County Register nine times, USSD boasts experienced instructors who teach kempo (Japanese karate), Chinese kung-fu, and jiu-jitsu in a 4,000-square-foot dojo. Hour-long classes are available six days a week for Little Dragons (ages 3 to 6), Juniors (ages 7 to 11), teens (ages 12 to 15 -- kempo only), and adults. Snag this deal so your kid can master the moves while learning discipline and confidence -- a trip to the furniture store may be in your future.
The tip of the fencing sword moves pretty fast -- almost as fast your kid gets bored of summer vacation. If your child's got the need for speed, take a stab at today's deal from Gryphon Fencing: Pay $64, and get one week of half-day fencing camp for ages 8 to 17 (regularly $150). Campers age 8 to 16 will come from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and enjoy either the Learn to Fence (running the weeks of June 18, July 16, or July 30) or Variety Activity (running the weeks of July 9 and August 20). Learn to Fence teaches the history and etiquette of fencing, as well as initial footwork and bladework. Camp culminates in a fun competition. The Variety camp offers a new activity each day, like hip hop, aerial acrobatics, fencing, dance, kung fu, or yoga. It also emphasizes building physical and social skills in a cooperative, team-based environment. All equipment is provided for both camps, which are held at the spacious Anaheim Hills facility that features 3,800 square feet of cork-padded wooden floors and is led by two certified coaches with a combined 70 years of experience. With this fun camp, you can be en garde against summer break blues. Want more? Check out Gryphon Fencing on Facebook.
Fencing is America's favorite sport because it combines the visceral excitement of swordplay with the stylish outfits of beekeeping. Fight fashionably with this Groupon. Choose Between Two Options $24 for a three-hour Taste of Fencing class (a $49 value) $30 for four weekly beginning to intermediate foil fencing classes (a $60 value) Expert fencing coaches—including a former state champion—lead group classes to impart fundamental foil techniques. During the three-hour Taste of Fencing class, they demonstrate footwork, strategy, and blade actions to a maximum of eight students, supervising practice matches that make use of competition-style electronic scoring equipment. They also helm ...