Adult Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
This class safely teaches you self defense through positioning for throws along with techniques to control your opponent from the ground. The approach to competition is fun and exciting. Learn from a true master in the art!
In this class, adult students will learn a traditional system of self-defense and kata and focuses on time-tested techniques that instill confidence, strength, and an indomitable spirit. Students will learn a variety of hand and kicking techniques, self-defense combinations, and the traditional kata (formal dance) of this system.
Translated as "gentle art" this class focuses on groundwork and wrestling and is geared towards applying your Kempo Karate training in a sport environment. Students will learn take-downs, pins and various joint manipulations. This class is great for the student who is looking to improve their sparring and grappling skills and builds a good skill set for those looking to compete.
Tae Kwon Do
In its various forms today, Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art and sport that developed over 5000 years.
Translated as the “way of the foot and the hand,” taekwondo is characterized by both kicking and hand techniques, the practice of fixed offensive and defensive patterns (“poomsae”) and self-defense. Competitive sport taekwondo emphasizes speed, agility, flexibility and strategy in its execution of aerobic kicking techniques from a relatively narrow stance (to that of traditional taekwondo). The classes taught at New England Movement Arts emphasizes the sport style of taekwondo with an emphasis on drills and conditioning.
Chen Tai Chi
This style of Tai Chi is one of oldest of the various styles taught throughout the world. This style focuses on alternating between fast and slow movements with the addition of burst of power during certain movements.
Historical European Martial Arts
This class is dedicated to the practical study of Kunst des Fechtens (KdF), the traditional martial arts of medieval Germany. Primary weapon is the longsword but other medieval weapons are taught as well.