RECREATION ACTIVITY CLASSES - MARTIAL ARTS (Winter 2019)     View Week Schedule of Martial Arts, Dance & Sport Classes

Martial Arts Classes are open to all UCI students and ARC Members.
Winter Class Registration begins on Monday, 12/3! You can register with Visa and MasterCard online or via the UCI Campus Rec app or at the Campus Recreation Services desk (2nd Floor) with Visa, MasterCard, check or cash. Early registration is recommended. Registrations for all classes are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. All class fees must be paid prior to the first class meeting. *All martial arts classes are only open to current UCI students and ARC members.

For winter quarter, classes do not meet on MLK Day (Mon 1/21), President's Day (Mon 2/18).
Please review the Campus Recreation Refund Policy (pdf).
Boxing Dates: 1/7 - 3/11 Fee: $40    Instructor:  Tyrone B REGISTER NOW
 
Monday 7:30pm - 8:50pm Workout Shop
  No class Monday, January 21st and Monday, February 18th. The "Sweet Science" Beginner's Boxing Class examines the fundamentals of the art of boxing, while developing one's skill set of striking, defending, footwork and head movement. The class will develop and enhance one's individual strength and conditioning levels and their overall physical well being, all of which are required to effectively execute this sport. *All martial arts classes are only open to current UCI students and ARC Members.
Boxing Dates: 1/10 - 3/14 Fee: $45    Instructor:  Tyrone B REGISTER NOW
 
Thursday 7:30pm - 8:50pm Workout Shop
  The "Sweet Science" Beginner's Boxing Class examines the fundamentals of the art of boxing, while developing one's skill set of striking, defending, footwork and head movement. The class will develop and enhance one's individual strength and conditioning levels and their overall physical well being, all of which are required to effectively execute this sport. *All martial arts classes are only open to current UCI students and ARC Members. .
Japanese Karate Dates: 1/10 - 3/14 $45    Instructor: Bruce N REGISTER NOW
 
Thursday 7:30pm - 8:50pm Activity Annex
  A traditional Japanese style of Karate using hand and foot techniques in forms (kata), self-defense, and sparring. Instruction is given as a means of self-defense, physical exercise and personal development. *All martial arts classes are only open to current UCI students and ARC Members.
Japanese Sword/Iaido Dates: 1/11 - 3/15 Fee: $40    Instructor:  David O REGISTER NOW
 
Friday 7:00pm - 9:20pm Physical Forum
  The art of samurai sword or the katana, Japanese Sword/ Iaido emphasizes technique, body posture, concentration, and discipline. Students learn etiquette, drawing, cutting, and sheathing techniques. *All martial arts classes are only open to current UCI students and ARC Members.
Jiu Jitsu - Brazilian Dates: 1/7 - 3/12 Fee: $42    Instructor:  Harrison L REGISTER NOW
 
Monday/Tuesday 6:00pm - 7:20pm Sports Studio
  No class Monday, January 21st and Monday, February 18th. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a self-defense art that focuses on grappling which positions the defender in advantageous positions, allowing him/her to physically manipulate his/her opponent. The defender does so by applying joint locks and holds, using proper body weight distribution and leverage on the ground. *All martial arts classes are only open to current UCI students and ARC Members.
Judo Dates: 1/7 - 3/15 Fee: $42    Instructor:  Matthew T REGISTER NOW
 
Monday 7:30pm - 8:50pm Sports Studio
Friday 6:00pm - 7:20pm Sports Studio
  No class Monday, January 21st and Monday, February 18th. Judo is a Japanese Martial art derivate from Jiujutsu. Judo is best known for its spectacular throwing techniques, but it also involves considerable grappling on the ground utilizing specialized pins, control holds, arm locks, and Judo sumbission techniques.. Judo is based on the principle of using one's opponent's strength against them and adapting well to changing circumstances. *All martial arts classes are only open to current UCI students and ARC Members.
Kendo Dates: 1/8 - 3/15 Fee: $45    Instructor: Masashi S REGISTER NOW
 
Tuesday 8:30pm - 9:50pm Training Zone
Friday 7:30pm - 8:50pm Training Zone
  Kendo is the art of sword fighting. Students learn to use a bamboo-made sword to strike effective blows on targeted areas of the body and develop competing skills, as well as the etiquette and philosophy behind it. *All martial arts classes are only open to current UCI students and ARC Members.
Krav Maga Dates: 1/9 - 3/13 Fee: $45    Instructor:  Jake S CANCELLED
 
Wednesday 7:30pm - 9:20pm Sports Studio
  Based on simple principles and instinctive movements, Krav Maga is a reality-based system designed to teach real self-defense in the shortest possible time. Learn to defend against common chokes, grabs, and bearhugs, as well as weapons such as guns, knives, and sticks. *All martial arts classes are only open to current UCI students and ARC Members.
Kung Fu Dates: 1/7 - 3/11 Fee: $40    Instructor: Brian T REGISTER NOW
 
Monday 7:00pm - 8:20pm Activity Annex
  No class Monday, January 21st and Monday, February 18th. Students will obtain a well-rounded understanding of this traditional Northern Shaolin based style. Instruction provides insight into theory and application of Chinese martial technique while emphasizing a distinct stylistic philosophy. *All martial arts classes are only open to current UCI students and ARC Members.
Muay Thai Dates: 1/9 - 3/14 Fee: $45    Instructor:  Dennis H   REGISTER NOW
 
Wednesday/Thursday 3:30pm - 4:50pm Sports Studio
  Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand and is a very beautiful display of martial prowess and an exciting ring-sport. Not only is it is a fun way to stay in shape, but Muay Thai can also be an aggressive style of self-defense, that is very effective on the street. Muay Thai students will learn discipline, respect, and compassion as well as getting a glimpse into Thai culture. *All martial arts classes are only open to current UCI students and ARC Members.
Self Defense Dates: 1/7 - 3/11 Fee: $40    Instructor:  Brian T   REGISTER NOW
 
Monday 6:00pm - 6:50pm Activity Annex
  No class Monday, January 21st and Monday, February 18th. A fundamental course in self defense with a simple multi-layered approach starting with situational awareness and minimizing your potential as a target. This will progress to hand-to-hand applications and use of improvised "tools" for defensive purposes. Basic evasion and escape techniques as well as strikes, kicks and take downs will be integral to the study. Advantages and disadvantages of various defensive applications and scenarios will also be discussed. Material will be cumulative. *All martial arts classes are only open to current UCI students and ARC members.
Taekwondo Dates: 1/8 - 3/14 Fee: $45    Instructor:  Tom V   REGISTER NOW
 
Tuesday/Thursday 7:30pm - 8:50pm Sports Studio
  One of the most dynamic styles, Korean based Taekwondo promotes self-defense and personal development. The art signifies itself with the use of powerful kicking techniques as well as hand and ground tactics. *All martial arts classes are only open to current UCI students and ARC Members.
Wing Chun Dates: 1/8 - 3/12 Fee: $45    Instructor:  Derrick M   REGISTER NOW
 
Tuesday 7:00pm - 8:20pm Activity Annex
  Wing Chun is a traditional Chinese fighting art designed for a smaller person to successfully deal with a larger person by removing certain natural physical advantages such as speed and power. The foundation is based on concepts and principles to govern how we posture ourselves, move, fight and train. Training uniforms may be required for some classes. Please check with the instructor on the first day of class. Uniforms are available for quarterly rental at Gear Up - $15 basic uniform and $15 for Iaido. *All martial arts classes are only open to current UCI students and ARC Members.