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Martial Arts

Tai chi

Ages 12-up (no experience necessary)
The slow, graceful movements of Tai Chi (Taijiquan) are well known for their health benefits and relaxation. But these movements are actually a part of a very effective method of self defense. This class will go through the basics of Yang Family Tai Chi, the most popular of the styles, although methods from other styles will be presented. Classes will include; warm ups, drills, form and basic push hands exercises. All levels and styles welcome.

Kung Fu Fundamentals

Ages 5-12
Students will learn the various basic stretching and stances of Kung Fu to build a firm foundation for future progress. Flexibility, strength and balance trained in a traditional setting with plenty of individual attention. Please wear loose comfortable clothing and bring indoor footwear.

Kung Fu Basic Exercises

Ages 8-12
This class will teach basic drills, exercises and forms of Chinese Martial Arts in a traditional setting with plenty of individual attention. Students ages 8-12 can take both the Kung Fu Fundamentals class and then stay for the Kung Fu Basics Exercises class. Please wear loose comfortable clothing and bring indoor footwear.

Adult Kung Fu

Ages 12-up
Kung Fu is based on five core principles: striking, sticking, moving, throwing and returning. These concepts are explored through various styles with a focus on the basics of traditional Chinese Kung Fu. The traditional forms and modern applications will be explored in detail. All levels welcome!

Younglings Basic Saber Training

Basic Training Ages 5-12
This lightsaber class will teach basic safety and technique geared for students ages 5-12. Loose comfortable clothing is recommended. Lightsabers will be provided.

Sword Lab

Ages 12-up (no experience necessary)
This class will teach basic methods and techniques from historical sources about swords and other ancient weapons. Historical fencing class. Please wear loose comfortable clothing and good shoes.

Saber Academy 

Ages 12-up (7-12 allowed w/ instructor approval)
Train like the Jedi and battle your way to fitness and fun with this high energy class using seven forms of lightsaber combat. Basic skills, principles of safety and technique will be taught using LED lightsabers. Lightsabers and protective equipment will be provided, but you may bring your own.

Contact Us At

Liberty Athletic Club
2975 West Liberty Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103,
734-665-3738
liberty@libertyathletic.net