Martial Arts

Martial Arts

Give your child an opportunity to spread their wings by registering them for one of our martial arts programs. Whatever your child’s level, they will develop the skills they need to improve their performance and confidence.

Explore Martial Arts Programs

Karate Moves (Ages 4-5)

Children can develop respectful behavior and basic karate hand and foot techniques. Optional parent participation is encouraged to support a shy child.

Low-Rank Class (Grades 1-6)

This class will teach basic Karate stances, hand defenses, kicking, punching, sparring, and bo staff. All participants will be taught self-discipline, respect for others, and karate for self defense only.

High-Rank Class (Grades 1-6)

Students with the proper rank and maturity refine skills and develop a deeper understanding of karate while preparing for the adult classes.

Adult Karate Classes (Ages 12 and up)

Training includes stances, punching, kicking, blocking, breathing, katas, self-defense, and body conditioning. As students progress, weaponry and advanced techniques are added. All grades below black belt and black belt degrees can be earned. Promotional certification seminars for degree advancement are available. The cost of each certification is $35.00 with the exception of black belts.

Ashland YMCA, Ashland, Ohio
The Ashland YMCA ™ 
207 Miller Street,
Ashland, OH 44805
(419) 289-0626

Facility Hours:

Mon.-Thu.: 5:15 a.m.-9 p.m.
Fri.: 5:15 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sat.: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sun.: Noon-5 p.m.
Child Watch Hours:
*subject to change*
Mon.: 8:30-11 a.m. & 5-7:30 p.m.
Tues.: 8:30-11 a.m. & 5-7:30 p.m.
Wed.: 8:30-11 a.m. & 4-7:30 p.m.
Thu.: 8:30-11 a.m. & 5-7:30 p.m.
Fri.: 8:30-11 a.m.
Sat.: 8:30-10:00 a.m. 
Members: FREE
Non-Members: $3

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