RECREATION ACTIVITY CLASSES - MARTIAL ARTS (Summer 2017)

Martial Arts Classes are open to all UCI students and ARC Members.
Summer Class Registration opens Monday, 6/5! 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 summer quarter, classes do not meet Fourth of July (Tu 7/4) or Labor Day weekend (Sat 9/2 - Mon 9/4).
Please review the Campus Recreation Refund Policy (pdf).
Self Defense Workshop Dates: TBD $150 (1.5 hours and accomodates up to 25 participants)  Online Interest Form
 
Set up a Self-Defense Workshop for your Residence Hall, Department, or Organization! Sessions may be held at your location on campus or at the ARC.
SUMMER SESSION 1
Japanese Sword/Iaido Dates: 6/30 - 7/28 Fee: $20    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. 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.
Jiu Jitsu - Brazilian Dates: 6/26 - 7/24 Fee: $23    Instructor:  Alex A REGISTER NOW
 
Monday/Wednesday 6:00pm - 7:20pm Sports Studio
  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. 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.
Judo Dates: 6/28 - 7/28 Fee: $23    Instructor:  Matthew T REGISTER NOW
 
Wednesday 7:30pm - 8:50pm Sports Studio
Friday 6:00pm - 7:20pm Sports Studio
  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. 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.
Krav Maga Dates: 6/27 - 7/25 Fee: $21    Instructor:  Joey K REGISTER NOW
 
Tuesday 7:00pm - 8:50pm 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. 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.
Kung Fu Dates: 6/29 - 7/27 Fee: $20    Instructor:  Brian T REGISTER NOW
 
Thursday 7:00pm - 9:20pm Activity Annex
  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. 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.
Shuai Jiao Dates:  6/27 - 7/25 Fee: $21    Instructor:  Guanda H REGISTER NOW
 
Tuesday 5:30pm - 6:50pm Sports Studio
  *No class 7/4. Shuai Jiao is a stand up martial art focused on opponent take downs. It is the oldest form of MMA still practiced in China. In class you will learn basic to advance throws and jacket sparring techniques. This class is taught by USA Team Coach Guanda He, a 2 time World Champion, 12 time Heavyweight Champ, and former China National Team Coach. 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.
Wing Chun Dates:  6/26-7/28 Fee: $23    Instructor:  Sam T REGISTER NOW
 
Monday/Friday 8:00pm - 9:20pm Training Zone/Sports Studio
  Wing Chun Kung Fu is a southern style Chinese martial art designed to disrupt and disable an opponent quickly and efficiently. Famous as the style that the late Bruce Lee first studied, Wing Chun uses structure to overcome aggression, employing unique understanding of body mechanics, angles, and sensitivity to simultaneously defend and attack. 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.
SUMMER SESSION 2
Japanese Sword/Iaido Dates: 8/11 - 9/8 Fee: $20    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. 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.
Jiu Jitsu - Brazilian Dates: 8/7 - 9/7 Fee: $23    Instructor:  Alex A REGISTER NOW
 
Monday/Wednesday 6:00pm - 7:20pm Sports Studio
  No class on 9/4. 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. 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.
Judo Dates: 8/9 - 8/8 Fee: $23    Instructor:  Matthew T REGISTER NOW
 
Wednesday 7:30pm - 8:50pm Sports Studio
Friday 6:00pm - 7:20pm Sports Studio
  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. 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.
Krav Maga Dates: 8/8 - 9/5 Fee: $21    Instructor:  Joey K REGISTER NOW
 
Tuesday 7:00pm - 8:50pm 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. 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.
Kung Fu Dates: 8/10 - 9/7 Fee: $20    Instructor:  Brian T REGISTER NOW
 
Thursday 7:00pm - 9:20pm Activity Annex
  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. 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.
Shuai Jiao Dates:  8/8 - 9/5 Fee: $23    Instructor:  Guanda H REGISTER NOW
 
Tuesday 5:30pm - 6:50pm Sports Studio
  Shuai Jiao is a stand up martial art focused on opponent take downs. It is the oldest form of MMA still practiced in China. In class you will learn basic to advance throws and jacket sparring techniques. This class is taught by USA Team Coach Guanda He, a 2 time World Champion, 12 time Heavyweight Champ, and former China National Team Coach. 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.
Wing Chun Dates:  8/7 - 9/8 Fee: $23    Instructor:  Sam T REGISTER NOW
 
Monday/Friday 8:00pm - 9:20pm Training Zone/Sports Studio
  * No class 9/4. Wing Chun Kung Fu is a southern style Chinese martial art designed to disrupt and disable an opponent quickly and efficiently. Famous as the style that the late Bruce Lee first studied, Wing Chun uses structure to overcome aggression, employing unique understanding of body mechanics, angles, and sensitivity to simultaneously defend and attack. 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.