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We are ONE of the Biggest Squash Clubs in Victoria!
10-12 Independence St, Moorabbin VIC 3189
Also Services: Southeastern Suburbs, Melbourne
Boot Camp Sessions and One on One Personal Training @ QUEEN ELIZABETH PARK CONCORD. Our sessions are different from our competitors as we offer variety. We use a variety of equipment that makes our sessions fun, enjoyable and they make you want to come back for more.
Queen Elizabeth Park, Concord NSW 2137
Also Services: Inner West, Sydney
PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TAEKWONDO specialises in Martial Arts and is located in Carseldine, QLD.
4 CABERNET ST, Carseldine QLD 4034
Fitness, coaching and personal training
10/107 Whitehall Street, Footscray VIC 3011
Also Services: Footscray
Our aim is to provide quality training and advice to everyone we deal with.
3/1-7 malabar rd, Coogee NSW 2034
Also Services: Centennial Park
At Rensei Karate Australia clubs we practice techniques from all styles of Martial Arts if it works well use it however, the main emphasis is placed on the very successful Shukokai Style of Karate.
54 Maroondah Hwy, Ringwood VIC 3134
Nevs Ftness is based in Herberton, QLD and specialises in Boxing, Circuit Training, and Outdoor Group Training.
22 Grace St, Herberton QLD 4887
If your goals include losing inches, burning fat, toning up, building muscle, increasing, your fitness, looking & feeling fantastic while having fun, then FIT FIX is your answer
PO Box 483, Gawler SA 5118
Feel good and train hard with Matrix Fitness Systems on the NSW Central Coast - Join our Zumba Party, hit hard with PunchFit - Get a great tan with our solarium or spray tanning booth
2 Carnarvon Road, West Gosford NSW 2250
Martial Arts for the Body and Mind...... Defend yourself in todays world.
Collaroy NSW 2097
What we offer at Anytime Fitness Keilor East is the convenience of a 24 hour gymnasium with high tech security so you can train whenever you want and in a safe environment at an affordable price!
Milleara Shopping Centre, Level 1/Shop 48, 235 Milleara Road, Keilor East VIC 3033
Also Services: Keilor East
Founded in 1997 the Lions Den Academy has become one of N.S.W leading Boxing, Kickboxing,Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA/Wrestling schools.
1/266 Kingsgrove Rd, Kingsgrove NSW 2208
Also Services: Kingsgrove
For your everyday fitness fun
26 Baynes Park Rd, Monbulk VIC 3793
Eye on Fitness is a Personal Training business based on doing outdoor activities. Specialising in weight loss, fitness & nutrition. It's a small company achieving big results.
PO BOX, Maroubra NSW 2035
Also Services: Maroubra
Traditional Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate and Self Defence.
Factory 34, Industry Place (off Malvern Street), Bayswater VIC 3153
Getting fit has never been easier !!! Kuro Obi Martial Arts offers Kyokushin karate classes for all ages from 3 upwards, with a structured syllabus all the way up to 3rd degree black belt. Karate is an all round physical AND mental activity that challenges your abilities. Kuro Obi Kyokushin Karate runs classes for children and teenages, beginners, and women-only classes.
96 Crystal Street, Petersham NSW 2049
Train like a fighter at a gym that is not a fight gym! WEST END Or train like a fighter at our fight gym! ALBION
51 Mollison Street, West End QLD 4101
Grandmaster William Cheung's Traditional Wing Chun Kung Fu - the most scientific and effective fighting system, devised by a woman.
Level 2 105-111 Lonsdale St, Melbourne CBD VIC 3000
Every goal is results driven, so the fitness systems i employ are taliored to the indivdual and are geared to give the best results in the most realistic time. All this is done in a fully equipped private studio with a great training atomsphere.
Level 2 55 East Pde, Sutherland NSW 2232
Coastal Bodies are the only personal training business that guarantees results and offers mobile Personal training as well as 2 Professional Personal Training Studios. With Tertiary qualified Fitness Trainers we give first class service every time to all our clients in the Eastern Suburbs in Sydney.
203 Malabar Rd, South Coogee NSW 2034

Martial Arts

Martial arts have been practised for fitness, self defence and in competition for many years. There are many different forms of martial arts, and fitness centres and gyms have been pivotal in the role of allowing people to learn and practice martial arts. With the large spaces and fitness facilities available to most commercial gyms, they are a popular venue for many forms of martial arts training.

Many fitness centres employ staff to train classes various forms of martial arts. Most gyms now have a range of self defence classes, and these can be incorporated into aerobics style classes such as boxercise or tae bo. These contemporary classes are as much for the fitness and fun aspect as for self defence.

However, many fitness centres also have instructors and independent contractors teaching martial arts in a more traditional matter. They train students to a variety of goals from serious martial arts use through to competition training. This can include body conditioning, technique and working with a variety of techniques.

Martial arts that have gained popularity in Australia include:

  • Karate
  • Boxing
  • Wrestling
  • Taekwondo
  • Kick Boxing
  • Judo
  • Plus many more

On top of the types of martial arts you can learn, there is also a range of specialist equipment and weapons that could be included with your martial arts training. While it depends on the martial arts you learn, a variety of implements could be used including:

  • Various swords and blades
  • Various knives
  • Staff and short sticks
  • Sai
  • Nunchaku
  • Plus many more

In combination with these weapons, you may find martial arts teachers employing numerous training weapons, pads, gloves, protective equipment and sedentary equipment such as bags, stands and walls for the purpose of individual practice. There are more reasons than one why people find this such a rewarding endeavour.

Martial arts can be a great way to improve your fitness, learn self defence techniques and challenge yourself in new and exciting ways. To speak to a professional about the self defence method of your choice, contact a professional at fitness.com.au about martial arts.