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Martial Arts & Safety Classes

CPR / Self-Defense / Martial Arts (Karate and Filipino Martial Arts)

Register for all classes at the Membership Services desk, online, or through The Ray at DePaul app.

Martial Arts

Youth Karate Summer Mini-Camp

Provided by Impact Dojo
Youth ages 6-13
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday;  3:30 - 6 pm
Session II: July 16 - August 24 (no classes week of August 13)
Each 5 week session fees: Members  $625; Non-Members $750
The Summer Mini-Camp is a great way for your child to be introduced to the martial arts or to carry on their training. The Mini-Camp will incorporate a variety of activities, including martial arts such as karate and jui jitsu as well as other activities such as kickboxing. Let your child engage the mind as well as the body in a mini-camp that is sure to be a lot of fun!  

Youth Karate Weekly Classes

Provided by Impact Dojo
Youth ages 6-13
Friday, 6:15 - 7:30 pm and Saturday, 11 am - noon
Monthly Fees: Members $95; Non-Members $125 
Youth karate participants will learn:
  • Stranger danger and bullying prevention
  • Karate Basic Principles (respect, discipline, confidence, good character)
  • The importance of healthy living
  • Goal setting and the pursuit of achieving goals
  • Emergency situation response and action

Filipino Martial Arts

Provided by Tandang Garimot
Ages 18+
Tuesdays and Thursdays 8  - 9:30 pm
Monthly Fees: Members $95, Non-members $125

Filipino Martial Arts is known for stick fighting and also includes training on empty handed fighting, boxing, grappling, and healing (Hilot). FMA relies on speed and proper body mechanics, rather than strength and size.  This system is perfect for those looking for self-defense and fitness while learning a new skill. Contact us to try out a class!

CPR / AED Certification Classes

Become certified in American Heart Association Heartsaver Adult/Child/Infant CPR/AED. We offer certification classes for DePaul students, faculty, and staff ($22.50) and the community ($45). All classes are held at the Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center.
Summer Classes
Monday, July 23; 1:30-5:30 pm
Wednesday, August 8; 1:30-5:30 pm

City-Safe Self-Defense Workshops

Provided by IMPACT Chicago
Classes provide safety skill instruction including awareness, basic verbal techniques and elementary physical responses to unwanted verbal or physical confrontation. Additional classes may be set up specific populations and student organization groups upon request. All classes will be held at the Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center. Pre-Registration is suggested as we need at least 5 people in the class for it to be held. Once we reach 5 people, we will take walk-ins or later registrants up to 20 participants.

Fees: Students/Faculty/Staff - $10; Student Organizations - $100 

Fall Quarter 2018 class dates will be posted in mid-late August.