Karate and Jiu-Jitsu Classes in Cambridge, MA

We are very excited to have a second location to share our amazing training programs. We will start classes on Thursday, April 7, 2016 in Cambridge, MA. It is conveniently located next to Fresh Pond Mall, inside Danzan Ryu Boston at 51 New Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Please contact us about starting your martial arts journey today. We offer Gracie Combatives, the official self-defense program of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. We also offer Traditional Karate, in the style of Uechi-Ryu Karate from Okinawa Japan – the birthplace of Karate. We also offer an amazing Karate Fitness class, it’s a fun way to learn Karate and get in amazing shape at the same time.

Please look at our current schedule below for April 2016.

GC April Cambridge SS

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New Year’s Training Special!

ICA NY Special

This is an amazing opportunity to give Jiu-Jitsu a try. For $99 you get unlimited Jiu-Jitsu training and get a FREE Gi (uniform)! There is no commitment to join.

This offer expires this month, January 31st.

Space is very limited, so reserve contact us today!

Free Women’s Self-Defense Seminar | Quincy, MA | Dec. 3, 2014

Earlier this week, our fellow training partner Adam Choi sent me a news article on Facebook about an attack in Quincy, MA. A man attacked a woman leaving the North Quincy T Station. From police reports, it was concerning that the attacker could have easily stole the woman’s purse, but he did not and continued to attack the woman. Luckily the woman was able to get away, but the attacker is still out there. This post received a lot of attention, and it raised concerns about safety for women.

In response to this attack that took place in Quincy, MA, the Institute of Combative Arts is offering a free women’s self-defense seminar. This special 1-hour seminar is designed for first-time self-defense students and will teach participants three critical techniques to address the following scenarios:

– How to break free from an attacker who grabs you without warning.

– How to avoid being taken to the ground by a determined attacker.

– How to escape from underneath an attacker pinning you to the ground.

Location:

Institute of Combative Arts

28 Chestnut St., Upstairs

Quincy, MA 02169

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

6pm – 7pm

Details: Absolutely no experience is necessary. This seminar is designed for first-time students and is suitable for ages 13 and up (Note: girls under 18 must be accompanied by an adult). Please wear comfortable workout attire.

Instructors: David Chan & Susie Melchionda

Cost: FREE but you must RSVP in advance to save your spot! E-mail: instituteofcombativearts@gmail.com, or call (617) 657-4418.

Guns vs. Knives

What does a not-so-picture-perfect knife-attack scenario look like? Combat Focus Shooting expert Rob Pincus talks about that in his latest video, shot exclusively for Black Belt Magazine.

As a practitioner of shooting and knife fighting. I tend to criticize many so called self-defense experts demonstrating anything with guns and knives. I will give this article and video a thumb up.

I particularly like the duck under move used by Pincus, it provides some control in a better position.

Click the link below to read the full article and watch the video from Black Belt Magazine.

http://www.blackbeltmag.com/daily/martial-arts-philosophy/modern-martial-arts/combat-focus-shooting-expert-rob-pincus-discusses-the-not-so-picture-perfect-reality-of-self-defense-against-a-knife-attack-on-the-street/