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self defense

Self Defense

Cincinnati is YOUR campus and YOUR city! In this class, taught in association with the University of Cincinnati Police Department, you will learn the basics of personal safety and self-defense to feel empowered wherever you go. You will learn how to walk assertively and assess your surroundings, as well as avoidance, grappling and striking techniques.

Mondays 6:15 - 7 p.m. OR Tuesday 12 - 12:30 p.m. OR Friday 6:15 - 7 p.m.

1x/week for 12 weeks. $60 Members/$78 Non-members




Our Karate program is a traditional dojo housed within Campus Recreation, offered Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Are stereotypes, self-doubt or skepticism keeping you from taking karate? Find experienced instruction, energetic atmosphere & classmates, progressive & individualized lessons in a legitimate art right here at UC. Chito-ryu karate is: a dynamic discipline of Japanese, Okinawan & Chinese origins, suitable for everyone, and designed to optimize health, spirit, strength, core, cardio & balance.

Mondays 7:30 - 9:15 p.m., Thursdays 7:30 - 9:15 p.m., Saturdays 10:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Pick 1x/week Option: $65 Members/$78 Non-members

Pick 2x/week Option: $120 Members/$150 Non-members

Pick 3x/week Option: $170 Members/$210 Non-members



This class will walk you through the fundamentals of boxing where you'll learn proper form for the jab, hook, cross and upper-cut along with proper footwork.  Your strength and endurance will also be taught and tested in this class.

Tuesdays & Thursdays 7 - 7:45 p.m. OR Tuesdays & Thursdays 8 - 8:45 p.m.

2x/week for 12-weeks. $60 Members/$78 Non-members



werk & twerk

Werk & Twerk

Come ready to work your glutes and waistline in this high-energy dance class! In this judgement-free zone, you will learn some super sexy moves - a fusion of hip-hop, dancehall, and soca dance styles of the Caribbean. This challenging choreography is sure to get your heart rate jumping and sculpt you in all the right places! 

Wednesdays 7 - 7:45 p.m.

1x/week for 12 weeks. $60 Members/$78 Non-members



mma striking

MMA Striking

Mixed Martial Arts is the best cardio workout in the world today. You will learn muay thai, kickboxing, boxing, wrestling, and jiu jitsu, techniques. You will also learn plyometric workouts taught that will help you shred weight and get in the best shape of your life. This is the best confidence booster there is and nothing leaves you with a better feeling than completing this workout! Hope to see you there!

Wednesday 6 - 6:45 p.m. OR 7 - 7:45 p.m.

1x/week for 12 weeks. $60 Members/$78 Non-members