Women’s Self Defense Classes at Shapes

We are now offering self defense classes for women in Sarasota at Shapes Fitness For Women. Our self defense classes are designed to empower women. It is perfect for women of all ages. They will be held Wednesdays from 7:00 to 8:00 pm, ages 13 and up. We will train varies techniques that will incorporate various fighting styles from jujitsu to boxing and street hand to hand combat. Many of
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The History of Judo

In Japan, a martial arts form was quietly brewing inside of the mind of a young Japanese where it was patiently waiting to take the world by storm. Then, in 1882, it appeared. Originally a part of jujitsu, this art form is known as judo and it branched off and became the worldwide sport we have come to love today. During the twelfth and nineteenth centuries, the samurai was currently
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