Martial Arts

Martial Arts

The Y offers high-quality martial arts programming for children and adults in an encouraging, non-intimidating, and family-friendly environment. Our instructors are among the best and promote hard work, discipline, honor, integrity, and respect for themselves and others.


FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE. At the Y, no one is denied service due to the inability to pay. Funds for Financial Assistance are provided through the YMCA’s Annual Giving Campaign. Learn more here!

If you are pre-qualified for Financial Assistance, please note that some of our programs have minimum fees in order to cover costs of materials and supplies. This fee may be higher depending on your amount of assistance.

A SAFE PLACE FOR ALL. Keep up-to-date with our current Safety Policies.

Boise Valley Judo- Koka Kids Novice 6-12

Caldwell YMCA
8/3/22 - 8/31/22
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This class is only for beginners that have taken the 12 week program.
Ages 6-12 .

Obtaining a Judo Gi (Judo uniform) is strongly encouraged and can be purchased privately or through the instructor.
This is designed to teach the very basics of the sport of judo with emphasis on developing coordination, agility, stamina and key muscle strength that will ensure safety. Many fun games and drills will be used to develop these skills to help. More emphasis will be put on learning ukemi (falling) techniques, judo etiquette and becoming familiar with the principles of judo.

Max %50


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
11/7/21 12/23/31 Online / Front Desk $ 35.00$ 52.50

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
08/03/22 - 08/31/22
BVJC Novice - Mo,We - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
11 / 15 Available Register  
Closes
08/17/2022

Boise Valley Judo Club - Koka Kids/Beginner *12 WEEK PROGRAM

Caldwell YMCA
9/7/22 - 11/30/22
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Ages 6-12 A 45 min. class.

Beginners only. This is a 12 week course.
Obtaining a Judo Gi (Judo uniform) is strongly encouraged and can be purchased privately or through the instructor.
This is designed to teach the very basics of the sport of judo with emphasis on developing coordination, agility, stamina and key muscle strength that will ensure safety. Many fun games and drills will be used to develop these skills to help. More emphasis will be put on learning ukemi (falling) techniques, judo etiquette and becoming familiar with the principles of judo.

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
11/1/21 11/29/30 Online / Front Desk $ 105.00$ 157.50

Available Sessions

Date(s)
09/07/22 - 11/30/22
Beginner 12 Week - Mo,We - 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Register  
Closes
09/28/2022

Boise Valley Judo Club - Youth/ Waz-ari Warriors (Intermediate/Advanced) - Ages 9-14

Caldwell YMCA
8/3/22 - 8/31/22
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Ages 9-14

A one hour class designed to teach the very basics of the sport of judo with emphasis on developing coordination, agility, stamina and key muscle strength that will ensure safety. Many fun games and drills will be used to develop these skills to help. More emphasis will be put on learning ukemi (falling) techniques, judo etiquette and becoming familiar with the principles of judo.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
11/1/21 11/17/30 Online / Front Desk $ 35.00$ 52.50

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
08/03/22 - 08/31/22
BVJC Intermediate - Mo,We - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
9 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
08/17/2022

Boise Valley Judo Club Adult Judo Ages 15-99

Caldwell YMCA
8/3/22 - 8/31/22
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Ages 15-99
Mondays and Wednesdays 6:30pm -8pm

A 1hr to 1-1/2 hour class designed to teach not only judo basics but to progress at a quicker pace through advanced drills and techniques to prepare the judoka for shiai (competition). Emphasis will be on learning throwing techniques (Nage-Waza) and Grappling techniques (Katame-Waza) with emphasis on pinning techniques (Osaekomi-Waza). This class will promote body conditioning & flexibility while developing strength, and speed.

Max %50

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
Adult Judo 11/23/21 11/30/31 Online / Front Desk $ 35.00$ 52.50

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
08/03/22 - 08/31/22
BVJC Adult - Mo,We - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
10 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
08/17/2022

Judo (5+ years) - Private Lesson

Downtown Boise YMCA
12/1/21 - 12/31/22
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Judo is a martial art focused on learning how to protect ourselves and others using throws, pins, arm bars, and various other grappling techniques. This program is for all skill levels. Whether an athlete is new to Judo or has experience with this martial art, this program will be a great experience for all.

AGES:

  • 5+ years

SCHEDULE:

  • Set up with instructor

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

  • The program session is for 1 hours of private lessons.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mask must be worn at all times
  • Anyone who enters the studio must be vaccinated

CONTACT:


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
12/3/21 12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 50.00$ 75.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
12/01/21 - 12/31/22
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Judo (5-12 years) - Group of 3-4 Registration

Downtown Boise YMCA
8/1/22 - 12/31/22
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Judo is a martial art focused on learning how to protect ourselves and others using throws, pins, arm bars, and various other grappling techniques. This program is for all skill levels. Whether an athlete is new to Judo or has experience with this martial art, this program will be a great experience for all.

AGES:

  • 5-12 years

SCHEDULE:

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 5:30pm-6:30pm

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

  • The program sessions will be month to month.
  • Participants will need to register for the month(s) that they would like to participate.
  • This program is for a group of 3+. If you are an individual who wants to participate alone, please register under Individual Judo.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mask must be worn at all times
  • Anyone who enters the studio must be vaccinated

CONTACT:


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
12/14/21 12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 150.00$ 225.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
08/01/22 - 08/31/22
Mo,We,Fr - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Register  
Closes
08/08/2022
09/01/22 - 09/30/22
Mo,We,Fr - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Register  
Closes
09/08/2022
10/01/22 - 10/31/22
Mo,We,Fr - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Register  
Closes
10/08/2022
11/01/22 - 11/30/22
Mo,We,Fr - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Register  
Closes
11/08/2022
12/01/22 - 12/31/22
Mo,We,Fr - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Register  
Closes
12/08/2022

Judo (5-12 years) - Individual Registration

Downtown Boise YMCA
8/1/22 - 12/31/22
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Judo is a martial art focused on learning how to protect ourselves and others using throws, pins, arm bars, and various other grappling techniques. This program is for all skill levels. Whether an athlete is new to Judo or has experience with this martial art, this program will be a great experience for all.

AGES:

  • 5-12 years

SCHEDULE:

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 5:30pm-6:30pm

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

  • The program sessions will be month to month.
  • Participants will need to register for the month(s) that they would like to participate.
  • This program is for individuals who want to participate alone. If you have a group of 3+, please register under group judo for a discount.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mask must be worn at all times
  • Anyone who enters the studio must be vaccinated

CONTACT:


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
12/1/21 12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 67.00$ 100.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
08/01/22 - 08/31/22
Mo,We,Fr - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Register  
Closes
08/08/2022
09/01/22 - 09/30/22
Mo,We,Fr - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Register  
Closes
09/08/2022
10/01/22 - 10/31/22
Mo,We,Fr - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Register  
Closes
10/08/2022
11/01/22 - 11/30/22
Mo,We,Fr - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Register  
Closes
11/08/2022
12/01/22 - 12/31/22
Mo,We,Fr - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Register  
Closes
12/08/2022

Judo (13+ years) - Group of 3-4 Registration

Downtown Boise YMCA
8/1/22 - 12/31/22
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Judo is a martial art focused on learning how to protect ourselves and others using throws, pins, arm bars, and various other grappling techniques. This program is for all skill levels. Whether an athlete is new to Judo or has experience with this martial art, this program will be a great experience for all.

AGES:

  • 13+ years

SCHEDULE:

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 6:30pm-8:30pm

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

  • The program sessions will be month to month.
  • Participants will need to register for the month(s) that they would like to participate.
  • This program is for a group of 3+. If you are an individual who wants to participate alone, please register under Individual Judo.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mask must be worn at all times
  • Anyone who enters the studio must be vaccinated

CONTACT:


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
12/1/21 12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 150.00$ 225.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
08/01/22 - 08/31/22
Mo,We,Fr - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Register  
Closes
08/08/2022
09/01/22 - 09/30/22
Mo,We,Fr - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Register  
Closes
09/08/2022
10/01/22 - 10/31/22
Mo,We,Fr - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Register  
Closes
10/08/2022
11/01/22 - 11/30/22
Mo,We,Fr - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Register  
Closes
11/08/2022
12/01/22 - 12/31/22
Mo,We,Fr - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Register  
Closes
12/08/2022

Judo (13+ years) - Individual Registration

Downtown Boise YMCA
8/1/22 - 12/31/22
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Judo is a martial art focused on learning how to protect ourselves and others using throws, pins, arm bars, and various other grappling techniques. This program is for all skill levels. Whether an athlete is new to Judo or has experience with this martial art, this program will be a great experience for all.

AGES:

  • 13+ years

SCHEDULE:

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 6:30pm-8:30pm

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

  • The program sessions will be month to month.
  • Participants will need to register for the month(s) that they would like to participate.
  • This program is for individuals who want to participate alone. If you have a group of 3+, please register under group judo for a discount.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mask must be worn at all times
  • Anyone who enters the studio must be vaccinated

CONTACT:


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
10/20/21 12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 67.00$ 100.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
08/01/22 - 08/31/22
Mo,We,Fr - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Register  
Closes
08/08/2022
09/01/22 - 09/30/22
Mo,We,Fr - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Register  
Closes
09/08/2022
10/01/22 - 10/31/22
Mo,We,Fr - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Register  
Closes
10/08/2022
11/01/22 - 11/30/22
Mo,We,Fr - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Register  
Closes
11/08/2022
12/01/22 - 12/31/22
Mo,We,Fr - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Register  
Closes
12/08/2022

Kiyo Ju

West Boise YMCA & Boise City Aquatics Center
8/2/22 - 8/30/22
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A traditional style of martial arts developed to train Samurai warriors for battle. Sanjuriu incorporates practical self-defense techniques utilizing speed, power, and flexibility of karate and the gentle subtleness of Jujitsu. Training is designed to build self-confidence, discipline, coordination, concentration, physical conditioning, respect and honor. Age: 13 & over


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
11/2/21 12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 50.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
08/02/22 - 08/30/22
Tu - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Kiyo Ju - Youth

West Boise YMCA & Boise City Aquatics Center
8/2/22 - 8/30/22
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A traditional style of martial arts developed to train Samurai warriors for battle. Sanjuriu incorporates practical self-defense techniques utilizing speed, power, and flexibility of karate and the gentle subtleness of Jujitsu. Training is designed to build self-confidence, discipline, coordination, concentration, physical conditioning, respect and honor. Age: 8 & over


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
1/31/22 12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 50.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
08/02/22 - 08/30/22
Tu - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Register  
Closes
08/31/2022

Taekwondo (ages 5+)

Downtown Boise YMCA
8/1/22 - 12/31/22
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It is never too late to start! For the first timer we can introduce an entirely new athletic experience. Taekwondo compliments a healthy life-style by developing a well-rounded exercise program and approach toward overall health. Taekwondo offers an extremely rewarding experience for all. If a student has prior experience, they will be acknowledged for their work and will not have to start over as a white belt. We welcome all levels and abilities.

AGES:

  • 5+ years

SCHEDULE:

  • Ages 5-11: Monday-Friday 5pm-6pm, can attend as many or as few classes as desired
  • Ages 12+: Monday-Friday 6pm-7pm, can attend as many or as few classes as desired

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

  • The program sessions will be month to month.
  • Participants will need to register for the month(s) that they would like to participate.
  • Price per month:
    1 person- member $75 non-member $125
    2 person- member $120 non-member $200
    3 person- member $180 non-member $300
    4 or more- member $210 non-member $350

CONTACT:


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
10/20/21 12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 75.00$ 125.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
08/01/22 - 08/31/22
Mo,Tu,We,Th,Fr
Register  
Closes
08/08/2022
09/01/22 - 09/30/22
Mo,Tu,We,Th,Fr
Register  
Closes
09/08/2022
10/01/22 - 10/31/22
Mo,Tu,We,Th,Fr
Register  
Closes
10/08/2022
11/01/22 - 11/30/22
Mo,Tu,We,Th,Fr
Register  
Closes
11/08/2022
12/01/22 - 12/31/22
Mo,Tu,We,Th,Fr
Register  
Closes
12/08/2022