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(Please note that all martial art training drills are strictly adherent to current COVID safety guidelines, and partner work is restricted accordingly. Our practical approach to self-defense is built on a core of traditional values in a fun & engaging training environment.)

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What is Centerline Kickboxing (KBX)?


Centerline Kickboxing is a great workout designed for all levels of skill and fitness. Based on martial arts like Boxing, Muay Thai, and Jeet Kune Do, you’ll work on eight core Kickboxing strikes, a variety of defense and footwork techniques, and you’ll have a lot of fun doing it!




What happens in a typical class?


This 45 minute class begins with your coach taking you through a joint mobility and footwork warm up, preparing you for action. Next, you will move into some short rounds focusing on correct technique. These lay the foundation for our 3 minute Kickboxing rounds, where you’ll put it all together and work up a solid sweat!




What benefits can I expect?


Most everyone will find stress relief, improved fitness, and an introduction to real self defense skills. Additionally, students can expect a supportive community, feeling more self-assured, and something fun to look forward to during their week.




What equipment do I need for this class?


If you are doing this class online at home, there is zero equipment necessary! Though the instructor will be teaching the class using a bag at the studio, the class can be done entirely equipment-free with shadowboxing (in the air, no gloves necessary). However, if you have a bag at home or wish to purchase one (ask us how), gloves and wrist wraps are strongly recommended. If you plan on coming to the studio in person for this class, gloves and wraps are mandatory (most students get them from us).




How hard is the workout?


The workout is as hard as you want to make it! Your instructor will provide options to level up or scale down so that each individual gets exactly the kind of workout they are looking for.




Will I learn Self defense skills as a part of this class?


Self defense skills are a part of every martial arts class, and Centerline Kickboxing is no exception. This is not the type of kickboxing class taught by an aerobics instructor with zero martial arts training. Our instructors practice a variety of martial arts and continue to bring new and exciting ideas into classes, based on their training.




Is KBX right for me?


If you are looking for a workout that is fun while building strength and burning calories, then Kickboxing is a great fit. It will provide a safe outlet for anger and/or stress, and will support your unique training goals. Your best bet is try a few classes and see if it’s the perfect fit.





 

Kids Kung Fu

What is Centerline Kickboxing (KBX)?


Centerline Kickboxing is a great workout designed for all levels of skill and fitness. Based on martial arts like Boxing, Muay Thai, and Jeet Kune Do, you’ll work on eight core Kickboxing strikes, a variety of defense and footwork techniques, and you’ll have a lot of fun doing it!




What happens in a typical class?


This 45 minute class begins with your coach taking you through a joint mobility and footwork warm up, preparing you for action. Next, you will move into some short rounds focusing on correct technique. These lay the foundation for our 3 minute Kickboxing rounds, where you’ll put it all together and work up a solid sweat!




What benefits can I expect?


Most everyone will find stress relief, improved fitness, and an introduction to real self defense skills. Additionally, students can expect a supportive community, feeling more self-assured, and something fun to look forward to during their week.




What equipment do I need for this class?


If you are doing this class online at home, there is zero equipment necessary! Though the instructor will be teaching the class using a bag at the studio, the class can be done entirely equipment-free with shadowboxing (in the air, no gloves necessary). However, if you have a bag at home or wish to purchase one (ask us how), gloves and wrist wraps are strongly recommended. If you plan on coming to the studio in person for this class, gloves and wraps are mandatory (most students get them from us).




How hard is the workout?


The workout is as hard as you want to make it! Your instructor will provide options to level up or scale down so that each individual gets exactly the kind of workout they are looking for.




Will I learn Self defense skills as a part of this class?


Self defense skills are a part of every martial arts class, and Centerline Kickboxing is no exception. This is not the type of kickboxing class taught by an aerobics instructor with zero martial arts training. Our instructors practice a variety of martial arts and continue to bring new and exciting ideas into classes, based on their training.




Is KBX right for me?


If you are looking for a workout that is fun while building strength and burning calories, then Kickboxing is a great fit. It will provide a safe outlet for anger and/or stress, and will support your unique training goals. Your best bet is try a few classes and see if it’s the perfect fit.





Kuntao Silat

What is Jeet Kune Do (JKD)?


JKD is Bruce Lee's Martial Art, focused maximum efficiency and authentic expression of oneself. The art is built on the finesse and flexibility of Chinese Kung Fu, synergized with modern styles (like western boxing) to make it extremely practical and unique. The original MMA for street combat, JKD will help you become more capable and unlock your inner power!




What is the JKD lineage at Centerline?


Centerline was founded by Sifu Collin Lieberman, a full JKD instructor with 20+ years of experience in the art. He is certified under his longtime teacher and mentor, Sifu Raffi Derderian, who is certified under both Guro Dan Inosanto and Sifu Kevin Seaman.




What are some of the advantages of non-traditional martial arts training?


Non-traditional training is the type you might find at a boxing or MMA gym, and tends to be less formal, more athletic, and no-nonsense. Students will select and sharpen a handful of skills to be used effectively in the near-term and discard those which don’t serve them. JKD classes have elements of both traditional and non-traditional training.




What happens in a typical class?


Every class begins with a good warm-up (footwork, mobility, and calisthenics). Next, the class works on understanding and sharpening specific techniques (shadow boxing, bag work, or mitt work). Finally, we spend time applying those techniques, either through sparring drills or scripted applications.




Are there belts and uniforms?


Jeet Kune Do students are required to wear a Centerline T-Shirt to each class. We don’t wear belts or traditional uniforms, however students will earn ranks as they work through the curriculum.




Is JKD right for me?


This class is versatile enough to inspire and challenge nearly anybody, however if you are seeking a dynamic and direct martial art and you are a fan of Bruce Lee, then JKD may be excellent for you! Your best bet is try a few classes and see if it’s the perfect fit.





 
 

Jeet Kune Do

What is Jeet Kune Do (JKD)?


JKD is Bruce Lee's Martial Art, focused maximum efficiency and authentic expression of oneself. The art is built on the finesse and flexibility of Chinese Kung Fu, synergized with modern styles (like western boxing) to make it extremely practical and unique. The original MMA for street combat, JKD will help you become more capable and unlock your inner power!




What is the JKD lineage at Centerline?


Centerline was founded by Sifu Collin Lieberman, a full JKD instructor with 20+ years of experience in the art. He is certified under his longtime teacher and mentor, Sifu Raffi Derderian, who is certified under both Guro Dan Inosanto and Sifu Kevin Seaman.




What are some of the advantages of non-traditional martial arts training?


Non-traditional training is the type you might find at a boxing or MMA gym, and tends to be less formal, more athletic, and no-nonsense. Students will select and sharpen a handful of skills to be used effectively in the near-term and discard those which don’t serve them. JKD classes have elements of both traditional and non-traditional training.




What happens in a typical class?


Every class begins with a good warm-up (footwork, mobility, and calisthenics). Next, the class works on understanding and sharpening specific techniques (shadow boxing, bag work, or mitt work). Finally, we spend time applying those techniques, either through sparring drills or scripted applications.




Are there belts and uniforms?


Jeet Kune Do students are required to wear a Centerline T-Shirt to each class. We don’t wear belts or traditional uniforms, however students will earn ranks as they work through the curriculum.




Is JKD right for me?


This class is versatile enough to inspire and challenge nearly anybody, however if you are seeking a dynamic and direct martial art and you are a fan of Bruce Lee, then JKD may be excellent for you! Your best bet is try a few classes and see if it’s the perfect fit.





Kung Fu Strength

What is Jeet Kune Do (JKD)?


JKD is Bruce Lee's Martial Art, focused maximum efficiency and authentic expression of oneself. The art is built on the finesse and flexibility of Chinese Kung Fu, synergized with modern styles (like western boxing) to make it extremely practical and unique. The original MMA for street combat, JKD will help you become more capable and unlock your inner power!




What is the JKD lineage at Centerline?


Centerline was founded by Sifu Collin Lieberman, a full JKD instructor with 20+ years of experience in the art. He is certified under his longtime teacher and mentor, Sifu Raffi Derderian, who is certified under both Guro Dan Inosanto and Sifu Kevin Seaman.




What are some of the advantages of non-traditional martial arts training?


Non-traditional training is the type you might find at a boxing or MMA gym, and tends to be less formal, more athletic, and no-nonsense. Students will select and sharpen a handful of skills to be used effectively in the near-term and discard those which don’t serve them. JKD classes have elements of both traditional and non-traditional training.




What happens in a typical class?


Every class begins with a good warm-up (footwork, mobility, and calisthenics). Next, the class works on understanding and sharpening specific techniques (shadow boxing, bag work, or mitt work). Finally, we spend time applying those techniques, either through sparring drills or scripted applications.




Are there belts and uniforms?


Jeet Kune Do students are required to wear a Centerline T-Shirt to each class. We don’t wear belts or traditional uniforms, however students will earn ranks as they work through the curriculum.




Is JKD right for me?


This class is versatile enough to inspire and challenge nearly anybody, however if you are seeking a dynamic and direct martial art and you are a fan of Bruce Lee, then JKD may be excellent for you! Your best bet is try a few classes and see if it’s the perfect fit.





 
 

Boot Camp / HIIT

What is Centerline Kickboxing (KBX)?


Centerline Kickboxing is a great workout designed for all levels of skill and fitness. Based on martial arts like Boxing, Muay Thai, and Jeet Kune Do, you’ll work on eight core Kickboxing strikes, a variety of defense and footwork techniques, and you’ll have a lot of fun doing it!




What happens in a typical class?


This 45 minute class begins with your coach taking you through a joint mobility and footwork warm up, preparing you for action. Next, you will move into some short rounds focusing on correct technique. These lay the foundation for our 3 minute Kickboxing rounds, where you’ll put it all together and work up a solid sweat!




What benefits can I expect?


Most everyone will find stress relief, improved fitness, and an introduction to real self defense skills. Additionally, students can expect a supportive community, feeling more self-assured, and something fun to look forward to during their week.




What equipment do I need for this class?


If you are doing this class online at home, there is zero equipment necessary! Though the instructor will be teaching the class using a bag at the studio, the class can be done entirely equipment-free with shadowboxing (in the air, no gloves necessary). However, if you have a bag at home or wish to purchase one (ask us how), gloves and wrist wraps are strongly recommended. If you plan on coming to the studio in person for this class, gloves and wraps are mandatory (most students get them from us).




How hard is the workout?


The workout is as hard as you want to make it! Your instructor will provide options to level up or scale down so that each individual gets exactly the kind of workout they are looking for.




Will I learn Self defense skills as a part of this class?


Self defense skills are a part of every martial arts class, and Centerline Kickboxing is no exception. This is not the type of kickboxing class taught by an aerobics instructor with zero martial arts training. Our instructors practice a variety of martial arts and continue to bring new and exciting ideas into classes, based on their training.




Is KBX right for me?


If you are looking for a workout that is fun while building strength and burning calories, then Kickboxing is a great fit. It will provide a safe outlet for anger and/or stress, and will support your unique training goals. Your best bet is try a few classes and see if it’s the perfect fit.





Kickboxing

What is Centerline Kickboxing (KBX)?


Centerline Kickboxing is a great workout designed for all levels of skill and fitness. Based on martial arts like Boxing, Muay Thai, and Jeet Kune Do, you’ll work on eight core Kickboxing strikes, a variety of defense and footwork techniques, and you’ll have a lot of fun doing it!




What happens in a typical class?


This 45 minute class begins with your coach taking you through a joint mobility and footwork warm up, preparing you for action. Next, you will move into some short rounds focusing on correct technique. These lay the foundation for our 3 minute Kickboxing rounds, where you’ll put it all together and work up a solid sweat!




What benefits can I expect?


Most everyone will find stress relief, improved fitness, and an introduction to real self defense skills. Additionally, students can expect a supportive community, feeling more self-assured, and something fun to look forward to during their week.




What equipment do I need for this class?


If you are doing this class online at home, there is zero equipment necessary! Though the instructor will be teaching the class using a bag at the studio, the class can be done entirely equipment-free with shadowboxing (in the air, no gloves necessary). However, if you have a bag at home or wish to purchase one (ask us how), gloves and wrist wraps are strongly recommended. If you plan on coming to the studio in person for this class, gloves and wraps are mandatory (most students get them from us).




How hard is the workout?


The workout is as hard as you want to make it! Your instructor will provide options to level up or scale down so that each individual gets exactly the kind of workout they are looking for.




Will I learn Self defense skills as a part of this class?


Self defense skills are a part of every martial arts class, and Centerline Kickboxing is no exception. This is not the type of kickboxing class taught by an aerobics instructor with zero martial arts training. Our instructors practice a variety of martial arts and continue to bring new and exciting ideas into classes, based on their training.




Is KBX right for me?


If you are looking for a workout that is fun while building strength and burning calories, then Kickboxing is a great fit. It will provide a safe outlet for anger and/or stress, and will support your unique training goals. Your best bet is try a few classes and see if it’s the perfect fit.