Next to the BodyFit-activities are also several boxing and budo sports in our sports program. Traditional Japanese defense sports, but also traditional military and martial arts.
Watch the video to get an idea of our huge sports program.
Pencak Silat is a collective name of the traditional Indonesian martial arts. There are also developed different styles, which often imitate local animals. By Pencak Silat there often play spiritual elements, which combine physical and mental development. The modern style and western interpretation focus more on the physical elements.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a grappling sport with an emphasis on ground fighting. By using leverage and body mechanics, a small person with technique can beat a bigger and stronger person. The goal is to defeat your opponent using controls and submission holds. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can be practiced as a form of self-defense at Erasmus Sport, in addition to MMA, judo or traditional Jiu Jitsu do, but also as a competitive sport.
During the Urban Self Defense class, you work with sports, condition and martial arts. The classes consist “pad drills” and techniques which can be used against one or more opponents. We are always looking for new students to join our class!
Naginata is the martial art of the Japanese mowing sword. Naginata has its origins with the Samurai, but nowadays has been transformed into a competitive sport. By training Naginata you will be challenged to learn technically complex movements. With the Japanese sword in your hand, you will push yourself to your physical and mental limits. Further, you will work to improve your endurance, discipline, focus and mindfulness.
In this class condition, strength, endurance, coordination and speed are measured. Train to strengthen yourself, to get more confidence, to become competition ready or just as a recreative work-out, with a professional teacher.
Judo is for everybody. Recreational and competitive are both possible at Erasmus Sport. An intensive training, with general warming up and becoming increasingly specific. Throwing and not be thrown.
Kickboxing uses various boxing and kicking techniques. These techniques are complemented by specific condition training, in order to achieve optimal in shape. Self-confidence, discipline and fitness, but also fun is central within this excellent workout. In addition, kickboxing is an excellent workout to lose your stress.
Tai Chi comes from China. The special thing about the Tai Chi martial arts is listening to the opponent and make use of the resilience of relaxed muscles: internal energy. Important are relaxation, good posture and understanding of energy patterns. Practicing Tai Chi has beneficial effects on health, well-being and your personal performance. It brings you closer to yourself and more balanced.
Techniques from Brazilian Jiu Jitsu are mixed with wrestling and leg attacks to create a complete grappling style. The goal is to control your opponent and finish the fight with a lock or choke. The sport is trained without a traditional gi (kimono). Grappling can be used as a form of self-defense, a way to get in shape, a supplement to your Jiu Jitsu or Judo training but it also forms the perfect base for MMA. All you need is a pair of shorts without pockets and a tight-fitting t-shirt.