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Martial arts build muscles you never even knew you had. It’s a full-body workout combining cardio and resistance to build lean muscle, fast.
You’ll also boost your energy as your cardio increases, boost your coordination & balance, and get more flexible, too.
These Des Moines adult classes are calorie-crushing, action-packed sessions.
In our Des Moines adult classes, we don’t just help you get fitter, safer, and stronger. We help you build life-changing skills to excel at life – in your relationships, career, and family.
Focus. Confidence. Discipline. Goal setting. And more. Every adult class in Des Moines enriches you and makes you stronger – inside and out.
We also help you stay safe with real-world self-defense. These are tactics that work even against attackers larger than you.
An amazing side-effect of our Des Moines adult classes is stress & pain relief. The full-body workouts erase stress from your body.
The core-building techniques help your body function as it was meant to – meaning less strain on your back, neck, shoulders, and knees. Stretching and muscle-building improves range of motion. Improving oxygen flow is known to reduce Cortisol levels, or stress hormone, in the body.
Plus, after such awesome workouts, you’ll sleep better too.
One of the things people from all over Des Moines love about our classes is the community. This isn’t some ‘tough guy’ gym where everyone wants to show off. This is a group of hard working, kind, focused adults. We all want to have fun, get fit, get safe, and improve our lives.
Having a supportive community of friends who share your goals is so powerful. It’s one of the biggest “hacks” to reaching your goals.
Our Des Moines adult classes work you from head to toe, in every class. Build muscle and burn fat everywhere.
Nearly every technique starts at your core. Your core will get stronger, which can also alleviate back, neck, leg, and shoulder pain. A lot of times pain comes from the rest of our body making up for our cores.
As you master our Adult techniques you may have thought were impossible, make friends, smash your goals, and get fit, your confidence will soar. This pours into your relationships, your career, your friendships, and your family life.
Fewer things in life melt stress more than . Come with all your troubles, leave care free.
In our Des Moines training, your practice and hard work builds focus & discipline. This discipline lets you get more done in your life outside our school, too. Become a well-oiled, focused machine in your career and at home.
One of the focuses of our Des Moines Studio is to unite adults from all over Des Moines. We support each other, cheer each other on, and help each other grow. Our tight knit community will welcome you openly. We can’t wait.
Our instructors care. A lot. They’ll help you dig deep to find the strength and courage to tackle your goals and discover your strength. Martial arts has provided guidance for millions of adults over thousands of years. Now you get to experience this too.
Our classes are packed with action & fun. The more fun you have, the more you want to train, and the faster you get results. Every class is full of smiles and laughter.
Your starting fitness and skill levels don’t matter – as long as you put in the effort in every class, you’ll see results.
When you step out of your comfort zone in our classes, you allow space for unshakable confidence to grow.
Mindfulness practices don’t go away when you step off the mat. The skills you gain in class flow into everything you do.
Most frequent questions and answers about our Adult Program in [spark_fiels id='city']
When you first arrive at Bishops Elite Martial Arts Academy of Des Moines – all you need are some comfy athletic clothes and a water bottle. We’ve got the rest covered.
You might be nervous about your first class. That’s perfectly normal! As soon as you see how kind and welcome the instructors and other students are – that nervousness turns into excitement.
If you’re looking at adult martial arts classes in Des Moines you’ve likely come across Karate, Taekwondo, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), and more. Karate, Taekwondo, and Muay Thai focus on striking (punches, kicks, knees, and elbows). Brazilian Jiu Jitsu focuses on grappling (wrestling with locks and grabs). It’s important to know how to both strike and grapple for the best self-defense.
Yes! Almost all of our students had no experience at first. Yet with dedication and training, they’ve become amazing athletes and martial artists. We’ll help you get there too.
No matter your fitness level, you can train here. In martial arts – adults are in a group environment, but every one of us is on our own unique journey. You can go at your own pace. Some advance faster, others slower. That’s okay.
What’s important is that you’re having fun, challenging yourself, making friends, and growing stronger inside and out.
The coordination, strength, and speed comes with time – even in those who are not ‘natural athletes’!
Absolutely. While there is no ‘cure’ for ADD or ADHD, it can be managed. Our Des Moines adults classes help you develop the tools you need to maintain focus & concentration. It is especially helpful when you’re trying to do multiple tasks that divide your attention. Through following instructors, Des Moines techniques, and mastering moves, adults develop tools to stay focused and on track.
Our instructors are caring and attentive to every student’s concerns. Suffering from lower back pain, neck & shoulder pain, joint stiffness, or muscle weakness will likely not prevent you from having a fun, fulfilling class.
We’re not medical professionals, so any serious concerns should be discussed with your doctor first– but we are typically able to give you alternate exercises that don’t affect pre-existing injuries and honor your limits so you still have a great experience.
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