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New Dorp »

Staten Island Karate Master Choreographs Moves for Big Budget Action Flick

Grandmaster Jhong Uhk Kim, of Staten Island, will help choreograph moves for new film "Darc."

Columbia Street Waterfront District »

Jiu Jitsu Instructor Says Sexed-Up Dojo Axed Her for Showing Racy Video

Juliet Silveira says bosses tolerated a sexist atmosphere but fired her for showing a co-worker a video.

South Street Seaport »

Learn to Be a 'Modern Warrior' at Martial Arts and Meditation Studio

Warrior Bridge, at 275 Water St. in the Seaport, is slated to open Jan. 17.

Lower East Side »

Fencing School Loses Longtime Home on Lower East Side

The Martinez Academy of Arms fencing school will hold its last class at 330 Broome St. on June 28.

Midtown »

Journalist Attacked in Midtown Escalated Fight by Kicking Woman, DA Says

Journalist Randy Gener was hurt when Leighton Jennings, 24, punched him in retaliation, prosecutors say.

East Williamsburg »

Women Guard Against Attackers With Free Karate Lessons

Free monthly self defense classes at Okinawa Karate prepare women for potential crimes.

East Village »

Record-Breaking Martial Artist Teaches Kids to Break Barriers in E. Village

Leif Becker demonstrated at a Boys' Club of New York event how breaking boards can be a life lesson.

Upper West Side »

UWS Kids Enlist in Class to Learn Israeli Army Martial-Arts Moves

Upper West kids love Krav Maga, an official self-defense system used by the Israeli Armed Forces.

Williamsburg »

Bruce Lee's Fighting Style Heads to Williamsburg

A new martial arts studio boasts it's one of the few to teach Bruce Lee's martial art, Jeet Kune Do.

Manhattan »

City-Sponsored Self Defense Class Helps Women Fight Back

The Council held its first self-defense course in Manhattan following a series of gropings.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Martial Arts Fighter Brings Men's Skin Care Line to the Village

Dan Ostrower, the founder of Manumission Skin Care, said some of the toughest men he knows like women's beauty products. 

Downtown »

Martial Artist Moves Into TriBeCa Yoga Studio

Modern Martial Arts NYC will begin offering classes at Do Yoga Do Pilates at 78 Reade St. in August.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Sherlock Holmes' 'Lost' Martial Art Makes NYC Premiere

"Bartitsu," a long-lost martial art made famous by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is having its New York City premiere.

Manhattan »

State Assembly Puts Chokehold on Mixed Martial Arts in New York

The legalization of mixed martial arts bouts in New York suffered a setback in Albany on Monday.