Courses

Spring and Summer 2019 Course Offerings

See the Schedule page for holidays and breaks.

Tiger Cubs (5 and 6 year olds)

New students are welcome to start in any session.

Gunnison:

  • Session 4: April 9-May 2
  • Session 5: May 7-May 30

Cost: $85.00, or $80.00 if enrolled and paid before the first class of the session (these sessions are one class longer than the fall sessions).  Uniforms are $40.00.

Days: Tuesday and Thursday

Times: 4:00-4:40

Location: Gunnison Arts Center, 102 South Main St.

Crested Butte:

  • Session 4: April 8-May 8
  • Session 5: May 13-June 5

Days: Monday and Wednesday; 4:00-4:40.  Also, Fridays 4:00-5:00.

Location: Crested Butte Town Hall Gym, 507 Maroon Ave.

Cost: $85.00 per session, or $80.00 if enrolled and paid before the first class of the session (these sessions are one class longer than the fall sessions). Uniforms are $40.00.  Please make checks payable to West Elk Martial Arts.

West Elk Martial Arts has a Children’s Tuition Assistance Program.  Children that qualify for the School District’s lunch program qualify for tuition assistance.  Please call the office for more information.

Instructor: Andy Tyzzer, Certified Instructor, and Staff

The Tiger Cubs’ philosophical emphasis is “We are at our best when helping others”.  Development of self-defense skills facilitates improved concentration, self-control, and respect.  The fun and safe environment fosters achievement, confidence and leadership.

Tiger Cubs will be in recess over the summer holiday.  This course will then resume with the Fall Session 1, beginning the first week of school.


Juniors

This is an ongoing course of study. New students may start at any time.

GunnisoN:

Days: Tuesday and Thursday

Times: 4:45-5:45 through May 30.  Beginning June 4, Juniors will be split into two classes.  Times are as follows: Beginners, white and orange belts 3:45-4:40; green, red, and midnight blue belt 4:45-5:45.

Location: Gunnison Arts Center; 102 South Main St.

Crested Butte:

Days: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

Times: Monday, Wednesday: 4:45-5:45.  Friday 4:00-5:00 (No Friday class May 31 – August 23).

Location: Crested Butte Town Hall Gym, 507 Maroon Ave.

Instructor: Andy Tyzzer, Certified Instructor, and Staff

Cost: Tuition is $120.00 per month. If student commits to one year of training, then tuition is $105.00 per month. New student uniforms are $40.00 including tax.   Please make checks payable to West Elk Martial Arts.

West Elk Martial Arts has a Children’s Tuition Assistance Program.  Please contact the office for more information.

Prerequisites: 7 years old and older, or 6-year olds that are graduates from the Tiger Cubs class.

“We are at our best when helping others…” The philosophical emphasis for Juniors is humility, control of power, speed control and tension and relaxation. Students continue to develop confidence through goal setting and achievement. Self-discipline creates the opportunity for partner work with basic self-defense against a grab and free sparring. There is an emphasis on cultivation of character and a habit of excellence.

 


Adults

Gunnison:

Days: Tuesday and Thursday

Times: 6:00-7:15

Location: Gunnison Arts Center; 102 South Main St.

Crested Butte:

Days: Monday and Wednesday

Times: two class times available:   Noon class: 12:00-1:00, Evening class: 6:00-7:15

Location: Town Hall Gym, 507 Maroon Ave.

Instructors: Andy Tyzzer, 5th Degree Black Belt along with a Staff of Certified Instructors.

Cost: Tuition is $120.00 per month. If student commits to one year of training, then tuition is $105.00 per month. New student uniforms are $45.00 including tax.   Please make checks payable to West Elk Martial Arts.

Description: Study of the history, traditions, philosophy, discipline/respect, and technique of this traditional martial art. The purpose of this course is to develop mentally, emotionally, and physically to face life’s challenges and achieve goals. The class environment is active and supportive.


Call 970 901 7417 or email us at connect@westelkmartialarts.org.

West Elk Martial Arts admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.