Martial Arts

Martial Arts

Mixed Martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows both striking and grapplin while standing or on the ground, using techniques from other combat sports and martial arts.

Brazilian jiu-jitsu

Brazilian jiu-jitsu is a martial art and combat sport that teaches a smaller person how to defend himself against a larger adversary by using leverage and proper technique. The Gracie family, the founders of BJJ, modified judo and traditional Japanese jujutsu to create the art.

Muay Thai or Thai boxing

A combat sport of Thailand, Muay Thai or Thai boxing is comprised of stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. This physical and mental discipline includes combat on shins known as "the art of eight limbs" because it is characterized by the combined use of fists, elbows, knees, shins, and is associated with good physical preparation resulting in a very efficient full contact fighter.


Aikido is a Japanese martial art developed by Morihei Ueshiba (often referred to by his title 'O Sensei' or 'Great Teacher'). On a purely physical level it is an art involving some throws and joint locks that are derived from Jujitsu and some throws and other techniques derived from Kenjutsu.

Green Fitness Studio now offers MARTIAL ARTS classes!

Brazilian jiu-jitsu
Muay Thai or Thai boxing

It's never late to learn an art and Green Fitness Studio offers you the best options to develop new skills.

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Akido in action
muay thai with Kru Esteban

Kru.Esteban Maisonet comes from a family of fighters/coaches in Muay Thai and western boxing. He has studied martial arts for as long as he can remember, however he truly began taking the arts seriously at age nine. Kru Esteban studied under Kru Hamzah Maisonet who was a student of Sityodtong camp in Thailand which has produced many successful champions and trainers. Kru Esteban and his brother Kru Hamzah have trained many fighters who have become champions in amateur and semi pro events. Many professional Muay Thai fighters have sought them out for their instruction and guidance.

Kru Esteban is known for his expert eye and his awesome pad work. He can help anyone, beginner or expert, drastically increase their reaction time and skills. Kru Esteban coached and trained his brother/teacher Kru Hamza Maisonet, helping him to attain his many championship titles.

Kru Esteban Maisonet has had many fights as an amateur and has a professional record of seven wins (4 by knockout), with no losses or draws. He became a USMTA New York and Tri State champion and moved on to being certified under USMTA as a referee and judge. He is also certified in boxing under USA Metro Boxing as a coach.

Kru Stevenís knowledge of Muay Thai greatly exceeded my expectations. He breaks down each punch, kick and defensive maneuver into itís smallest component so that even a beginner like me can easily understand. He is patient with every student. Iím amazed at how much progress Iíve made in only a few months.

Claire Keller

Bushwick Dojo teaches a curriculum of traditional Aikido, the Japanese martial art created by Morihei Ueshiba. Founded in 2016 by Claire Keller, 6th dan and senior faculty at the New York Aikikai. Claire sensei is a student of Yoshimitsu Yamada sensei, 8th dan, Shihan. Bushwick Dojo is an inclusive, welcoming space for anyone who wishes to learn.

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