The Real Deal: Kick Ash Fitness, and it’s powerhouse leader Ashley Weinbach, offers small group training that blends kickboxing, cardio and strength training.  In class, which is held at “At Your Side Fitness Studio”, you’ll find yourself working through a circuit of exercises, moving from standing punching and kicking bag drills, to weight training and abs, to shadow boxing. …

The Real Deal: The Krav Maga Training Center, located in West LA, provides an optimal training environment for those looking to study self defense, fighting instruction, and boxing inspired fitness.  As the name suggests, the center focuses largely on Krav Maga, the official hand-to-hand combat system used by the Israeli Defense Forces.  Students of Krav Maga will learn the correct form of…

The Real Deal: Urban Warrior is a new class at Swerve and is taught by Jennifer Cassetta, who is a third degree black belt instructor for the World Pro HapKiDo Federation.  Jennifer recently moved to Los Angeles and is very excited to share her skills with all of us.   If you are looking for a Tae Bo style kick boxing class, this is not the one for you.  Urban Warrior…