We teach and train in the traditional manner. Respect and ettiqette are a main part of the classes. The developement of self-control and paying attention are only a couple of the things that are gained from martial arts training. The classes are conducted in the following format:
Kata-Forms or Self-Defense Training:
At the end of the Youth and Junior Classes we have about 10-15 of games that are based around coordination building and strengy building. It is also a lot of fun.
The purpose of teaching Shotokan Karate to young people is to assist them in some of the following things:
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Increase attention span
Learn to follow directions
Respect for themselves and others
Learning karate as an adult tends to make us more relaxed and comfortable around others. It creates confidence and a quiet pride that shows through. Connecting the mind and the body is the easiest way there is to get rid of stress at the end of the day.