Karate [ages 11+]
All fights start standing. You will utilize your legs, elbows, hands, & knees to protect yourself & end physical altercations.
Karate is a martial art developed in the Ryukyu Kingdom. It developed from the indigenous Ryukyuan martial arts under the influence of Chinese martial arts, particularly Fujian White Crane. Karate is now predominantly a striking art using punching, kicking, knee strikes, elbow strikes and open-hand techniques such as knife-hands, spear-hands, and palm-heel strikes. Historically, and in some modern styles, grappling, throws, joint locks, restraints, and vital-point strikes are also taught. A karate practitioner is called a karateka.
Adult Karate is a fun, challenging exercise routine for stress release & self defence, as well as a great alternative to traditional gym workouts. Our classes build strength, endurance, flexibility, and coordination.
Students learn about the history and philosophy of the art of karate and grow to appreciate both its origins and meaning in their own lives.