schedule & PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

CLASS SCHEDULE

ORIENTATION: WEDNESDAYS @ 6:00PM

*MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY*

5:00 - 5:45 PM: LITTLE LIONS (Ages - 4 to 7)

5:45 - 6:30 PM: NOVICE (WHITE & ORANGE BELT)

6:30 - 7:15 PM: INTERMEDIATE (BLUE to YELLOW BELT)

7:30 - 8:30 PM: ADVANCED (GREEN to BLACK BELT)

*SATURDAYS*

9:15 - 10:15 AM: TAIKYOKU-KEN (TAI-CHI)

10:15 - 11:15 AM: RAION-HA ITTORYU KENJUTSU (SWORD)

11:30 - 12:30 PM: KARATE - OPEN TO ALL BELT RANKS

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

SEIREISHIN KARATE; is authentic Japanese fighting karate specialized in practical defensive fighting tactics and techniques. The practice of fight basics, body conditioning, physical & mental development, traditional and modern forms (Kata). Building confidence, self esteem, motivation and a healthy life style.

LITTLE LIONS KARATE: Karate for ages 4-7 emphasis on the development of balance, motor skills, and focus. Learning to have fun and strengthen the body. Assisting in the development of personal interaction and communication with others in the same age group.

RAION-HA ITTORYU KENJUTSU (Katana - Sword): Weapons play a large part in the Japanese martial arts as well as the culture. Our sword class is based on the Sakura-ha Ittoryu sword style, inspired by the teachings of Kotaka Sensei. This class was created for the enthusiast who would like to explore the world of the old samurai. Raion-ha Ittoryu Kenjutsu is not part of our karate curriculum but can be a supplement to your current martial arts study.

TAIKYOKU-KEN (太極拳) : Taikyoku-ken is a Japanese form that has its origin in the Chinese martial arts of "Yi quan or Tai Chi". The name Taikyoku (太極) means "Grand Ultimate" and the meaning of Ken (拳) is "Fist". Characteristics of Taikyoku-ken are very similar to the movements of Tai Chi and like Tai Chi there are many health benefits gained through the practice of Taikyoku-Ken such as respiratory & vascular circulation, concentration, meditation, awareness, as well as practicality of movement and a form of self-defense. All age groups can benefit from this class.