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About Our Karate
Traditional Okinawan Goju Ryu

All Inclusive Summer Bundles

For ages 6-Adult. For ages 3-5, click here

Beat the Heat this summer with our limited-time 3-month Karate Trial Bundles! 

Bundle includes:

  1. Karate T shirt

  2. Karate Uniform (Gi)

  3. White Belt

  4. Karate sparring gloves

  5. All insurance and related costs

  6. Your first grading*

  7. Three Consecutive Months of Classes (12 Weeks) closures noted below

  8. Begin class anytime from April 1st to August 1.

  9. Unlimited classes within your age group

  10. Valid for ONE student only

*Grading only included if the student attends the minimum number of classes for their next rank, and reaches all qualifications to attend the grading. 

**Package valid for 12 weeks of consecutive attendance, not including closures. Dojo will be closed August 27-September 11. 

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Spring and Summer 2023 3 Month Bundle for ages 6-Adult

Valid for 3 months

T shirt

$510 Value

Gi (uniform)

White Belt

Sparring gloves

Registration, insurance and related costs

3 Consecutive Months of karate (closures not included)

Unlimited classes within your age group

Your first grading *some restrictions apply

Valid for ONE student only

What Is Karate?

Karate Practice

What Is Karate?

For Adults & Kids Alike

Karate consists of two Japanese words:

Kara, meaning empty.

Te, meaning hand

The way of the empty hand is the defence of oneself and others, using no weapons other than your own hand and body.

Karate is a traditional martial art from Okinawa, Japan. Unlike modern martial arts, Goju Ryu Karate has origins over 100 years old, and we are dedicated to preserving that history. Karate is a peaceful martial art: we practice how to defend ourselves and others, and how not to be the cause of harm.


This is not a fighting sport. It is the art of self-improvement.


Kids in Karate

And how it works to make their lives better.

We use the techniques, teachings and principles of karate as stepping stones to help children become focused, confident, physically fit, help them forge friendships, become leaders, and improve themselves with each class.

  • Set a goal, achieve a goal: Gradings and New Belts are always earned, not given away. This helps to learn to work toward goals. 

  • Listening is Key: you must listen to Sensei in order to know what is going on around you. Good listening is reinforced multiple ways for older and younger students alike.

  • Respect and Focus: we show respect to others, to Sensei, and to students in every class. 

  • Never give up: mistakes and bad days are inevitable. Picking yourself and trying again up is what counts. 

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Our Classes

And their Format

Little Ninjas (ages 3-5) and Little Dragons (Kids aged 5-8)

  • 30 minutes. Reason: with physical activity like karate, attention spans tend to dwindle after 30 minutes. 

  • Classes consist of a warmup, basics, 2 or 3 technique combos, partner work (for more advanced Little Dragons) and punching bag drills. Class always finishes with a game!

Youth (Kids aged 9-12)

  • 40-55 Minutes (depending on belt level)

  • Class structure includes warmup, basics, 4-6 technique combos, punching bag and/or partner work, Bunkai, self defence, and Japanese/Karate history, Kata, and basic Japanese terminology.

  • Intermediate/Advanced students over age 9 also work on Sparring.  

Teens & Adults

  • Most Teens age 13+ join the adults class. Younger who are a lower level or not emotionally ready for Adults class will remain in Youth. Teens under 18 and Adults will not partner together. 

  • 60 Minutes in length

  • Warmup will consist of a cardio warmup+traditional Okinawan Junbi-Undo. Basics (kihon), Kata, Bunkai, Sparring and partner or punching bag will make up the bulk of class. Self defence, Hojo-Undo, and other drills may be incorporated.

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