Monday thru Thursday 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meditation period, which lasts approximately 5 minutes. Students listen to the song Karate Do Sanka which means "Essence of Karate" (performed in native Japanese language)
- Warm-up exercises (includes Master Kyan's ten basic Exercises) Lasts approximately 25 minutes
Martial-art training (Last until 8:00pm)
- Squat, loosen thighs.
- Rotate knees.
- 45 degree side kicks.
- Standing leg stretch, grasp toes.
- Eight count exercise.
- Elbow strikes (trunk twist).
- Straight leg stretch
- Breathing exercise.
- Hand grip exercise.
- Self Defense techniques
- Ippon Kumite (one step sparring) -Click here to see images
- Broke Kumite
- Full contact Sparring
- Makiwara training and other special Shorin-ryu exercises
- Heavy bag workout
- Strength training
- Coordination training
- Sensei's special teachings and training (focus is on Karatedo)
- No Jewelry will be worn a any time.
- A traditional (rei) bow will be exchanged be exchanged between all students before and after conversing.
- Proper respect will be shown toward all senior belts
- Profane language is not permitted.
- Workout uniforms (gi) will be kept clean and stored at home with the rest of your equipment.
- Dojo fees are collected in full at the first workout of each month . $1.00 per workout extra will be charged for late payments.
- The Chief instructor will be addressed as Sensei (teacher). In or out of the dojo.
- Late for class? Obtain permission from head of workout before joining in.
- Any problems that could interfere with your learning should be brought to the attention of the Chief Instructor
- Students are expected to do all the exercise in the best to the best of their abilities.
- If, for some reason, you will not be attending a class, call and notify the instructor.
- No shoes will be worn in the dojo at any time.
- No sparring will be done without black belt supervision.
- Absolutely no talking during workout.
- Weapons will not be touched by Kyu ranks without permission.
- If you are injured in any way during a class, notify the instructor immediately.
- Visitors are always welcomed, as long as they abide by our rules. You are responsible four your guests.
- If you feel that you are having a problem with any part of your training, ask a senior club brother for help.
- An equal amount of practice should be done at home.