Our Adult classes are available to anyone 13 yrs and up at all skill levels from beginner to advanced and offers a focus on deeper elements of the system. Our Youth Intermedate classes are for those from 7-12 yrs who have achieved yellow belt or higher and continue to build on their discipline and development of skills.
Youth classes are designed for children 7-12 yrs with no prior karate experience. Parents are welcome and encouraged to join and train with their child as they begin their education in this martial art. Our dojo is not focused on belts or trophies or becoming tough or invincible, we are a community of people who are dedicated to their training.
Kaizen Dojo's Okinawan Kobudo program is open to dojo and non-dojo members. The classes are available to anyone ages 13 and up with prior karate and/ or martial arts experience. Our training system includes bo, sai, nunchaku, tonfa, eku and tekko.
Our next trip to Okinawa as a group will take place in July 2019 - the Tesshinkan international embutaikai. The objectives of the event event will be to: - explore and celebrate Okinawan culture and history - further our study and exploration of Okinawan Karate and Kobudo - celebrate Tamayose Sensei's 70th birthday.
Details will be added as the date gets closer - save the date now! Note: the excursion is listed as a two-week event. You are welcome to attend if you can stay a week, two or even three!
Hatsugeiko (初稽古 ) first training of the year.
Classes resume on January 3 at the Gold Bar Community League Hall, regular times apply.
Karate classes will focus on basics and requirements for grading.
It's official - we will be adding a night to our training schedule. And a new venue.
Starting January 28, we will be at Beverly Heights Community Hall every Monday night. And with a reciprocal agreement between halls, it means you can train in both locations for one price!
For information on costs, check out the fees page; for class schedule, check out the calendar page.
Beverly Heights-area residents have a trial night on January 28; once you're ready to commit, community league reps will be on hand to help with registrations.