Our Karate program utilizes the Okinawan Isshin-Ryu Karate system created by Tatsuo Shimabuku.  It is summarized by its formal practice techniques (a.k.a. Kata). 16 Kata are recognized in this fighting method.  Practitioners of the art of strive to achieve harmony and coordination.

Isshin-Ryu employs a vertical punch with the fingers tucked in and the thumb on top of the fist, blocks are performed with muscle instead of bone, and kicks are “snapped.”

The benefits of our Isshin-Ryu Karate program are many.  Apart from learning valuable self-defense techniques, you will eventually improve movement fluidity, dexterity, balance, and stamina.  The classes are fun and energetic – and a great workout!

Try a free class today to see if our Isshin-Ryu Karate classes are right for you!