Our Traditional Martial Arts program provides overall conditioning for men, women and children. Anyone can benefit from karate and martial arts training. Every class begins with a complete warm-up and stretching routine prior to moving into the core curriculum. Each student trains and progresses at their own pace with personal attention from the instructor(s). Traditional karate has something to offer everyone and it is as unique as the individuals who study traditional Karate and Kobudo. The many aspects of martial arts training: self defense, self confidence, physical conditioning and self-discipline are all tailored to the individual needs of the student. The benefits of practicing traditional karate are to numerous to list here, and the full benefit of practicing martial arts are only realized after training and experiencing it yourself. Join us at the Shorinkan Family Karate dojo and begin your journey through traditional Shorin-ryu Shorinkan Karate.
The style of karate taught in our dojo is Traditional Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Shorinkan, as developed hundreds of years ago in the village of Shuri, Okinawa. It is sometimes referred to as Kobayashi-Ryu. Shorin-ryu Karate has survived and been passed though the years due to it's highly effective self defense techniques. Approximately 80% of all karate systems in the world today were derived from the Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Karate system. This classical system of martial arts uses both hands and feet evenly for a well-rounded and balanced system of self defense.
Our trainers are internationally ranked and certified black belts in Okinawan Shorin-ryu Shorinkan Karate. The success of our students is our number one priority! Our students not only learn the ancient and cherished art of karate and self-defense at our dojo, they learn critical skills to develop confidence, character, moral integrity, and leadership that will guide them through everyday life. This all starts with the highest level and quality of instruction.
August Kyu Rank Belt Testing event will be held on the 9th, 10th, and 11th. Testing begins at 5:15pm. Students must be wearing a clean white gi complete with patch and current belt to participate. Good luck everyone!
Kyoshi Nanadan David Rogers Sensei and Guest Ted Jacobson
Join us for a very special weekend belt testing event with Kyoshi Nanadan David Rogers and 5th Dan Ted Jacobson from the Paso Robles Dojo in California
Cal South International Martial Arts Camp
21st Annual Cal South International Martial Arts Camp hosted by Kyoshi Nabil Noujaim in Winterhaven, California at the Quechan Resort under the authority of Hanshi Judan Shugoro Nakazato Sensei. GUESTS OF HONOR are: 8th Dan Tetsuo Shimoji, 8th Dan Satoshi Kinjo and 7th Dan Hirokazo Nakamoto. November 11th-13th, 2016. Visit www.KarateShorinkan.com for more information or Quechan Resort and Casino