CLASSES

American Karate Centers provides age specific training to help our students succeed in all aspects of life. Our classes combine hands-on experience with knowledge-based teaching.  Classes are currently offered in studio or online! Contact us to learn more about our programs.

 

DRAGONS

5-6 Year Old

Curriculum developed specifically for the physical, emotional, and social maturity of the Kindergarten and First Grade student.

Class structure consists of:

  • Understanding the concept of Teamwork

  • Drills to develop Self-Control and Self-Discipline

  • Age-Appropriate Physical Fitness, Agility, & Coordination Exercises

  • Basic Self-Defense and Forms training

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EAGLES

7-11 year old

Curriculum is designed to develop and expand on eight
fundamental skills: Teamwork, Discipline, Focus, Control, Memory, Balance, Fitness, and Coordination.

Class structure consists of:

  • Martial Art forms, Self-Defense and Sparring. Techniques taught in a safe, fun, and educational format

  • Sport Specific Training tips for activities outside the Dojo (karate school): Football, Basketball, Soccer, Lacrosse

  • Stressing the importance of academic progress and how it relates to total well-being and a balanced lifestyle

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TEENS

12-16 year old

Class structure consists of:

  • Kickboxing, bag work, jump rope, shadow boxing, kick and strike training

  • Routines using the three components of fitness:

    • Cardiorespiratory Endurance

    • Muscular Strength and Endurance

    • Range of Motion (Flexibility)

  • Traditional Martial Arts presented in a format which enables the student to understand the theory behind the movement

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BLACK BELT TRAINING

7-16 year old

The Black belt training program is an advanced training program consisting of Self-Defense Techniques, X-treme Martial Arts training, Competition Forms, Presentation Skills, Board Breaking and Weapons training with the following: Bo Staff, Filipino Stick Fighting, Nunchacku and Kamas.  The Black belt training curriculum is designed to prepare our students for black belt qualifications.

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YOUNG MASTERS

Hands-On Learning

This program is for black belts and those going onto second degree, third degree, and beyond. This class consists of intensive training methods that include: core work, speed training, advanced kicking methods, self defense concepts/theories and much more. The focus of the weapons and sparring portion of class is geared towards competition level performance.