Students of this program continue to learn more skills to add to their basic foundation Students also start to learn self defense and are introduced to the sport aspect of Karate which is sparring.
As the students advance in their learning, they improve their strength and speed, develop good exercise habits and build up self-esteem.
Students continue to learn more advanced kicks, self defense, forms, and spar at a higher level. Students of this program are expected to master all their past skills as they get closer to testing for their Black Belt.
Students continue to improve their strength, speed and power, sharpen their reaction time, gain more flexibility and develop better balance and coordination. Students also learn the value of diligence, perseverance and hard work as they strive to reach their goal.
Black Belt Program
Black Belts continue to learn higher forms of self defense, kicks and learn more advanced kata and it's application.
Students of this program have demonstrated mastery of the all their lower belt skills and have now embarked on their journey to becoming a true martial artist. Students now strive to have a deeper knowledge and understanding of Okinawan Shorei Goju Ryu Karate.
As students progress in their journey, they gain more authority and a sense of responsibility that develops the leader within. Students learn that they are accountable for their actions and that repeated positive behavior builds character.