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Karate 101 for Adults

This 8-week program will show you what karate can do for you. Learn the basics of this traditional martial art and practice practical and highly effective self-defense skills. Tuition for Karate 101 is $99 for 8 weeks.

Class Schedule

Classes are on Thursdays from 6-7:30pm.

Upcoming session start dates:
• September 15, 2022
• January 19, 2023
• April 20, 2023
• July 20, 2023

Students are welcome and encouraged to attend other adult training classes during the eight-week session to progress faster and see what training is like after Karate 101.

What to wear

Wear comfortable clothing that allows you to move freely or Karate uniforms (“gi”) are available at the dojo. We train in bare feet, but if you need shoes for orthopedic reasons, wear non-scuffing, indoor footwear that you use only for Karate.

Childcare

We offer onsite childcare for kids 5 years and under during our adult classes. Older kids who can occupy themselves are always welcome to hang out on the the sidelines of class. Caretakers are CPR/First Aid certified. Advanced registration is required. Contact us for more information.

Adult Membership

After completing Karate 101, adult students move on to a monthly membership plan that entitles them to attend any and all of the adult class offerings.

The content of each class depends on the instructor and the students present. You may work on any or all of the following:
• Floor-based warm-up (pushups and core work)
• Stretching to improve flexibility and prevent injury
• Karate basics and moving basics
• Sparring drills and practice
• Self-defense training
• Open-hand kata instruction and practice
• Weapons training

Class Schedule

Monday 6-8pm – Tournament skills
Monday 8-8:30pm – Weapons training
Tuesday 6-8pm – Intermediate & advanced skills; Workshops
Tuesday 8-8:30pm – Weapons training
Wednesday 6-7:30pm – Kata
Thursday 6-7:30pm – Basic skills
Saturday 10:30am-noon – Varies based on students
Saturday noon-12:30pm – Weapons training
 

Advanced Training

There are additional training opportunities for students with the rank of green belt and above. These are intensive classes intended for students who are preparing to test for black belt. Please let Sensei Judy know if you are interested in participating.

Tuition

Introductory package for new students: $250 for 3 months of tuition, a karate uniform, and IKF annual dues.
For continuing students: Monthly tuition is $85 with discounts for family members and also for quarterly payments. Annual dues of $24 are not included.

Childcare

We offer onsite childcare for kids 5 years and under during our adult classes. Older kids who can occupy themselves are always welcome to hang out on the the sidelines of class. Caretakers are CPR/First Aid certified. Advanced registration is required. Contact us for more information.

Kids Membership

All children age 7 and above are welcome to train in the children’s classes. Beginning students are not assumed to have any karate experience. Once students achieve the rank of blue belt, they have the option of joining the adult training classes.

Class Schedule

Wednesday 6-7pm
Saturday 9-10am

Tuition

Introductory package for new students>: $200 for 3 months of tuition, a karate uniform, and IKF annual dues.
For continuing students: Monthly tuition is $70 with discounts for family members and also for quarterly payments. Annual dues of $24 are not included.

IKF MEMBERSHIP DUES

Annual membership dues for the International Karate Federation, our parent organization, are $24 per year and are included in some tuition packages.

RANK PROMOTION FEES

Each rank promotion has an associated fee. Please check with instructors.

GI (UNIFORM)

A beginner’s karate gi costs between $25 and $40 and can be purchased at FKU. The introductory packages include a beginner karate gi.

DISCOUNTS

FKU offers 10% discounts for quarterly payments and for immediate family members.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Membership scholarships are available for students in financial need. Speak with one of the instructors or submit your request here.


Build Strength

Get the strongest mind and body of your life through Karate training.

Gain Confidence

Karate values and knowing you can defend yourself builds confidence.

Learn Discipline

Bring the discipline of Karate into your training and your everyday life.

Do you want to get in shape, increase your confidence and learn self-defense?

With the mind-body connection of karate, you’ll gain strength, coordination, discipline and confidence. And you’ll have fun in a safe, supportive, sweat-inducing environment.

Karate engages your mind as well as your body, and is an excellent lifetime activity that can be adapted to your changing needs and abilities. Karate is for everyone. Your training can be individualized to adapt to any fitness level or physical challenge.

Here is what to expect as you begin your training.

Contact us to speak with an instructor for more information.