Karate classes are offered at the following health clubs in the Kansas City metro area:
Tuesday 7:30 p.m.
Saturday 11:30 a.m.
Karate Tigers, ages 4-6:
Wednesday 6:00-6:45 p.m.
Saturdays 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Ages 8 and Up (including adults):
Wednesday 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday 4:25-5:25 Beginners
Thursday 4:25-5:25 Intermediate
Saturday 11:00-12:00 Combined
Saturday 12:00-1:30 (advanced youth also)
Classes include instruction in Kihon (basic exercises), Kata (forms), and Kumite (sparring).
The fundamentals of executing individual techniques, combinations and movement.
Tai sabaki: Body movement/shifting.
Students are taught the principles of self-defense. These principles are applicable to most self-defense scenarios.
The actual techniques taught are either successfully proven or theoretically plausible, based on the scenarios that people may face in the modern era.