Martial Arts And Kempo Karate
Our martial arts and karate classes are grouped by age, as a useful, but flexible entry point to a student's martial arts journey. Below, you'll find our karate, kung fu, and martial arts class groups along with our other programs and a brief history of Kempo. As we develop a deeper understanding of you as a student, we will guide you towards the martial arts classes that will benefit you most, based on your physical and cognitive abilities.
Kempo is a comprehensive and diverse style of martial arts and an effective means of unarmed self defense. The roots of the Kempo system of martial arts trace back to the warrior monks of the Shaolin Temple, the renowned home of kung fu. Throughout centuries, the techniques of Kempo have been refined and its content expanded to include the most effective strikes, throws, and movements in the martial arts. Combined with a pioneering application of martial arts and karate teaching techniques, anti-bullying content, and character development paradigms, students become leaders in karate class and among their peers.
Our martial arts and karate classes are grouped by age, as a useful, but flexible entry point for all new students.
Tiny Tigers ages 3-4
Little Dragons ages 4-6
Preteens ages 7-10
Jr. Adult ages 11-14
Adult ages 15+
Pure traditional martial arts. Developed by the warrior monks of the Shaolin Temple, through the study of fighting movements used by the five animals of kung fu, the system taught at Kempo Academy remains unchanged from its original form. Below, you’ll find the five animals of kung fu along with a preview of the weapons training that is included in this martial arts program.
Tiger - Crane - Snake - Mantis - Leopard
Staff - Broadsword - Spear - Nunchaku - Sais
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