Martial Art Styles
The following Martial Arts Styles are offered at Penn State Karate Club - Philadelphia Region:
- Isshin Ryu Karate
Programs & Class Schedule
Formal IsshinRyu Karate-Do Training in Manayunk section of Philadelphia. IsshinRyu began in Okinawa, Japan by Master Tatsuo Shimabuku. Dojo is operated by Penn State Karate Club Alumni.
Workouts: We practice from 6-8 pm on Sunday evenings. Practices include, warm-ups/stretching, strength exercises (push-ups, sit-ups, dips, pull-ups, running), upper and lower body basic techniques, kata (belt rank forms), self-defense, focus mit and air shield drills, sparring (controlled, light-contact), ground fighting, pressure point activation, joint locks and throws, and weapons (IsshinRyu Black Belts only).
Instructors: 2 Full IWKA instructors (5th and 3rd degree Black Belts) with 35+ years combined experience. 2 partial IWKA instructors (3rd and 1st degree Black Belts) with 10+ years combined experience.
Students: Several student belt ranks (white through green belt) as well. No previous martial arts experience required.
Participants: Men and Women welcome. Must be 18+ years old to participate.
Cost: A one-time annual fee of $34.00 is required for insurance associated with our lease. $40.00 per month fee per student allows us to pay for our rental workout space only (This equates to $5.00/hour, very reasonable). Instructors are volunteers and train students without pay. That is how much we love to practice and teach!
Benefits: Improve strength, speed, power, flexibility, lose weight, gain confidence, learn self-control, cultivate discipline, give respect and be respected!
Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in a free observation session, or joining our club!!
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