American Family Karate
Since 2001, American Family Karate has been providing instruction in the martial arts. In 2007 we opened a new school in the Elmira, NY area.
Sensei Shawnie Brown just earned her 4th Dan Black Belt. Come see the Soryu Difference
PARENTS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE!
YOU CAN do something to combat all the negative influences your children encounter each day! Whether you participate with your child or just provide the encouragement they need to succeed, you ARE making a difference! Learn about what is self defense. We teach personal self defense and situational self defense. Learn what is martial arts. We integrate Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Aikido, Bushido, & now Ju Jitsu. We do not offer mixed martial arts or mma. Come visit our Dojo, watch a class, and see the Soryu Karate difference.
103 Hoffman Street
Elmira, NY 14905
Martial Art Styles
The following Martial Arts Styles are offered at American Family Karate:
- Jiu-Jitsu (Jujutsu/Jujitsu)
- Tae Kwon Do
Programs & Class Schedule
Homeschool Class- This class is open ONLY to homeschooled children and their parents. Students Will Learn: - Confidence, Leadership & Integrity are the motivating factors of our school! All of our students are held to the same standards as outlined in our Soryu Karate Curriculum. Click here for more information.
Self Defense Class- This focuses on the three levels of Self Defense. Families and individuals may participate. This class is for students at all levels.
Beginners Class- Geared for new students with a focus on basics, tradition, fitness and gross motors skills involved in the martial arts. With an overall goal of preparing students for regular Family Classes. This class focuses on traditional Soryu Karate with an emphasis on self-defense/safety, integrity, confidence & physical fitness. For Beginners, upper belts are heavily encouraged to attend to fine tune basic skills and assist newer students.
Adult Class- Morning Adult Class. Ages 15 and older. Geared for students at all levels. Initially will start with a focus on basics, tradition, fitness and gross motors skills involved in the martial arts. Our style focuses on traditional Soryu Karate with an emphasis on self-defense/safety, integrity, confidence, & physical fitness.
Advanced Class - Upper Belts Only (Purple & above) - Geared for advanced students with a focus on Leadership, Integrity and Confidence in order to prepare students to earn a Blackbelt in Soryu Karate. This class will focus on all aspects of Soryu karate, self defense as well as leadership training.
Family Class- This is our most popular class! This class is for ages 6 to adult. Younger children may participate after adequate experience in Beginners when a parent participates. Families and individuals may participate. In addition to our regular Soryu curriculum we will also offer family building activities. This class is for students at all levels.
No Contracts Required.
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Would you like more information on hours, classes and programs available at American Family Karate? Please contact the school with your questions.
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