The style of Karate taught is Ed Parker’s American Kenpo Karate. Training consists of learning basics composed of various strikes, kicks, blocks and stances. These are applied using various principles in defenses against a variety of attacks, such as punches, grabs, chokes, multiple attackers or weapons. Skills and principles are also learned through Kata or Forms and sparring.
Head instructor Mr. John Warner has studied Kenpo karate since 1982 and received his black belt under Mr. Bill Rhinehart in 1990. He has taught all ages of students for more than 25 years, including community education classes taught for the Granite school district in Salt Lake City, Utah. He received his 7th degree rank from Grandmaster Tony Martinez Sr. in 2017.