Our adult and teen martial arts program has beginning and advanced levels, both aimed at learning America Kenpo Karate while having fun and getting fit! The beginning level for adult karate (ages 14 and up) builds agility, strength, and coordination, while cultivating the age-old martial arts principles of focus, discipline, and perseverance.
For White through Black Belts, Adult Karate Classes focus on self-defense strategies and karate fundamentals, all the while providing a great workout. Adult karate classes build basic karate skills such as stances, foot maneuvers, blocks, kicks, and strikes, in a fun and energizing environment! Adult karate classes help to develop and maintain fitness, speed, balance, strength and agility. Instructors individualize instruction to different belt levels so that students can work at their own pace.
For the more serious kenpo karate practitioner! American Kenpo Karate offers a karate internship and instructor training program based on the American Kenpo Karate system. All instructors learn directly from Master Rick Jeffcoat. As an assistant instructor you will apprentice with Mr. Jeffcoat, as you learn teaching strategies for beginning martial arts students. When you reach the rank of head instructor, you will have the opportunity to teach your own class!
As a part of the kenpo karate instructor training certification, at Brown Belt level you will be required to teach a class under the supervision and tutelage of a Black Belt. And by Black Belt, you will be expected to teach your own class and mentor new martial artists into the karate instructor training program.
ADVANCED ADULT CLASSES
The advanced adult kenpo karate program, emphasizes speed, recognition, control, power, and automaticity. Advanced level students learn variations of techniques that allow them to improvise and formulate effective self-defense martial arts strategies for real-life attacks!
Advanced Karate Adult Classes, for the accomplished martial artists of rank 3rd Brown Belt and above, focus on a rigorous and challenging curriculum with advanced level execution of techniques and katas. Adults in the advanced karate training class learn: to adapt the curriculum to real-life scenarios, as well as how to execute advanced combinations and sparring strategies.such as stances, foot maneuvers, blocks, kicks, and strikes, in a fun and energizing environment! Adult karate classes help to develop and maintain fitness, speed, balance, strength and agility. Instructors individualize instruction to different belt levels so that students can work at their own pace.