Karate (Adult-ages 14 plus)
Martial arts are a way of life and its teachings are numerous, such as:
- Fitness - Karate classes are a great workout focusing on your core stability and hand/foot/eye coordination.
- Improved Concentration - Karate is 90% mental, 10% physical. Learn how to focus your energy and develop mental discipline through karate training.
- Self-Defence - Empowerment through the knowledge of how to defend yourself.
- Improved Overall Health - Karate benefits young and old due to its emphasis on stretching, strengthening & endurance.
Classes are held in a formal and friendly atmosphere which incorporates the history and tradition of the martial arts. Classes are based on 4 or 8 week themes that include the study of kobudo (traditional weapons), kata (sequence of movements), kumite (sparring), grappling, mental conditioning, agility, and physical training.
Classes are held Sunday 7pm-9pm at N1 Thai Boxing Academy and Wednesday 6:30pm-8:30pm at Qualicum Graham Park Community Center.