The Benefits of Martial Arts Training.

More and more adults and youth are using Martial Arts programs as a way to get into and stay in shape, because it is fun.

Every lesson provides you with a full body workout, plus you are learning while you sweat. Students really appreciate the difference between Martial Arts training and standard exercise programs.

· Our workouts are a great way to get in shape: Martial Arts is like an exercise program with a bonus. You learn to a life skill; the ability to defend yourself, while you get into shape.

· Our classes relieve stress: Martial Arts are well known for their stress relieving benefits. We believe that developing and maintaining a sound body and mind are critical to getting the most out of life. The unique combination of using the power of the body and the mind is the key to increased energy, self confidence, self discipline and fitness.

· The reason our program is so successful is because we make learning fun and exciting and they are participating together as a FAMILY. We learned along time ago that if people are enjoying themselves they learn much faster and will want to continue. 

Physical Benefits Include:

Improved reflexes and coordination – which increases your performance in all physical activities.

Increased strength, power and stamina so you feel great all day long.

Increased flexibility and weight control for better overall fitness.

Great cardiovascular work out that keeps you healthy. 

Mental Benefits Include:

Improved concentration for better work and study habits.

Stress reduction and increased level of relaxation for a longer, healthier life.

Increased self-control, a positive attitude and self-discipline that helps you develop a “I can do it” attitude towards life.

The knowledge that you are able to protect yourself and your loved ones should a threatening situation arise.


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I teach Shihan Shigeru Ishino's Shorinjiryu Genbukan Karate in Kingston Ontario Canada since 1983. Shihan Ishino was an original student of Kaiso Masayoshi Kori Hisataka in Tokyo Japan, who came to Canada in 1969 to assist with the Shorinjiryu Kenkokan Karate dojos in Montreal Quebec Canada.

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