Matsu-Shotokan Karate

The ultimate aim of karate lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of the character of its participants.Gichin Funakoshi

Class Offerings

This class is for beginners and students that have white, yellow, orange, or green belts. Curriculum include techniques of blocking, punching, stances, sparring, and kata.

The katas for this group include Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan, and Heain Yondan.

This class if for students who have purple, brown, and black belts and is a much more demanding class physically and mentally. Advance kihon (basics) and sparring are emphasized.

Katas that are taught include Tekki Shodan, Basai Dai, Jion, Kanku Dai, Empi, Basai Sho, Jitte, Tekki Nidan, Tekki Sandan, Hangetsu, Gangaku.

Students in this class should practice karate every day and should cross train (yoga, weight lifting, running, cardio).


Students my register for classes by month or for individual classes. A student desiring to test (every 3 months) must attend a minimum of 18 classes.
Testing is a privilege granted by the Sensei and is only granted for students with good attendance.
These classes are available for ages seven and up. Students that display immature behavior will not do well in this class.