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Sign up for Karate Classes

To sign up for Wasenshikan karate classes through the City of Cedar Rapids:

1. Go to the Rec. Dept. online registration page (red button above)

2. Log in or create a Member Login (see image below)

3. Click on All Programs (see below)

4. Enter the class you want in the search area (current class numbers to the right)

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Sign up at the Northwest Rec Center front desk

Current Classes

Karate Basics (Kihone class) 6-12 yrs
Tuesdays/Thursdays 6:00-7:00

Students build fitness and strength through basic karate techniques, kata (traditional series of movements), exercises, and build character through situational awareness, the dojo kun (school rules) and guiding principles. Students may measure progress by testing for belt rank.

Karate Basics (Kihone) 12+
Thursdays 7:00pm-8:00pm

Kihone (basics) class for teens and adults 12+ is offered once a week. We build fitness and strength through basic karate techniques, kata (traditional series of movements), exercises, and build character through situational awareness, the dojo kun (school rules) and guiding principles. Students may measure progress by testing for belt rank.

Karate Intermediate/Advanced (orange belt and up, all ages) 
Tuesdays 7:00pm-8:00pm

 Advanced classes for kids 6-12 are offered two days a week. We build on the techniques of the basic class and add bogu (protected sparring) and weapons kata. Students must attend kihone class to participate in the advanced class–fundamentals are important! Testing for belt rank occurs in the kihone class for beginner and advanced students.

Starting September 2019

Karate Basics (Kihone class) 6-12 yrs
Tuesdays/Thursdays 6:00-7:00

Students build fitness and strength through basic karate techniques, kata (traditional series of movements), exercises, and build character through situational awareness, the dojo kun (school rules) and guiding principles. Students may measure progress by testing for belt rank.

 Karate Basics (Kihone) 12+
Wednsdays/Thursdays 7:00pm-8:00pm

Kihone (basics) class for teens and adults 12+ is offered once a week. We build fitness and strength through basic karate techniques, kata (traditional series of movements), exercises, and build character through situational awareness, the dojo kun (school rules) and guiding principles. Students may measure progress by testing for belt rank.

Karate Intermediate (orange belt and up, all ages) 
Wednesday 6:00pm-7:00pm

 Advanced classes for kids 6-12 are offered two days a week. We build on the techniques of the basic class and add bogu (protected sparring) and weapons kata. Students must attend kihone class to participate in the advanced class–fundamentals are important! Testing for belt rank occurs in the kihone class for beginner and advanced students.

Karate Advanced (brown belt and up, all ages) 
Tuesdays 7:00pm-8:00pm

 Advanced classes for kids 6-12 are offered two days a week. We build on the techniques of the basic class and add bogu (protected sparring) and weapons kata. Students must attend kihone class to participate in the advanced class–fundamentals are important! Testing for belt rank occurs in the kihone class for beginner and advanced students.