Martial Arts & Self Defense

Tae Kwon Do

February 3 - May 7

Traditional Tae Kwon Do is an extremely effective Martial Art for self defense, self discipline, and self empowerment. Training will increase your cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, and flexibility while teaching you effective self defense techniques in realistic situations. Tae Kwon Do is world renowned for having the most dynamic and explosive kicking techniques of any Martial Art. Coupled with its focus on realistic self defense, and the use of grappling, joint-locking, choking and hand-striking techniques, traditional Tea Kwon Do will provide you with the skills and confidence to handle any situation. Whether you are new to the Martial Arts, or want to train for your black belt, our proven method of instruction will help you succeed. Students will have an opportunity to test for their first belt at the end of the semester and can attend some additional classes at Sun Yi’s Academy of Tae Kwon Do, here in Arcata.

Program Fee: 
$75 HSU Students • $90 All Others
Day and Time: 
Mondays & Wednesdays • 5:00 - 6:00pm
Location: 
The first two weeks are at HSU's Recreation & Wellness Center Room 125, the following weeks at Sun Yi’s Academy of Tae Kwon Do, Arcata
Notes: 
An additional $20 will be collected at the first class meeting to cover the cost of the uniform.

Isshinryu Karate

March 24 - May 7

If you are looking for an activity that provides a workout with the benefit of learning a practical form of self-defense, this may be for you. Beginners are welcome! Isshinryu Karate is a classical style of Okinawan Karate. Participants learn basic, forms (kata), sparring techniques and a direct, effective form of self-defense. Robert Sherman, eighth degree black belt and chief instructor, has taught Isshinryu Karate concurrently at HSU since 1979.

Program Fee: 
$40 HSU Students • $45 All Others (Both Options: $70 HSU Students • $80 All Others)
Day and Time: 
Mondays & Wednesdays • 7:00 - 9:00pm
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center 126

Isshinryu Karate

June 2 - July 30

If you are looking for an activity that provides a workout with the benefit of learning a prac- tical form of self-defense, this may be for you. Beginners are welcome! Isshinryu Karate is a classical style of Okinawan Karate. Participants learn basic, forms (kata), sparring techniques and a direct, effective form of self-defense. Robert Sherman, eighth degree black belt and chief instructor, has taught Isshinryu Karate concurrently at HSU since 1979.

Program Fee: 
$60 HSU Students • $70 All Others
Day and Time: 
Mondays & Wednesdays • 7:00 - 9:00pm
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center 126
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