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SELF-

PROTECTION

DISCIPLINE

MASTERY

PROGRAMS

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KIDS

The Kids' class will cover basic strikes with hands and feet,

grappling and...

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TEENS

The Teens class will cover an advanced range of strikes, grappling, and...

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ADULTS

The Adults class will cover time-honored traditions to teach all concepts of...

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SELF-DEFENSE

The Self-Defense class for women! This covers several effective strikes...

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INSTRUCTOR

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Sensei Bernie Kelly, 4th Dan
Cottonwood, CA

Okinawan Karate

Okinawan Karate is the original karate. Karate was developed for the average person to use for self defense. Shorin Ryu Karate was the gold standard for Okinawa police. There are three Main Schools of Okinawan Karate: Shorin Ryu, Gojo Ryu, and Uechi Ryu.

Karate practitioners train to be physically strong and tenaciously efficient fighters. The only real secret in karate is that, in order to achieve this, you must master yourself. Karate practitioners are a benefit to their communities, because being a good person is the most efficient and effective self-defense technique.

Okinawan karate has proven to be one of the most complete systems because it includes hand and foot striking and grappling, and is a system that can be practiced well into your advanced years. Okinawan karate is a life-long endeavor.

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Bernie Kelly has been training in martial arts for over 30 years. He also has national and international wrestling experience. Kelly currently holds a Yondan (4th degree black belt) in Shorin Ryu Karate and a Nidan (2nd Degree black belt) in Kobudo-weapons. Kelly's martial arts teaching experience launched a teaching career that has lasted over 20 years. 

 
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Kelly's Martial Arts Dojo
20633 Gas Point Rd. Suite H
Cottonwood, CA, 96022

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