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Traditional Japanese Karatedo
Sensei Warren Better has been teaching a traditional Japanese Karate (Shorinjiryu Kenkokan Karatedo) for the Catonsville Recreation and Parks for over 42 years and is currently a 7th degree black belt. Sensei Better competed in Japan in 1996 where he received his 3rd degree black belt from the head of the style Hanshi Masayuki Hisataka. Sensei Better participated in tournaments, clinics, and seminars in Australia, Portugal, Canada, and the USA with Hanshi Masayuki Hisataka. We are also associated with the international World Koshiki Karatedo Union (WKKU). Students will learn through systematic training - discipline, respect for themselves and others, self defense, physical fitness, and good manners. This being a hard and soft style means that the weak and strong, young and old, women and men can train equally to be good karate practitioners.
Below is my current registration information for Winter 2019:
Online Registration Start Date: Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Classes Begin: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Class Location: Catonsville Administration Building (old CES gym)-Fredrick Road
Class Time/Day: Wednesday, Ages 5-8, 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM
Ages 9 to adult, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Friday, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM (advanced students only)
Registration fee: $50.00
Next Online Registration will be May 1, 2019
NOTE: If you need more information, please contact the instructor.INSTRUCTOR: Sensei Warren Better (410) 800-7426 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (make sure that you put in the subject section ‘KARATE INFO’) or contact the Catonsville Recreation and Parks office at (410) 887-0959.