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East Coast Karate

East Coast Karate is a world class martial arts school committed to improving the lives of our students through the study of Ryu Kyu Hon Kenpo Kobujitsu while maintaining all of the art’s traditional values.

Beginners: white, yellow, and orange belts
Intermediate: blue, green, and green stripe belts
Advanced: purple and brown belts

Weekday Classes

Little Kuma
“Kuma” means bear in Japanese.  This program is open to children ages 3 through 5.  The class meets Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays and students are requested to attend 2 times per week. The objective of the program is to develop karate skills and life skills in a safe, fun, and controlled environment.  The format includes developing each child in the following areas:  self-control, respect, focus, listening, paying attention, teamwork, self-confidence, balance, physical fitness, and following directions.  All this will be done utilizing games, skills and drills, and age appropriate activities.  The students will have their own belt system and rank requirements.  A uniform is required.

Intermediate and Advanced
This class is open to students ages 6 through adult and belt levels blue, greens, purple, and browns.  Intermediate and advanced students should attend at least 3 classes per week and a beginner class at least once a week.

Beginner Kids
This class is open to students ages 6 through 12 and belt levels white, yellow, and orange.  Beginner kids should attend 2 classes per week.

Beginner and Intermediate Adults
This class is open to students ages 13 and above and belt levels white, yellow, orange, blue, and greens.  Beginner students should attend 2 classes per week.  Intermediate students should attend 3 classes per week.

Advanced Adults
This class is open to students ages 13 and above and belt levels purple, browns, and black.  Advanced students should attend at least 3 classes a week along with a beginner/intermediate class at least once a week.

Advanced Weapons Class
This class is open to belt levels purple, browns, and black.  Students are encouraged to purchase their own weapons.  Weapons used are bo, nunchaku, tunfa, sai , and tekko.

Saturday Morning Classes

Beginner Kids and Adults
This class is open to students ages 6 and above and belt levels white, yellow, and orange.  Beginner students should attend 2 classes per week.

Intermediate and Advanced Kids and Adults
This class is open to students ages 6 through adult and belt levels blue, greens, purple and browns.  Intermediate and advanced students should attend at least 3 classes per week and a beginner class at least once a week.

Brown and Black Belts
This class is open to all brown and black belts.

*Sparring is every other week.

Downloads

Dojo Discipline & Etiquette

Kenpo Creed

The Champion Creed

Training Oath

Questions? Please email EastCoastKarate@YocumInstitute.org