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Pre-School Karate Kids Shotokan Karate Leadership School is a place where Pre-school kids grow their self confidence and can come to learn martial arts in a safe and stress free environment designed for children. At Shotokan Karate Leadership School the Karate For Kids life skills taught are valuable pre-school lessons such as confidence, courtesy, respect and self-discipline. Read More
Karate for Kids Karate for Kids classes at Shotokan Karate Leadership School, in Santa Rosa, CA are a great way to instill integrity, courtesy and respect with children in the local Redwood Empire community. Shotokan Karate Leadership School Karate programs teach children of all ages the valuable life lessons of, respect, self-discipline, self-control and the ability to safely […] Read More
Teens and Adults Martial Arts The classes offered at Shotokan Karate Leadership School utilize a top level team of instructors, who prepared curriculums under the supervision and guidance of Martial Arts Instructor, Marty Callahan. Our curriculum is designed to train each student to become a competent martial artist. These courses incorporate many different disciplines, and are tested by high level […] Read More
Leadership Training Marty Callahan has spent his life understanding and improving the lives of students both young and old. His passion led to the founding of the Academy of Shotokan Karate in Santa Rosa, CA in 1981 with a dream to awaken the extraordinary leader in his students. Having inspired, taught, coached, supported and trained over 7000 […] Read More

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When parents join their children in karate class, they both benefit in several ways. The active routine provides “quality time” that they don’t get at home or in sports where one party is just a spectator. Children often see their parents in a new light. They are more open to discussions about values and virtues. Parents get to model the actions and attitudes they want their children to have. This makes a powerful impression on a child’s developing persona, much better than lectures alone. There is a special joy that comes from sharing trials with family members, in addition to the mental, physical, and emotional health rewards earned in the martial arts.

The old saying that “the family that kicks together sticks together” is true in many cases. That’s because of the unique fellowship students enjoy while training, competing, and growing in knowledge and skill together. Family members learn to encourage and rely on each other. This builds loyalty, respect, and gratitude.

By working together in a social setting like karate class, good relationships with other individuals are made easier to create and maintain. Families in karate often become friends with other karate families. This opens the door to positive, lasting relationships that improve the quality of life for everyone involved.


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Martial arts have been shown to provide mental and physical health benefits like weight loss, muscle gain, stress relief, and self-confidence. Karate training also reduces depression, improves circulation, and improves overall health of the body. Now more than ever, lots of parents, kids, and siblings are training together. This builds family unity and gives everyone the chance to teach and learn from each other.

Traditional martial arts are founded on the body’s natural design. As a result, many styles are primed to develop a stronger core. In quality programs, the focus is first placed on growing muscles to be more powerful, flexible, and durable. This helps the student’s body cope with more demanding challenges in advanced training without injury.

Building speed with power and direction is the next focus of many karate programs. Regular training strengthens key areas of the body such as arms, legs, hands, and feet. Most martial arts develop these parts with a variety of stretches, exercises, and techniques to help them resist pain and fatigue. The body’s core mid-section or torso, belly, back, and hips are also trained. Results start to show in time, and students soon see and feel themselves getting toned, strong, and fit. This great experience encourages more training, healthier eating, and avoiding unhealthy habits.

Karate training is proven to help people be more organized in their daily lives. Teachers instill life skills like self-control, patience, goal setting, persistence, and courtesy. Combined with the physical fitness benefits, these life skills help transform all family members into confident, capable, and reliable leaders!

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