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Finally, an activity that both you and your family can do together!

Looking to increase flexibilty, relieve stress and increase over-all wellness? Searching for a memory-making bonding experience with your family?

Not often do you get introduced to something that can enhance your life in countless ways. We've dedicated a lifetime to developing a system that has the power to give every person, regardless of age or background, the excitement that comes with personal mastery.

Our mission is to provide people of all ages and backgrounds with ideas, techniques and strategies to help

them address the physical, mental and emotional conflicts they may encounter in everyday life.

The art of Sanchin-Ryu

Sanchin-Ryu is an artistic form of self-defense designed specifically so that size and strength, age or athletic ability are not factors that will hold you back in your training. Taught on an individual basis, students train in a safe, non-competitive environment, allowing for a positive and uplifting study experience. To fully understand every element of personal protection and conflict resolution, we infuse three components into the lessons: physical, mental and emotional.

The benefits of our non-competitive system

Sanchin-Ryu does not participate in competitive tournaments of any kind. This philosophy allows students to grow at their own pace, not determined by others around them, thus allowing all personalities to blossom. In addition to developing highly effective self-defense skills, this approach creates a positive environment conducive to a great, safe and well-rounded experience.

Certified Instructors

Our instructors are dedicated people from your area that live by an important rule of life: "lead with your heart". Every candidate for instructor certification must go through an extensive apprenticeship before they can qualify for certification by the O.S.K.A. Once certified, each instructor must attend monthly classes and annual workshops, to further their Sanchin-Ryu training and instruction skills.

Sanchin-Ryu's belt-ranking system

The art of Sanchin-Ryu karate provides a full belt-ranking promotion system. All instructors are trained to evaluate each respective student's training & study progress. This on-going assessment is much deeper than the typical 'checklist-style' approach. We base all rank evaluations on each student's attendance, individual effort, attitude and character, Sanchin-Ryu understanding, and their overall growth & development. Upon readiness for promotion, the instructor gives a permission certificate to the student and their parents. After the student submits the form to Sanchin-Ryu HQ, the promotion materials will be sent to their instructor for in-class presentation. These are very special and important moments for students, so pictures of the belt promotions (held right at their normal weekly dojo) are not only welcomed, but highly encouraged!

Sanchin-Ryu Karate offers a diverse selection of programs, designed specifically so that every person and/or family can find the right approach for them. Below is a listing of programs we offer in most of the communities our classes are featured in:

  • Junior Sanchin-Ryu and Project: Secure Child Self-Defense (ages 5-12)
  • Parent/Tot Sanchin-Ryu and Project: Secure Child Self-Defense (ages 3-6 with a parent)
  • Family Sanchin-Ryu (families of all ages)
  • Grace Under Pressure, Self-Defense for Women (ages 15 and up)
  • Adult Sanchin-Ryu

We also offer the following programs:

  • Sanchin-Ryu for Persons with Special Needs (all ages)
  • PEAK, Self-Defense for Senior Citizens (workshop)
  • A.C.T. (Aggressor Control Training) For Law Enforcement Officers (workshop)
View detailed descriptions of our programs here.

There has never been a better time to start studying Sanchin-Ryu. Learn more below and begin your journey toward personal mastery:

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