Morning Star Martial Arts is a structured learning environment focused
on teaching Shorinjiryu Karate. Our long term goal is to give
students real self-defense skills.
mature at different rates and the age at which a child can productively
start training varies by child. Starting too early will not be
beneficial and may be a frustrating experience leaving a lasting poor
impression about karate training, removing this opportunity when the
time is right.
see if your child is ready to benefit from training with us, try these
Have your child stand with their feet together and hands at their sides.
Have them look straight ahead and stand still with no hand moving,
head turning, fidgiting, or other motions.
benefit from our training your child should be able to stand still for
three to five seconds.
Have your child follow the following three commands after repeating them
a. Put your hand on your head.
b. Put the same hand on your tummy.
c. Put the same hand on your foot.
benefit from our training your child should be able to follow these
commands after one or two tries.
Can your child play or be engaged in an activity for at least 30 minutes
without requiring parent interaction? Requiring parent interaction
is when a child must have direct support from either their mother or
father, regardless of whether the child is engaged with another adult.
benefit from our training a child should be able to play or be engaged
in an activity for at least 30 minutes without requiring parent
your child cannot perform any of the above requests please consider
waiting a year before joining us.