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Frequently Asked Questions
I think so, everyone can benefit from either jiujitsu or karate training or even both. The problem for most adults is when they think of martial arts training they think of MMA type training or what is showing on TV, they may also think of kids classes and what they have experienced as a child or see their kids do. They associate these pictures with martial arts training for themselves as adults. At Total Ryu we are not like that at all, our adult classes are different from our kids’ classes, and we are not a sport or an MMA school.
You should also understand that Real fighting is not just done on the ground.
Many people will want you to believe that the ground is where you want to go. NO NO NO, never if you can help it. The real world is full of concrete, asphalt, rocks, obstacles, etc. Not to mention that the most dangerous fights have more than one attacker. If you go to the ground, the other guy or guys are going to be doing things to you that you don’t want them to. However, you do need to know what to do on the ground, but in a method that gets you on your feet while taking out the bad guy as quickly as possible. That method of thought is precisely our philosophy on ground fighting at Total Ryu.
Training at Total Ryu is incredible. We teach and train in a relaxed fun and informative environment. You will learn at your own pace, and the black belt team and I will do everything that we can to help you learn the techniques and principles and advance to higher levels of understanding and capability. During class, you will get a workout, but it will feel much different than a traditional workout because you will be learning and practicing useful information and participating in functional fitness.
The people that come to Total Ryu are top notch, fantastic people whom I consider to be part of my extended family and close personal friends. We all care about each other and each others success, not only in the dojo but in life. We have helped each other out in many ways outside of the dojo. We have also helped people find success in areas of their life that they wanted to improve. We care about each other, come in and try a class and see what we are all about. Why not, it’s free to try. I know you will like it.
Will you get injured, probably not, while I can’t guarantee it, we do our best to keep everyone safe. We teach everyone how to do the techniques and applications safely. Learning safety in practicing martial arts is part of everyone’s progression. Our desire is for everyone that comes into the dojo to have a fun, positive learning experience and that means we will do our best to keep all of our students free from injury.
You have to remember that no one starts training in Total Ryu Martial arts or any jujitsu or karate system as an expert. Everyone starts as a beginner, what sets us apart is that we want you to succeed, so you have lots of friends who want to help you achieve and learn. It is quite amazing. As a beginner, we start you off easy. You will learn the basics and gradually as you improve, learn more advanced techniques. All the time being tutored by black belts and more advanced students. We want you to succeed so we will do what is needed to help you achieve that goal.
Total Ryu is the best system around, and we want you to be a part of our family. The best way to see if you will like something is to try it. So why don’t you come in and try a class for free? That way you get to meet me, the students and experience what the class is like. We are confident that you will see that Total Ryu Martial Arts is for you. Just fill out the information requested in one of the forms, either the Jujitsu form or the karate form. You will then be directed to the free class registration form. Please complete the form and hit submit. Once you submit the form, the days and times available for your free class will appear. Select the one that fits your schedule the best.
What can you expect after you have registered?
You can expect to receive some emails that give further information on your free class. You can also expect a call from me at which time you can ask any questions you might have about Total Ryu Martial Arts and your free class. So please click through and enter your information. I promise that all your information will remain private and not be shared with any other entity at any time.
Youth Martial Arts Classes ages 6 (1st grade) to 12
If the day and time you prefer is listed as currently full, please call us, we have might have an opening for you.
Youth Classes Ages 6 (1st grade) to 12 Schedule
Our Tiger and Samurai age groups meet together at the same time during the following days and times:
- Monday 4:00pm to 5:00pm (Currently Full)
- Monday 5:10pm to 6:10pm
- Tuesday 4:00pm to 5:00pm
- Tuesday 5:10pm to 6:10pm (Currently Full)
- Wednesday 4:00pm to 5:00pm
- Wednesday 5:10pm to 6:10pm
Adult and Teenage Martial Arts Classes, ages 13 and up
Adult and Teen Jujitsu and Adult Karate Schedule:
- Monday 6:20pm to 7:30pm, Adult Jujitsu ages 13 and up
- Tuesday 6:20pm to 7:30pm, Adult Jujitsu ages 13 and up
- Wednesday 6:20 to 7:20pm, Adult Karate ages 13 and up
- Thursday 6:00pm to 7:10pm, Adult Jujitsu ages 13 and up
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Come in and try a class, no strings attached. This is a great way to experience the classes, get to know the instructors, and find out if this is the right decision for you or your family.