Kid´s development class: “Little Dragons” ages 4-7
The “Little Dragons” child development classes are designed to give young students a strong foundation for a future in martial arts, physical activity, respect, safety and self-confidence. Students will learn movement skills related to martial arts such as balance, coordination, and basic stances, blocks, punches, and kicks. They will also learn to use these skills responsibly through self-control.
In addition, we include lessons in safety and life-skills such as nutrition, fire safety, hygiene, cooperation, stranger awareness and much more!
Our instructors are educated and experienced at working with youth who have learning or developmental delays and/or disabilities.
Youth karate/discipline/self-esteem ages 8-13
The youth karate class is a great fit for students ages 8-13 with varying degrees of experience in karate. Novice students will feel welcome and comfortable while learning a new set of skills. Experienced students can be sure that they will improve and be challenged under the instruction of Grandmaster Piddington!
In addition to movement skills, students will gain practice in discipline and self-control. Learning the responsibility that comes with the development of karate skills is an important aspect of our youth programs.
Adult karate (traditional Okinawan) ages 14+
Learn and develop mind and body skills. Get in shape, learn an art, get energized. Come enjoy a new experience.
Women’s self-defense (awareness classes) ages 13+
Our self-defense training is 50 percent mental and 50 percent physical. Learn street proven techniques and mental awareness strategies for the benefit of your increased safety in commonly occurring situations. 1 in 3 women in the state of Oregon are physically attacked each year. Don’t be a victim. Enroll now!
EHAMA Eskrima-Kali-Arnis Stickfighting Classes
Mondays: 5 -6 pm Beginner Eskrima, 6 – 7 pm Intermediate Eskrima (at Triangle Park, Ashland).
Thursdays: 3 -4 pm, All Levels Eskrima (at Triangle Park, Ashland).
Fridays: 3 – 4 pm Beginner Eskrima, 4 -5 pm Intermediate Eskrima (at Ashland Karate Academy).
You will learn many techniques, forms, drills & concepts from our E.H.A.M.A. curriculum in a safe, encouraging community of martial artists. Single Stick, Double Stick, Eskrido, Sword & Dagger, Kickboxing, Padded Stick Sparring, Traditional Sword Forms, Flexibility, Relaxation & Meditation. Private Sessions are available for students who seek more specific, personalized & challenging classes.
Drop-Ins $15 for Triangle Park classes, Punch Cards Available, $120 for 10 classes.
Friday Eskrima classes are Free for Ashland Karate Academy Members.
Classical Holistic Yoga
Saturdays: 10 am – 11:30 am Intro to Classical Yoga (at Ashland Karate Academy).
Traditional Raja Yoga practice focusing on energy consciousness & stillness.
The classical hatha yoga of India is a meditative system of relaxing, gentle, slow movements & held postures. Flexibility & fitness are byproducts of these beautiful, graceful stretches, but not prerequisites.
Results often include deep calmness, a focused mind & healthy structural alignment.
This class is open to ALL levels. Private Sessions are available for students who seek more specific, personalized & challenging classes.
Gentle Asana, Sun Salutations & Breathing Exercises.
All classes are limited to 12 students. 1st come, 1st served.
Drop-Ins $15, Punch Cards Available, $120 for 10 classes.
Free for Ashland Karate Academy Members.
Weapons training (Kobudo)
Train with many Traditional Okinawan weapons such as: bo staff, nunchuck, sai, tonfa, kama, and sword.
Kickboxing, Bosu, Intervals, & Tabata
Kickboxing: kick, punch and have fun on your way to fitness. Upbeat class with a cardio beat.
Bosu: Balance, core and stability are part of this class. Exercise on a Bosu stability disk. Strength and cardio workout.
Intervals: Uses weights and body weight to get you moving and strong.
Tabata: HIIT high intensity interval training. 45 minutes is all you need!
Week day works include 1/2 hour Yin style yoga at the end of class.
$13 drop-In, $100 monthly card