also covers the following stances:
Front Stance, Back Stance, and Horse Stance or Kiba dachi
Kata or form is also
taught to the new student.
Kata is a set
combination of karate techniques done in a particular pattern against
multiple imaginary opponents.
Kumite or sparring
is taught the brand new student. It is called gohon kumite or basic
five-step sparring. It involves the application of the basic
techniques (kihon) that he or she has learned so far.
The new student is also taught the correct manner and etiquette involved with
The orientation class is specifically designed to help prepare the new student
to go and start training in the regular class.
Please go to
page to see days and times of the
Mandatory Orientation Class For New Students.
Junior students must be at least 6 years old to join the Junior Class.
Kids between 5 and 6 years old are evaluated to see if they are
eligible to enter the class.
15 years old and above students must enter the Adult Class.
All students must wear a clean, white karate gi (karate uniform)
All students must wear a dojo patch in their karate uniform.
All students must purchase a dojo student handbook.
Students must understand that they are committed to train at least two to
three times a week in order to develop properly.
Students are expected to adhere to the guidelines of the school and are
expected to act with sincerity in their karate training following the code
of ethics (manner, attitude, etiquette) that are set within the dojo
Virtually everyone is welcome to join Las Vegas Shotokan Karate. To
those who are interested, we encourage you to come and visit the dojo.
Please call us @:
(702) 873-0891 or email us @:
firstname.lastname@example.org to setup an appointment for a visit.