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  • Do I have to be in good shape before I start?
    No, you will get into shape as you train. We have a series of exercises that you will learn as you progress through the ranking system which will enable you to perform the self defense techniques.
  • Am I too old to start martial arts?
    No, you are not too old to begin martial arts training. Goju-Ryu Karate regularly has students start from adolecense through their 50's and older. Goju-Ryu Karate is a practical and effective martial art that does not incorporate gymnastics.
  • I am very busy, how much time do I need to devote to classes?"
    The two 1.5 hour classes are week are recommended, as is practicing at home.
  • Do I need a uniform to start?
    You dont need a uniform (Gi) to start. Feel free to wear comfortable cloths suitable for exercise
  • Will I get hurt?
    Accidents can always happen with any physical pursuit. However, students are encouraged to progress at their own pace and every effort is made to ensure the student feels safe. Students should only participlate in sparring to the degree that they are feel confident.
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