Our Little Tigers Karate program is the perfect introduction to martial arts training and is especially designed for children ages 4 - 7. Our curriculum is designed to instill balance, coordination, and self-confidence as well as general motor skill development of young children. Traditional dojo discipline and respect is taught to all our students yet our dojo atmosphere is warm-hearted and patient.
Little Tigers FAQs...
What do students wear to class? For your introductory lesson come wearing appropriate athletic apparel. Students will take class in bare feet. The sensei (instructor) will help to order any necessary program equipment and your student’s first uniform and belt.
Is Little Tigers good exercise? What is a class like? Our Little Tigers Karate program offers an excellent form of physical exercise regardless of age. We always warm up the entire body with a thorough stretch routine. The sensei will lead the students through a variety of skills and drills and kata (special sequences of karate skills).
Is Little Tigers only for boys? No, our classes are coeducational.
Do you earn belts? Yes, students in the Little Tigers program will earn belts that show their level or rank. Belt testing is done during class times for the early belt levels, while the brown and black belts have their testing on a special day and time.
Little Tigers Karate Belt Ranks - White, Yellow, Orange, Green, Blue, Purple, Red, Brown, & Black.
Do the students participate in demonstrations? We have formal martial arts demo days during each season to help students have a demonstration focus in order to better prepare their skills. Little Tiger Karate students also often have opportunities to demonstrate their skills at local charity events and festivals in our community.