Martial Arts Programs for all ages
Martial Arts Programs at YMCA of Bucks County utilize a progressive approach for all ages. Karate classes and Aikido are available for all ages. Trial Classes the first class of each session, pre-registration is requested since limited space is available.
Programs in Doylestown & Quakertown
Karate programs held in our
Doylestown and Quakertown branches are taught by Bucks County Karate
school, headed by Sensei Stacy Pursell Jr. As members of the AJKA-I, Bucks County
Karate School teaches traditional JKA Shotokan Karate. We offer classes for adults and children ages 5 and up. Parents and their children ages 7
and up have the opportunity to experience their karate journey together as they take class together. Our Dragon Warriorz classes for ages 5-8 are based on Traditional JKA Shotokan Karate techniques but are presented as developmentally appropriate tasks that will build the child’s self-esteem.
Programs in Fairless Hills
Taught by Gary Campbell, an 8th degree black belt with over 40 years of Karate experience. Teaches Karate-ancient art of self-defense, emphasizing discipline and self-confidence.
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Martial Arts - Doylestown
Aikido (9 yrs+)
Japanese martial art of unarmed self defense uses attacker's force against them; encourages discipline and a nonviolent attitude. Develops rhythmic movement and physical fitness; improves reaction, perception and coordination; promotes strength and suppleness through twisting, bending and stretching movements.
Youth & Adult Karate (8+)
Martial Arts - Quakertown