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Martial Arts Programs for all ages

Martial Arts Programs at  YMCA of Bucks County utilize a progressive approach for all ages. Private Martial Arts lessons, Aikido, family karate and a selection of karate classes for all ages are available. Trial Classes the first class of each session, pre-registration is requested since limited space is available.

Programs in Doylestown and Warminster

Karate programs held in our Doylestown and Warmisnter 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. As members of the AJKA-I, Bucks County Karate School teaches traditional JKA Shotokan Karate. We offer classes for adults and children ages 4 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 4 -7 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 and Newtown

The popular program includes flexibility, basic self defense, discipline and self-confidence. To determine your child's readiness, contact the program instructor at newtownshotokankarate@comcast.net.

Contact:

Fairless Hills 

Carey  Palmer
Sports & Programming

215.949.3400, x12

Warminster 
Doylestown 

Jennefer Pursell

Fairless Hills 

Nicole Bandura
Director of Aquatics

215.949.3400, x24

DOYLESTOWN

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Martial Arts Programs (all ages)
Aikido (age 7+)
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.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Youth & Adult Karate (8+)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Dragon Warriorz (4 to 7 yrs)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Tournament Registration
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

FAIRLESS HILLS

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Martial Arts Programs (all ages)
Karate - Monthly Draft
Kinder Karate (5-6 yrs)
Youth and Adult Karate

WARMINSTER

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Martial Arts Programs (all ages) - Warminster
Dragon Warriorz (4 to 7 yrs)
Positive experience offering skills and tasks that can be accomplished with practice. Basic Shotokan Karate techniques mixed with interactive games and exercises to develop self-esteem and confidence. Learn respect, humility, focus and discipline. Site: Studio B
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Karate for Adults & Youth (8+)
JKA Style Shotokan Karate includes membership to the AJKA-A. Learn the traditional art of self-defense and enjoy the benefits of increased flexibility, balance, strength and character development. Rates available for one or two classes per week.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

NEWTOWN

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Martial Arts Programs (all ages)
Karate (Newtown)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

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