East West Karate
406 Monticello Street Somerset KY
Contact Person: Krista Atwood
|Professional Instruction at its finest.|
Our instructors are trained professionals at teaching the character building traits that develop black belts from the inside out focus, discipline, self-control and perseverance to name a few. You won’t find student instructors at our school. We maintain a staff of highly skilled, thoroughly educated adult professionals to give you the very best in martial arts education.
Our school is a member of Black Belt Schools International. This highly acclaimed organization helps us stay up-to-date on the latest and most effective self-defense techniques, teaching methods, nutrition and exercise science. Some of the most recognized schools in the country belong to Black Belt Schools International because of the high quality instruction provided in these areas. We have the top instructors in the industry and are experts in what we do. We are on a constant quest to be the best, so our students can always expect the very best in martial arts training.
Our Kids Are All Winners
Our school is designed as a personal development system as well as a self-defense system.
Our classes are filled with excitement yet focused on developing the inner qualities of a champion. Learning builds a sense of accomplishment. With each new accomplishment a student’s self-confidence grows, and confidence is the first step in the empowerment of a person’s physical and mental abilities.
Once we begin to develop a student’s self-confidence, we are then able to instill the values of respect, courtesy, honesty, perseverance, and integrity that are the foundation of martial arts dating back thousands of years.
Furthermore, your child will develop perseverance, which is a non-quitting spirit to overcome life’s obstacles. Instilling a non-quitting spirit helps a child overcome challenges, to succeed in the face of adversity, and to be a goal setter, and a goal-getter.
These combined physical and character foundations that our school develops helps children excel in their academic life, sports, and social environment. It ensures that they will have the confidence in themselves and the character to make the right decisions when confronted with negative peer pressure. They will be leaders not followers.
No One Sits on the Bench
Our instructors are there to guide, instruct, and motivate each child to be the best that they can be. It can be heartbreaking for a child to sit on the bench because he or she is not “good enough” to make the team. How sad it is that this world has placed this type of negative pressure on our youth at such an early age.
We believe that in order to build a champion kid, a coach needs to understand that each child has his or her own unique abilities. Our program allows your child to find the inner-strength and confidence to know they can achieve anything they put their minds to.