URGENT INFO Here


Karate STL
Maryland Heights, Missouri 63043 USA
 (Midwest
Saint Louis County)

Since 1995



Karate is taught as weaponless self-defense, and emphasized as a martial art rather than a competitive sport.  Achieve confidence and practical expertise, without intimidation or hostility.  Safety is paramount!  Learning from and helping each other, and using skills effectively and with good judgment is the true art of karate.
Karate STL logo (shisa)


Sharon Basinger, Sensei,
Certified Instructor
,
6th Degree Black Belt


   


No Contracts, No Equipment to Buy
Karate & Self-defense Lessons
Adult & Youth, Ages 4+
Family & Golden Discounts



Shuri Castle, Okinawa, Japan
Shuri Castle
Naha City, Okinawa, Japan

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Calendar  to October, 2019
Shidokan

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EVENTS - Summary

EVENTS - Details


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              Training Location:
          Pattonville Heights Middle School
          Back Gym
       
          195 Fee Fee Rd at Dorsett Rd
          Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Pattonville Heights Middle School



         
EVENTS 2019 - Summary

 Updated:  .
   
URGENT INFORMATION:
  • Tue, Apr 16 - no karate.
  • Thu, Apr 18 - make-up class for 
Feb 28 snow day... to be held at
Pattonville Hts Middle School back gym.

NOTE:  Thu, Apr 18 also ends this session for ages
 4-adult, 
except 5 pm Tue class, which ends Apr 9.
See Calendar for other schedule changes
(tests, last class, buddy night, etc
). 
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NEXT KARATE CLASS HELD AT:
Pattonville Hts Middle School back gym.
Through Thu, Apr 25



No Karate
  • Tue, Apr 16, but there IS karate on Thu, Apr 18
  • Bring a Buddy
    During last class of each 6-week session:
    • Thu, Apr 18 - all Thursday classes

Next 6-wk Session
Now enrolling!!
Age 4-adult, Males/Females.
  • Begins Tue & Thu, Apr 23 & 25 *
  * NOTE:  Late fee after NOON, THURSDAY, Apr 18.
314.213.8094, or Enroll by Email and other options on How to Enroll.

Trip to Okinawa, Japan - Tookachi Celebration
  • Wed, Aug 21 - Fri, Aug 30

Additional events on Calendar
(to October, 2019
)

QUICK LINKS     
Begin & End Dates of Current Session
Karate Cost (includes discount info)
Karate Class Schedule
Cancellations

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         EVENTS 2019 - Details
 (Updated:  )

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Urgent Info (if any)
No Karate Classes
Bring a Buddy
Next 6-wk Karate Session
Trip to Okinawa, Japan - Tookachi Celebration
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NO KARATE CLASSES
Note:  Apr 18 also ends this session for ages 4-adult (except for 5 pm Tue class, which ends Apr 9).
Above and more on Calendar.

BRING A BUDDYkids-friends
During last class of each 6-week session:
You may invite one or two friends or relatives to your class, no charge -- a fun way to share karate with a buddy!!  Buddies can wear regular clothes, then just remove shoes, socks and jewelry to participate in class.  You both can just show up, and they won’t be obligated or pressured to enroll.
Above and more on Calendar.


NEXT 6-WEEK KARATE SESSION
           Ages 4- Adult, Males/Females
Begins:Man kicking
Now enrolling!!
* NOTE:   Enroll any time, but late fee after NOON, THURSDAY, Apr 18 ...Community Ed office closed Fri, Apr 19.
To Enroll:    
Call 314.213.8094 or Enroll by Email or other options on How to Enroll
Training Location:woman kicking
Pattonville Hts Middle School back gym
(Check Calendar for possible exceptions.)
Cost ** for entire 6-week session:
$40 Pattonville resident. 
$45 non-resident. 
$65 Pattonville resident.
$70 non-resident.
Same as above "Once a week" cost.
**  Discounts/Cost Adjustments:  
Parents/Spectators (ALL ages):
Very welcome, BUT all ages please remove shoes, if necessary to enter training area.  ANDall ages are requested to remain on sideline very quietly and unobtrusively (no cell phone or loud talking, or communicating with students please)... out of respect for students and instructors.  
Teacher (all classes):
Sharon Basinger, Sensei 6th Dan, Certified Instructor
Above and more on Calendar.


TRIP TO OKINAWA, JAPAN
TOOKACHI CELEBRATION FOR
IHA SENSEI'S 88th BIRTHDAY

Seikichi Iha
Key Date
What is Tookachi?
Useful Links
Further Reading
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Updated:  Apr 01, 2019

KEY DATE
.Beikoku Shidokan
WHAT IS THE TOOKACHI CELEBRATION?

USEFUL LINKS to other informative websites!

Contact Basinger Sensei with any questions.

FURTHER READING

- Seikichi Iha
- Iha Sensei biography and an interview on karate
- Katsuya Miyahira
- History (Okinawa, Shorinryu, and Beikoku Shidokan karate history.  Biographies of great masters:  Matsumura, Itosu, Chibana, Gusukuma, Motubu and Miyahira.)


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