Karate / Martial Arts

Develop mental discipline, coordination, flexibility, strength and self-defense skills in The Connection’s karate and martial arts classes! We have classes for all ages and levels…from beginner youth classes starting at age 4 through adult. The Connection has something for everyone. Karate classes are led by Chris Goedecke, author, and 8th degree black belt, with 48 years of experience, and his team.

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  • Kicks for Kids | ages 4 – 6
    A pre-karate class focusing on concentration, flexibility, agility, balance and fun!
  • Karate/Self Defense for Youth | ages 7 – 15
    Progressive classes are offered for three different skills levels; Beginners (white belt), Intermediate (yellow/orange belt) and Intermediate/Advanced (blue belt–Junior black belt).
  • Adult Karate
    Strengthen your body and your mind with classes in Okinawan karate for both beginners and intermediate level. Taught by black belt, Brian Vivas.
  • Tai Chi
    Adults, unite your mind, body and spirit through productive and healthy self-expression.