Redwood City Karate

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Learn the basic skills necessary to protect yourself. This seminar will show you how to be aware of your surroundings as well as teach you self-defense moves in case of an attack. the class is focused on the key aspects of self defense. Contrary to popular belief, self-defense is all about situational awareness and having a set of simple things that are effective, devastating, and easy to remember to use under pressure. The seminar combines demonstrations of simple principles and exercises for common situations that may be encountered on the streets

Tom Muzila coaches and trains world class athletes (and others) for peak physical and mental performance. He is a veteran of the US Army Special Forces, has been a professional bodyguard for celebrities, diplomats, and dignitaries, and has been stunt and fight coordinator for many feature films. Tom has extensively studied many martial arts, has boxed, and is the author of the book Mental Karate: a Warrior’s Guide. Tom is a 5th degree black belt in Shotokan Karate.

Sequoia YMCA - Self Defense Workshop with Tom Muzila

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Tom Muzila Self Defense Flyer

Saturday June 6, 2015
11 am to 12 pm
(SKA Karate practice 12 – 1:30 pm)

1445 Hudson Street
Redwood City, CA

Seminar is open to the public and everyone is welcome to stay and watch the following practice.  Please wear loose clothes and no jewelry.

Facility members  $5

Non-members $10

Welcome to Redwood City Shotokan, a dojo affiliated with Shotokan Karate of America, based in Redwood City. Shotokan Karate of America (SKA) is a non-profit organization teaching traditional Karate in the United States since 1955. SKA has more than 120 dojos in North America, and is affiliated with national Shotokan organizations in thirteen countries, including Canada, France, Israel, Spain, Switzerland, Hong Kong and Japan.

SKA is dedicated to teaching Karate in the traditional Japanese manner. We welcome students who are at least 16 years old. Class structure allows for the admittance of new adult students at any time of the year. 

The Redwood City Shotokan is located at:

Sequoia YMCA
1445 Hudson St
Redwood CityCA 94061
(650) 368-4168

   Beginners  Intermediate
Tuesdays and Thursdays

 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Schedule Changes:
  • None
For more information contact:
Shrijeet Mukherjee at (Sequoia Dojo Leader)
Craig Hamman at (Saratoga Dojo Leader)
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"The ultimate aim of the art of Karate lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of the characters of its participants."

-        Gichin Funakoshi