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Tuesday 6:00 - 7:00 pm   7 to 10 yrs old
Tuesday 7:00 - 9:00 pm 11 and older
Thursday 6:00 - 7:00 pm 7 to 10 yrs old
Thursday 7:00 - 9:00 pm 11 and older



a) Begin every class with our courtesy bow. Say: "Courtesy to Kaicho J.M. Gallego PhD., Sekai Seito Goju-Ryu. Courtesy to Shihan or Renshi, if present, and courtesy to all black belts."

b) Recite our virtues and creed at the beginning and end of each class session: 5-10 minutes.

WARM UP exercises:

a) Running (optional); 30 squats; 30 crunches; 30 leg raises; 30 push-ups

b) (20-50) Kicks: Front, round, and side. Alternating right and left leg.
c) Frontal, chambered punches performed in a deep horse stance, start with alternating punches, then double punches (20-40) reps.
d) Shadow, front sweeps, left and right (50-100) reps.
e) Left and right shadow hip throws (50-100) reps.
f) Basic maneuvers 8 point hard block, and 8 point soft block.
g) Basic stances: Horse-left and right, and Sanchin- left and right; and cat - left and right.
h) Shadow offensive techniques; 15 to 25 minutes.


a) Pair students off to practice one, two, and three step sparring. The senior black belt will demonstrate the combination to the class. These are tournament style combination techniques.
b) In addition, practice one self defense technique. Try to stay with the same technique for two months: 15-30 minutes.
c) Pair students for rounds of free sparring. Free sparring may be 3 or 5 points depending on belt level, or it may be performed continuous. The instructor should evaluate individual deficiencies and prepare drills to correct them: 30-40 minutes.


a) Assign students to their respective group for kata practice
b) Assign one black belt to supervise the individual groups.
c) Review the individual forms 30-40 minutes.


a) The instructor should allow time to teach philosophy as part of every workout. Furthermore, the instructor should allow for quiet time (10-15 minutes)


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