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Foxboro Martial Arts

Children's Martial Arts Program
The purpose of the martial arts program is to provide students with a comprehensive series of courses in traditional Oriental martial arts from the Beginner level through the Advanced levels This program has been effectively taught to children in eastern Ontario for the last 39 years. Its activities have been praised by parents, educators, service groups and law enforcement agencies.

Martial Arts We Teach
Our system involves the study of 5 martial arts - Karate, Jiu Jitsu, Lost Track Kung Fu, Hsing I Kung Fu and Tai Chi. We offer the Karate and Jiu Jitsu program to students at the gym. We follow the traditional belt system - White, Yellow, Orange, Green. Blue, Brown and Black. Requirement for promotion depends on attitude, attendance and proper execution of technique. Each child is treated as an individual and encouraged to do his or her best. Our work-outs are fairly brisk and highly disciplined.
Overall attitude is stressed. Students are instructed in the proper ethical behaviour necessary for martial arts such as respect for elders, respect for law and community, respect for property, courtesy, self-reliance, self confidence and leadership. The ultimate goal of the program is "mastery over the self". After a student has succeeded to the Yellow Belt, he or she may want to join the Leadership Program where students develop from a basic Junior Leader level to full-fledged instructors. We also promote the Karate Kids Don't Do Drugs campaign supported by many businesses and service groups in the area.
Of primary importance in our program is Street-Proofing and Self-Confidence. Our Complete Child Safety Program features every aspect of child safety from escaping adult attacks either on the ground or in cars, in crowded places, in isolated places to dealing with bullies anywhere singly or during a "swarming". Our Head Held High Program teaches children to develop pride and confidence in themselves through repeated drills in voice, eye contact, posture and positive attitude training. All of these drills are tempered with the discipline of traditional martial arts. The goal is not to create bullies but to develop young people who have the discipline to succeed in life.

New this year
For thousands of years, Chinese martial arts instructors have taught simple, everyday knowledge about health alongside skills in self defence. Your child will begin to learn techniques to improve problems such as asthma, indigestion, nervousness, simple headaches, sleeplessness, and problems with focus and concentration.

  Monthly Bulletins
A monthly bulletin keeps you informed of what your child is learning. You are encouraged to closely monitor your child's progress.

Our Affiliations
Courses are approved and sanctioned by a number of major associations including the Snow Tiger Martial Arts Assoc., the Kai Shin Karate Assoc., and the Canadian Jiu Jitsu Council. Our Karate Headmaster is Sensei Monty Guest, the first Black Belt under Masami Tsuruoka, the Father of Canadian Karate, to be allowed to teach. Our Headmaster in Jiu Jitsu is the Father of Canadian Jiu Jitsu, Shihan Ron Forrester. Shihan Forrester was also the first Chair of the World Council of Jiu Jitsu Organizations. His efforts resulted in government recognition of the Art of Jiu Jitsu in Canada.

Instructor’s Credentials
Robert Walther holds a 8th Degree Black Belt in Jiu Jitsu; a 6th Degree Black belt in Karate; instructor of 3 systems of Kung Fu; He is the President of the Canadian Jiu Jitsu Council and sits on the Black Belt Grading Board of both the Kai Shin Karate Assoc. and the Canadian Jiu Jitsu Council; Chief Instructor of the Snow Tiger Assoc; inducted into the World Black Belt Hall of Fame 1991; voted 2001 Civilian Coach of the Year 8 Wing Trenton.

September, 2011 Registration
Your child is invited to register and begin training on Monday, September 12. Classes run every Monday from September to the end of June. If your child cannot register on that day, our invitation remains open for the weeks that follow. We have several instructors on the floor and we will make it our goal that your child feels comfortable in an enjoyable learning environment.

Individual Attention
The martial arts have a very high success rate in helping young people of all ages. Please let us know if we can help your child in any of the following areas – 1. self confidence; 2. shyness; 3. bullying; 4. anger; 5. respect for others; 6. self respect; 7. honesty; 8. school work; 9. giving up to easily; focus and attention.

For further information please call 613 473 4366

Please note: additional events and information will be posted as they come in. Parents also receive a Parents’ Bulletin every month plus your children receive information flyers every week.



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