Do I have to register my hands when I become a black belt?
No, that is an urban myth. Martial Artists are not required to register their hands.
Do I have to be in good shape before I start?
No, you will get into shape as you train. We have a series of exercises that you will learn as you progress through the ranking system which will enable you to increase your fighting potential as well as get in great shape!
I am 31 years old, am I too old to start martial arts?
No, you are not too old to begin martial arts training. Martial arts students around the world have been known to continue training into their 90's. Helio Gracie famously trained at the age of 95.
What is the difference between Keichu-Do and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?
Keichu-Do and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu both share a heritage from Judo. However, their manifestation of that lineage is significantly different.
I am very busy with my work schedule, how much time do I need to devote to classes?
Two 1 hour classes are week are recommended, as is practicing at home. As you progress through the ranks if you want more 1:1 attention we offer 1 hour private sessions to help you develop a more refined skill set.
How long does it take to get a black belt?
In Keichu-Do Karate, it takes approximately 6 years to earn a black belt.
What sort of things should I consider when choosing a school?
-Is the head coach providing your needs?