MISSION:

 

To help children and adults with learning differences and physical challenges reach their full potential through the teachings and techniques of karate, a martial arts discipline which improves physical, cognitive and emotional health.

GOALS:

  • To support, encourage and to share our expertise with other dojos to promote the addition of karate to therapeutic programs for children and adults with special needs.

  • To offer scholarships to special needs students requiring financial assistance to support their karate training.

  • To support the recruitment and training of a US National Disabled Karate Team that will compete in the World Karate Federation Championships, and beyond, bi-yearly. 

  • To cover tournament costs for special needs national team competitions, as deemed appropriate for US Team participation and awareness.

  • To establish and operate programs to teach instructors and other young black belts methods for training special needs students.

  • To assist with the purchase of specialized training equipment for special needs students.

  • To facilitate or promote medical research regarding the advancement of medical treatments and adaptive equipment for children with special needs.

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LED BY SENSEI JEFF KOHN...