The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is excited to offer a class for kids which will teach them discipline, control and fitness.
Learn “Shuri-Ryu Karate”, a mixed martial arts system which consists of not only the traditional punches, blocks, kicks and katas of karate, but also incorporates pressure points, take-downs, throws and self-defense.
The instructor, Joshua Mehr, holds a third degree black belt in karate with over 20 years of experience in various martial arts. Sensei Mehr also holds a Master’s degree in Elementary Education and has operated his own Martial Arts Institute in Coolidge, Arizona since 2008.
Classes are open to kids from 6 to 17 years old. Class are held from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm (ages 6 to 10 years) and 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm (ages 11 to 17 years) on Thursday evenings at the New Florence Library & Community Center, located at 778 N. Main Street. The class fee is $25.00 per month for residents and $31.25 per month for non-residents.
Register at the Florence Library & Community Center at 778 N. Main Street, Town of Florence Fitness Center at 133 N. Main Street or online at www.florenceaz.gov/parks.
For more information, please contact Laura Kinney at (520) 868-7587.