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 will be held from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm for ages 6 to 10 years and 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm for 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 Town of Florence Fitness Center at 133 N. Main Street or at www.florenceaz.gov/parks
For more information, please contact Laura Kinney at (520) 868-7584.