SHELTON -The Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley’s Raymond P. Lavietes Unit in Shelton is offering children’s self-defense karate and safety awareness classes through KidSafe Karate.
Registration is from 9-11 a.m. Sept.
14. Classes begin on Sept. 28 as follows:
All new students and white belts with stripes from 9-9:40 a.m.
All yellow and orange belts from 9:50-10:30 a.m.
All purple and blue belts from 10:40-11:20 a.m.
All green belts from 11:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
All red, brown, and black belts from 12:20-1 p.m.
The fall session runs every Saturday through Dec. 14 (no class on
Sept. 21 or Nov. 30); there are 11 sessions in all. Classes are
open to boys and girls ages 5-15.
The program is designed to enhance
self esteem, self discipline, and safety awareness.
Students are placed into classes according to age and ability.
belt instructor teaches beginning, intermediate, and advanced techniques
for self defense only. Self discipline and defense, rather than
aggressiveness, are emphasized throughout the course.
Weekly safety flyers focus on a wide range of topics including stranger
safety, fire safety, home safety, and more.
The dangers of bullying and
how to deal with peer pressure are also an important part of the
Registration costs $10, and classes cost $8 per week. You may pay as you
go, or pay in full and receive a discount of one free lesson.
students are accepted up to the fourth week.
Uniforms are not required but are highly recommended and may be purchased at
class for $30.
KidSafe staff will fit your child with the proper size
For information about KidSafe Karate, visit www.BGC-LNV.org, or contact KidSafe directly at 800-850-0800.
This is a press release from the Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley.
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