|Photo courtesy of Hanshi Andy Finley, 7th dan, Shorin-Ryu Karate and Kobudo, Casper, Wyoming|
Arizona School of Traditional Karate (60 W. Baseline Road) retain this philosophy by focusing on teaching adult and families the original art of karate that includes focus, power, balance and acceleration. Students are from Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Phoenix, Queen Creek, Tempe and Scottsdale who travel to train at the school in Mesa to learn from World Black Belt Hall-of-Fame member Soke Hausel. Traditional martial arts are all about applications, self-defense, respect and traditions.
In traditional Shorin-Ryu Karate known as Seiyo No Shorin-Ryu Karate Kobudo KaiTM, students have the opportunity to learn karate, kobudo (nunchaku, sai, kama, tonfa, bo, sansetsukon, kuwa, eku, ra-ke, tsue) self-defense, samurai arts (iaido, naginata, sojutsu, jujutsu, hanbo, kuboton, kibo), shitai kori (body hardening) all for one price. Grandmaster Hausel has been teaching martial arts for over 4 decades. After retiring from the University of Wyoming where he taught martial arts for 30 years, he has been teaching martial arts in Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa and Tempe for the past decade.
|Soke Hausel, world head of Seiyo Kai Shorin-Ryu|
Karate demonstrates white crane techniques at
Chinese New Year celebration at the University of Wyoming
|Our classes include training in jujutsu and self-defense|
|Kobudo is an extension of karate. Sensei Paula demonstrates kuwa with Sensei Bill at|
the Hombu in Mesa. So, don't ever be caught off guard while gardening again
(let alone shopping, jogging, etc).