Karate – Okinawan Kenpo set to start this Sunday

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

The deadline is quickly approaching for the Karate – Okinawan Kenpo fall program.

Okinawan Kenpo is a style of traditional Okinawan Karate, a system of self-defense and personal development. Participants will learn techniques effective in close fighting, strengthen their bodies and improve posture. After completion of this course, one can usually avoid violence or minimize it when it is unavoidable. Instructors for this class have black belts and many years of teaching experience.

Karate – Okinawan Kenpo is available for anyone eight years-old and older. This class runs 12:45-2 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 13-Nov. 1, at the Community Building, 115 W. 11th St. Cost is $58. An additional session is offered 12:45-2 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 8-Dec. 13.

To register online, visit: http://lprd.org/activity?n=417110. Registration can also be done in person at the Parks and Recreation Administrative Offices, 1141 Massachusetts St or the Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive.

For more information, contact Jo Ellis, recreation instruction supervisor, at jellis@lawrenceks.org or (785) 330-7355.