Adel's Martial Arts Academy
Shotokan Karate for Adults
Does the thought of going to a gym fill you with dread? We don’t blame you! Here at Adel’s Martial Arts Academy, we believe that getting in shape should be fun and stress-free. If you’re looking to shed a few pounds, build muscle, and increase your flexibility, Karate is the workout you’ve been searching for.
Shotokan Karate for Adults
Shotokan is Powerful & Fun!
This isn’t like running on a treadmill for hours and hours. You’ll be learning something new and exciting, accomplishing challenges you never thought you could, and growing in physical strength, and in mental and spiritual strength.
So what makes Karate better than running on the treadmill or lifting weights? We’re glad you asked! Unlike most gym activities, Karate works every single part of the body. Karate is a highly aerobic exercise that is known to help its practitioners lose weight, strengthen their heart health, tone muscles, build stamina, and increase flexibility. What we’re getting at here? Karate is a little bit like the fountain of youth – it’ll protect you from sickness, keep you agile, and bring you energy!
Shotokan Improves your Social Life
Meaningful friendships are just as important for adults as they are for kids. At Adel’s Martial Arts Academy, we value community above all else. We foster an uplifting and encouraging atmosphere where students of all ages are encouraged to guide each other through their martial arts journey. As an Adel’s Martial Arts Academy student, you’ll have the opportunity to learn alongside individuals who have the same interests, priorities, and goals as you!
Shotokan Relieves Stress!
You have a lot on your plate. Working out shouldn’t feel like a job – instead, it should serve as a much-needed form of stress relief. Martial arts sets itself apart from other physical activities through its intentionality. As an ancient art form, Karate is just as much about the mental as it is about the physical. Karate was built upon concepts of inner peace, harmony, and meditation.
Nothing relieves stress more than good, hard exercise. Add to that punching and kicking – and you’re looking at the most powerful form of stress relief known to man! This alone makes Karate worth it to so many people who don’t have an outlet for their stress. When stress is suddenly gone from your life, it leaves space inside of you for good feelings to come.
So how exactly does it alleviate stress? Karate releases dopamine – the neurotransmitter that impacts your mood and is responsible for feelings of satisfaction and motivation. It also helps you release pent up energy, anxiety, and worries. When you spar, you’ll find that your stressors fade away as you focus all of your thoughts into your strikes and kicks.
Shotokan Teaches Self-Defense
Did you know that Karate is an art form? But unlike painting or ballet, Karate isn’t just cool to look at – it has the ability to save your life.
While some martial art disciplines are centered around fighting, Karate focuses primarily on principles of self defense. Karate is defined by its powerful strikes, kicks, punches, and blocks that allow the athlete to channel all of their force into a single point of impact. It provides a firm foundation of skills that teaches its students how to evade dangerous situations, get away from an attacker, or – if necessary – fight back. Karate has been cultivated for thousands of years, providing martial artists with a discipline that is rich in history and extremely well-developed.
Be a part of our Family!
Often after just one class, people tell us how they feel like they’ve known everyone for years. That’s because we place a big emphasis on creating not just a great martial arts environment – but a family environment. You’ll feel like part of the family in no time. And you’ll know you’re among people who really care about you and your success.