“I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.”
“Don't block with your face.”
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Welcome to Our Website!
Since 2001, American Family Karate has been providing instruction in the martial arts.
In 2007 we opened a new school in the Elmira, NY area.
Self Defense Practice
We hope you enjoy our website and will stop by and visit us if you are in the area. This site is designed to give you information about
us, our style of martial arts (Tae Kwon Do, Karate & Aikido), our
instructors and provide you with information on how to contact us as well.
Why Study Martial Arts?
Strengthen your **MIND**
Boost your Concentration
Build up your
Develop Friendship & Teamwork
Build Family Relations
Strengthen your **BODY*
Develop Better Physical Fitness
Increase your Endurance
Strengthen your **SPIRIT**
First Tournament Results
Build your Integrity
Intensify your Confidence
Fortify your Self-Esteem
Multiply your Leadership skills
PARENTS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE!
YOU CAN do something to combat
all the negative influences your children encounter each day!
Whether you participate with your child or just provide the
encouragement they need to succeed, you ARE making a difference!
Learn about what is self defense. We teach personal self defense and
situational self defense. Learn what is martial arts. We integrate
Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Aikido, Bushido, & now Ju Jitsu. We do not
offer mixed martial arts or mma. Come visit our Dojo, watch a class,
and see the Soryu Karate difference.