DATE STARTS: JULY 1ST 2019
6:00-6:45 pm – 8 – 11 year-olds
7:00-8:00 pm – 12 and up
6:15-7 pm – 8 – 11 year-olds
7-8 pm – 12 and up
Cost: 8 – 11 (45 minutes) $40 per month (one class per week) $70 per month (two classes per week)
12 + $49 per month (one class per week) $89 per month (two classes per week)
Interested in learning both kobudo and karate? Talk to us about combined rates!
Other related fees for membership to “Iwa Dojo” of $65 and is only needed prior to your first belt test. That money is part of our membership to Itokazu Seisho’s dojo in Okinawa, Japan. This is only mandatory if students want to test. Students cannot test unless they are members. You do not have to be a member, but it is highly recommended you do so.
A dojo fee for kobudo of $40 is paid once per year that covers all belt testing you do in a year. Belt ranks in kobudo do not parallel belt ranks in karate. The dojo kobudo fee gives you – 10% discount on most martial arts equipment from martial arts suppliers ordered through the dojo and belts earned as you advance.
Membership for Iwa Dojo for Kobudo allows students to go to quarterly training seminars/testing held at the dojo in Broomfield, discounts on seminars and training fees at events, and testing eligibility.
Okinawan weapons you are taught up to black belt are bo, sai, tunkua, and nunchaku.
After one has earned their black belt you will learn, eku, tinbei, nunti, kuwa, sansetsukon, kama, and suruchin.
Bo – 6’ staff
Sai – 3-pointed prong baton
Tunkua – night stick (aka tonfa)
Nunchaku – two section sticks
Eku – oar
Tinbei – shield and sword
Nunti – 7’ staff with a sai on the end
Kuwa – hoe
Sansetukon – 3 section staff
Kama – hand held sickle
Suruchin – weight and c hain