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Dracut Kenpo Karate has been under the same ownership since 1991. Starting as a small health club class, it moved to its present location in 1992.
Shihan George Thibault, owner and head instructor of Dracut Kenpo Karate, has been training in the Martial Arts since 1983. In addition to teaching at Dracut Kenpo Karate, Shihan George also has taught the Curriculum Plus programs in the Campbell and Greenmont schools in Dracut. He has also taught martial arts at Nick Chamberlains’s Kenpo School in Chelmsford, the Courthouse Health Club in Chelmsford, and Images Health Club in Dracut. A fifth degree black belt, Shihan George continues to pursue his Martial Arts training. Respect and credit is due to the following people for their most valued intruction, guiding influence and precious time: Prof. Nick Cerio, Prof. Nick Chamberlain, Hanshi Bruce Juchnik, Shihan Mark Sheeley, Shihan Ray Erlandson, Shihan Michael Brown and Shihan Michael Burton.
At Dracut Kenpo Karate, we believe that all students thrive in a family-type atmosphere. While structure and discipline are an integral part of training, there is also a “club-type” atmosphere where students can feel at home. In addition to Martial Arts training, we offer several events throughout the year in order to help develop and foster friendships both within and outside the school.
Many families at Dracut Kenpo Karate also take advantage of our family discounts, where additional family members pay a reduced rate.
Just about anyone can benefit from training at Dracut Kenpo Karate! In our classes, students are grouped with others of similar skill and experience levels. Personal attention to each student ensures that each individual can develop his or her karate skills at a comfortable pace. The classes are exciting and invigorating!
Children and teens who study karate become more confident and self-assured. They become more apt to excel and their fear of failure is diminished. The achievement of the various belt colors provides a short-term goal structure that teaches children to become success oriented.
Adults who study at Dracut Kenpo Karate develop self-defense skills and the confidence to face situations as they arise. The flexibility exercises, combined with the punching and kicking techniques, also provide an excellent workout. These workouts also provide a release for the stress and frustrations that build up in us all.
At Dracut Kenpo Karate, students become confident in their self-defense abilities. Students at Dracut Kenpo Karate are taught that their martial arts abilities are a responsibility and they are to use these skills for self-defense only.
You will begin your classes as a “white belt”, with others just like you who are new to the school. The first self-defense movements you learn will be simple and easy to learn. You will gradually become more skillful.
Classes Offered: Martial Arts, Self-Defense
Specialties: Spiritual Development