DAC and its instructors reserve the right to cancel, change, or reschedule classes as deemed necessary.
Karatedo - for Kids aged 5 to 11
Little Tigers (Pee Wee) - Ages 5-6
Mondays and Wednesdays from 5 - 5:45 pm
Instructors: Irene Nunez and Juan Miguel Nunez
Flying Tigers - Ages 7-11
Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 - 7 pm
Fridays from 5 - 6 pm
Saturdays from 10 - 11 am
Instructors: Shihan Ty Aponte and Edwin Alonzo
Karatedo - for Teens, Adults, and Seniors
Beginner to Intermediate
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 6 - 7 pm
Saturdays from 9- 10 am and Sundays from 10 - 11 am
Instructors: Senseis Lynn Aponte and Leo Shortle, and Sempais Robert Nunez,
Christie Vela-Kramer, David Voiles, Kieran Aponte and Max Chao-Haft
Intermediate to Advanced
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 - 8:30 pm
Saturdays from 11 am - 12:30 pm and Sundays from 10 - 11 am
Instructors: Shihan Ty Aponte and Senseis James Augur, Lynn Aponte, Bob Johnson, and Leo Shortle,
with assistance from Christie Vela Kramer, Robert Nunez, Christopher Becker, and Dr. David Michelson
Adaptive Karatedo - Special Forces
Tuesdays from 5 - 6 pm
Training in karatedo can serve as an important corollary to other physical, behavioral and psychological treatment programs. Adaptive Karatedo is taught by instructors who emphasize a love-based teaching method (firm yet fun) to give every student the chance to feel like a success.
Instructor: David Voiles
Kendo - Japanese Fencing
Sundays from 3 to 5 pm
A modern Japanese martial art, descended from more ancient arts of swordsmanship, using bamboo swords and protective armour. "With fierce yells...two swordsmen attack, their movements just a blur to the eye."
Instructors: Sensei Aaron Belko and Sensei Brian Olson
Iaido - Samurai Swordsmanship
Saturdays from 1:45 - 3 pm
A Japanese martial art that emphasizes being aware and capable of quickly drawing the sword and responding to a sudden attack. The name can be translated as the way of harmonious living, the art of adapting to circumstance, or the way of being here and now. Practice emphasizes smooth and efficient movement.
Instructor: Sensei Tim Richmond
Aikido - "The way of harmonious spirit"
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays- 6:00 - 7:30 PM - upstairs mat room
Saturdays - 8:00 – 10:00 AM - upstairs mat room
The Japanese martial art of Aikido is a peaceful discipline for effective self-defense. The classes include stretching,
instruction in safe rolling and falling, joint-lock and throwing techniques, weapons, and etiquette.
Open to students 15+ years old.
Instructors: Sensei Eugene Morales and Sandra Morales
Mondays from 9 - 10 am
Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1 - 2 pm
Thursdays from 6 - 7 pm (upstairs mat room)
and Fridays from 11 am- 12 noon
Zen Tai Chi is a tailored Tai Chi according to student's needs and interests based on Wu Style, Taoist, and Primordial Yang Style Tai Chi.
Instructor: Sifu Peitro Sun
Capoeira - "A Conversation Through Movement"
Sundays from 12 Noon - 2:30 PM
A beautiful art form that combines fight, rhythm, movement, music, and philosophy...A dynamic and transcendental way to train your body, mind and soul...A dialog between the players...A conversation through movement.
Instructor: Nico Zuluaga