Why Train in Shotokan Karate

There are many benefits that can be gained through strong training in Shotokan Karate at Bob Allen Dojo. These benefits are both physical and mental and will stay with the student throughout his or her lifetime if they stick with karate.

Physical Benefits

  • Higher level of cardio
  • Increased hand-eye coordination
  • Increased strength
  • Increased flexibility
  • Increased reflexes
  • Healthier Lifestyle

Mental Benefits

  • Focus
  • Fair Play
  • Character
  • Respect
  • Discipline
  • Confidence
  • Humility
  • Perseverance
  • Courage
  • Dedication
  • Leadership
  • Courtesy
  • Self Control

We have seen students with conditions such as ADHD improve their focus which was reflected in their performance in school and at home. While we make no guarantees that conditions such as ADHD or behavioral issues can be positively affected, we have seen improvement in these areas.