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Geoff Mires Jr
· November 26, 2017
Led by Sensei Richard Poage, this is truly an amazing dojo. The quality of instruction of Karate and Kobudo (traditional weapons) is very impressive and the practical applications (Self-Defense Techni...ques) derived from the kata they teach are realistic and actually work! Weather you are looking for practical self defense, fitness, tradition, sparring, or traditional weapons then this is the place you have been looking for. All of the instructors have a wealth of knowledge and are great with both kids and adults. See More
Aleks Webster
· June 28, 2017
In 2012, at age 53, I decided to learn martial arts with a goal in the back of my mind of earning my black belt by the time I was 60 ; ) I am the academic type and not very athletic; and I injured my... back 15 years earlier, which flares up once in a while. Given these parameters, I called dojos near my home to ask the Sensei if they would be willing to work with me. Every Sensei I spoke to said "the program is the program and there is no deviation". When I spoke with Sensei Poage, his response was, "yes, of course, we can work with you, just come on in." From the first day in class, I have felt supported, respected, and cared for. Even when I hit emotional places inside myself when I spar, Sensei has been extremely patient and supportive. "It's okay, just come to class, just come and practice!" I have and it works!!
I love the diversity of students present in every class. I love how Sensei Poage works with each individual at the level they are at, while at the same time, holding the bar just a bit higher so we can set our goal on the next level of improvement. I love coming to class because it feels like home!
If you are looking for a martial arts program for your kids or for yourself, this is the place to come! They truly build champions!
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Paul Enfield
· November 26, 2017
Some of the best martial arts teachers you will find anywhere for children and adults.
Ev Joy Lokadottr
· October 9, 2016
Sensei Poage and Sensei (well, maybe he prefers Senpai) Legel came out to the bay area to run a seminar, which I had the joy of attending. Had a great deal of fun, good people. Both of them taught ve...ry well. I know nothing of their katas, being a Kyokushin karateka, but I ended up getting a lot out of it anyway. Full contact Shorin Ryu is really cool! See More
Carlos R. Bartolomei
· October 1, 2016
I've been training for over 40 years and this is the most enjoyable group I've been with in a very long time. If you are considering a martial art, please check this place out. Great people, great and... respectful atmosphere. See More
Krista McKnight Morris
· June 10, 2015
My daughter and I have just started taking private lessons with Richard Poage. He is an amazing instructor. He is working awesome with my daughter who is autistic. Plus he is really patience with me t...oo. We would highly recommend this place to anyone who is interested in learning Karate. See More
Kimberly Zener
· December 17, 2015
What a great 2nd family. Sensei has a great balance of discipline, fun and love. We are always impressed how the belt tests are conducted and the variety of classes offered.
Petra Ratner
· June 28, 2015
Our son Felix absolutely loves Peaceful Warrior Dojo. Thank you sensei Poage, sensei Michael and sensei Cameron! This dojo is great! We are recommending you to everybody. We love your discipline and t...raining ! Thank you ! See More
Alma Hass
· September 28, 2015
Amazing Dojo!! Staff is awesome and instructors are caring and patient but at the same time strict. They made my son goal driven and excited to work harder for his training!! Love being a part of thei...r community. See More
Tally Rhoades
· November 20, 2015
We find this to be a wonderful place for our sons afternoon training and care
Stephanie Miller
· September 24, 2016
I felt like I found a new home. I can't wait to train more.
Missy Keast
· December 30, 2014
Wonderful dojo!! Excellent instructors and program. Every time I come home from the karate class, I feel fresh. More confidence. More knowledge. And work on kicking make my legs longer and thin and ST...RONG and SEXY! See More
Keegan Connelly
· June 7, 2014
Great place to practice/exercise. Great people to be with. Very fun
Daniel Prats
· November 26, 2013
Learn to defend yourself in practical ways! Great environment and always encouraging people
Noah Legel
· September 22, 2013
Great instructors and a great facility!