Michael Lapreziosa holds a teacher’s certificate and a 4th degree Black Belt (Yon dan) in the American Self Defense Karate Association and Shuto Karate Club. He began training with Shuto Karate Club under Master Robert Trotta in July 2009. In July 2017, Master Trotta’s club moved from Hatfield to its present location in Sellersville, and in April 2018, Mr. Lapreziosa…
Our regular classes combine traditional Japanese Shotokan karate methods and modern self-protection drills and instruction. Our “Tiny Samurai” class for 4-6 year-olds is not a karate class, but focuses on posture, movement, balance, coordination, and following instructions in a playful environment, with a martial-arts flavor and some basic self-protection habits..
Children’s classes (ages 7-14) are Mondays and Thursdays from 5:15 to 6:15 PM, and Saturdays 10:00 to 11:00 AM.
Adults’ classes (ages 15 and up) are from 6:30 to 8:00 PM on Mondays and Thursdays and 11:15 AM to 12:45 PM on Saturdays.
An open class for children and adults (not Tiny Samurai) is on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:00 PM.
Escrima (sticks) class is on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:30. This is open to members age 12 and above.