Helping you to achieve your goals will be HEAD MASTER SAIKO SHIHAN.
SAIKO SHIHAN has been involved in the martial arts since he was a youngster. He trained vigorously in several styles, making karate and the martial arts his way of life.
"AMERICAN KARATE", founded and developed by SAIKO SHIHAN is a combination of styles such as Shotokan, Kyokushinkai, Tae Kwon Do and many other styles, emphasizing only the better, more practical techniques of each style, incorporated so that "AMERICAN KARATE" proves to be more modern, updated and efficient.

SAIKO SHIHAN BELIEVES that self discipline, self defense, positive attitude, respect, and physical fitness are all necessary to achieve an aspect of karate he considers most important, SELF CONFIDENCE. SAIKO SHIHAN is a firm believer that "each student should strive to set goals and try their best to achieve them". This is stressed in his SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT PROGRAM, where students are expected to show improvement in their grade average and performance in school as they progress in their karate training. Attention span, concentration and discipline are stressed in his children's classes.

For adults SAIKO SHIHAN stresses body toning, physical conditioning, improved flexibility, aerobics and weight control with the added advantage of self-defense. This, not only makes your workout more fun and interesting but allows you to relax and have fun.
SAIKO SHIHAN has successfully competed in tournaments throughout the United States and is well respected in todays martial arts world.
In the 1990 Fight for Cancer NATIONAL KARATE Championship in trump Castle, Atlantic City, he demonstrated power, speed, accuracy and confidence breaking two PRO-MODEL Louisville baseball bats with his bare shin.
Working out at a gym and lifting weights uses only your body but, "AMERICAN KARATE", helps you use your mind as well. Also, because your routine goes by quickly it allows you to stick to the program more easily.