Programs


Empower Martial Arts was founded by Sensei Dean Mace and is a place of study for Karate, Character Development, and Life Skills. The main style taught at Empower Martial Arts is Shotokan Karate. This style emphasizes the perfection of ones character as well as ones technique. 

Little Dragon Program
This program is specially designed for the ages of 3-6 with fun, high energy classes and is the perfect choice for your child. It provides a one-of-a-kind choice for parents who wish to make sure that their child’s future is one filled with confidence and success, as well as an exciting adventure along the way in a safe environment.

Junior Black Belt Program
This program is for children 6 to 12 years old. The student will move through ten belt levels (White to Black Belt). Each student receives three stripes per belt. The student must have parent approval in order to receive a stripe. This program is broken into three phases so that students are always challenged and motivated to learn new skills. The student will learn 30 character development and life skills,  65 karate techniques, 45 self-defense maneuvers, 9 kata’s (traditional forms), and a full study of the art of goal setting. This program is full of flexibility skills, endurance drills, and most of all fun! The ultimate goal is 1st degree junior Black Belt in Shotokan Karate.

Adult and Teen Black Belt Program
This program is for students ages 13 and up. This is a four year program where the student will move through ten belt levels (White to Black Belt). Each student receives three stripes per belt. This program is broken into three phases so that students are always challenged and motivated to learn new skills. The student will learn 30 character development and life skills, 70 karate techniques, 50 self-defense maneuvers, and 11 kata’s (traditional forms). In this program we focus on flexibility skills, endurance drills, and the history of karate. The ultimate goal is 1st degree Black Belt in Shotokan Karate.

Black Belt and Beyond
This program is for those who have reached Black Belt and strive for higher degrees. The student will learn advanced techniques and begin an in-depth study of Shotokan as well as other styles of martial arts. As long as you are a student at Empower Martial Arts you will never stop learning and growing.

Adult and Teen Self-Defense Program
Krav Maga Self-Defense is the most devastating fighting system / Self Defense or protection system in the world. Krav Maga is not a sport, it is a system based on principles and concepts. In Krav Maga, you’ll learn to defeat unarmed attackers, rapidly resolve ground fights, and deal with knives and guns. Additionally, you’ll learn how to debilitate your opponent rapidly irrespective of his size, training background or experience level. Most importantly the system can be learned quickly and applied under extreme stress.

“Come in to Empower Martial Arts for a free tour. You are sure to be inspired!”