Karate School in Vancouver, Kitsilano

Karate for kids, teenagers, youth, adults in Kitsilano Vancouver

Free Online Karate Course for Children and Parents: Learn the first kata completely for free and at your leisure. Start today!

Help your child start learning the fist Shotokan kata (Heian Shodan) Right Now!

Are you looking for a karate class for your child, but cannot find a school because he or she is too young? Do you need help learning the first kata? Use this Free Online Karate Resource to help your child learn the first Shotokan Kata (Heian Shodan) today!

Part 1:  Free Online Karate Introduction Welcome 

Part 2 Heian Shodan: Introduction

Part 3: Online Kata: Full Kata Video  

Part 4 Heian Shodan in Slow Motion

Part 5: Quiz Heian Shodan

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Most Karate schools do not accept students who are younger than 6 years old. Although Hayabusa Karate accepts very young students (starting at age 2!), we realize that not every child lives close to our dojo. We decided to do something that would enable every little aspiring karate-ka to begin practicing karate regardless of parent schedules, location, focus level and cost. This course is available for free and accessible to everyone with an internet connection. All you need is a little bit of space to move around. 

Click on the links below to view photos, videos in regular and slow motion performed by 5 year old young practitioner who has been practicing Karate since he was 2 years old. Now ,your child can begin to learn Shotokan Karate at home. 

This course is perfect for parents who cannot take their children to a karate class or those who wish to support their child at home in preparation for a yellow belt test in Shotokan Karate. The course features the first Shotokan Kata (Heian Shodan) and provides four video angles of the same kata to help your child remember and follow along. The kata contains 21 movements. Learning time necessary to remember the kata may vary.