David Thomason teaches karate at Central Baptist Church in Jacksonville, his karate background began in the late 1970’s while serving in the Marine Corps.
“We do this as a ministry our fees are fair low we want it to be something people can afford, that we don’t want to make it cost prohibited,” Thomason, said.
Children and adults ages 7 and up learn American Bushido Kai. The classes held on Thursdays are separated from beginners to more experienced.
Thomason has been teaching for 11 years and is a 5th degree black belt. Multiple instructors assist with teaching the karate classes.