Karate classes aim to spread love of God in East Texas

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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.

Classes are also held at 6 p.m in Rusk on Mondays at the Church of Christ and in Tyler on Tuesdays at Colonial Hills. 
 
For information about how to sign up for karate call (903) 530-7704. 
 
 
 

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