About Tatsu-Do Training Tatsu-Do is an eclectic system of martial arts founded by Hanshi William R. Cavalier after many years of study in the arts ranging from JuJutsu, Chinese Kempo, Shito-ryu, Chito-ryu to Goshin Jutsu Kyo Jujo. Hanshi Cavalier has also studied Kung Fu and various weapons systems. The beginner in Tatsu-Do is taught self-discipline, self- confidence and self-defense techniques of Karate. Each class consists of aerobic warm-up exercises, stretching, body conditioning and Karate instruction. Students learn striking hand techniques, kicks and blocks. Practice also includes self-defense and free style sparring. For advanced students, training is given in JuJutsu and 66 Main Street • Leroy NY 14482 AikJutsu maneuvers. Starting at green belt, students are introduced to the use of Oriental weapons, bo and sai. Phone: 585-414-3181 Safety is strictly enforced, especially with beginners. Anyone can learn Karate - men, women, children. No special talent or physical strength are required, only discipline and willingness to work hard. To the Student: Through Tatsu-Do it is my hope to show you not only self-defense but a way of life. Those who study it in earnest will reap tremendous rewards; those who will take it in jest will find nothing. Student who aspires to be good must practice outside what he has learned inside. Lack of diligent practice will result in stagnation. Ranking will be determined on the basis of physical achievement and on mental attitude. Learn: Self-Confidence WHY LEROY KARATE : Self-Discipline • Over 55 Years experience between both Self-Defense instructors • Exercise and Stretch • Master all basic Kicks, Strikes, blocks, and stances • Defend against weapons and other attacks • Learn to throw your attacker • Learn to lock up your attacker • Learn to disable your attacker • Increase your self-confidence • Parents can work out in the Fitness Center for FREE while kids take Karate Instructors Renshi Fred Merica has been Class Fees studying martial arts since 1980 and Shihan David Swede & holds the ranks of 6th Degree Black Adults/Young Adults $60/month $160/ 3 Months Renshi Fred Merica Belt in Tatsu-Do Karate, 6th Degree $50/month Black Belt in Tatsu-Do Kobudo Children (weapons), and 1st Degree Black Belt 2 person@ 20% discount Family Memberships in Tatsu-Do Iai Jutsu (sword). Renshi 3 person@ 30% discount Merica has been studying under Shihan David Swede and achieved his 1st Degree Black Belt status in August, Class Schedule 1985 from Hanshi William R. Cavalier (founder of Tatsu-Do). Renshi Merica Day Class Class Time was chosen by Hanshi William R. Children 6:00-7:00 Cavalier to be on the Tatsu Do Board Wednesday Adults/Young Adults 7:00-9:00 of Directors in 1995. Renshi Merica has attended many seminars and clinics Saturday Children 9:00-10:00 on self-defense and has taught many Adults/Young Adults 10:00-12:00 Shihan David Swede has studied himself. Children – age 5 to 14 • Adults – age 15 and up Martial Arts since 1976. He currently holds a 7th degree Black Belt in Tatsu- Do Karate and Kobudo (weapons), 2nd Please Note: One-time Tatsu Do lifetime registration fee degree Black Belt in Tatsu-Do Aiki ($25.00) due at end of 1st month. Jutsu, 1st degree in Iai Jutsu (art of drawing the sword), and 5th degree in Other Instructors Other equipment required: • Student Manual $12.00 Goshin Justsu Karate. He has studied • Groin Protector (Men) $12.00 under Hanshi William R. Cavalier, 10th 4th Degree Kris Dibelka • Mouth Guard $ 5.00 degree Black Belt and head of the Black Belt • Patch $12.00 Tatsu-Do, and Master Gerald Durant • Uniform (price depends on size) 2nd Degree • Hachimaki (Headband) $12.00 (deceased), 10th degree Black Belt Gordy Truax Black Belt • Rank(belt/Cert.) $20 Goshin Jutsu. He has been on the • Rank (Stripe/Cert.) $15 Tatsu-Do Board of Directors since 1std Degree • Free Fitness Membership included) 1985. Shihan Swede has run the Perry Rick Stevens Black Belt Martial Arts Studio since 1979 with A student (both adults and children) can start at any time. New classes start weekly. Renshi Merica being his most senior 1st Degree Don Borracia teaching assistant since 1984. Black Belt No contract obligation required.