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Chris Smith's
      Shotokan Karate!
Affiliate Club: Monroe, LA
Bayou State Karate Club
Sensei Chris Smith

Chris Smith, owner of Chris Smith's North Louisiana Shotokan, has been professionally teaching for years, and he has spent many hours focusing his Rayville Martial Arts Classes on the ideals you want for your kids.

About Shotokan

Shotokan is a style of karate, developed from various martial arts by Gichin Funakoshi and his son Gigo (Yoshitaka) Funakoshi. Being one of the first and biggest styles, Shotokan is considered a traditional and influential form of karate.

About Our Club

Our Rayville Martial Arts Classes focus on things that parents just like you want your children to learn. "Focus, Confidence, Discipline, and Independent Motivation"


Chris Smith Karate!
           Shotokan Karate

 A Martial Arts sport that lasts all year!  

The most important self-defense technique is self-confidence and thatʼs exactly what you or your child will gain through The Chris Smith Karate Classes for kids and adults. At Chris Smith Karate, nobody sits on the bench, everyone participates! Each lesson starts with a cardio warm up period and then students learn fundamental karate blocks, punches, kicks, Kata and Kumite in a positive environment. Benefits from karate include increased focus, improved self-control, respect, self confidence, flexibility, and coordination. Karate helps you gain the focus needed to excel in your life.
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TEAM SHOTOKAN is the competition team of Sensei Chris. He heads up a group of enthusiastic students who want to compete in area and national tournaments. The goal is to take TEAM SHOTOKAN to these tournaments with the hope of eventually competing in the US Nationals, Pan-American and World Championships.

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Greetings visiting ALUMNI!

Thanks for checking up on us. As you can see Shotokan Karate is going strong and I am blessed to be teaching Shotokan Karate to many students from the area. I would very much like to hear from you. Please drop me a message and let me know what you are doing and where you are. Even better, if you are in the area, please drop in and chat. ~ Sensei Chris

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