Karate classes coming to Old Forge

Karate classes for all ages are being offered at the Park Avenue Building in Old Forge on Wed-nes-days from 5 to 8 p.m., beginning September 7.

The instructor is Andrew Croniser of Woodgate who has a 5th Degree Black Belt and is a Certified Instructor in Chinese Kenpo Karate.

Croniser, who has been teaching karate for 25 years, has also achieved 1st Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon-Do.

He currently teaches karate in Boonville, Barneveld and Marcy and is now expanding into the Old Forge area.

A pre-skills class for four- and five-year-olds will begin at 5 p.m. and will run for approximately 35 minutes.

A class for 6- to 9-year-olds will follow and run from 45 minutes to an hour.

A mixed class and adult class will follow.

Croniser said children over the age of 10 can enroll in the adult classes.

Experience is not necessary and karate uniforms are not required, although uniforms will be available for purchase.

Croniser suggests students wear sweats and t-shirts or whatever they feel comfortable in.

According to Croniser’s website, karate promotes discipline, confidence and leadership skills.

Registration for karate classes is Thursday, September 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Park Avenue Building.

For more information visit the website: www.amckarate.com or call (315) 796-4382.


Karate Instructor Andrew Croniser

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