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Located on a beautiful and historic Windham Farm! 122 N Lowell Rd Windham NH
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Uechi Ryu Karate is a complete discipline of Body, Soul, and Spirit!

 The style of Uechi-Ryu, is an Okinawan style of karate and is highly respected as one of the most powerful and effective styles of self-defense.

Uechi Ryu is the core foundation of what is taught but we include multiple disciplines into what we do at the School of Warrior Arts: Boxing, Jui jitsu,  Kick Boxing, & Weapons.

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ADULTS

Training is a complete discipline of Body, Soul, and spirit, and  is one of the best ways to get in shape, alleviate stress, develop skill, coordination, confidence and be able to defend yourself.  Its never too late to start!

CHILDREN & TEENS

There is no doubt about it – the students from our school stand out from the crowd! Our school provides an environment where Children and teenagers can learn the value of hard work, integrity, self-motivation, and self-discipline.  We do this while having a bunch of fun too. Our children & teen students learn self-respect, respect for others, and how to interact as a team, and overcome obstacles ….

In partnership with The Crossing LIFE Academy (CLA) we have an After School program M-F 3pm-5pm!

UECHI RYU

Uechi Ryu focuses on training for the Body, the mind, and in Self - Defense.  Its primarily a stand up art and a Kata (form) based system designed to be practical and potent for self - defense but also purposeful in developing the heart, mind, and character of a person.

Uechi Ryu is the core foundation of what is taught but we include multiple disciplines into what we do at the School of Warrior Arts: Boxing, Jiu jitsu,  Kick Boxing, & Weapons.

PRIVATE TRAINING

Accelerate your growth and customize your training and development through working 1 on 1.

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4 Weeks of Awesome Training!

We are so confident that you are going to love working with us and being apart of the SOWA Tribe!! Join us for our 4 week special trial...

The Karate Nerd himself....

Says Uechi Ryu is the best karate style for self defense...take a listen to find out why.

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Karate tuition begins with 2 private introductory scheduled lessons with Instructor, Josiah Armstrong or Susan Michelson. All classes will be held at 122 N. Lowell in Windham, NH (Windham Crossing Life Church & Community  Center) unless otherwise notified.


​Intro Program: $50 - this includes 2 private lessons, the student's Gi & belt (the white belt is earned in class), student evaluations, and fitness assessment.

We're committed to each student's development and progress in the Dojo and in life. It is recommended for each student to be in class at least 2 times a week and to practice at Home for proper progress and development.

Standard Program Costs (after the "Intro"):
$165 a month ​

 

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BONUS 1

R.A.W Resources: Tools and Resources for Personal Growth

What we do is far more than kicks and punches. We're about personal transformation and with that we provide tools and processes for development. We have an online community and training hub - R.A.W (Raise A Warrior)

BONUS 2

ProCoach

A world class online nutrition and fitness curriculum that will reshape your health and deliver a 12 month ordered and habit based process with daily lessons, habits, check-in's, and a custom year long training program!!! 

BONUS 3

Bushido Bytes

The SOWA podcast providing character education and more to empower you and your family to grow in faith, character, and leadership.

 

BONUS 4

Community of like minded Amazing people, Special events,  & Access to Master martial artists through our association with the Uechi Ryu Botukukai

 https://www.uechiryubutokukai.com

BONUS 5

Keep your eye out for the SOWA Celebration festive, fun, and joy-filled events! 

You can also book us to host or run your party!

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It’s s never too late to start and there's never a better time! Embrace the journey and enjoy the rewards of training!

Meet Your instructors!

Mr Josiah Armstrong & Mrs Susan Michelson

I am the founder of Forerunner Fitness, School of Warrior Arts, and I serve on the senior leadership team of The Crossing Life Church in Windham, NH. I love the martial arts for many reasons, but I love people more.  My goal is to add value to your life and empower you through the martial arts.  I truly see our training and methodology as holistic education for life.  Everything you learn on the mats will be applicable for life, whether you're 4 years old or 60 years old.  We train the Body, but more than that we train the heart and the mind!

I am presently a 4th degree Black Belt in Uechi Ryu and proficient in various other arts that are incorporated into the school. I am also a Certified Personal Trainer, Holistic Wellness Coach, & John Maxwell Certified speaker, trainer, coach.
       I live in Manchester, NH with my wife, Crystal, and four children, Jubilee, Asher, Legacy, and Jasper.

I am Mr Armstrong's senior student and Assistant Instructor.  With a brief introduction to martial arts in early adulthood, I am very thankful to have found SOWA at this season of life as it's been a tool to push me forward in every way of my life.  Studying a martial art has facilitated many of my passions to work cohesively together: mentoring, equipping, and empowering students of all ages unto health in body, soul, and spirit.  I wholly believe in and carry the vision our school.  I feel very privileged and thankful for the opportunities given, for relationships discovered, and for the shoulders upon which I stand in my journey.

 

I am presently a Nidan (2nd Degree Black Belt), a local business owner with my husband, a homeschooling Mama, and part of the Crossing Life Church community leadership teams.  My family and I reside in Windham, NH.

OUR WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Private lessons to be scheduled  and monthly schedules have important dates for class changes and announcements.

MONDAYS

11am Jr All rank class  - Juijitsu focused

After school program - 3-5pm (3-4pm Homework, free play, snacks)

4-4:50pm All Jr Rank Martial Arts Class** 

TUESDAYS

4-4:50pm All Jr Rank Martial Arts Class** 

5-6pm Jr's All Ranks 

6:15-7:30 Teen & Adults (13yrs and up)

WEDNESDAY

3-5pm After School program (3-4pm homework, freeplay, snack)

4-5pm - Martial Art Class**

5-6pm -Teen & Adult Boxing & MMA 

THURSDAY

10:30am-11:15 - jr ranks 7yrs-12yrs

4-4:50pm Jr All rank - Martial Art Class**

5-6pm Teen & Adult boxing & MMA

FRIDAY

3-5pm After School Program (3-4pm Homework, freeplay, snack) 

4-4:45pm - Dance

5-6pm - Jr ALL rank 7-12 yrs (Uechi Ryu)

6:15-7:30pm - Teen & Adult 

SATURDAY

Special seminars, Workshops, & private lessons

 

**Class focus will vary from Boxing, jujitsu, karate, fitness, weapons 

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PRIVATE TRAINING

Accelerate your growth and customize your training and development through working 1 on 1.

Set up a call to discuss your goals and needs.

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Adventures. Events. Parties.

Keep your eye out for the SOWA Celebration festive, fun, and joy-filled events! 

You can also book us to host or run your party!

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

3-5PM MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY

Have peace of mind as your student is cared for, trained, and having fun!  We are in partnership with and an extension of your family, the Crossing LIFE Academy (CLA) and the Crossing Life Church, for student success!

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