To reach our goals by being actively involved in our
community. Reaching out for the betterment of all, through
disciplined learning, and the practice of traditional karate.
Devoted to the building and refinement of character in each
maintaining the way and future of Shinkyudo Karate. This
right-mindedness and honor will have a profound positive
effect on the future of Shinkyudo Karate and our community.
To promote and protect the style. This system creates and supports an
environment for those who train in the way to grow and persevere.
The Shinkyudo style of karate is a blend of several martial art styles.
In the Japanese language “Shinkyu” means new and old. When combined
with “Do”, it simply means – the way of the new and the way of the old.
Shinkyudo Karate provides the practical system of self-defense applicable
in this age while still linking the student to the power of past masters.
Our continuous search for “the one best way” keeps the style vital and
flexible. Through the time-proven method of intense physical training,
students achieve the metaphysical levels of the art. The goal is continuous
|Shinkyudo Karate is a non-profit organization relying on the many contributions from our membership and others.
It is through their hours of volunteering and amazing unwavering perseverance that we are able to pass on the
martial arts experience. Thank You!!
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The karate style of Shinkyudo (New Old Way) combines traditional forms, techniques and
principles from several styles of martial arts with a modern philosophy of life. All instructors
are black belts, certified by the Shinkyudo Karate Association of America Inc.
The members of the Shinkyudo Karate Assoc. of America
have acknowledged Kyoshi Kent Kruse on his advancement to
7th degree Black Belt. His effort and dedication is an example of just
how much can be accomplished when discipline is combined with
At his Kamiza (recognition ceremony), Mr. Kruse said,
“I am humbled by this great honor and want to thank all those who
have helped along the Way. Keep training, OSU!”
Mr. Kruse continues to teach and train in Shinkyudo Karate in
Cedar Falls and Waverly Iowa.