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RENÉ CANALES

René Canales is a 5th Dan Black Belt Karate Instructor, certified by the Japan Karate Shoto Federation (JKS), former NASA Engineer, and Astronaut trainer. He started practicing Shotokan karate at the age of six in Lima-Perú. Moved to Texas during the 1990’s, and has been teaching and promoting world class champions in Traditional Karate.

Canales Sensei methodology consists in combining the philosophical and technical aspects of self-defense karate by incorporating breathing exercises, flexibility, body strength, and meditation. His goal is to help developing multiple aspects of the physical, mental, and spiritual characteristics of a person and provide the tools for solving daily life problems. He is the Chief Instructor of the Japan Karate Shoto Federation in Houston.

 

THE DOJO
Classes and formats are target-specific. Our system consists of a combination of several techniques including basic & advanced development, sparring, forms, self-defense, and others. Our sessions are divided in Kihon or fundamentals, Kumite or sparring, Kata, Self-Defense, and Functional Workouts 
We focus on self-development by boosting an individual’s character, discipline, respect, and perseverance. Our students are immersed in enjoyable and challenging classes centering on overcoming realistic EVERYDAY LIFE obstacles
 
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