Martial Arts

KarateKarate

Sensei Mike Culbreth has been teaching Yoshukai Karate in the Wiregrass area for over 42 years through the Department of Leisure Services and his private Dojo. He is an 8th degree black belt with the certification of Master in Yoshukai. Sensei Culbreth has taught generations of families and they keep coming back because they know the benefits of learning from someone with so much experience!

  • Class I: Children Karate
    • Ages: 6 through 12
    • Tuesday & Thursday - 5:30p - 6:30p
    • $60 / month
    • at Westgate Recreation Center
    • Monday & Wednesday - 5:30p - 6:30p
    • $75 / month
    • at World Yoshukai Karate, 1791 Ross Clark Circle, Dothan, AL
  • Class II: Adult Karate 
    • Ages: 13 and up
    • Monday & Wednesday - 6:00p - 7:30p
    • $75 / month
    • at World Yoshukai Karate, 1791 Ross Clark Circle, Dothan, AL

What does Yoshukai karate offer? Children learn: 

  • respect, manners, and discipline. 
  • traditional Katas
  • weapons
  • sparring
  • self-defense
  • kickboxing
  • full contact karate
  • fitness


Tai Chi Chuan

Tai Chi Chuan is an exercise practiced at a slow and even speed. This non-aggressive Martial Art promotes relaxation, straight posture, good balance, internal strength, coordination, and peace of mind. The Tai Chi movements calm a person's emotions and focus the mind, helping to improve bodily functions and prevent aging and disease.

  • Class: Tuesday and Thursday (morning) 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
  • Fee: $50 per person
  • Instructor: Email Frederic Lecut or call (334) 798-1639
  • Location: Westgate Recreation Center
  • Registration: Register with the instructor the first class of each month.
  1. Westgate Recreation Center

    Physical Address
    501 Recreation Road
    Dothan, AL 36303

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 2128
    Dothan, AL 36302

    Phone: (334) 615-3762

    Building Hours
    Monday through Thursday
    5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

    Friday
    5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    Saturday
    10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Sunday
    2 to 6 p.m.

    Office Hours
    Monday through Friday
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m.