Learn self-defense along with physical and mental self-control. These skills provide a strong foundation for confidence and self-esteem.
Positive Karate USA offers a year-round curriculum of action packed classes. Students develop:
No Experience Needed!
Mr. Maris only requires that students have a desire to learn the martial arts and a commitment to working hard.
Positive Karate USA is the largest, longest running and best martial arts studio in the North Lake Tahoe and Carson City areas. Students are taught by Mr. John Maris, who leads a supportive, encouraging and diciplined instructional program that is inviting to both adults and kids. Mr. Maris holds a Tang Soo Do 4th Degree Black Belt and is a Master candidate.
"I've trained in four studios and have practiced both Tae Kwon Do and Tang Soo Do. Positive Karate is by far the best school I have attended. It fosters a supportive team-building environment. Mr. Maris is able to maintain displine without fear. He also throws in quite a bit of humor, too. The outstanding character of his staff and black belts is a testment to his well-balanced approach and can-do attitude." - Alan Shaw
Tang Soo Do
Tang Soo Do is a traditional Korean martial art that enhances the whole person through exercise, discipline and self confidence drillls. Tang Soo Do draws techniques from 2000 years of history and is famous for powerful kicking techniques coupled with a balanced use of the hands.