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Stephanie Wright

Love this program! This is NOT your typical karate program, but so much more! The kids learn life skills such as self esteem, respect, and discipline (for example, a challenge this month is for ninjas to make their bed every day). My daughter started this program shortly after turning three years old, and I have seen tremendous increases in her self-confidence, attention span, respect for teachers at school, manners, and overall behavior (in addition to physical development). Not a day goes by that her teachers don’t compliment her on her behavior, and I believe a large part of that is owed to this program. The instructor is incredibly enthusiastic and dedicated to student success. It’s not very often that you get to see someone who has truly found his “calling” in life, but I believe Shihan is one of those people.

Grant Faulkner

Absolutely the best thing we've ever done for our son and for our family. In only a couple months we saw huge positive changes in our son's self-esteem, his confidence, his fitness, and his overall attitude. He’s always excited to come to class, and his growing pride and sense of accomplishment is a joy to see. More than just a karate school, through SDMA our son (and our family) is learning valuable life skills. Thanks Shihan Strecker!

Nicole West reviewed Skillz Dynamic Martial Arts
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My son Joseph loves Karate with Shihan! We tried another karate schools that was closer in location, but he kept asking for Shihan. In comparison, I was most impressed with the curriculum and organization at Skillz Dynamic Martial Arts, and I'm so glad we made the decision to return. The kids are all known by name and addressed individually throughout each class. Joseph loves it, and I have seen growth in him both as a karate student and as a young boy who displays confidence and shows courtesy and respect!

Amanda Russell reviewed Skillz Dynamic Martial Arts
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My son has been going here since September and he absolutely LOVES IT!! I enjoy watching him learn new things and cant wait to see him advance in his belt colors!! I am so glad i choose to go here for him rather than another place!

Annamarie Macandog reviewed Skillz Dynamic Martial Arts
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One of the most rewarding decisions we've made in our daughter's development has been her enrollment at Denny Strecker's Karate. She has developed so many skills in just one year. The instructors are wonderful and the skills they teach reach well beyond martial arts, including reinforcing skills to be a good student, good friend, and good person.

Donald Kolosick reviewed Skillz Dynamic Martial Arts
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Nearly five years at the dojo now. My son, 12 year old who is autistic has really progressed under Shihan Strecker. He is doing things I would not have thought he could do. He's still very shy but his confidence has grown so much. I highly recommend this kid friendly, family oriented dojo.

Christopher Biddle reviewed Skillz Dynamic Martial Arts
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Absolutely love what I'm seeing both our daughters achieve in such a short time, and really like how the courses focus on life skills as well as physical skills

Scott Reno reviewed Skillz Dynamic Martial Arts
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We're only 6 weeks in and we could not be happier w/ the progress. Our near 4 year old is not the best listener, but we are already seeing changes. Still a work in progress to be sure, but we're on our way!

Lisa Sandor reviewed Skillz Dynamic Martial Arts
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Great place for karate and kickboxing. Instructor is awesome and looks forward to seeing you succeed

Denise DeGolyer reviewed Skillz Dynamic Martial Arts
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Denny Strecker's teaches kids not only karate, but how to become leaders. My son has been going there for over a year and the change in his self confidence and attitude has been life changing!

David Kaye reviewed Skillz Dynamic Martial Arts
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Caring, detailed, and family oriented are 3 terms that come to mind when thinking about this facility. You definitely don't want to pass up this school if you want to learn self defense, confidence, respect, or just get a great workout.

Sk Heinzman reviewed Skillz Dynamic Martial Arts
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We signed up my son last year when he was 5 to help him build confidence. Since then his more confident in everything and made improvements in all areas. Now, his twin sister has joined along with him after seeing how fun the class were. I love the fact that the classes focus on life skills but making it a blast for the kids!

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Are you wondering: “What’s the best place for martial arts near me?”

Are you wondering: “What’s the best place for martial arts near me?” Well let me tell you about Denny Strecker’s Karate in Troy Michigan.

Denny Strecker’s Karate has been teaching martial arts to families in Troy, Sterling Heights, Rochester, Warren, and Royal Oak since 1996.
Classes are designed to help children develop all four stages of growth (physical, emotional, social and intellectual) so that students
are able to use the skills they learn in their everyday life. Not just their self-defense skills, but important daily skills at school
like focus, concentration, listening and leadership.

The school also teaches important Life Skills each month. Skills like Respect, Being Trustworthy, Teamwork, Patience, Self-Confidence and Integrity. These lessons are taught as part of the curriculum and students are given homework assignments to complete for each skill.

The lessons don’t stop in the classroom. There is a Parent Skills program that the parents absolutely love! Each week they are given the chance to work on a particular skill to make them a better parent. Skills like Patience, Connection and Understanding.

Denny Strecker’s Karate is the only karate school in Michigan that:

1) Teaches all four stages of development for children
2) Has age specific classes
3) Has age specific curriculum
4) Teaches based on child brain science
5) Is able to show measurable results in each child

Most karate schools will tell you that they will improve your child’s confidence and other Life Skills, but if you ask them
how, none are able to give you a specific methodology as to what they are going to do to make sure your child gets those skills.
They hope it happens and then take the credit for it when it does.

Every student starts off the same way with a free private lesson so the instructors can learn about your child and what their strengths and weaknesses
are so they can then create  a plan for success.

If you would like more information or to schedule your free private lesson, please call the school and we will be happy to find a day and time that
works best for you to get started.

What’s the best place for martial arts near me? Denny Strecker’s Karate has a great reputation in the Troy School District and community as a whole
and will take great care of your child.