Mr. Gene Beecher


Classes Are Held At

219 E 14th St
Elmira Heights, NY 14903

We are located across the street from the Heights Theater , corner of Elmwood & 14th Street

Phone: (607)936-6867
E-Mail: elmira@hidyochiai.org



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About The Instructor


Mr. Gene Beecher, a 6th degree Black Belt studying under Master Hidy Ochiai. Mr. Beecher has brought to this community an awareness of what your body can achieve through training and conditioning in the martial arts. He has over 20 years of experience in karate and continues to train under Master Hidy Ochiai, headquartered in Vestal, NY. He has helped students achieve self-improvement as taught to him by Master Ochiai.

There are two dojos that are training in Washin-ryu in this area. One located at East 14th Street in Elmira Heights and the other at 12 Spruce Street in Corning. Mr. Beecher is the instructor at both dojos and dedicates his time sharing his knowledge, enthusiasm and dedication for Master Ochiai (Sensei), Washin-ryu karate and his students through his captivating and charismatic teachings. He also continues to share his knowledge within many local school districts as he is also involved in the Educational Karate Program (EKP) as a trainer.




Additional Information


We Offer:

Individual attention in a comfortable environment conducive for learning

Special classes in self-defense for women children and seniors÷

We have special family rates. It is a great place for families to go and enhance the bond of the family

We also have a great environment for physical conditioning: a complete workout in the hour you are there including and aerobic warm-up, kata (forms) and self-defense training

No contracts, special fees, or hidden costs