A new and exciting way to build confidence.... Martial arts is proven to deliver great results fast! Find out how self-esteem through martial arts is the secret to success in life.

Self-esteem Through Martial Arts

Do you want your child to have success in life? As parents we all want our kids to have A better chance than we had.... We're parents, that's what we do! Unfortunately children face pressure from school, peers, and living A fast paced lifestyle that can be overwhelming. This constant pressure breaks down children little by little every day. Self-esteem through martial arts gives your family the tools to push though the difficulties of life. Families report visible changes in:





Positive Attitude


Respect For Siblings


Better School Attendance


Study habits






Respect for Adults


Classroom Behavior


The main focus in our school is the character development of  our children.  Building our community through confidence! You will notice positive changes in your child in the first week of attending classes.

We offer A risk-free guarantee on all of our programs…. If you aren’t fully convinced martial arts is the perfect fit for your family, you can cancel any time during the first 30 days.

Check out our class schedule by filling out the form below.

Self-esteem through animal style martial arts

Learn to Master the 7 Shou Shu Fighting Styles

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Children will learn valuable life skills

Team work
Bully proofing
911 phone skills
Stranger danger
Fire safety
Academic excellence

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Shun Shifu Kimball Adult Self Defense and Moores Karate 9th Street Modesto CA

Adult Self Defense (ages 18 and up)

Do you ever feel like there’s never enough time to workout,exercise, or do something truly great for yourself? Are you a parent that constantly feels like there’s never enough time in our crazy schedules to get things done? Haven’t we all felt this way? We’re here to tell you, all it […]

Teen Warriors at Moore's Karate 9th Street Modesto

Teen Warriors (ages 13 – 17)

A feeling of fellowship with others as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. This is the driving force behind our teen class, we believe the teenage years are a fantastic time to instill all the qualities needed for success in adulthood. Our teen program will help your […]

Shou Shu Warriors

Shou Shu Warriors (ages 8 – 12)

    Shou Shu warriors promotes focus, confidence, respect, and self defense through age appropriate martial arts techniques. Shou Shu warriors are inspired to be their best as they progress through a belt ranging from white (beginner) to blue (intermediate). We believe that fighting is not the most important part […]

Little Warriors at Moore's Karate 9th Street Modesto

Little Warriors (ages 3 1/2 – 7)

  Little warriors is a class that focuses on motor skills, social skills, focus, and discipline.  Little warriors is taught through positive reinforcement in a fun, safe, and non-competitive environment. Little warriors progress through a series of colored belts as we prepare them to become a Shou Shu warrior. We use the […]

Six Week introductory Special

Your first six weeks is specially designed to help you set and achieve your family goals.

We’re very excited to chat with you about how we can uncover your families true potential.

You’re only a few simple steps from starting the most amazing journey of your life.


Six weeks of classes + FREE uniform  + Goal setting meeting + Members only Facebook group for Karate parents.

Special features:

  1. White belt testing
  2. Character development course
  3. Life skill training

Register today for your six week special

Bully Prevention Seminars

We also can provide private seminars and demonstrations for your organization. Inquire below for a consultation

News & Events

Learn more about Moore's Karate at 9th Street in Modesto, the martial artform of Shou Shu, classes, students, and more...

Quick health tip

I’ve been having a lot of conversations about health and wellness goals. Whether you’re trying to lose weight or simply trying to lead a healthier lifestyle…. This tip is for you. Health isn’t about being or eating perfect….. It’s about putting in more good than bad. It’s that simple! There […]

by Shun Shifu Kimball Apr 5, 2016 0

Change “I can’t” into “How can I do this better”

Hey everyone, I hope you’re enjoying this beautiful day. I wanted to share this affirmation with you. Negative self-talk is something I struggled with when I was a kid. Martial arts as well as some great coaching helped me change my mindset. IT WAS LIFE CHANGING. Changing “I can’t” into […]

by Shun Shifu Kimball Mar 20, 2016 0

4 Tips on becoming a Karate parent coach

Hey everyone! Here’s a followup from the video posted earlier this week. I got a ton of feedback from parents about joining the action. I wanted to offer some encouragement to everyone who is thinking about getting on the mat. You don’t have to be a black belt to get […]

by Shun Shifu Kimball Mar 18, 2016 0

Can Adults do Martial Arts too?

I know what your thinking….. Iv’e been watching my kids do karate for months now and it looks like so much fun! Here’s another one of my favorites…. Iv’e always wanted to do martial arts but I never had the chance so….. I’d like to enroll my child. So what’s […]

by Shun Shifu Kimball Mar 9, 2016 0

Sparring Tournament Congratulations

A very big congratulations to everyone who participated in today’s competition. Everyone did great (a special congratulations to all the bronze and silver medals…. you all have the chance for tremendous growth!) A fantastic display of courage, confidence, and heart. We’re proud of all the effort you all put in […]

by Shun Shifu Kimball Feb 28, 2016 0

New Levels of Confidence

The kids confidence workshop was a blast!!!! Everyone who participated had amazing growth in their confidence. Thank you to everyone who helped teach, set up refreshments, and wake up early on a Saturday (parents, you’re all fantastic for being good sports). I’d like to congratulate everyone who became full time […]

by Shun Shifu Kimball Feb 7, 2016 0

Kid’s Confidence Workshop

  I’ve been teaching children full time for years now and I’ve had the honor of meeting people from all walks of life. During my internship through now I’ve seen thousands of families who have all found great benefits in martial arts. During this time and the thousands of families […]

by Shun Shifu Kimball Jan 29, 2016 0

Congratulations on advanced testing

We would like to say CONGRATULATIONS to everyone who tested and received new rank over the weekend. This weekend we traveled to Yuma AZ, to train and spend time building the personal connections in our company. This weekend was a huge success in every way possible….. In my opinion the […]

by Shun Shifu Kimball Jan 25, 2016 2

Tips on making a great “kata”

Tips for having a great “kata”…. 1. Memorize the sequence: The sequence is the basic foundation of your kata… When in the memorization phase use as little skill as possible to enhance retention of the sequence. 2. Skill building: Once you reach the point where you no longer have to […]

by Shun Shifu Kimball Jan 16, 2016 0


Last Friday we held a belt examination for the children who put in extra work over the holidays. All the hard work paid off in full as over ten children earned their next ranks in martial arts. So…… CONGRATULATIONS everyone!!!!! Among the new ranks were quite a few who were […]

by Shun Shifu Kimball Jan 10, 2016 0



"I have been going to Moore's Karate on 9th street since February of 2010 and I still attend. I have learned so much and made friends with great people. I have found it to be a great martial art system. I am very confident in the self defense techniques I have learned and recommend it to all who are looking to learn to defend themselves, get in shape or just plain want a hobby."

Angela R.
Angela R.

"My niece absolutely loves going to karate! She has been part of this for a few years now and more years to come. Her ShiFu is inspiring and absolutely amazing with children!"

Nick H.
Nick H.

"Very positive atmosphere with a great lead instructor and teaching staff. I recommend Moores Karate on 9th Street in Modesto to everyone I know and meet."

Adan F.
Adan F.

"Moore's karate has changed my life. It's made me a better person.i love coming to Karate every day and working out. Not only is it fun but it's also a fantastic workout. Moore's Karate has made me who I am today and I'm so very grateful for that."