Family Karate PQ

Helping students of all ages learn to be strong on the inside and out since 1984. Movement: the human body was designed to move!

Character Building: our aim is to help the student develop a positive life outlook, an attitude of gratitude, and the mental strength, and self discipline, to tackle life’s challenges head on. Martial Arts: our aim is to teach the student to be able to stand up for themselves, and if necessary, to protect oneself. Our method is not based on one particular style, but is rooted in a solid foundation

Operating as usual


We are so excited to provide this program to the community.


Best Wishes to Bria, one of our 2nd Degree Black Belts, as she starts her college career!


Congratulations Tyler on earning your Black Belt and good luck with your college career!


Congratulations to Lauren on earning your Black Belt and Best Wishes as you start your college career!


Congratulations to Family Karate PQ's newest First, Second, and Third Degree Black Belts!

Photos from Family Karate PQ's post 08/06/2022

Congratulations Grand Master Truscott


Congratulations to Miss Bose on earning her First Degree Black Belt and to Miss Erimli on earning her Second Degree Black Belt!


Congratulations Master Thompson on your Belt Promotion!


Those of you attending the park classes have seen Mr. Thompson and his son wearing the BurpeesGo shirts. Some of you have asked where you can get them.

Mr. Thompson just launched the official store for BurpeesGo. From now until June 15th, 20% of all proceeds from the BurpeesGo store will be donated to Feeding America.

Family Karate PQ will also be doing some fun events in conjunction with BurpeesGo to help others while chasing our own best version of ourselves.

You can check out the kids tees here. We also have adult gear as well.

Chase your best.

47 Years Old - 500 Burpees - Iron Wolf Style 04/06/2021

The other day in class I was joking with some of the teens that if they could beat my time at 500 burpees, I’d promote them to Black Belt. Obviously, I was kidding. Still, I had a few ask me if I’ve really done 500 burpees and that thought it would be cool to see it. The answer is yes. Here’s the video from my personal YouTube page. These are a different style than we usually do in class. These are super strict six count style burpees.
- Mr. Thompson

47 Years Old - 500 Burpees - Iron Wolf Style 500 strict form six count style burpees Audible counts on every rep47 years old and chasing my best every day.www.burpeesgo.comFollow on IG: ...


We are looking forward to exciting opportunities and new possibilities in 2021. We look forward to seeing all of you train this week. We all become STRONGER together!


Happy Holidays to all of our awesome families! Here’s a quick video of Mr. Thompson and Jake getting in a few festive burpees at the top of Double Peak this morning on a hike. Do you have some holiday burpees to share?


Way to go Jake and Cade! Check out their push up form! Two of our awesome junior black belts getting in push ups after class this morning. It was cold and early...and they were working hard and chasing their best. The kids theses days....they are pretty incredible!

Six Week Challenge - Week Two 11/13/2020

The challenge for Week Two is now live!
Have you seen it yet?

Six Week Challenge - Week Two

Six Week Challenge - Week Two This week is all about holding a strong plank. Try holding one of the planks (or as many as you like) that you see Mr. Thompson demonstrate in the video. Sen...

Project: STRONG - Movement Challenge 11/08/2020

New exercise/movement challenge started Friday! Check your email for the details.

Project: STRONG - Movement Challenge

Project: STRONG - Movement Challenge In this Project: STRONG - Movement Challenge, try your best to see how many single leg toe touches you can get before you lose your balance. Strive for good ...


Where will your STRONG take YOU? Share a win you had this week! What made you smile? What are you proud of yourself for this week? Let us know in the comments!


Mr. Thompson’s house?


A message from Mr. Thompson.

Photos from Family Karate PQ's post 10/09/2020

Project: STRONG - Movement Minute Challenge!

We challenge you to hold some planks throughout the day today.

Plank holds are great for learning full body control. This has carry over to so many other martial arts techniques, exercises, and movements.

They can be done anywhere and anytime! No equipment needed. Minimal space required.

Post some pictures of your planks in the comments below!

Photos - Mr. Thompson practicing various levels of plank holds.


Profile of an Awesome Black Belt!

Photos from Family Karate PQ's post 07/15/2020

Way to go, Andrew! Way to go to all of our incredible students who are hard at work on the “STRONG to Make a Difference” Six Week Summer Challenge! We are proud of each of you. Keep up the great work!


Fun physical education classes to help your child get moving while improving coordination, agility, balance, fitness, and more! I love teaching these classes. Totally FREE and open to everyone! Join us this week!


Today at 1:30 pm! Who will we see in class?


Whose joining us for our free Virtual P.E. class this morning? Fun times and great movement!


Happy Mother’s Day to all of our wonderful Family Karate PQ Moms! Each of your children are so fortunate to have a STRONG Mom like you!


Join the FUN this Friday at 11:30!


Free Virtual P.E. for kids, and families, of all ages. Today at 1:30 pm. Join the fun!
Link to register is in the comments below.


Are you going to take on the challenge and join the STRONG 100 or the STRONG 100+ club? Check your email for details!

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