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Youth Sports & Programs

    
2014 Fall Recreation Classes

Choose from a host of recreational classes designed to keep you fit, active and inspired. Whether you want to study the ancient martial art of karate, learn a few vibrant dance moves, or achieve a balanced body and mind with meditation or yoga, the Club has the perfect program for you.


Registration
- Register for classes online or at the Recreation Desk from Tuesday, August 5 at 8:30am
- If you have difficulties signing up online, please e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Cancellation Policy
- Students can participate in the first class before deciding whether or not to continue. Cancellation must be done by 9 p.m. on the day of the first class. You will be billed one class fee and the remainder of the course fee is refunded. 
- All cancellations must be in writing to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or faxed to 03-4588-0662, or fill out the form at the Recreation Desk. Telephone cancellations are not accepted


Watch our younger Members enjoying just some of the activities and opportunities available. From children's soccer and basketball to karate to ballet and more, every week the Club offers dozens of unique experiences tailor made to help our families share time together, learn and most of all, have fun.

[Prices do not include 8 percent consumption tax]

Aikido

Kids' Aikido focuses on discipline, proper behavior and respect for others, and every class is fun. Aikido is a unique Japanese martial art with no competitions and does not require physical strength to learn. Rather, kids use natural movements to control their partners' balance and how they move. Pacific Aikido has been teaching for over 20 years, and if you have thought about introducing your child to a Japanese martial art, this is a good one to start with. Click here for more information.

Instructor: Pacific Aikido staff

Sep 7 - Dec 7 (Trial class on first day if space)
*No Class on Oct 12, Nov 30
Sun
11 am-12 pm (ages 5-9)
12-1 pm (ages 9-12)
1-2 pm(ages 12+)
¥33,600

Sep 3 - Dec 3 (Trial class on first day if space)
*No Class on Oct 22, Nov 19
Wed
3:40-4:40 pm(ages 5-7)
4:40-5:40 pm(ages 6-9)
5:40-6:40 pm(ages 9+)
¥33,600

Activity Room

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All-Star Kids

Energetic youngsters ages 6-12 can enjoy a fun-packed schedule this summer through the Club's All-Star Kids Program. Each week participants will play a preselected combination of sports and activities. Click here for more information.

Mon-Fri (No Class on Thur)

Session 1: June 16-20
Session 2: June 23-27
Session 3: June 30-July 4
Session 4: July 7-11
Session 5: July 14-18
Session 6: July 21-25
Session 7: July 28- August 1
Session 8 : August 4-8
Session 9: August 11-15
Session 10: August 18-22

Ages 6-12
¥10,000 for Members (¥11,500 for non-Members)

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Ballet & Pre-Ballet

These unique creative ballet lessons unleash kids' self expression with the help of Mother Goose and other inventive musical aids. Your child will be rewarded with grace, poise, agility and focus. Taught by RAD-certified ballerina Eynat Evon-Tov of the Israel National Ballet and recently featured on NHK-TV. Click here for more information.


Instructor: Eynat Evon-Tov 

Sep 4 - Dec 11 (Optional class on Nov 27)
Thu

3:40–4:25 pm
Ages 2.5-4
¥36,400

4:25–5:10 pm
Ages 4-6
¥36,400

5:10–6:05 pm
Ages 6–9
¥37,800

Studio

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Birthday Bashes

Make your child's next birthday one to remember with a themed celebration at the Club. Choose from a range of fun options that will keep little partygoers engaged and happy-and the birthday boy or girl brimming with excitement. Please contact Chiyono Ikeda in the Recreation Department at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for details.

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Boy Scouts

The Boy Scouts of America Troop 51 is sponsored by the Tokyo American Club and welcomes boys ages 11 to 18 interested in exploring outdoor Japan. Adventure, service, leadership and fun are themes of the troop's activities with monthly outings that include hiking, beach camping, backpacking, canoeing in the Japan Alps, building snow caves and climbing Mt Fuji.

Sundays (Twice a Month) 
5:30–7:30 pm
Ages: 11–18
For more information on joining and monthly outings, contact Scoutmaster David Nichols at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Troop 51's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Troop51Tokyo 

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Summer Camp Discovery

Registration for another season of the Club's activity-packed Summer
Camp sessions kicks off on Monday, April 14, from 12 p.m.

June 16–August 22 (10 sessions)

Big Kid (6–12 years) | Preschool A (4–5 years) | Preschool B (3–4 years)
Big Kid Camp: ¥40,000* for Members (¥46,000* for non-Members)
Download the regsitration form


Preschool Camp: ¥37,000* for Members (¥42,550* for non-Members)
Download the regsitration form

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Capoiera

Students will learn the fundamentals of capoeira, a Brazilian martial art that combines martial-art moves with dance, acrobatics and music. Besides sweating and staying in shape, students learn about Brazilian dance rhythms, songs and musical instruments, which all originated from Africa. Click here for more information.

Instructor: Jun Ishibashi

Sep 6 - Dec 13
Sat
12:50–1:50 pm
Ages 6–14
¥35,000

Studio


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Creative Kids Club

Little Artist
For younger kids learning about colors, shapes, art materials and tools. Parental Participation required for students 2 years old and under. Click here for more information.

Instructor: Sanae Takahata

Little Artist 
Sep 12 - Nov 7
Fri
3:40–4:40 pm
Ages 3–5
¥27,000

Advanced Studio
Sep 12 - Nov 7
Fri
4:50–6:00 pm
Ages 5–12
¥29,700

Activity Room 1

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Cub Scouts

This fun, educational organization is a milestone in the lives of countless young boys around the world, teaching fundamental skills, teamwork and leadership.

Instructor: Julie Fukuda
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Second Fri of every month
7 pm
Ages 6–11

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Essential Ballet

This class is a fun introduction to the exciting world of classical ballet. Students will explore the wonder and discipline of the art of movement and learn about various shapes and stances that can be adapted to music. Click here for more information.

Instructor: Keiko Krissman

Sep 8 - Dec 8 (No Class on Sep15, Oct 13, Nov 3, Nov 24)

Mon
3:15–3:45 pm
Ages 3-4
¥18,000

Mon
3:50–4:35 pm
Ages 5-6
¥20,000

Mon
4:40–5:25 pm
Ages 7+ and Experienced Only
¥20,000

Studio

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Hip Hop

This fun, energetic introduction to hip-hop dance covers a variety of moves and incredible routines to the hottest dance music! Step by step, youngsters will develop their freestyle skills and rhythm to express their unique personalities through music. Click here for more information.


Instructor: Takeshi Hirata
 

Basic 

Sep 2-Dec 9 (No class on Nov 26) 
*Audition on Aug 26, 5-6pm
Tue
4:45–5:45 pm
Ages 6-9
¥28,000

Intermediate
Sep 2-Dec 9 (No class on Nov 26)
*Audition on Aug 26, 5-6pm
Tue
5:45–7:00 pm
Ages 10–14
¥28,000

Studio

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Homework Helpers

Do your kids need help with their homework after school? Drop into Homework Helpers and get your homework done with help from our tutors at the Club.

Starts Monday, September 1
Mon–Thur
4:30–7:30pm
¥37,500/month

Jean Pearce Classroom (B1F)

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I Can Tumbling

In this dynamic, confidence-boosting class, children, ages 6 to 12, learn a range of basic gymnastics skills, including forward rolls, cartwheels and headstands, before progressing to more advanced exercises like handstands and dive forward rolls. Click here for more information.


Instructor: Lance Lee

Sep 2 - Dec 9 
Tue
5:45–6:45 pm
Ages 6–12
¥37,500

Activity Room 1

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Imi Krav Maga Self-Defense

A simple form of hand-to-hand combat developed by Hungarian Jew Imi Lichtenfeld in the 1930s, krav maga is used by military units and law enforcement agencies around the world. This class teaches students invaluable self-defense skills and techniques for escaping assault while helping to boost their confidence. Click here for more information.

Instructor: Boaz Hagay

Sep 7 - Dec 14 (Optional Class on Nov 30)
Sun
2:45–3:45 pm (ages 6–16)
3:45–4:45 pm (ages 10–13)
¥37,800

Activity Room 1

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Judo

Judo (literally “the way of gentleness’) is a unique martial art established in 1882 as a safer distillation of Jiu-jitsu, a method of unarmed combat among samurai warriors. Techniques include throwing, hold downs and, as proficiency progresses, choking and joint locking. Students will develop confidence, physical fitness and social responsibility as they learn the basics. Click here for more information.

Instructor: Chuck Wilson
 
September: Sep 6-27
October: Oct 4-25
November: Nov 1- 22 (No Class on Nov 29)
December: Dec 6&13

Sat
2:00–4:00 pm
Ages 5–15
¥14,000/month

Activity Room 1

*Monthly Fee is based on four classes per month; if a class is held more or fewer times, fees will be adjusted accordingly.
*Monthly sign up is available
*50% discount of second child for siblings
*Monthly payment (¥3,500 per class) is accepted. Please inform instructor if you wigh for the monthly payment

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Junior Artists

Instructor: Betsy Tinsley

Print Making for Young Artists
Click here for more information.

Sep 9- Dec 9 (Oct 14 & Nov 4)
Tue  
5:00–6:00 pm
Ages 7–9
¥36,000
Shinoda Suite (B1F)

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Weaving for Tweens
Click here for more information.

Sep 11- Dec 11 (Nov 6, 20, 27)
Thur  
5:00–6:00 pm
Ages 10–12
¥33,000
Shinoda Suite (B1F)

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Artistic Bookmaking
Click here for more information.

Sep 12- Dec 12 (Nov 7 & 28)
Tue  
5:00–6:00 pm
Ages 13–14
¥36,000
Shinoda Suite (B1F)

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Junior Golf

Youngsters enjoy hands-on instruction from coach Tom Fielding, improving their golf game by leaps and bounds. Up to eight elementary-age kids can join each eight-week group session. Click here for more information.


Instructor: Tom Fielding

Sep 2- Oct 28
Tue  
4:30–5:30 pm
Ages 6–14
¥18,000
Half gym

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Junior Squash

This fast-paced sport is a great way for kids to learn hand-eye coordination, stay active and meet new friends. Check back for the next session of this exciting program.
Click here for more information.

Instructor: Peter Amaglio

Sep 2-Dec 15
Tue
¥ 45,000

Beginner 1: 4:45–5:30 p.m. | Ages 6–8
Beginner 2: 5:30- 6:15 p.m. | Ages 8 - 12
Intermediate: 6:15 - 7 p.m. | Ages 8 - 12


Sep 4-Dec 20
Fri
¥ 45,000

Beginner 1: 4:45–5:30 p.m. | Ages 6–8
Beginner 2: 5:30- 6:15 p.m. | Ages 8 - 12
Intermediate: 6:15 - 7 p.m. | Ages 8 - 12

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Karate

This Gojuryu karate course helps kids discover a new sense of confidence and discipline. Classes focus on blocks, kicks, dynamic tension and breathing. Click here for more information.

Instructor: Goshi Yamaguchi

Sep 3 - Dec 10 (No Class on Sep 24, Nov 26; Test day on Dec 3)
Wed
5:10-6:30 pm
Ages 7-18
¥24,000

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Kick Fit

This class is designed for students to learn basic Muay Thai martial arts techniques in a safe and enjoyable environment. Techniques include stance, footwork punching, kicking and defense drills. Students will learn to combine certain techniques individually and while working with a partner. Click here for more information.

Instructor: Robert Daoust

Sep 6 - Dec 13 (No Class on Nov 29) 
Sat
5-6 p.m.
Ages 10-16
¥33,320
Studio

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Little Tennis

This introduction to tennis is perfect for young players, using soft balls, progressively scaled racquets and an enjoyable approach. Kids learn the basics of the game, develop hand-eye coordination and boost their self-confidence. Click here for more information.


Instructor: Krissman International staff

Sep 6 - Dec 13 (No class on Nov 29)

Beginner

Sat 9:00–9:45 am
Ages 3-4

Sat 9:45–10:30 am
Ages 3–4

Sat 10:30–11:15 am
Ages 3–4

Beginner/Intermediate

Sat 9:00–9:45 am
Ages 6–8

Sat 9:45–10:30 am
Ages 5–7

Sat 10:30–11:15 am
Ages 4–5

Sat 10:30–11:15 am
Ages 5–8


Intermediate

Sat 9:00–9:45 am
Ages 5–6

Sat 9:45–10:30 am
Ages 5–8

¥28,000
Gymnasium


NEW! Intermediate Juniors
Sat 11:30 am–12:30 pm
Ages 9-10
¥35,000
O'zone

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Broadway Music

A fusion of Broadway musicals, multicultural folk songs, American pop classics and creative storytelling, this class is designed to help students learn about steady pulse, singing on pitch, rhythm, instrument playing and dancing, accompanied by music of many genres. Through singing, acting, dancing and playing, students gain self-confidence and skills to work well with others. Click here for more information.

Instructor: Cheng Ya-Shan 

Sep 12 - Dec 12 (No Class on Oct 17)
Fri
5:00-6:00 pm
Ages 7-9
¥38,400

Sep 12 - Dec 12 (No Class on Oct 17)
Fri
6:15-7:15 pm
Ages 10-14 
¥38,400

Gordon Suite

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SAT Prep Program

The SAT Prep Program assists students prepare for the SAT with a variety of exercises, practice tests, and drills. Students work with highly effective, motivated, motivated, and experienced tutors who help them understand the exam material as well as mentally prepare them for successful test taking.

Instructor: Kevin Pope

Aug 31–Oct 5
Sun
3–7 pm
¥110,000

Beate Sirota Gordon Classroom

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Swimming

Whether just learning to swim or looking to join one of our youth swim teams for a little lively competition in the water, kids can find several aquatic programs at the Club to suit their skill level. Private lessons, Parents & Tots Swim sessions, stroke correction, water games and Mudsharks and Mini Muddies swim teams are just some of the programs on offer. Visit Youth Swimming for details.

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Taekwondo

Budding grandmasters, ages 4 through 12, learn the basics of kicking, punching and more exciting self-defense techniques, during this dynamic six-week introduction to the Korean-based martial art. While burning energy with Bruce Lee-style moves, participants learn discipline and self-control. Click here for more information.


Instructor: Hyun Joon Rhee

Beginner
Sep 6 - Dec 13 (No class on Nov 27)
Sat
10- 11am
Ages 4-6

Intermediate
Sep 6 - Dec 13 (No class on Nov 27)
Sat
11 am-12 pm
Ages 7-12

¥28,000
Activity Room 1

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Taiko Drumming

Students can learn the vibrant beats and rhythm of the traditional Japanese taiko drum and practice longer ensemble pieces in these lively, hands-on sessions. Click here for more information.

Instructor: Moko Igarashi


Beginner
Sep 2 - Dec 9 (No Class on Oct 14, Nov 25)
Tue
4:00-4:50 pm
ages 5-12
¥35,100

Intermediate
Sep 2 - Dec 9 (No Class on Oct 14, Nov 25)
Tue
4:30-5:30 pm
ages 5-12
¥35,100

Activity Room 1

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Tiny Tot Tumbling

This gymnastics program builds motor skills and confidence in toddlers, instilling in each student an “I can!” attitude. Parental participation required. Click here for more information. 

Instructor: Lance Lee 

Sep 1 - Dec 8
Mon
10-10:30 am
ages walking-3
¥37,800

Activity Room 1

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Toddler Soccer

A unique, fun-based introduction to the soccer ball for preschoolers. Click here for more information.

Instructor: Mariko Kawamura

Mon
Sep 1 - Dec 8 (No Class on Nov 24)
Toddler Class
3:45-4:30 pm
ages 2-3
¥38,000

Development Class
4:40-5:30 pm
ages 4-5
¥38,000 

Activity Room 1


Thu
Sep 4 - Dec 11 (No Class on Nov 27)
Toddler Class
3-3:45 pm
ages 2-3
¥38,000

Development Class
4-4:50 pm
ages 4-5
¥38,000

Activity Room 1

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Try Soccer Clinic

Soccer skills meet fun as former J-League professional Tsutomu Nishino and Fernando Bermudez, a 12-year pro of both the Argentine and Brazilian leagues, dish up valuable tips and advice to kids with a passion for the world's most popular game. A range of equipment, including soccer balls, futsal balls, hoops, cones and ladders, are used in this exciting program. Click here for more information.

Instructor: Daisuke Ito

Mon
Sep 1 - Dec 8
4-4:50 pm
ages 4-5
¥42,500

5-6 pm
ages 6-9
¥42,500

Gymnasium

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Youth Basketball

This unique basketball program is designed for all players to have a positive experience and plenty of fun, making "FUNdamentals" a vital part of each practice along with a variety of game play (3-on-3, 4-on-4, etc.). All the practices are held at the new Gym. Click here for more information.

Head coach: Dan Weiss  


Pee Wee/Cadet (Grades 1-5)
This fun introductory league lets young players get used to handling the ball, moving on the court and targeting the basket. . 

Sep 3–Dec 20 
Wed
4:30-5:30 pm
Sun
11:00am -12:00 pm
¥62,900

Junior/Senior (Grades 5-8)
Kids hone their skills on the court using drills, scrimmages and other techniques. 

Sep 3–Dec 20
Wed
5:30-6:30 pm
Sun
12:00-1:00pm
¥62,900

*Fee includes a program T-shirt.

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TAC Eagles

The goal of the Eagles program is to allow the kids to experience competition and use the skills they learn in practice in a game setting. Competitive games and live game action will help develop and foster each player's basketball skills. The team will also participate in the triannual city-wide mini basketball tournaments.
 
Head coach: Dan Weiss  

Tryouts on September 4th, 5:00-7:15 pm.  

A Team (Grades 4-5)

Sep 4 - Dec 20 (No class Oct 11, Nov 27, Nov 29)
Thur  5:00-7:15 pm
Sat 12:15-2:00 pm
¥65,000

B Team (Grades 2-4)
Sep 4 - Dec 20 (No class Oct 11, Nov 27, Nov 29)
Thur  5:00-7:15 pm
Sat 11:30-1:30 pm
¥65,000
 
*Fee includes a program T-shirt.

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Youth Cheer Dance

Budding cheerleaders learn the latest dance routines during this weekly class taught by coach Iku Ejiri-Hori, a cheerleading expert, with 10 years' experience producing halftime shows for NFL games in Japan. 
Click here for more information.

Head coach: Iku Ejiri-Hori
   
Pee Wee and Cadet
4–8 yrs
Sep 5–Dec 12 (No Class: Nov 28)
Fri
4:15–5:00 pm
Studio
¥37,500
*Fee does not include uniform
**Rehearsal date: Dec 9 [6:15-7:15]

Junior
8–14 yrs
Sep 5–Dec 12 (No Class: Nov 28))
Fri
5:00–6:00 pm
Studio
¥37,500
*Fee does not include uniform
**Rehearsal date: Dec 9 [6:15-7:15]

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Youth Fencing

Students will learn the technical skills of fencing, physical conditioning, as well as mental skills, discipline, teamwork, and sportsmanship.  
Click here for more information. 

Beginner/Intermediate
 6
–12 yrs
Sep 1–Dec 8 (No Class: Oct 13)
*Free trial class on Sep 1st
Mon
5:30–6:30 pm
Studio
¥32,500
 
Advanced
12 yrs–Adult
Sep 1–Dec 8 (No Class: Oct 13)
*Free trial class on Sep 1st
 Mon
6:45–8:15 pm
Gym
¥36,400

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Youth Volleyball

Junior and senior high school students take to the court for basic training and a few sets of vigorous yet fun competition. Learn to serve, spike and work up a sweat, while enjoying the excitement of prolonged rallies with other equally eager players. Click here for more information.

Instructor: Calvin Hokama

Grades 4-5
Sep 17-Dec 12
Fri 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
¥38,000

Grades 6-8
Sep 17-Dec 12
Fri 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
¥38,000

Gymnasium

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