Info for New Students

Isshin Ryu Karate is offered at University Park campus as part of the Penn State Campus Recreation’s Fitness & Wellness instructional fitness classes.  Register online:

https://pennstatecampusrec.org/Program/GetProgramDetails?courseId=991e87d7-7396-433b-8fde-5c93a89e8316&semesterId=d8308e0d-18bd-4499-8762-46458e5aa083

The Isshin Ryu instructional fitness class registration is open to all Penn State students, and faculty/staff/community-members with Penn State Recreation Memberships*.  You must be registered for the class to participate.  Remember to bring your PSU ID or Recreation Membership pass.  No previous experience is required.

https://studentaffairs.psu.edu/campusrec/membership-access

For those interested in trying class prior to registering:

One trial class is permitted per semester. All trials must be pre approved by the Fitwell Office. For preapproval of your free one-time-trial-class, send an email to fitness@psu.edu with the requested trial date/class 48hrs in advance. There is no charge for a trial class for current University Park students and current Campus Recreation members. Other guests and community members may try this class by emailing as stated above and registering as a Campus Recreation facility guest. There is a $10 guest charge for non student and non members.

  • No previous experience is required
  • Wear comfortable clothing
  • Remove jewelry
  • Clip your toenails and fingernails (training is in bare feet)
  • Guys: you should wear a cup
  • Stay hydrated throughout the day
  • Clery Act and Campus Security Information http://police.psu.edu/clery

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