We came to Bonsai Karate because Sensei Martyn was a family friend. Brandon joined first, Bonnie next, and then much later, me. I wanted the kids to learn karate so that being smaller (girl or boy) didn't equate to not knowing what to do or being vulnerable to bullies (young or grown). We came for a number of reason, but stayed for many more. Sensei Nick & Sensei Martyn Live, Breathe and Love Karate. They have a kick arse attitude and a humorous humility in teaching karate, both as a sport and a weapon in self defence. And they love passing on their knowledge. They teach commitment to karate and to strive to be a little better, one lesson at a time.