You can get more information about our class by contacting

Soke Dave Shelton at 205-999-6668 or Sensei Paula Reeves at 205-306-0849


We also have a Facebook group page

Our organization website is

Shorin Ryu Matsumura Soken Do

Close Combat Self-Defense

Soke Dave Shelton is a 10th Degree Black Belt, Grandmaster. 

Classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday 6pm – 7:30pm on the 3rd Floor (Room 310).  We accept ages 8 and above, male and female (we have male and female instructors).  We teach honor, respect and discipline in traditional Okinawan Martial arts.  Class is broken down into three sections: Exercises (consisting of punches, blocks and kicks); Kata & self-defense.   


© 2020 by First United Methodist Church of Sylacauga, AL. 

105 E Spring St. Sylacauga, AL 35150

Tel 256-249-0362, Fax 256-207-0941

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