It's about self defense and self discipline but it's also an alternative to the crime and gang violence that ravage the community outside.>>
He started the martial arts gym in 2012.>> I see there's a lot of soccer and cricket and all that stuff. But I choose to take karate because I started karate in early age. Yeah, and then I see to me karate is the best sport in discipline. So to influence them it's easy because I know karate is the sport of discipline.
>> And he says discipline is what's needed in a township, a place with a notorious reputation for rampant crime.>>
And it keeps me busy most of the time.>> It have taught me how to do things the right way. And I often think of when maybe you get into a fight, you think twice before doing something.>> Njomba's client base has grown to include adults too, who frequent the gym for morning karate lessons and aerobics.
And now, he's looking for sponsors, so he can afford equipment for his students, some of whom have qualified for an international karate competition in Canada, in September.>> Ready, go.>> In the mean time, Njomba says if his classes can at least keep a few kids focused on karate rather than other, more dangerous activities, he'll have done his job.