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We teach Okinawan karate exercises in Kalamazoo, MI, to children and adults

Learn Okinawan Karate Exercises in Kalamazoo, MI

If you're looking for a great way to get active, sign up for one of our martial arts classes at Okinawan Karate Academy. Many people feel the results almost immediately. It doesn't matter how old you are—we offer karate classes for kids as well as adults. We provide professional instruction in Okinawan karate in Kalamazoo, MI, and the surrounding area.


Class Schedule

Monday 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Adult   6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Adult
Tuesday 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Adult 5:00 p.m. - 5:50 p.m. Kids 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Adult
Wednesday 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Aikido 5:00 p.m. - 5:50 p.m. Kids & Advanced 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Adult
Thursday 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Adult 5:00 p.m. - 5:50 p.m. Kids 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Kobudo
Friday 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Adult 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Adult
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Kids 11:00a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 4 & 5 yr class   

Make the Most of Your Karate Exercises

Our academy focuses on helping students fully embody the principles behind traditional karate exercises in Kalamazoo, MI. With help from experienced and qualified masters of the art, you can learn a lot more than moves--we help you understand and practice key virtues that apply in every area of your life, including:

Discipline Commitment Patience Health Respect

Alongside other students, you’ll grow as part of an extended community that’s bound together by a shared passion for fitness, empowerment, and mutual learning. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a long-time practitioner, we can further your journey under the guidance of our local martial arts master with more than 50 years of experience.


A Healthy Habit that Lasts a Lifetime

Karate is well-known as a leading form of self-defense for people around the world. Part of an ancient tradition that’s helped people guard against attack for centuries, it is a respected and proven art--but it’s about more than fighting. We apply it in a way that promotes holistic health in each student.

With regular exercise and discipline developed over a lifetime of study, you can enjoy the benefits of comprehensive and continuous body conditioning. From training your stamina to focusing your breathing, you can burn calories while making yourself more prepared for potentially dangerous situations.

Protecting Yourself and Others

Like most martial arts, karate focuses on the importance of self-defense and personal growth. Far from encouraging aggression, it helps many students work past negative emotions and develop a calm, collected outlet for dealing with the most stressful moments in life.

However, if the need arises, it does give you the tools to take the threat of an attacker. These skills can make all the difference in critical situations where harm might come to you or the people you care most about.  With our karate exercises, you can have peace of mind knowing that you--and those around you--are never defenseless.

Contact us to sign up for karate classes today. We proudly serve Kalamazoo, MI.