Merritt Island Okinawan Karate School & Dojo | (321) 459-3000


Have you ever wanted to do karate but never thought you had the time or the money?

Welcome to the Merritt Island Okinawan Karate School. Are you curious about learning a classical and traditional Okinawan karate style? Then come visit our dojo. We are the kinder gentler karate school. Perfect for families, children or anyone who wants better health and stamina. The classes are small and personal with private assistance available. You can expect a safe experience and to learn all this and more:

  • 19 Shorin-Ryu Kata
  • Injury Free No Contact Training
  • Bo Kata
  • Safe & Vigorous Workout
  • Mind Body Discipline
Anyone can take Karate classes! We offer a variety of flexible classes for morning, afternoon and evening students depending on your needs! Our programs are affordable for any household budget.
Who can take a karate class?
  • If you can sit on the floor and then stand up...
  • If you can walk...
  • If you can make a tight fist...
  • If you are free spirited and willing to learn something new!
Call today to schedule a FREE orientation class and get answers to all your questions. 321-459-3000

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How long does it take to get a black belt?

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This is our newest student. She has a lot of potential. In Shorin-Ryu Karate the average time to black belt is 3 to 4 years. We hope she stays the focus. So far so good! If you want to begin on a journey that will give you skills for life call Judy: 321-459-3000. We are […]

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Routine is a sign of Ambition!

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2018 is a very good year for Shorin-Ryu Karate located on 1755 S. Tropical Trail, Merritt Island. Happy to say: Welcome home, Shawn Jesseman. Shawn had been gone for 4 years and returned last week. It is as if he never left. So great to have you back, Shawn. Shawn is best known for being […]

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Black belt paragraph

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The following paragraph, short and to the point, was Written by Mason Swindel, who is  now age 17 and on his way to college soon. He has been with us for nearly eight years and was just promoted to Ni-Dan (2nd degree) Black belt, Shorin-Ryu Karate USA. These are his words in a paper submitted for […]

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How much does karate cost?

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Before you invest in a karate program, look at your budget and ask yourself: “Do I have the time and do I have the money”?  $150 is the cost for three months or we offer a month by month membership of $75 or a yearly membership of 500. No contracts! We are “old school”. We […]

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Karate for Kid’s November 2017

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Our next 6 week Kid’s Karate starts soon. Ages 6 thru 8. This is a great age to begin Karate or at least see if it is a match. We have fun while learning respect, better posture, self confidence, accountability and of course a little self defense! The style is Shorin-Ryu Karate USA. We are […]

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Kid’s Yoga on our karate deck!

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Last week during our Kid’s Karate, Yoga instructor Shane Scaglione gave the kid’s karate a chance to experience Yoga. The children pictured here are age 6,7,8 and one 10 year old! They followed along step by step and seemed to be right in the moment. Shane teaches a style called Ashtanga Yoga in the Bay […]

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Kid’s Karate an introduction

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Karate for Kid’s. Introduction to karate. Six weeks, T&Th, 5:30PM, one hour classes taught by Sensei Judy. Come in and register now. We start next week! Total 12 classes. Children learn basic self-defense techniques and experience punching, blocking and kicking: but more importantly your child will learn boundaries and respect. We are located 2 1/2 […]

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10 am MORNING CLASS

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Adult morning classes Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10 AM. This is a small group and lends itself to personalized instruction. In addition to warm ups and cool downs and repetition of basics and forms. We use punching pads to improve fighting skills. Mirror work and attention to detail is encouraged. We also take the time for […]

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Kid’s Karate starting soon.

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We need six to start. We have three interested. 3 more and we will take registration for our September program. This program is great for 6 and 7 year olds. Register now:1755 South Tropical Trail, Merritt Island two and 1/2 miles South of SR520 call Judy 321-459-300  Kids Karate Starts SOON! Total twelve one hour classes with Sensei […]

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Kid’s karate….more respect please!

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Our Karate Classes enhance your child’s experience of appreciation, respect, understanding of boundaries, basic karate skills, better posture and what is truly amazing: karate even helps kids get organized and this boosts confidence! Who would think that a centuries old martial art would help in all areas of life, not just self defense. Often times […]

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