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 […]Read more
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
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!
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
Sustainable karate. Karate has been around for centuries. The influence of karate comes from the Chinese. The roots of karate trace back to the Shaolin Temple. Karate originated in a little island like Merritt Island between China and Japan. Karate was handed down from father to son, uncle to nephew and now women help to […]Read more
Introduction to karate for kids Register now: 1755 S. Tropical Trail, Merritt Island 2 1/2 miles S of SR 520 321-459-3000 Kids Karate Starts SOON! Total 12 one hour classes with Sensei Judy 6 weeks $60 Uniform add $35 This is an introduction to karate. By the end of six weeks your child will have […]Read more