Karate Classes in Alaska

Karate is mostly an art of striking, although it can be useful for self-defense situations. There are a variety of punches, kicks, knees, elbows and open-hand techniques. There is quite a bit of diversity among karate schools, so some schools may also teach grappling and joint locks.

The schools can generally be split into 3 categories: traditional, modern and sport. Traditional schools focus more on self-development, modern on psychological factors, and sport on exercise and competing. Drilling, forms and sparring are all important parts of training in every school. With strong ties to philosophy, Karate teaches students to be courteous and to have a clear conscience.

Our goal here at NinjaPHD.com is to give you a complete list of the Karate training centers near you so that you can choose the one perfectly fits your needs.  If you are have any questions at all, or are having trouble locating a quality facility close to where you live, please don’t hesitate to contact us so we can help assist you.

Top Online Karate Programs

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Get My Black Belt: by Wado Ryu Karate - 6 DVD Home Study Course Amazon If you wish to practice any style of Japanese Karate this series will help with the exceptions of Goju and Uechi ryu
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Karate Classes in Alaska

NameAddressCityPhone
Peninsula Martial Arts PO Box 2477 Soldotna (907) 260-6677
Juneau Karate Academy 8800 Glacier Hwy #106 Juneau (907) 723-8316
Okamoto's Karate 501 W International Airport Rd Anchorage (907) 562-5662
International Karate Association & College of the Martial Arts 2.5 Mile Chena Pump Rd., 1140 Downwind Drive Fairbanks (907) 474-8080

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