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
|Complete Shotokan Karate – full white to black belt series (8 DVDs)||Amazon||What impressed me most was the method of delivery with which Sensei Jon Hodge so casually teaches by|
|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|
|Karate For Kids||Amazon||My 9 year-old son just loves this video. There are three levels which include stretches, instruction and practice.|
Karate Classes in Pennsylvania
|NORTH EASTERN JU-JITSU||1047 Main St||Swoyervsville||(570) 714-3839||NortheasternJuJitsu@gmail.com|
|Absolute Best Combat Mixed Martial Arts||8904 Ridge Road||Girard||(814) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Cambria Martial Arts Academy||209 Grant Street||South Fork||(814) email@example.com|
|Steel City Martial Arts||3842 Library Road,||Pittsburgh||(412) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|High Voltage Gym||61 S Reed Rd Suite 800||Royersford||(610) email@example.com|
|Mark Shrader's Mixed Martial Arts Academy||122 East Maiden Street||Washington||(724) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Integrity Martial Arts Academy||438 Penn Ave West||Warren||(814) email@example.com|
|Family Tree Karate||2820-30 Emrick Blvd||Bethlehem||(484) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|MIN'S KARATE ACADEMY||3501 Market Street||Camp Hill||(717) email@example.com|
|Rick's Academy Of Self Defense||101 West DuBois Ave. second floor||DuBois||(814) 375-0113|
|York Okinawan Karate Academy||3915 East Market Street||York||(717) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Phoenix Karate||224 Bridge St.||Phoenixville||(610) 935-3545|
|DILLMAN KARATE INTERNATIONAL||251 Mt. View Road||Reading||(610) email@example.com|
|Traditional Okinawan Karate Institute||527 E. Gay Street||West Chester||(610) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Amkor Karate Institute||130 W. Main St||Collegeville||(610) email@example.com|
|Daniel Pope Karate Institute, Inc.||88 East Baltimore Avenue||Lansdowne||(610) 622-6601|
|Magnus Karate||1130 McDermott Dr||West Chester||(610) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Goshin Jutsu Karate||1724 Clarion Drive||Williamsport||(570) email@example.com|
|Red Dragon Karate USA - Carbondale||47 North Main Street||Carbondale||(570) 282-7003||Mastersteve@Reddragonkarateusa.com|
|WADO-RYU KARATE -DO||7604 Charleston Ave||Swissvale||(412) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|PKA Karate Academy HQ||5001 Curry Road||Pittsburgh||(412) 653-0505|
|The Empty Hand Family Karate Studio||835 West Chester Pike - 2nd Floor||West Chester||(484) email@example.com|
|The Karate School||5786 Easton Road||Plumsteadville||(215) 766-3337|
|Maximum Impact Karate||123 N Main Street||Dublin||(215) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Action Karate New Britain||Rt 202 And Lenape Dr||New Britain||(215) email@example.com|
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