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Top 10 karate classes in Glendale, AZ

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Coach Kofi Boxing

Coach Kofi Boxing

5.0(1)
Offers online services
8 hires on Lessons
7+ years in business
Serves Glendale, AZ
Noree V. says, "My first lesson was excellent! Kofi is a professional who really knows his stuff and instructs at your level. I love the park setting, and I met another student when I arrived who was just wrapping up her lesson who's been training with Kofi for two years. I'm going to buy a package from here and build my skills. " Read more
Mybootcamp (Bootcamp Inspired Personal Training & Kuoshu Sanda Kickboxing

Mybootcamp (Bootcamp Inspired Personal Training & Kuoshu Sanda Kickboxing

5.0(1)
Offers online services
15+ years in business
Serves Glendale, AZ
Elizabeth T. says, "MyBootcamp has been amazing! It is a great value for the personal training and tools provided to help me reach my fitness goals. Coach Lawrence holds me accountable and makes sure to keep me in line with my workouts and food. I would highly recommend MyBootcamp for anyone looking to have a personalized program and wanting to achieve results." Read more
United Kung Fu

United Kung Fu

5.0(2)
5 hires on Lessons
20+ years in business
Serves Glendale, AZ
We are one of the Premier, Award winning Martial Arts Academies in the Valley. Over the last 14.5 years, we have developed a strong, supportive community for training martial arts and for personal development. Our knowledgeable and supportive instructors not only help students to learn self-defense and get in shape, they also help them further develop life skills important to leading a successful, healthy and fulfilling life including: balance, coordination, focus, discipline, stamina and flexibility. Our students range in age from 4 to 84, and we have a terrific family program that allows family members to train together. We also have a wo...
Get Some MMA

Get Some MMA

5.0(4)
Offers online services
11 hires on Lessons
8+ years in business
Serves Glendale, AZ
Justin P. says, "I’ve been training with Andrew for 5 months now. I’m down 9 lbs. Each week he customizes the workout building upon my progress. He uses positive reinforcements for motivation to keep nudging to reach my goals. Most importantly I’m having fun. Without question I recommend Andrew! " Read more
Bboy Boxing Academy

Bboy Boxing Academy

5.0Exceptional(10)
12+ years in business
Serves Glendale, AZ
Craig S. says, "He’s a great coach a great mentor and when you’re failing he will pick you up and tell you to keep going I really suggest him as a coach " Read more
JM Fitness

JM Fitness

New on Lessons
1 hire on Lessons
4+ years in business
Serves Glendale, AZ
You will receive scientific and sports related training by a successful professional athlete of over 10 years. I have spent my life developing effective techniques and efficient training methods to achieve elite results. I love to see clients improve and achieve results they want. Strengthening and building life skills of high value, while positively supplementing a healthy lifestyle.

Your karate questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do karate classes cost?

Karate classes cost $100 to $150+ per month on average. Prices depend on the class size, student's age, location, and number of classes per week included in the membership plan. Classes held at community centers typically cost less than those held in professional dojos. Private karate lessons cost $40 to $80 per hour and are tailored to your needs and skill level.

In addition to the class fee, you'll have extra costs for uniforms, belts, and testing fees. A karate uniform—also called a Gi, karategi, or dogi—costs $60 to $120 on average, while belts cost $5 to $20. Some schools include a gi and belt with your first month's tuition. Testing fees vary by school, but beware of schools that charge more than $20 per test.

Why take karate classes?

Karate classes provide a variety of benefits for both children and adults:

  • Increases confidence and self-discipline
  • Improves strength, endurance, and flexibility
  • Teaches goal-setting and perseverance
  • Improves focus and concentration
  • Better balance and coordination
  • Improves cardio health and stamina
  • Improves social skills and teamwork
  • Teaches self-defense skills

How long are karate classes?

Kids' karate classes are typically 30 to 60 minutes long, depending on the kids' age. Adult karate classes range from 1 to 2 hours in length.

Does karate have weight classes?

Yes, karate has weight classes categorized by age and gender. The World Karate Federation (WKF) recognizes five weight classes in competition, while the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recognizes three weight classes:

  • Men – up to 67 kg
  • Men – 67.1 kg to 75 kg
  • Men – over 75 kg
  • Women – up to 55 kg
  • Women – 55.1 kg to 61 kg
  • Women – over 61 kg

Where to find karate classes near me?

Follow these tips to find the best karate schools near you:

  • Look for a reputable dojo that focuses on karate rather than a mixed martial arts gym.
  • Research the instructors' competition record and reputation.
  • Read dojo and instructor reviews on Lessons and Google.
  • Confirm the school offers classes for your experience level.
  • Visit the dojo in person to confirm it is clean and well-maintained and the staff is professional.
  • Take advantage of their free trial class to ensure the school is a good fit for you.
  • Get a copy of the membership contract in writing before making any payments.

What questions should I ask karate schools before joining?

Ask these questions to ensure you join the best karate dojo for you:

  • How much do your classes cost?
  • Do you offer a free trial class?
  • What is your class schedule?
  • How many students do you have?
  • How many students are in a typical class?
  • What should I wear to class?
  • How often should I practice outside of class?
  • Do your students and instructors compete regularly?
  • Do you charge for belt promotions? If so, how much?
  • How often do you clean your mats?

Reviews for Glendale karate classes

Recent success stories from people in the Glendale area.
Bob C.
ALL Instructors are interested in the students welfare, they keep our safety foremost in our training. They lead by example and have the highest of standards.
United Kung Fu
Jerry J.
Patience and knowledge
Get Some MMA
Brandon
Clarity of instructions ad exercises
Bboy Boxing Academy
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