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Top 10 karate classes in Brea, CA

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AC Concepts

AC Concepts

New on Lessons
32+ years in business
Serves Brea, CA
One-on-one instruction on self-defense and martial arts. Boxing, kick boxing, Kenpo, edged weapon defense, ground game, practical effective street self defense. all 1 on 1 training with top quality Internationally trained instructors. We build confidence in people and save lives. We also provide a full 1:1 personal sport performance training that features a State of the art facility and we train on the PROTEUS machine that the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL teams use to train on. We have Circuit Training and a variety of fitness equipment that will satisfy your fitness needs. Pair that with top quality personal attention and training , its a winning


New on Lessons
18+ years in business
Serves Brea, CA
I teach out of my garage.
American Martial Arts Academy

American Martial Arts Academy

Serves Brea, CA
Gina V. says, "My daughter started this academy over a year and a half ago and she still looks forward to going twice a week. All the instructors work well with children and they are very patient. I love that they are teaching discipline and respect while learning Karate. I would definitely recommend this karate studio to anyone!" Read more


4+ years in business
Serves Brea, CA
Aaron S. says, "My first training was cool, we went over some wrestling offense and defense moves, then did some live sparring and he taught me a lot of technical moves that seem like will work in real life. My second session went over conditioning and more boxing practice. So far I like what he’s teaching me, he’s a cool guy and pushes me to keep going even though I’m tired. Overall a good coach. Thanks Frank! " Read more
FIT 365

FIT 365

Offers online services
3 hires on Lessons
12+ years in business
Serves Brea, CA
Mike R. says, "If you have been on the fence about starting your fitness goals because you lack motivation or don’t know where to start, I highly recommend starting with Steve. Since I’ve started I’ve left feeling great after each session, motivated for the next one and am very happy with the growth in my arms and moving my belt more than a few notches in instead of out. There is nothing like the feeling of having someone who guides you and holds you accountable. Thanks Steve for getting me motivated !!" Read more

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 Brea karate classes

Recent success stories from people in the Brea area.
Francisco is very professional, his background in wrestling and his knowledge with boxing combined creates a very effective martial combat. He will work with you on your form and makes sure you do them the right way. Always great sparing session! Would highly recommend!
Carol C.
I’ve been training with Steve Gomez for over 12 years. Steve is very knowledgeable, patient and kind. He knows how to motivate you to push you to the next level. Whether you’re in your 20’s or in your 70’s, he’ll customize your workout to fit you and your goals.
FIT 365
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