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Top 10 karate classes in La Mirada, CA

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Edgar Araiza (Gary Lam) Kung Fu Lessons

Edgar Araiza (Gary Lam) Kung Fu Lessons

New on Lessons
2 hires on Lessons
Serves La Mirada, CA
Good Its fun and functional


New on Lessons
18+ years in business
Serves La Mirada, CA
I teach out of my garage.
Brutal Reality Self Defense Concepts

Brutal Reality Self Defense Concepts

New on Lessons
19+ years in business
Serves La Mirada, CA
Although I primarily focus on street self defense, and other related strategies for survival. I do on many occasions, also train in traditional Martial Arts. I’m currently teaching Chinese Kung Fu, but now, I’m trying to divert to my other training arts . Such as the Japanese Martial Arts, in this case, Bujutsu. Or Classical Japanese Weapons Arts. Such as: -Hanbo Jutsu=Art of the three foot short staff -Tanto Jutsu=Art of Knife Fighting, and knife self defense -Yari Jutsu=Ancient Japanese Art of Spear Fighting -Naginata Jutsu=Ancient Japanese Art of the Halberd/Pole Arm And so on, and so forth. I have also trained extensively, in a non-weapon


4+ years in business
Serves La Mirada, 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


New on Lessons
Serves La Mirada, CA
I take pride in sharing my expertise in self defense tactics that is derived from my own personal experience as well as training extensively in Krav Maga, boxing, Muay Thai, and grappling over the last 10 years. I continue to update my training with active fighters in Los Angeles and with soldiers and instructors from special units in the Israeli Defensive Forces in Israel
FIT 365

FIT 365

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3 hires on Lessons
12+ years in business
Serves La Mirada, 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 La Mirada karate classes

Recent success stories from people in the La Mirada 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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