Chicago Karate Champions

Chicago Karate Champions

2 employees
8 years in business

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Sensei Mostafa is the founder and primary instructor of Chicago Karate Champions. In addition to being a highly-qualified instructor and a world-class athlete, Sensei Mostafa currently holds a fourth-degree black belt in Shotokan Karate and is a certified coach from USA-NKF The United States National Karate Federation and The US Center for SafeSport, also Sensei Mostafa is a USA Karate Judge and been judging in The National Tournaments and Open Las Vegas Tournaments for several times. He is also responsible for managing several international training courses. His passion for martial arts shows through multiple championship accolades and more than a decade of combined experience. 

Sensei Mostafa loves teaching karate primarily because of how it brings out the best in people. Students are always encouraged to do better and are motivated to showcase their skills in class and tournaments, where their hard work pays off and is rewarded in numerous ways. In his experience, individuals deemed as troublemakers who participate in karate programs undergo positive changes almost instantly; they also develop in becoming content with themselves and genuinely see values in living life to the fullest.

when i see my students become a better person, when i see my students earning their medals for a great achievement.

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Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

get to know each other first, do some workout to prepare your body for martial arts then training will become serious step by step.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I'm a certified black belt 4th Dan. many of international and local training courses with world champions. certifed karate referee from the U.S karate federation. certified coach from the U.S center for Safesport.


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Yes, i do offer group classes at my dojo. Also i offer private classes at the dojo or at your location.

group classes $330 for 3 months membership.

private classes at the dojo $60 per class (5 classes for $250).

private classes at your location $90 per class.

How did you get started teaching?

Started when i was 16 years old, my sensei asked me to help him at the dojo and after two years he told me that i have a teaching talent and suggested that i should start teaching on my own.

What types of students have you worked with?

i worked with children, youth and adults.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

After COVID 19 pandemic i experienced teaching virtual classes for first time in my life and it's different experience which i'm glad to earn.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

There are plenty of people who have a black belt out there but not everyone has the black belt expertise unfortunately.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

are you really serious about it?