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Top 10 karate classes in Indianapolis, IN

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4L Sports  And Fitness Development

4L Sports And Fitness Development

Offers online services
12 hires on Lessons
5+ years in business
Serves Indianapolis, IN
Stacy W. says, "Well, I having been practicing much with Mr. Whiteley just started but I'm sure I'll get more practice in lot more and when I'm at home I work on some of the move that Mr. Whiteley taught me it's coming along." Read more
Self Defense Systems, Inc

Self Defense Systems, Inc

New on Lessons
1 hire on Lessons
Serves Indianapolis, IN
I am very professional I have over 25 years experience. I teach kenpo, and Kali, and combat Hapkido. I have a very unique approach to teaching martial arts besides training you I will also help train your brain and help you understand what is happening and what is going to happen
Circle City Kicks

Circle City Kicks

New on Lessons
4+ years in business
Serves Indianapolis, IN
New students are always welcome. Classes available up to three times per week. Self defense and Karate class for adults and children. Most of our youth students compete locally and nationally. Our school is a member of the TKA, Tournament Karate Association.
Christ Centered TaeKwonDo Of Indianapolis

Christ Centered TaeKwonDo Of Indianapolis

New on Lessons
1 hire on Lessons
6+ years in business
Serves Indianapolis, IN
Over 30yrs experience in Military Combative Taekwondo system. We also instruct Kickboxing, Cardio-Kickboxing, Muay Thai Kickboxing, MMA Training, Grapple & Submissions, weapon Self-Defense classes, with proven, practical and effective, techniques. Watching students grow and develop Discipline, increase self confidence. We love to hear students say performance at work, home and or school improved because of the Martial Arts training they received from, "Christ Centered TaeKwonDo of Indianapolis". Or they say they have Less Stress, Lost weight, improved their coordination, balance and overall Fitness, by taking control of their lives thru the M...
Danny's Boxing Workouts

Danny's Boxing Workouts

5 hires on Lessons
2+ years in business
Serves Indianapolis, IN
Marley M. says, "He’s very nice and understanding for new people. His price is very fair and makes you feel comfortable whether you’re new or experienced. 👍🏾" 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 Indianapolis karate classes

Recent success stories from people in the Indianapolis area.
Mosun O.
Hired Mr. Whiteley to assist in establishing a workout routine and loose weight. I lost 10lbs in 2 weeks and my blood pressure went back to normal. He is patient and prompt. He is also very knowledgeable about various fitness and wellness activities.
4L Sports and fitness development
Liam M.
Overall a great coach and a fighter who clearly knows what he's talking about. I've only been training a short time, but I already feel better and can't wait to see where this takes me.
Danny's boxing workouts
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