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Top 10 karate classes in Westland, MI

Students agree: these teachers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Close Quarters Combat Academy

Close Quarters Combat Academy

5.0Exceptional(19)
Top Pro
Offers online services
11 hires on Lessons
10+ years in business
Serves Westland, MI
Amy S. says, "Taqqee helped me to be much more confident in my self-defense abilities and motivated to be in the world feeling more safe. He is a great mentor and someone I'd recommend anyone work with that are looking to improve their self-defense and martial art skills. Very professional and skilled. " Read more
Fighting Dragons Martial Arts Club

Fighting Dragons Martial Arts Club

5.0(3)
1 hire on Lessons
34+ years in business
Serves Westland, MI
Tianna R. says, "I love the patience that Kwanjanim has with his students!!! He has taught my children more than just how to protect themselves. He encourages his students to have respect for themselves, family, and others; integrity and confidence." Read more
Chris Darnelle (Swimming & Martial Arts:TaeKwonDo - Karate(TangSooDo))

Chris Darnelle (Swimming & Martial Arts:TaeKwonDo - Karate(TangSooDo))

5.0(4)
7 hires on Lessons
3+ years in business
Serves Westland, MI
Kathy M. says, "I needed to train for a triathlon. One mile swim. I trained with Chris 2 days a week and I was ready for the race. I came in 3rd place at Escape the Cape triathlon. Chris got me swim ready with challenging workouts in the pool, excellent coaching tips, gave me the tools I needed to swim freestyle efficiently. I became faster, stronger and my endurance was amazing after weeks of training. I highly recommend Chris for your swimming lessons no matter what level you are." Read more
PathBoxing

PathBoxing

New on Lessons
4+ years in business
Serves Westland, MI
Hello I am the owner of Pathboxing. I’m reaching out to you to say I am excited to work with you. I myself have a collegiate football background along with a military background and of course boxing. I dedicate the other half of my life to me teaching people from all walks of life the sport of boxing because it instills confidence, discipline and work ethic. My program has been constructed by me to offer an all around great time and workout. My business is operated out of my home. My Instagram page is Themittdoctor. Feel free to check out my videos. My advantage over a ton of major gyms, is that my one on one/in personal training is very
K9BOXING

K9BOXING

5.0(1)
Offers online services
6 hires on Lessons
25+ years in business
Serves Westland, MI
LaToya B. says, "He’s very good with youth training. Mg son loves going to his sessions. " 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 Westland karate classes

Recent success stories from people in the Westland area.
Madison G.
Fantastic self-defense class!
Close Quarters Combat Academy
Carlton R.
THE WAY MR. DAVIS TEACHES AND WORKS WITH CHILDREN IS WHAT MY GRAND CHILDREN NEEDS AT THIS TIMES. SOMETIMES ANWSER MAYBE LEST THEN 100 CHARTERS
Fighting Dragons Martial Arts Club
Yebin C.
Been working with Chris for about 6months now since last Nov. He's patient and great at teaching. He is flexible in schedueling so I've never had any issue with getting my lessons done in my crazy schedule. Definitely recommend him!
Chris Darnelle (Swimming & Martial Arts:TaeKwonDo - Karate(TangSooDo))
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