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The American Karate Academy Of Akron

The American Karate Academy Of Akron

New on Lessons
Serves Akron, OH
We are fully operational school we do workshops, seminars, and go to tournaments all around Ohio and neighboring states. We also offer testing by license instructors. I slogan "We train hard and we train with" I based system Is Shotokan karate, with our self-defense crossing over into the Kempo system. THEAMERICANKARATEACADEMY.COM
PetrosinoPersonal Protection

PetrosinoPersonal Protection

New on Lessons
32+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
We teach ju-jutsu and Steet Protect Pronciple we work with all students to build discipline confidence and improve their self esteem we also deal with them how to protect themselves against bullies prepare themselves to have more confidence in what they do Built self esteem Making shore that our clients can potect themself with realistic Self-defense. I am member of Summit county Hall of Fame . I have been doing Martial Arts for 53 Years.
Hickey's Karate Center

Hickey's Karate Center

New on Lessons
33+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
Hickey Karate Center, based in Stow, Ohio and serving surrounding areas, has been a reputable establishment since 1991. The center offers a wide range of martial arts and fitness programs including karate, judo, jujitsu, kobudo, and self-defense classes for various age groups. Hickey Karate Center is committed to helping its students strive for excellence in life as well as in the martial arts, providing high-quality training in a family-oriented environment. Their programs also cater to families and offer therapeutic martial arts, making it a comprehensive center for individuals of all ages and fitness levels.
Boxing Lessons

Boxing Lessons

New on Lessons
4+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
Boxing is one of my lifelong passions and it has always been a dream of mine to train great fighters. Early in my childhood I boxed and was trained by some of the best trainers in the Akron, Ohio area and I now want to share that knowledge with others. My boxing classes will teach you everything from A-Z about boxing, in a very detailed and easy to understand way. Your Training will consist of: - I will actively show, and correct techniques for punching, blocking, and movements. - Movement drills and correct footwork will be heavily emphasized. - Head movements and countering techniques. - Focus Mitts for punch combos and accuracy. - And M...
Apex Fight Systems

Apex Fight Systems

New on Lessons
Offers online services
7+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
Self Defense Confidence Weight loss Self Esteem
Integrative Tai Chi

Integrative Tai Chi

New on Lessons
Serves Akron, OH
Integrative Tai Chi, located in Tallmadge, Ohio, is dedicated to promoting wellness and mindfulness through the practice of Qigong. This involves aligning breath, movement, and awareness for exercise, healing, and meditation. Their approach serves the surrounding areas, aiming to cultivate life energy among its participants. With a special focus on personal growth and healing, Integrative Tai Chi provides a unique experience for those seeking a holistic approach to wellness.
Center For Body-Mind Harmony

Center For Body-Mind Harmony

New on Lessons
44+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
Established in 1980, the Center for Body-Mind Harmony is a distinguished martial arts school situated in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. This center primarily focuses on imparting knowledge on traditional Chinese Martial Arts such as Taiji (Tai Chi) and Qigong, along with Bagua, Baji, and Praying Mantis. With a legacy passed down from Master David Schenk to his senior student, Gary Harris, this center continues to serve the community, helping individuals achieve body and mind harmony through martial arts.
True Art Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

True Art Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

New on Lessons
Serves Akron, OH
True Art Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, based in Fairlawn, Ohio, and serving surrounding areas, is a professional martial arts academy. They are dedicated to providing high-quality Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes for both adults and children, focusing on instilling discipline, strength, and skill in every student. This is more than just a sport, it's an art form, and True Art is passionate about sharing it with their community.
Moo Duk Kwan Center

Moo Duk Kwan Center

New on Lessons
Serves Akron, OH
The Moo Duk Kwan Center, located in Mogadore, Ohio, is a renowned martial arts studio specializing in the Korean art of Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan. Under the expert guidance of head instructor Sa Bom Nim Lisa Kozak since 1995, the center fosters a deep worldwide connection to the art, encouraging students to share their journey through photos and videos to inspire others. The center is dedicated to nurturing a strong, global community of martial arts practitioners.
The Art Of Karate

The Art Of Karate

New on Lessons
48+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
Founded in 1976, The Art of Karate is a family-owned martial arts school located in Barberton, Ohio, and serves the surrounding areas. With a focus on quality, not quantity, their 8th Degree Black Belt Head Instructor, with over 36 years of experience, ensures that students of all ages receive the support they need to succeed in both martial arts and life. The school takes pride in its long-standing tradition of being a small, local business, teaching area families since the early 1970s.

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?

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