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Nakata Sensei started practicing karate when he was 10 years old and received his black belt at age 14. During his career...
We're located right in the heart of the Historic East Village of Downtown Des Moines. Our address is 315 E 5th Street, in the same building as Westrum Optometry. Our Dojo is located in the basement, next to Gateway Dance Theater.
Our school is a proud member of the World Shito-Ryu Karate Do Federation and is under the technical direction of Master Kunio Murayama (8th Dan WSKF).
Adults, and children ages 6 and older can participate. $65+tax/mo is for 2 nights a week. Note: Prices may be subject to change due to the availability of established schedules.
6:00-6:50pm Children (Ages 6-8)
7:00-7:50pm Children (Ages 9-13)
8:00-8:50pm Teens and Adults (Ages 14+)
***Winter and Spring Special***
2 months of training with uniform included. This promotion is valid until classes are filled. Space is limited so sign up as soon as possible. Call or text at 515-650-5510 to reserve your spot!
Tuition is $65+tax after the introductory period.
If you have 3 or more members of your family that would like to enroll. Get a $65 discount.
Rank Exams occur every 3 months. To be eligible to one must come to class and demonstrate their highest effort.
This for the exams for 9th, 8th, and 7th Kyu
Exams 6th, 5th, and 4th Kyu
Exams 3rd, 2nd, and 1st Kyu
Please note: Uniforms may be subject to availability & students are not required to purchase uniforms or sparring gear from us, with the exception of our school patches, which are $10+tax for the pair.
Beginner uniform and it comes included with our school front/left Beikoku patch, and the Shito-Kai arm patch.
Includes the sparring gloves, and sheen and ankle protective gear (comes in either blue or red). Please ask your instructor if sparring gear is needed for your class. The head gear is an additional $50+tax
These are pre-ordered only, and can be ordered only after having taken a rank exam.
In an effort to reduce the use of paper, our primary billing method is through electronic invoices that can be paid online with a debit or credit card, however, cash and checks are also welcome.
315 E 5th St, Des Moines, Iowa 50309, United States
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