Karate & Martial Arts Classes – Columbia SC

Get Fit. Gain Confidence. Learn Skills. Have Fun.
Karate training will improve your stamina, strength, speed and flexibility.

What We Do

  • Kata
  • Basics
  • Kobudo – weapons training
  • Self Defense
  • Ground Work
  • Kumite / Sparring
  • Mental, Physical & Emotional Transformations


Because of the intensity of the training Karate can and will improve your overall fitness and body awareness. Karate training will strengthen and develop almost every muscle in your body including your mind and spirit.

Zen Shotokai
The Top 6 Health Benefits Of Martial Arts
1) It helps you lead a healthy lifestyle.
2) It gives you supreme self-confidence.
3) Experience weight loss as you get in the best shape of your life.
4) It improves focus and stillness.
5) It teaches great morals and values.
6) It improves your athleticism.

Guiding Principles

  • Never think of yourself as being “finished” with your study, practice or work.
  • Learn to know your weaknesses and insufficiencies deeply. 
  • Never think that you have succeeded with your endeavors, you can always make things better through practice. 
  • You can always set a higher goal and get to work on it right away.

"Karate has changed my life, honestly. I feel like I can accomplish anything in life as long as I never give up!"

“Today, I will do what others won’t so tomorrow I can do what others can’t.”

– Mark Divine

“Martial arts is like a mountain. You see the top. And you hike and you climb, and you finally reach the peak, and you realize it was a false summit, and in front of you lies an entire new mountain range.”

– Robert Owens