• Welcome to Practical Karate

    Integrating Traditional Karate with modern martial arts.

  • Karate Classes for Kids & Adults

    Karate training for all levels and abilities

  • Judo, Kickboxing / MMA

    Grappling, striking and the combination of both for fitness and practical fighting skills

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4170 Morena Blvd. Suite A
San Diego, 92117


daily: 10am - 8pm

About Practical Karate

Practical Karate is a traditional martial arts school that teaches practical self-defense skills and the culture of traditional martial arts to create healthier, happier and kinder students.

The core curriculum is traditional Isshin-Ryu Karate with techniques and training methods adapted from Shotokan Karate, Shito-Ryu Karate, Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing and Wrestling. .Read more

Frank McCarroll

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    Not at all. You’ll find that our classes for beginners are the perfect way to build up your overall fitness level regardless of your physical condition. Good luck!
    Of course, please feel free to stop by the Dojo and watch any of the kids karate, practical karate, judo or mma classes. Address - 4170 Morena Blvd Suite. A San Diego 92117.
    You are never to old. At Practical Karate students use techniques and drills to improve co-ordination and challenge students to improve their mind body connection.
    All students are welcome to come try out a Karate, Judo, Sparring or MMA class for free for 1 week. Looking forward to meeting you!

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    Summer Camps 2023

    Practical Karate Summer Camps 2023 WEEK 1 6/26-6/30 WEEK 2 7/10-7/14 WEEK 3 7/24-7/28 WEEK 4 8/7-8/11 Activities Include: Karate Judo Chess Art & Movement Games Times and Cost Full Day: 8:30am-3:30pm, Cost: $320 per week Half Day: 8:30am-12:30pm, 11:30am-3:30pm,

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    Why We Practice Seiza

    Seiza is a formal sitting position with the legs folded underneath the body, the tops of the feet on the floor, and the buttocks resting on the heels. In Japanese culture Seiza is the most respectful way to sit. Therefore

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    San Diego, 92117


    daily: 10am - 8pm

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