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  • American-Te Goju Karate-Do
    Master, Shihan Edwin Cabrera

    151 West 26th Street btw 6th & 7th Ave. 6th floor
    New York 10001
    914-751-5173 or
    "The American-Te Goju-Ryu Martial Arts System, utilizing Goju-Ryu as its foundation, incorporates a wide variety of techniques from Judo, Jujitsu, Aikido, Karate-Do, Dong Soo Do, Kempo, Kung-Fu and Kobudo."

  • AWS Martial Arts/Uptown Nubian Karate
    Mahaliel Sha-Bethea aka Sensei Mo
    151 West 136th St. btw Lenox and 7th Ave
    New York 10030
    "Sensei MO has won over 100 Grand Championships, however, his real claim to fame is his martial arts skills on the mean streets of New York City. Don't let his nice guy look fool ya!"

  • Bujinkan Budo Shibu
    Charles O. Lucas, Shidoshi-ho
    Source of Life Center, 352 7th Avenue (btw 29th & 30th Street), 16th Fl.
    New York 10001
    Call 212-423-0482 or fax 212-828-3856
    "This is a club for the study of Budo taijutsu and authentic Japanese Bujutsu, Jujutsu, Ninjutsu, and Karate-jutsu as taught by the Bujinkan Dojo, Japan."

  • Bwarrior Martial Arts
    Brayner Martinez
    230 E. 53rd Street
    New York 10022
    "Shindo Ryu emphasizes strong, linear offensive techniques and soft, circular defensive techniques."

  • Chinatown Martial Arts & Fitness Center/Chinatown Sports Club
    Kyoshi Nathan Ingram
    225 Park Row - where Worth, Mott & Park Row meet (Chatham Square)
    (212) 566-2200
    "Karate - the deadly art of survival taught by Kyoshi Nathan Ingram, 8th degree black belt, 19x bare knuckle champion. This system developed by Kyoshi 33 years ago is a combination of shotokan, goju ryu, ju - jitsu, kung fu & western boxing."

  • Columbia University Shotokan Karate of America
    Classes held at three locations uptown near Columbia University. See website for details.
    "Our group is combined of students, faculty, and staff of Columbia University, Teachers College, and other institutions in the area, as well as other members of the community. We welcome anybody who is ready for a hard and serious practice (we also have a lot of fun)."

  • D-Dojo
    Igor Dyachenko Sensei
    151 W 26 St. 5th. Fl.
    New York NY 10001
    212-537-6441, 888-537-6441
    "Karate instructions of Kanazawa-Ryu style. Igor Dyachenko is a FSKA World Champion in kumite devision, held in Las Vegas in 2003."

  • Empty Cup Karate - Goju-ryu Karate
    Sensei Matt Stanley
    440 Lafayette Street, 4th Floor
    New York 10003
    "Empty Cup Karate is a karate school in New York City dedicated to the development of the individual through the study of Okinawan Goju-ryu Karate. We pursue traditional karate training while integrating modern research and insights into the martial arts. Adults of any age, gender, experience level, and physical fitness are welcome."

  • Hard and Soft Karate (Duro y Suave Manos Vacias)
    Soke Peter Flores Sr.
    Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center
    2180 1st Ave. btw 112th and 113th St.
    New York 10029
    A program of the City of New York Parks and Rec department.

  • Harlem Children's Zone Karate-Do Club
    Abdul Aziz Sensei

    TRUCE Fitness & Nutrition Center
    147 Saint Nicholas Avenue
    New York 10026
    "Truce Fitness and Nutrition Center provides free services to Harlem residents, which includes martial arts, fitness and nutrition training and assessment, and aerobics."

  • Harlem Karate
    Doctor Ernest Hyman
    2234 3rd Avenue
    New York 10035
    "The Dojo is Headed by Doctor Ernest Hyman who has been in the art since his teenage years. Doctor Hyman has been running the Harlem Goju Karate dojo for over 23 years."

  • Herve Karate Class
    120 Walker St.
    New York 10013

  • Karatedo Honma Dojo
    Sensei Masahiko Honma
    64 E 4th Street - 4th Floor
    New York 10003
    "Traditional Japanese Karate is a method of self-defense and self-development. Honma Dojo welcomes all students from all backgrounds. By fostering respect for our fellow students, and ourselves, we grow together as Karateka and as people."

  • Kenshikaikan Karate
    Shihan Leighton Barker
    Vanderbilt YMCA, 224 E. 47 St
    New York 10017
    Affiliated with the Kenshikaikan Karate association of New York.

  • Kenshikaikan Karate
    Shuseki-Shihan William Oliver
    2726 Broadway, 2nd Floor
    New York 10025
    Affiliated with the Kenshikaikan Karate association of New York.

  • Kokushi Budo Institute
    Professor Nobuyoshi Higashi
    332 Riverside Drive btw 105th and 106th St.
    New York 10025
    Enter info in their email form.
    Kokushi also teaches jujitsu, judo, and aikido.

  • Kyokushin Kaikan New York City
    Shihan Katsuhito Gorai and Sensei Elizabeth Powell Gorai
    284 Fifth Ave. 2nd Floor
    New York 10001
    Fax: 212-947-3312

  • Lyle Karate Do Inc.
    2726 Broadway #2
    New York 10025

  • Manhattan Shorinji Kempo
    Morgan Pulsifer
    260 W. 36th @ 8th Ave.
    New York 10018
    "Manhattan Shorinji Kempo is a new martial art school in Midtown whose emphasis is on the practical application of techniques."

  • Matsubayashi-Ryu (Shorin-Ryu) Karate-Do Association
    131 West 72nd Street
    New York 10023

  • Midtown Karate Dojo
    465 Lexington Avenue
    New York 10017

  • Mizu-Goju-Ryu Karate
    Sensei Christopher Campanella
    122 west 27th street
    2nd floor
    New York 10001
    "Mizu-goju-ryu karate is style of karate based on the older goju system but is not bound by it. Just like mizu (water) this system is very flexible. Mizu-goju-ryu karate also has elements of aikido, wrestling, and chi-kung."

  • Mullero KaizenKarate Do
    Sensei Mike Mullero
    1590 Lexington Ave.
    New York 10029
    "Kaizen Karate is a Mix of Thai Boxing, Shotokan Karate and Brazilian Style Jujitsu. Sensei Mike Mullero and Master Jerry Fontanez bring the best of all worlds teaching everyone from all ages That 'Success is at the top, lets do it together' Osu!!!"

  • New Breed Life Arts Center
    233 W. 135th St - downstairs
    New York 10030
    212-749-0434 24 hour phone
    212-926-9001 school phone
    "Learn karate for self defense, health, and self-development." Classes for adults and children.

  • Nisei Goju Ryu World Headquarters
    Hanshi Wilfredo Roldan
    130 E. 7th Street
    New York 10009
    "This is the Nisei Goju Ryu founded by Frank Ruiz in the 1960's. Ruiz was a student of Maestro Peter Urban. This organization in run now by Hanshi Wilfredo Roldan."

  • N.Y. Shorin Ryu Karate
    52 E. 42nd St.
    New York 10017

  • Original Karate Dojo
    Samad G. Raatib
    669 Lenox Avenue
    New York 10039
    "Original Karate Dojo is a world class organization, comprised of highly skilled and dedicated Karateka, rich in the tradition of excellence. We provide our members with unparalleled opportunities for personal growth, development, and pride. We always strive to exceed the expectations of our members."

  • Original Karate Dojo / Dykman
    Eugenio Jiminez
    Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, 67-71 Arden Street
    New York 10040
    "Original Karate Dojo is a world class organization, comprised of highly skilled and dedicated Karateka, rich in the tradition of excellence. We provide our members with unparalleled opportunities for personal growth, development, and pride. We always strive to exceed the expectations of our members."

  • "Power of Self" Goju
    Dave Thomas Sensei

    Lincoln West Community Center
    2102 Madison Ave, 132nd St., New York, NY 10037
    "Children, teens, adults, and seniors are welcome."

  • Shinjinbukan New York Branch
    Jimmy Mora Sensei
    439 West 125th Street
    New York 10027
    "Onaga Yoshimitsu Sensei, Shinjinbukan's founder, carries the oldest lineage of Karate. His teachings are based on Ti, the ancient Okinawan Martial Art, which preceded modern Karate."

  • Shorei-Kan Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate
    Sensei Charles Bentz
    122 W. 27 St. 2nd Floor
    New York 10021
    "Traditional Okinawan Karate school of Toguchi lineage. Master is Scott Lenzi."

  • ShorinjiKempo New York City Branch
    Atsushi Ohashi Sensei
    151 West 26th St., 6th Floor
    (btw 6th & 7th Ave)
    New York 10001
    "ShorinjiKempo is a totally unique non-competitive Japanese martial way, designed to help practitioners realize their potential, by exercising three elements; healthy mind, healthy body and effective self-defense. The system is based around realistic, challenging and enjoyable training, incorporating punches, kicks, blocks, locks and throws combined with seated meditation, philosophy and remedial massage. Practitioners work in harmony with others creating confident well-intentioned individuals that will leave a positive effect on society."

  • Shotokan Karate-Do New York Inc.
    2121 Broadway
    New York 10023

  • Shotokan Karate-do of New York
    Sensei Bennett
    The Field House at Chelsea Piers
    Pier 62 - 23rd Street at the Hudson River
    Also has classes in the Bronx and Elmont. Children and adults.

  • Tekken-Do Shotokan Karate-Way of the Iron Fistâ„¢
    Sensei Luis Castillo
    552 B W 158th St
    New York, NY 10032

  • Ultimate Karate USA
    Richard Garcia Sensei
    1950 3rd Ave. 107 St., 3rd Floor
    New York 10029
    "Its a school dedicated to providing a martial arts program that is complete and effective in whatever your goals are. Providing training in Jeet Kune Do Concepts, Filipino Martial Arts, and Mixed Martial Arts for adults 13 and up. Also Traditional Karate and Tae Kwon Do for children 3 - 12yrs old."

  • U.S. Budo Kai-Kan
    110 W. 14th St. 2 Floor
    New York 10011
    Teaching kendo, karate, iaido, and go-kempo-jitsu.

  • Women's Center Karate Club
    Denise Williams

    520 8th Ave., 16th Floor (New York Spaces)
    New York 10018

  • World Kanreikai Karate
    Shihan Jose Cotton
    132 Fourth Avenue, 2nd Floor
    New York 10011
    "World Kanreikai Karate is traditional Japanese full contact karate taught with an emphasis on good body mechanics and breath control. Each class is a mixture of kicking and punching techniques, stances, kata, sparring drills and body conditioning in which instructors pay particular attention to each individual's potential."

  • World Oyama Karate Iwata Dojo
    Sensei Hiro Iwata
    Fazil's Studio
    743 8th Ave (btw 46th and 47th)
    "We are all just ordinary people who like to exercise and love Karate. Please don't be intimidated by the words Karate or Martial Arts. Iwata Dojo is a place where good friends spend great times together. So come and join us!!"

  • World Oyama Karate Matsumoto Dojo
    35 W. 31st St. 6th floor (btw 5th Ave and Broadway)
    New York 10001

  • World Seido Karate Organization
    Kaicho T. Nakamura
    61 W. 23rd St.
    New York 10010
    "Seido karate is a strict, traditional Japanese style of karate, into which Kaicho T. Nakamura has distilled the essence of what he has learned about the martial arts in over 35 years of study, practice, and teaching."

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