Martial Arts

Classes are available across multiple disciplines, appropriate for children, teens and adults. Questions? Contact Kathleen Kennair (Uptown) or PJ Jones (Metairie).

Uptown

Karate
Learn the traditional Japanese martial art of teaching self defense (strikes, blocks, kicks, takedowns), concentration (memorization, discipline, self-control), and physical development (strength, flexibility,coordination) with Dimitri Papadopoulas, five-time national and current Kumite
(sparring) champion. Sign up for classes by the month. Register Now

Thank you for your interest in Karate. Dimitri will be taking in new students starting January 1st. Thanks!

Beginner
Ages: 6 to 18
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00 - 4:45 PM
No prior karate experience required. 

Intermediate/Advanced
Ages: 8 to 18
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:45 - 5:30 PM
Prior karate experience required.

Metairie

Judo Club
Ages: 5 to 12
Thursdays, 4:30 - 5:30 PM

Judo focuses on self defense, discipline, self confidence and most importantly, respect. Come learn from black belt instructor, Cheryl Mintz. Sign up for classes by the month.  Register Now

Self Defense Open Palm System
Ages: 18 and up
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 - 7:00 PM

Come learn self defense techniques and skills from Sa Ba Nimm 3rd degree black belt Leon Molinario. In this class you will become accustomed to the Pyung Soo Do - Open Palm System and become more confident in your own physical prowess and confidence. First time registration fee of $45 includes uniform. Sign up for classes by the month. Register Now

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