Missouri Karate Association
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The Missouri Karate Association (MKA) is a family-oriented dojo (school) that provides quality instruction in a safe yet challenging environment. Our goal is to offer an enjoyable and supportive atmosphere for children and adults to practice Traditional Shotokan Karate

Self-defense Fitness Posture Balance Concentration Awareness Confidence Discipline Accomplishment Self-esteem Character

Traditional Shotokan Karate maximizes the effectiveness of the body. This offers immediate advantage for self-defense and is used in everyday life. Proper training in Shotokan Karate sharpens both mental and physical aspects of our bodies. It improves our ability to focus and helps us control and leverage our potential.

Karate friends

Karate is one of the best all around training for a child’s physical and mental growth. Child development experts now recognize the correlation between movement and cognitive learning — especially movement that emphasizes balance and coordination like karate.

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Our instructors are happy to answer your questions and show you actual classes in our dojo.

Please contact us for more information.

Torii Gate

Shotokan Karate Classes

Beginner through advanced classes (children / adults).  For more information see our class schedule, inspect our instructor schedule or view the flyer for our Chesterfield or New Town dojo.


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Renowned Instructors

Founders are 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2006, 2005 and 2003 US National Champions and part of a family instructing, training and competing in Karate for over 30 years.   Click here for more information.

Private | semi-Private Classes

Private (one-on-one or one-on-several) classes are available throughout the week at the Chesterfield and the New Town dojo locations.  Click here for further information on our dojo locations.


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