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At Ray’s American Karate & Self-Defense we strive to provide a safe and friendly environment for students of all ages to learn at their own pace to the best of his or her ability. Our mission is to promote excellence in physical and mental growth through focused training. Our greatest responsibility is to instill in our students a sense of discipline and code of ethics to inspire them to become good citizens.

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Kid’s Classes

Starting your child young in karate training is ideal (children as young as the age of four are usually accepted, as it is also a good way to hone fine motor skills), and lots of parents have found that in as little as a year, their children who were involved in martial arts had noticeably gained positive traits such as increased self-esteem, respect and overall physical fitness.

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Adult Classes

Martial Arts can improve one’s cardiovascular fitness as well as tone the muscular system and overall power of the body. An average adult can burn over 500 calories in a 45-minute workout. Plus, Martial Arts improves flexibility, range of motion, coordination, and balance.

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Hyper Classes

American Karate & Self-Defense is evolving the definition of Martial Arts. While staying firmly rooted in our traditional martial arts past, we are incorporating the latest maneuvers and techniques that elevate the art and the athlete to a whole new level. Come join us and change your life today.

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For a Free Class call 214-327-8585

Whether you’re looking to tryout a single class or start your journey down the road to black belt, Ray’s American Karate & Self-Defense can help you get to where you want to be.

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How to Stay Motivated in Your Martial Arts and Fitness Training

“Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.” — Theodore N. Vail Using half his speed, the coach threw a jab at the student’s face. Without flinching, the student parried the punch. “Good!” the coach said. “Let’s try again. I’m going to pick up the pace a little.” The […]

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Wisdom of the Martial Arts: Advice for the Dojo, Advice for Life!

For cerebral students of self-defense, a favorite facet of the fighting arts is the accumulated wisdom that’s conveyed in class, in books, in magazines and on television. These comments and observations tend to sum up much broader concepts, putting them in bite-size chunks anyone can digest. The following are a few faves from some martial […]

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Wisdom of the Martial Arts: Advice for the Dojo, Advice for Life!

For cerebral students of self-defense, a favorite facet of the fighting arts is the accumulated wisdom that’s conveyed in class, in books, in magazines and on television. These comments and observations tend to sum up much broader concepts, putting them in bite-size chunks anyone can digest. The following are a few faves from some martial […]

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The karate school is open today.

Ray’s American Karate & Self-Defense announcement: Hello, The karate school is open today. It’s totally up to you whether you want to stay in and keep warm or venture out. Mr Gomez couldn’t stay in another day. Thanks, Mary Gomez Like this:Like Loading…

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