Traditional Karate....it is not a sport....it is not kickboxing....
It is an art based on a lifelong preparation to enable you to be aware of your surroundings, be prepared for a surprise encounter and respond to disable an assailant's mental or physical threat to you.
We emphasize correct posture, breath control and the coordination of muscular units with ground connection to maximize the force you generate. Many repetitions enable your body to respond instead of your mind with its emotions and distractions.
Our style is Shotokan and we are affiliated with the American Amateur Karate Federation (AAKF.org). Our regional Sensei, or teacher is Mahmoud Tabassi 7th Dan, located in Washinton, D.C.
We train in the Student Recreation Center of West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia (studentreccenter.wvu.edu/). There is no fee to members of the
Recreation Center while non-members are charged $10.00 per
We train Wednesday evenings from 9PM to 10:30PM and
Saturdays from 10AM to Noon.