Programs We Offer

Adult Karate Wado Ryu Martial Arts Kids Karate
Summer Camps After School Care Summer Camps

Martial Arts in West Ashley, North Charleston, Moncks Corner and Daniel Island

Teaching Excellence At Japan Karate Institute our instructors are known not only for their martial arts skill, but also for their ability to effectively communicate their knowledge and understanding to students of all ages. Because of our commitment to being on the cutting edge of martial arts training they are continuously upgrading their skills. It is no surprise that Japan Karate Institute instructors are ranked among the finest in the world.

Wado Ryu Martial Arts

Japan Karate Institute teaches traditional Wado Ryu Karate. Wado Ryu was founded in 1934 by Shihan Hinori Otsuka and is often considered to be the first true Japanese martial art, Japan Karate Institute teaches this art as it was handed down from Otsuka Shihan to Soke Hirano and Shihan Woodard.

Kids Karate

Our Kids Karate program is based on the nationaly recognized Little Ninjas program. Little Ninjas are considered to be any child between the ages of 4 and 6. At this early age they are in their prime for the development of listening and functioning skills. The Little Ninja Program will help preschoolers be the best they can be and use their body and mind to their fullest potential.

After School Karate

Japan Karate Institute After School Karate Program offers the best in after school care. As an alternative to daycare, After School Karate offers a structured and disciplined environment. With Karate classes 4 days a week and Fun Day on Friday, kids learn valuable life skills in a caring professional enviornment, all while having a great time.

Summer Camps

Japan Karate Institute offers exclusive Summer Camps. We offer a fun and safe environment for kids to learn valuable life lessons in a fun environment. Our camps offer field trips nearly everyday to local Charleston area play spots for kids. A typical day invovles morning and afternoon karate classes with a field trip in during the day.


Japan Karate Institute - West Ashley, Charleston, SC - Headquarters

1610 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, next to Chuckie Cheese

Japan Karate Institute - Moncks Corner, SC

102 Rembert C. Dennis
Moncks Corner, S.C. 29461

Japan Karate Institute - North Charleston, SC

8530 Dorchester Rd Suite 105, next to La Hacienda

Japan Karate Institute - Daniel Island, Charleston, SC

295 Seven Farms Drive, Suite B
Daniel Island, SC 29492

Japan Karate Institute - Winstom-Salem, NC

908-B Peters Creek Pkwy
Winston-Salem, NC 27103

Japan Karate Institute - Chiang Mai, Thailand



West Ashley
Moncks Corner, SC
North Charleston
Daniel Island
Winston-Salem, NC
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