ALL CITY KARATE  502-449-4020   


Our Programs & Classes

All-City Karate programs provide a safe nurturing family environment that reinforces good family values and life skills. Yes, you or your child will learn how to defend themselves, but our primary aim is to instill strong character traits that will last a lifetime.

It's a fact that no other sport teaches the character building tool found in martial arts. You will witness your confidence increase with each class. Self-confidence and high self-esteem are paramount in developing strong character.

All - City Karate Programs and Instructors have proven to be a positive image in this community for their work with children and have been recognized by many different agencies and individuals such as WHAS 11 News, WAVE 3 News, WLKY 32 News, Jefferson County Public Schools, Courier Journal, Louisville Defender, Regional Sport Karate Magazine,Governor Ernie Fletcher, Metro Mayor Jerry Abramson, former Mayor & Co. Judge Executive Dave Armstrong, former Aldermanic President Denise Bentley, and the City Louisville Board of Alderman.

Students and enthusiasts of Karate have many reasons for their interest in this and other martial art styles. Some are drawn to the physical fitness and weight-loss aspects of training. Others seek to add discipline and self control to their lives. While still others are concerned about safety and self-defense.

Whether you are interested in our programs for mental or physical well being, All-City Karate offers a number of programs that will fit your developmental needs and your busy schedule as well.

S.M.A.R.T. (Special Martial Arts Response Training) PROGRAM - All-City Karate is a (21 yr.) Service Vendor for Jefferson County Public Schools. Our During-School martial arts based program is part of our awareness campaign to arm children with the knowledge to recognize and avoid imminent danger. We also teach conflict resolution techniques that enable children to effectively avoid confrontation & conflict, resolve situations peacefully and deal with bullies & peer pressure. If you would like us to provide services at your Public School, give us a call. "We are the TOP choice of Family Resource Directors, Counselors, Teachers and Principles."

TINY TIGERS 5yr.-6yr. old
Our Tiny Tigers Program is designed for younger students ages 5-6 year olds. In these classes the students learn the fundamentals of karate, which are the basics for a lot of activities. Balance, coordination, control and timing are just a few of the physical elements the students learn. Mentally, the students learn about focus, self-discipline, respect and teamwork. The Tiny Tigers class is used as a springboard to our regular A+ Program classes. Individuals will graduate from this program when the students skill level has meet class performance goals. Once the student has moved on, they generally are a better beginner student because of the solid fundamentals taught in the Tiny Tigers class.

Our Junior & Teen Achievers Program is based on the core values of Martial Arts training. “Martial Arts Begins and Ends With Respect.” From this basic premise, we develop your child’s awareness and skills in three primary areas: Respect, Discipline and Self Control. Our core curriculum includes hi-energy drills and skills designed to build and condition each child’s attitude, behavior and overall character development.

Our Black Belt Champions and Elite Leadership training helps children and young adults develop greater self-control and self-discipline in everything they do.Why not give your child the life skills needed to be their best at school, at home, and when dealing with the pressures of everyday life?

Discover how our Youth Martial Arts students become high academic achievers and excellent athletes with confidence and a positive, respectful attitude. Let us provide the fitness, discipline and expertise to give your child the opportunity to become a healthy and fit young adult. Plus, develop the life skills and core values they need to succeed in life.

KARATE CAMPS (Spring Break/Winter Break/Day)
Allow your child to enjoy our fun & exciting Karate Camps. Our week long and one-day Karate Camps are for anyone who wants an alternative to video games or daycare. Activities include: Martial Arts lessons, exciting field trips and structured games. Karate Camps are scheduled when school is not in session including teacher-planning days, Winter Break and Spring Break.

All-City Karate offers adult training and short self-defense courses that will improve your confidence, safety & ability to handle situations. The course is taught in a safe and friendly environment. Students are instructed on how to recognize danger, learn how to avoid it and handle attacks if it comes to that. We offer invaluable tools for any person. The best way to avoid a fight is to build up your awareness, confidence and both verbal and physical skills so you can avoid or de-escalate danger before it gets out of hand.

The All-City Black Belt Club is the ultimate Martial Art Training experience designed for dedicated students who have set BLACK BELT as their Goal. Orange Belt and above become eligible for this Club after demonstrating their commitment through hard work and continued attendance. Members in this program receive a special patch and attend special workshops, seminars and social events. Remember to achieve your goal of Black Belt, it is vital that you set your goals and commit to attain them through ATTENDANCE, ATTITUDE, and ACTION.

The Rising Star Youth Sports Scholarship Program is an award-winning sports program whose mission is to prevent juvenile crime by providing disadvantaged and “at-risk” children the opportunity to become involved in physical and cultural arts programs, working with established and recognized martial arts schools.

Martial Arts are uniquely suited for the personal development of children, stressing such values as respect, discipline, courage and integrity while also teaching goal-setting skills and instilling a positive work ethic. The discipline and focus it requires to be good at martial arts are the same character-building traits that are required for someone to achieve success in life.

Local Law Enforcement, School Couselors, and Youth Social Services account for most of the children referred into this program. The children earn their continuous participation in Rising Star program through attendance, maintaining good grades in school and exhibiting good behavior, all of which are closely monitored.

All-City Karate is the registered Sponsor Studio of Rising Star Youth Sports. If you would like to give a donation or sponsor a child give us call.

Since 1994 All-City Karate Studio has annually hosted the Rising Star Martial Arts Championship and "National Martial Arts Day" Kick-A-Thon Fundraisers. These events raise funds in support of our Scholarship Program. Special thanks to former Governor Fletcher , Mayor Abramson, Metro Parks & Recreation, Jefferson County Public Schools, students, families and community supporters for their generous donations and support of our past Scholarship Events .

Please Contact Us if you have any questions about our programs or would like to know about other programs that may not be listed here.