Karate is a great workout that can improve your flexibility, coordination, stamina, power, speed, and overall athleticism. Moreover, it not only provides a cardio workout for those who aims to lose weight but also helps tone your body making you lean as you slim down.
Karate training improves one’s focus, concentration, and perseverance, which makes it great for both adults in the workplace or kids in school. Meditation during training also helps in relieving stress, and harboring peace of mind.
Our training programs are designed not only to keep you fit but also to increase your awareness of your surroundings and equip you with self defense techniques that you can trust in life or death situations.
Great for all ages
Though karate training is usually done in groups or classes, its aim is always the individual growth of each student. Karate practitioners range from kids as young as 4 and as old as 75 (or even older!).
With over 70 blackbelts and at least 15 dojos in the Philippines, UK, and New Zealand, KDA is one of the most trusted karate schools in the country. We are recognized by the Philippine Karatedo Federation and the International Shotokan Karatedo Federation. Most of our blackbelts are bemedalled national athletes and coaches and all instructors undergo continuous training to ensure that only the best training is provided to our students.
More than 70 blackbelts
Experienced and continuously trained.
At least 15 dojos
in the Philippines, UK, and New Zealand.
A proud member of the Philippine Karate Federation (NSA).
A proud member of the International Shotokan Karate Federation
Champions in life
The KDA Training Program
Learn more about the karate programs we offer.
Tiger Cubs Class
Specially designed for kids between the ages of 4 and 8, the regular karate class is made shorter and more fun while at the same time teaching them the focusing on teaching kids very important karate values like discipline and respect.
Basic Karate Class
The class is composed of different karate training programs covering the kihon, kata, and kumite lessons unique to each belt rank. The class also focuses on a myriad of topics such as defense methodology, biomechanics, tactics and strategy. The gradual introduction of competition-style sport Karate is also one of the features of this class.
Sports Karate Class
Designed for the discerning karate athlete, the sports karate class focuses on developing promising students into athletes that represent KDA and the country in local and international competitions. The classs is taught by KDA instructors who are also part of the coaching staff of the Philippine National Team. Inclusion in this class is by sensei recommendation only and is dependent on the student’s performance in training, as well as the student’s character and attitude inside and outside the dojo.
KDA’s specialized courses focus on different parts of karate practice like fitness, self defense, concentration and awareness. These classes, though seasonal, are very important as the it aims to help students develop certain skills to help them be more effective not only in the dojo but also in school, at work and in life, in general.
Congratulations to our hardworking athletes and to our coaches, Sensei David Lay, Sensei Reiner de Leon, and Sensei Maricar Rimando, for an outstanding display of excellent karate prowess at the recently held PNG Karate Championships in Lingayen, Pangasinan. The PNG serves as the qualifying games for inclusion to the Philippine National Karate Team. A gold[…]