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   Welcome to Karate STL, St. Louis, Missouri USA
Shibu Dojo of 
Beikoku Shido-kan Karate-do Association
Under direct supervision & teaching of
Seikichi Iha, Hanshi 10th Dan, Head Master



                            Now in our 20th year of teaching in the St. Louis area!!

·    No Contracts to Sign, No Equipment to Buy

·    Adult & Youth (starting at age 4) Karate Programs

·    Karate Discounts for Families & Age 55+

·    Self-Defense Instruction...Our Location or Yours

·    St. Louis Area (Maryland Heights, MO) Training Location

·    Encouragement, Not Intimidation 

·   6th Degree Black Belt Internationally Certified Head Instructor

STUDENTS' INFO:  Time-sensitive highlights (changes, cancellations, etc.)

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We at KARATE STL take great pride in our diligent students, internationally certified dojo (school) and honorable masters, as well as the tradition, philosophy and authenticity of our style of original Okinawan karate-do -- as taught by Head Master, Seikichi Iha, Hanshi 10th Dan.  We strive to provide an inspiring atmosphere conducive to learning and growing -- physically, mentally and emotionally -- while having fun!  Our pledge is to continue our pursuit of excellence, to create even higher standards for our dojo, and to represent our martial art in a respectful and exemplary manner.

Thanks for visiting us.

S. A. Basinger, Shihan 6      th Dan
Karate STL Head Instructor
Missouri Shibu Dojo Director
Beikoku Shido-kan Karate-do Association
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(Updated: 12/17/14)
                       Time-Sensitive Highlights - 2014/2015


Dear students,
To some of you I wish a Merry Christmas!
To others I wish Happy Hanukkah!
To some others I wish Happy Kwanzaa!
To some I can say I hope Ramadan was good for you!
Perhaps there are those that I'm missing…if so, I apologize and hope to be enlightened in the future.
Whatever holiday or holy day(s) you commemorate, I wish the absolute best for you and your loved ones.
And, may you have your happiest year yet in 2015!!


A treasured member of our karate family, Jeff Miller, passed away on November 29, 2014.  He was the beloved father of
Trevor and Summer who have been Shido-kan students for many years.  Read more...www.karateSTL.com/DojoNews.html#2014

CALENDAR OF EVENTS updated to June, 2015

Dec 11 thru Thu, Jan 1 - winter break


TRAFFIC ALERT:  Road work on Fee Fee Rd between Old St. Charles Rd & Edwards Ave.  For now, northbound lane open but changes can occur daily, so verification is advised, or take alternate routes under Pattonville Heights Middle School.  

      Begins Tue & Thu, Jan 6 & 8, 2015...ends Feb 12 (see
Current Session Information)
Pattonville Heights Middle School back gym
195 Fee Fee Rd at Dorsett Rd, Maryland Heights, MO 63043
Enrollment now open - call 314-213-8094.  Enroll by 3p Fri, Jan 2 to avoid late fees 
Discount info - family (kids AND adults) and golden (age 55+) - plus other enrollment options under
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DISCOUNTS - Family (adults & kids) and golden (age 55+) karate discounts

CALENDAR OF EVENTS - all time-sensitive reminders & exceptions

CURRENT SESSION Information - current session's begin/end dates for your karate class

Cancellation Policy - due to inclement weather or emergency - karate & self-defense

Dojo News - last
entry - Nov 29, 2014
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