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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 19th year of teaching in the St. Louis area!!

    No Contracts to Sign, No Equipment to Buy

    Black Belt Instructors

    Adult & Youth (starting at age 4) Karate Programs

    Karate Discounts for Families & Age 55+

    Self-Defense Seminars...Our Location or Yours

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

    Encouragement, Not Intimidation 

   6th Degree Black Belt Internationally Certified Head Instructor

STUDENTS:  Time-sensitive highlights of 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: 04/16/14)
                       Time-Sensitive Highlights


Note:  Fee Fee Rd closed to thru traffic between Old St. Charles & Ayreshire Roads...for alternate routes see Pattonville Hts Middle School

Next 6-week Tue/Thu karate sessions dates:
     Apr 15 - May 22.....at
Pattonville Heights Middle School back gym
     Jun 2 - Jul 10........at Pattonville High School Aquatics Center, Exercise Room
     You can call 314.213.8094 to enroll now (for discounts click

Location Changes - same class times: 
     Thu, May 1 & 22 ONLY -
Parkwood School, 3199 Parkwood Ln (just south of Old St. Charles Rd), Maryland Hts 63043
     Tue, May 13 ONLY - Rose Acres School, 2905 Rose Acres Ln at Creve Coeur Mill Rd, Maryland Hts 63043

(End-of-school-year functions at Pattonville Hts on these dates.)

Fri-Sun, Jul 18-20:  National Training Seminar (NTS), Lansing, Michigan, led by Seikichi Iha, Hanshi 10th Dan - students of Karate STL & its branch dojos invited

Sun, Aug 17Karate Family Picnic - 2-6 pm - Vago Park - families/guests of ALL active & inactive students of Karate STL & its branch dojos invited

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DISCOUNTS - Family (adults & kids) and golden (age 55+) karate discounts

CALENDAR OF EVENTS - other 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 - Jan 20, 2014
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