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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: 10/17/14)
                       Time-Sensitive Highlights - 2014


      Begins Tue & Thu, Oct 21 & 23...ends Dec 9
Pattonville Heights Middle School back gym
To enroll - 314.213.8094 or see
Pricing for more enrollment options
For family & golden discounts click
here...enroll by 3 pm Fri, Oct 17 to avoid possible late fees or full classes.

HALLOWEEN COSTUMES - for guidelines click here!
     Tues & Thurs,
Oct 28 & 30

     Fri & Sat, Nov 14 & 15
Seikichi Iha, Head Master to conduct training seminar Friday evening & Saturday afternoon at Parkwood School gym.    

NO KARATE - Nov 4, 25 & 27  
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DISCOUNTS - Family (adults & kids) and golden (age 55+) karate discounts

CALENDAR OF EVENTS - all 2014 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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