The Holt Dojo, led by head instructor, Sensei Mark McCloud, has offered the best in traditional martial arts training since 2003. Traditional Okinawan Karate emphasizes the betterment of one’s self both inside and out. As a student’s body becomes stronger, so too does their discipline, focus, confidence and respect for others
Classes include traditional self-defense, point-sparring (youth), full-contact sparring (teens+), Kobudo (weapons training), Kata, fitness and more! With a curriculum passed down from his teacher, Sensei Seikichi Iha, Hanshi, 10th Dan, Sensei Mark and the Holt Dojo provides true Okinawan Karate training dating back hundreds of years.
With a flexible class schedule, experienced instructors and traditional Okinawan Karate roots, Original Okinawan Karate of Holt is more than just another gym…it’s a Dojo.
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Karate training is fun, challenging and exciting for ALL ages! We have traditional group classes, point sparring and events throughout the year to help our youth students grow in their discipline, focus, respect, strength, flexibility, and much more.
The ultimate goal of traditional Okinawan Karate is perfection of character through physical and mental self-improvement. Through traditional training dating back hundreds of years and a direct lineage to the birthplace of Karate, Okinawa, the Holt Dojo provides a challenging and rewarding system of Karate and self-defense training.
“This is a wonderful learning environment for my kids! Everything is positive and well run. The instructors want to see everyone succeed and are great with their students. My children have loved coming here for the past year and a half, and I hope to keep them enrolled for many more years. They have learned so much already. The Camps and Kids' Nights are a lot of fun as well!”