Emerald Coast Martial Arts

“Life Enrichment Through The Arts.”

We offer Shotokan Karate for kids & adults, Tai Chi, Krav Maga, women’s self defense & private lessons in weapons & combatives.  Our focus includes discipline, develop coping skills, strength & confidence all in a family-friendly environment. We provide training that will keep you safe and prepared for situations on the street, in military combat, and even in competitions.

An exceptional training environment: Our students love to come to practice. Class is always enjoyable because we learn in an atmosphere of mutual respect and dedication. We do “exercise with a purpose!” Our 8,400 square foot facility has several practice floors, is equipped with mirrors, 1″ floor anti fatigue mats, stretch bars & machines, striking pad equipment and heavy bags for optimal training. We offer Yoga & Gymnastics as well.

We are an active dojo with participation in community projects, local parades and activity trips (ie. canoeing on Black Water river, beach workouts, Nerf Wars for the kids, dojo movie/pizza nights and holiday parties). Come join our family! Adults and kids (ages 4 1/2 and up) are welcomed.torii gate

What We Teach…

  • Shotokan (Adult & Kids)
  • Krav Maga (Israeli Fighting Art)
  • Tai Chi (adults only)
  • Women’s and Teen’s Advanced Protection Tactics
  • Kid’s anti-bullying and predator protection courses
  • Disabled/wheelchair defensive tactics classes
  • Private instruction available
  • Kubudo (weapons)



When We Teach It…


11:30 am: Home schoolers Karate

5:00 pm: Kid’s White Belts (new starting students)

6:30 pm: Kid’s Orange/Green belts

630 pm: Kid’s Blue-Brown Belts

7:30 pm Krav Maga


11:00 am:  Krav Maga

5:30pm: Kids’ Yellow Belts

630pm: Kids’ Gold Belts

730pm: Adult Karate


11:30 am: Home schoolers Karate

5:00 pm: Kids’ White Belts

6:30 pm: Kids’ Orange/Green belts

6:30pm: Kids’ Blue-Brown Belts

7:30 pm:  Krav Maga

7:30 pm:  Tai Chi


11:00 am:  Krav Maga

5:30 pm: Kids’ Yellow Belts

6:30 pm: Kids’ Gold Belts

7:30 pm: Adult Karate


5:30 pm:  Adult Karate (white & Yellow Belts)

6:30 pm: Adult Karate

(special events or training-TBA)


10:30 am:  Tai Chi


Our main dojo is located at:


Our Associations…

Our associations are AKJU (American Karate Jujitsu Union) under Soke Don Madden, ASAI (Asai Shotokan Association International) under Shihan Kousaku Yokota, Jay Vera International Realistic Martial Arts Association in the GM Tony Lasit tree & Israeli Krav Maga International (IKI) under Master Moshe Katz.