Karate

Bennett's Karate

Classes concentrate on karate punching, kicking, and blocking basics. Students learn to count from 1 to 10 in Japanese and learn basic Japanese phrases used in the dojo. Have fun doing drills geared toward coordination and exercise in a structured and disciplined environment. This program has its own ranking system and its purpose is to prepare younger students for the karate class. 

Additional expenses for testing and equipment which is purchased through the instructor. Testing is held at Bennett’s Karate Dojo in Erie. Contact the instructor for pricing and make up class opportunities.

Note: participants only need to pay to purchase a uniform and the annual fees if participants plan on testing for new belts and going through the rank system. participants can keep coming to monthly classes at the recreation center and participant in your “athletic” clothes for as long as participants would like without purchasing a uniform or paying the annual fee.


Uniform ("gi"), belt, patch package: $50
Student membership: 
$35 paid annually
Dojo contact information:
Phone: (303) 947-3908
Email: Bennettskarate@yahoo.com
Website: www.bennettskarate.com  

Karate - 4-6 Year Old Class 

Karate classes helps increase physical fitness, creates confidence, and develop motor skills, speed, and concentration.  In this class, participants concentrate on karate basics through fun drills that develop coordination, discipline and exercise.  Students will also learn to count and say basic phrases in Japanese used for class. 4 classes per session 

Day: Thursday
Time: 5:30 - 6 pm
Location: Carbon Valley Recreation Center multi-purpose room
Fee: $48 District, $60 Non-District
Registration Opens: One month before first scheduled class
Registration Deadline: Day before first scheduled class

Session Dates:
August 5 - August 26
September 2 - September 23
September 30 - October 21
October 28 - November 18
December 2 - December 30 (no class December 23)

Karate - Beginner Class (Ages 7 and older)

This class is intended for students 7 yrs and above, adults, seniors and families.  Classes involve the study of Uechi Ryu Karate from Okinawa, Japan which includes traditional drills, body conditioning, forms, and sparring. These are very structured classes based on courtesy, respect, discipline, and mental development. Uechi Ryu Karate is a civil self defense system that will provide students skills for self protection as well as physical development that can be used for all physical activities. 8 classes per session. 

Days: Monday & Thursday
Time: 6 - 7 pm
Location: Carbon Valley Recreation Center multi-purpose room
Fee: $64 District, $80 Non-District
Registration Opens: One month before first scheduled class
Registration Deadline: Day before first scheduled class

Session Dates:
June 3 - June 28
July 5 - July 29
August 2 - August 26
September 6 - September 30
October 4 - October 28
November 1 - November 29 (no class November 25)
December 2 - December 30 (no class December 23)

Karate - Advanced Class (Ages 7 and older)

This class is intended for students 7 yrs and above, adults, seniors and families.  Classes involve the study of Uechi Ryu Karate from Okinawa, Japan which includes traditional drills, body conditioning, forms, and sparring. These are very structured classes based on courtesy, respect, discipline, and mental development. Uechi Ryu Karate is a civil self defense system that will provide students skills for self protection as well as physical development that can be used for all physical activities. 8 classes per session.

Days: Monday & Thursday
Time: 7 - 8 pm
Location: Carbon Valley Recreation Center multi-purpose room
Fee: $64 District, $80 Non-District
Registration Opens: One month before first scheduled class
Registration Deadline: Day before first scheduled class

Session Dates:
June 3 - June 28
July 5 - July 29
August 2 - August 26
September 6 - September 30
October 4 - October 28
November 1 - November 29 (no class November 25)
December 2 - December 30 (no class December 23)

Contact Us

  1. Kelly Gray
    Programs Coordinator
    303-833-3660 x 124