Japan Karate Institute West Ashley

Japan Karate Institute West Ashley has been in business for over 33 years. We have classes for all ages, from 3-94 . You will get results. Welcome to Japan Karate Institute West Ashley .

Japan Karate Institute is one of the oldest martial arts schools in the Charleston area, dating back to the late 70′s. Shihan Dale Coker is the Chief Instructor and Founder. All our locations are family owned/operated and we can meet all your needs for Martial Arts in Charleston.

Operating as usual

04/21/2021

Osu we appreciate everyone’s support this last year ! A big “ Osu thank you “ to all of the JKI family .

Osu we appreciate everyone’s support this last year ! A big “ Osu thank you “ to all of the JKI family .

[04/20/21]   Osu Congratulations Sempai Antionette Vaird on your new Rank of Nidan (2nd Degree Black Belt )

04/18/2021

Come in and train with us . It’s never to late to start ! Osu

Come in and train with us . It’s never to late to start ! Osu

04/16/2021
04/09/2021

Osu !

Photos from Japan Karate Institute West Ashley's post 04/07/2021

This is a great honor to be able to display this in the Dojo ! JKI’s history and lineage is humbling to be a part of . This was givin from Otsuka Shihan to Soke Hirano , then Soke Hirano to Nidai Soke Ronald Woodard , then Nidai Soke Woodard gave it to Shihan Dale Coker ... Stop by the dojo and learn more about this piece of history !

[04/05/21]   Attention all JKI Instructors and JKI Sempai Academey members: Monday night, April 5, 2021 will be the first of 3 Monday night classes. See you there. S.Dale OSU

04/04/2021

Happy Easter from all of us at JKi West Ashley !

Happy Easter from all of us at JKi West Ashley !

Photos from Japan Karate Institute West Ashley's post 03/30/2021

A huge Osu Thank you to Deon Flowers for making us this awesome hand done piece of art . It absolutely looks amazing ( both sides ) ! I can not thank you enough for doing this ! Deon , you went above and beyond . Osu thank you very much !

03/27/2021

A very important and historical day for Japan Karate Institute. Left to right is Sempai Daniel Boudain, JKI Winston Salem NC, promoted to Sandan; Next is Sensei David Mitchell, Asst. Chief Instructor of JKI, promoted to Rokudan(first Rokudan in JKI); Next is Sensei Mark Fricault , Head Instructor of JKI Winston Salem NC, promoted to Yodan(highest rank there); Next Sensei Theraun Mixon, Head Instructor of JKI James Island & JKI Meeting Street Academy, promoted to Sandan; Next Sensei Benjamin Dorr, JKI Winston Salem NC, promoted to Sandan. I am very proud of all these men who endured very technical examinations and tough physical tests & requirements. OSU! Excellent job, well done!

A very important and historical day for Japan Karate Institute. Left to right is Sempai Daniel Boudain, JKI Winston Salem NC, promoted to Sandan; Next is Sensei David Mitchell, Asst. Chief Instructor of JKI, promoted to Rokudan(first Rokudan in JKI); Next is Sensei Mark Fricault , Head Instructor of JKI Winston Salem NC, promoted to Yodan(highest rank there); Next Sensei Theraun Mixon, Head Instructor of JKI James Island & JKI Meeting Street Academy, promoted to Sandan; Next Sensei Benjamin Dorr, JKI Winston Salem NC, promoted to Sandan. I am very proud of all these men who endured very technical examinations and tough physical tests & requirements. OSU! Excellent job, well done!

03/18/2021

Not much of a storm but always worth a good Karate Rainbow !

Not much of a storm but always worth a good Karate Rainbow !

03/17/2021

Just an FYI .. due to the in-climate weather tomorrow. We will pick up all schools when they release and the Dojo will run as normal .

A.S.K ...will run as normal
Evening Classes ...will run as normal

Unlike CCSD we do not close for a storm !

Just an FYI .. due to the in-climate weather tomorrow. We will pick up all schools when they release and the Dojo will run as normal .

A.S.K ...will run as normal
Evening Classes ...will run as normal

Unlike CCSD we do not close for a storm !

03/17/2021
Photos from Japan Karate Institute West Ashley's post 03/06/2021

Congratulations to our 12 Little Ninjas on successfully passing their Test today and Osu Thank You to the Kohais who were there to assist. Job well done!!!! Osu!!!

03/05/2021
02/28/2021

Osu !

02/20/2021

Osu !!!!!

02/18/2021
02/15/2021

Osu

02/10/2021

Osu !

02/04/2021

Important Notice about this weekends Belt Test . For both tests seating in the dojo will be limited . Seating will be first come first serve . We are asking parents and others to wear masks while inside the dojo . If you can not get in we will broadcast both belt tests through Zoom . You are welcome send the link to other family members so they can also watch . I will post the zoom link below in the comment section . For the second test ,Please wait outside until everyone has exited the dojo from the first test .

Important Notice about this weekends Belt Test . For both tests seating in the dojo will be limited . Seating will be first come first serve . We are asking parents and others to wear masks while inside the dojo . If you can not get in we will broadcast both belt tests through Zoom . You are welcome send the link to other family members so they can also watch . I will post the zoom link below in the comment section . For the second test ,Please wait outside until everyone has exited the dojo from the first test .

01/29/2021

Attention Parents and Students : Test forms are due today !

Attention Parents and Students : Test forms are due today !

01/26/2021

Attention : February 1st 2021 will be our next instructor class and the start of our Sempai Academy . if you are interested in joining our Sempai Academy come out on the 1st . We will all train together that night ! Osu

Attention : February 1st 2021 will be our next instructor class and the start of our Sempai Academy . if you are interested in joining our Sempai Academy come out on the 1st . We will all train together that night ! Osu

01/24/2021

Follow us on Instagram ! Share with your friends ! Osu

Follow us on Instagram ! Share with your friends ! Osu

[01/18/21]   Osu , Just a reminder that tonight we return to our Instructors classes at 7:30 pm at West Ashley Dojo . Osu See you there .

01/16/2021

Karate | Kata 2021 Spain Training

OSU

01/14/2021

Osu absolutely !

01/05/2021

On January 18 the 2021 Instructor class resumes for all JKI Sensei and Sempai. There will be 2 classes in January, the 18th and 25th.

In February and rest of the year, the class will maintain the first 3 Monday nights of every month as a normal schedule This class is taught by Shihan Dale and Sensei David.

2021 Sempai Instructor Academy begins February 1. If you would like to become a JKI Assistant Instructor, this is the class for you. We will meet 3 times per month after you train in the Instructor class. Shihan Dale will teach this Academy. Come February 1 and learn about the curriculum & requirements. Train in the Instructor class on that night.

[01/01/21]   Happy New Year JKI ! 2021 is going to be an amazing year !

12/31/2020

Karate viewpoints

12/30/2020

New Years Day training with Shihan Dale at 6 am January 1 ,2021 ! You can sign up in the MyStudio app . Don’t miss out on a great way to start the new year ! Osu

12/25/2020

Merry Christmas from all of us at Japan Karate Institute West Ashley !

12/05/2020

Osu !

[11/27/20]   Osu everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Just wanted to remind everyone that there will be No classes tomorrow, Saturday November 28th. Next week we will return to our regular schedule. Have a great weekend! Osu!

11/26/2020

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at JKI West Ashley !

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We Offer:
After School Karate , Little Ninja's ( for ages 3 to 6) , Evening Classes , Adult Classes , American Pressure Points and so much more .

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1610 Sam Rittenberg Blvd # 201
Charleston, SC
29407

General information

Japan Karate Institute is not an MMA school, our training is founded on great traditional principles that are applicable in our modern world. Our self defense system is reality based and one of the best. Our goal is to create more than just a strong body. We strive to create a complete person, mentally and physically.

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 20:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 20:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 19:30
Thursday 08:00 - 20:30
Friday 08:00 - 18:30
Saturday 09:30 - 11:00
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