Family Fun, Fitness & Togetherness!

Black Belt Secrets for School Success

We promise to partner with you & your children's teachers to guide your kids to be Black Belts in school.  We've been doing this for decades and we know it works!

Here's what we do...

Here's how we know it works...


Karate, Self Leadership & FUN​

6 - 13 years old

Family Karate You'll Love Learning Here!   On-line Worldwide & Outdoors in San Diego, CA  

Pre-K Tiny Tigers

Movement, Cooperation & FUN

​3 - 5 year olds


Taking these classes has helped Evelyn gain confidence. - Roger

Thank you SO MUCH for how you helped shape Cavan and gave him support when he needed guidance from an outside party.  You have done tremendous things for so many families and we feel very fortunate to have shared many years with you of Cavan’s growth and development - Kim


Strength, Safety & a great Team

​14 years & up

You'll Love Learning Here! 

We offer your family live Online classes, Private lessons, in-person Outdoor classes, 

 & Video lessons, as well as strong support for home life and school work.

Get to know us

Family Karate has been building personal safety, fitness, and self confidence since 1971. All of our Instructors are professionally educated in safe, caring, effective teaching skills. We take the fun of teaching children very seriously.

For five decades we have taught in local schools, supported local charities, and have partnered with our communities. To learn how other folks feel about our school, please visit our reviews on YouTubeYelp or Google. Or visit our Parents Say page. Thank you.

Partnering with you

Whether you are interested in fitness and safety for yourself, more family time with your children, or looking for support as a parent, we promise to be your partner.

I am so glad my family and I found Family Karate.  I never thought I could become a Black Belt, but here I am! - Veronica

Chaeton's self control has improved dramatically.  Now he really tries to handle situations calmly and do the right thing! - Lynette​

To share your goals with us, please email:

Sign up below for a trial class or Introductory Course with us.

Strengthening Families

We help build even happier families!

For nearly 50 years, we have been partnering with Moms and Dads just like you to guide their children towards kindness, cooperation, and cheerfulness.  We would love to support you in teaching your children lessons that last a lifetime:

  • Courtesy
  • Integrity
  • Resilience
  • Healthy Choices
  • Self Leadership
  • ​Gratitude

Katie and I have a much better relationship now that we have the support of our Family Karate Instructors.  Thank you, thank you! - Suzanne

My grandson is doing better in school, and is much more cooperative at home now, I love it! - Peggy

We love the change we have seen in Jack over the last year and a half. - Meghan

See the Top Ten reasons parents choose us to teach their children here.

If you'd like to learn more about our Outdoor classes in San Diego please email us, or try our Online classes with ActivityHero specials below.