Black Belt Secrets for School Success

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

​ In our martial arts for kids, here's what we do...

Here's how we know it works for our Karate kids...

Partnering with you

Whether you are interested in fitness and safety for yourself, more family time with your children, kids Karate, 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 since beginning Karate.  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 Karate class or introductory martial arts for kids course.

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.

Taking these classes has helped Evelyn gain confidence. - Roger

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


Family Fun! Learning, moving & bonding.

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


Karate, Self Leadership & FUN​

6 - 13 years old


Strength, Safety & a great Team

​14 years & up

Pre-K Tiny Tigers

Movement, Cooperation & FUN

​3 - 5 year olds

 Family Karate - You'll Love Learning Here! 

We offer training for your family Online, Outdoors, On-demand Video, Private Lessons, Karate for Kids, and strong support for home life.

Strengthening Families

We help build even happier families!

For nearly 50 years, Family Karate has partnered with Moms and Dads just like you to guide their children towards kindness, cooperation, and cheerfulness in our kids Karate program.  We would love to support you in teaching your Karate Kids 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

With Family Karate's help, 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.