Traditional Japanese Karate in Downingtown

Chester County Shotokan Karate Club (CCSKC) is a unique Martial Arts school, not only in the skill level and seriousness of our members, but also in the go to site fun and family-oriented atmosphere that we share on and off the training floor. We’ve been practicing and teaching traditional karate in Downingtown since 1981.

All of our instructors have click at least 10 years of Shotokan training, and are respected throughout the region as skilled and dedicated practitioners.  Our head instructor, Sensei Hoffman, is among the highest ranking karate-ka in the United States (8th degree).  While all other instructors are 3rd – 6th degree black belts, with many regional, national and international competition titles.

We promote commitment, hard work, self confidence and healthy lifestyles in all of our students, young and old

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Guest instructors, tournaments, camps, ski trips, and various celebrations throughout the year.

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Meet some of our hard-working, skilled and friendly members. If you like what you see, come back and try a class!

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The Senseis are very knowledgable and extremely dedicated to teaching and practicing the art of karate. The members of the club are some of the nicest people we’ve ever met and it really just feels like one big family.”