Do you want to feel empowered
to face daily life, but inside feel unprepared? We know how scary that can feel. Our Self-Defense training in Isshin-Ryu Karate is Kailua’s premier character building program. You will grow
in the confidence
you need to be focused
to face the challenges of life.
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SIMPLY BRILLIANT! My family and I have been with numerous Dojo's throughout the years and Knight's Isshin-Ryu has been by far the best we have ever been a part of. Sensei David and Sensei Stacie are phenomenal instructors and they do a terrific job of teaching proper karate techniques in a great family environment. Thank you Knight's Isshin-Ryu for teaching my son the respect, discipline and honor associated with your historic style of karate...you guys are true professionals and we are so lucky to be a part of your outstanding Dojo!- Pleased Parents
Who We Are
Knight's Karate was founded in 1995 and has been a family-owned-and-operated business in Kailua for 4 and a half years. Army Veteran David Knight, chief instructor, is a 7th degree Black Belt, Kyoshi certified instructor. He is one of only ten certified Isshin-Kai instructors in the world, and the only one in the state of Hawaii. Stacie Knight is a 4th degree Black Belt in Isshin-Ryu karate. With multiple bachelor and masters degrees and 36 years accumulated training and experience, Stacie and David Senseis, are uniquely qualified, world class instructors. We are proud that our instructor, Sensei Arcenio Advincula, USMC MSgt (Ret) and first-generation student of Isshin-Ryu Karate founder, Shimabuku Tatsuo Sensei is one of theco founders of the Marine Corp Martial Arts Program and the Ishhin-Kai.