Martial Arts

Martial Arts

Build strength while developing discipline

Whether your interest is self-confidence, self defense, personal development, fitness, flexibility, or the simple desire to learn these ancient arts, our instructors are dedicated to helping you achieve your individual goals.

Affordable youth and adult classes are offered in a variety of disciplines including karate, tae kwon do, and more.

Illinois Shotokan Karate Club

Illinois Shotokan Karate Club is Chicagoland’s premier karate school taught under the instruction of John DiPasquale, a four-time National Champion, and President of the American Shotokan Karate Association.

  • Uniforms and belt testing are options available through the ISKC instructor.
  • Please note that the Youth, Parent/Child, and Adult classes may train together.
  • Beginner students will not be permitted to register into the current session after
    the second class has met.
  • Registration for continuers through advanced students will be accepted after the
    start date, but the full class fee is required.
  • Please visit www.iskc.com for more information or call us at 847-359-0666.

Karate Programs

4042201 / Pre Karate

In our Pre-Karate classes, young children develop flexibility, strength, and coordination in fun, yet disciplined activities. This program is specifically designed for growing minds and bodies to enhance memory and agility. Watch your child's confidence blossom and their skills improve.
4042201-1 - Pre Karate (Beginner/Continuer)
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$184.00/$280.00
6/12/2024 - 8/28/2024
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location
South Park
Ages
4-6
4042201-2 - Pre Karate (Intermediate-Advanced)
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$184.00/$280.00
6/12/2024 - 8/28/2024
4:50 pm - 5:35 pm
Location
South Park
Ages
4-6
4042201-3 - Pre Karate (No Experience)
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$184.00/$280.00
6/15/2024 - 8/24/2024
9:10 am - 9:55 am
Location
South Park
Ages
4-6
4042201-4 - Pre Karate (Continuer 1 prior session)
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$184.00/$280.00
6/15/2024 - 8/24/2024
10:00 am - 10:45 am
Location
South Park
Ages
4-6

4042202 / Youth/Adult Karate

ISKC's karate classes offer a good mix of strength training, with cardiovascular and flexibility exercises. Students increase their coordination, agility, and poise, as well as learn lasting personal safety skills. They also benefit from the mental stimulation of learning the choreographed moves of the kata and the discipline of conforming to the class rules.
4042202-1 - Youth/Adult Karate (White-Red)
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$184.00/$280.00
6/12/2024 - 8/28/2024
5:40 pm - 6:40 pm
Location
South Park
Ages
7 & Up
4042202-2 - Youth/Adult Karate (Orange-Blue)
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$184.00/$280.00
6/12/2024 - 8/28/2024
6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Location
South Park
Ages
7 & Up
4042202-3 - Youth/Adult Karate (Brown-Black)
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$232.00/$352.00
6/12/2024 - 8/28/2024
7:50 pm - 9:15 pm
Location
South Park
Ages
7 & Up
4042202-4 - Youth/Adult Karate (Green & Up)
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$184.00/$280.00
6/12/2024 - 8/28/2024
7:50 pm - 8:50 pm
Location
South Park
Ages
7 & Up
4042202-5 - Youth/Adult Karate (White-Red)
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$184.00/$280.00
6/15/2024 - 8/24/2024
10:45 am - 11:45 am
Location
South Park
Ages
7 & Up
4042202-6 - Youth/Adult Karate (Orange-Yellow)
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$184.00/$280.00
6/15/2024 - 8/24/2024
11:50 am - 12:50 pm
Location
South Park
Ages
7 & Up
4042202-7 - Youth/Adult Karate (Blue-Green)
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$184.00/$280.00
6/15/2024 - 8/24/2024
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location
South Park
Ages
7 & Up
4042202-8 - Youth/Adult Karate (Purple-3rd Brown)
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$184.00/$280.00
6/15/2024 - 8/24/2024
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location
South Park
Ages
7 & Up
4042202-9 - Youth/Adult Karate (2nd Brown-Black)
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$184.00/$280.00
6/15/2024 - 8/24/2024
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location
South Park
Ages
7 & Up
1

Tae Kwon Do Jujitsu Programs

4042301 / Tae Kwon Do Jujitsu

This is a comprehensive self-defense program that utilizes techniques and strategies from multiple martial arts such as Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido and Brazilian Jujitsu Classes. These classes are taught by 7th Dan Master Instructor, Mike Norman. Parent and youth can train and learn together.
4042301-1 - Tae Kwon Do Jujitsu
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$145.00/$221.00
6/10/2024 - 8/26/2024
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location
South Park
Ages
7 & Up
4042301-2 - Tae Kwon Do Jujitsu
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$145.00/$221.00
6/13/2024 - 8/29/2024
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location
South Park
Ages
7 & Up

4042311 / Advanced Tae Kwon Do Jujitsu

Students must be blue belt rank or higher. Students must be competent in International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) patterns up to blue belt rank.
4042311-1 - Advanced Tae Kwon Do Jujitsu
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$145.00/$221.00
6/11/2024 - 8/27/2024
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location
South Park
Ages
7 & Up
1