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Martial Arts Classes Tuesdays & Fridays

Martial Arts Classes at The EPICENTER


Tuesdays and Fridays 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm


The initiation fee is $60, which covers the annual registration fee and the first examination. After that, the annual organizational registration fee is $30. The monthly membership fee is $40, which allows that student to train at any and all regularly scheduled classes. Scholarships to cover part or all of the monthly training fee.


The Karate program is part of an internationally recognized organization, called JAPAN KARATE-DO RYOBU-KAI (JKR), a traditional Japanese karate organization. JKR is one of the six original karate organization in Japan. More information about JKR is available at the official JKR Web Site: The classes are taught by certified black belt members of JKR. The training program includes strikes, kicks, throws, takedowns, joint-lock techniques, as well as traditional Okinawan weapons. The level of technical difficulty is graduated. The students will learn only those techniques that are appropriate for the students’ proficiency level. Currently, the age restriction for these classes are set at 13 years and older.

The Zone (After School Program) Registration Now Available

The Zone

3-6 pm Monday- Friday
For students grades k-8th

The Zone:  Need a safe, secure and fun place for your kids to go after school?  The Zone is the place.  Homework help is provided, math and reading skill building is offered and fun activities.  Caring adults will be available to welcome students and invest in their education, self-esteem, and all around spiritual, emotional, and physical growth.

Enroll: In person at The EPICENTER August 25th (Tuesday) and 26th (Wednesday) from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Cost: Tuition as low as $1.00 an hour with no application fee.  Scholarships are available.

Transportation: Transportation available for an additional cost for student needing to be picked up from school an transported to The EPICENTER.


Transportation is available to the following schools:

Deerfield Elementary        Edgewood Middle           Magnolia Middle

Transportation for the following schools is now closed:

Edgewood Elementary School          Magnolia Elementary School      Joppatowne Elementary School


Donate through your Amazon purchases!

You can help the EPICENTER with a donation through the AmazonSmile program.  Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the EPICENTER.  Just shop Amazon through this link:



NEW: United Way designation code for giving

We now have a United Way designation code if you would like to use it to help the EPICENTER through the United Way.  The code is:  13182951


Grand Opening Photos!

Sunday afternoon we celebrated the Grand Opening of the Epicenter! It was a great turn out, with friends and neighbors, dignitaries and kids, kids, kids. Check out these photos from all the fun!