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  • Junior Karate Programs

    Karate programs for kids aged 8 - 13. Enhance confidence, anger management, improved study skills, increased mental focus, improved concentration, non-violent conflict resolution and more.

  • Adult Goju-Ryu Karate Programs

    We teach traditional Okinawan Goju-Ryu karate to 14 year olds and up. Learn self-defense, increase flexibility & more. Sensei Gene Villa is the Chief Instructor of the IOGKF-USA, so you get the highest quality karate instruction available!

  • The Family Karate Center offers traditional Iaijutsu classes. Iaijutsu is a classic sword art that is defined by the drawing and cutting with a katana in a single motion. This style is consider koryū bujutsu, meaning “ancient school martial art.”

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Spokane's premier Karate dojo featuring classes for kids and adults alike. Adult, Junior and elementary school children martial art programs available.

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Youth Programs

27 – 12 year olds develop increased concentration, self-esteem and self-confidence. Our Junior karate class program helps teach your child manners, safety, respect and self-discipline. This helps your child excel in the classroom as well.
Junior Karate Program

Adult Programs

3Our adult (13 years and above) karate program teaches traditional Goju-Ryu that has been handed down from the masters of the past to the present. Learn self-defense, increase flexibility & more. Sensei Gene Villa is the current Chief Instructor of the IOGKF-USA.
Adult Karate Program

Sensei Gene Villa - IOGKF Chief InstructorSensei Gene Villa has over 35 years experience teaching Karate at the Family Karate Center. Martial Arts is Sensei Gene’s lifelong passion and career. He began his martial arts training in Judo at the age of 5 and was introduced to Karate at the age of 14. His commitment and deep understanding of Goju-Ryu Karate has been enhanced through the study of other martial arts – such as Japanese Sword, Philippine Knife Arts, Thai Kickboxing, and Chinese Wushu. Sensei Gene teaches a majority of classes at Spokane Family Karate Center and leads a team of senior teaching black belts to assure the highest quality instruction. His lifelong training and demonstrated discipline was recognized in his 2010 promotion to the position of Chief Instructor of the IOGKF-USA by Morio Higaonna – the master of Goju-Ryu Karate. In this capacity, Sensei Gene is responsible for maintaining the high level of technical capability of USA Black Belt Instructors, overseeing all USA black belt grading, and representing the USA and teaching at IOGKF Chief Instructor International Conferences.