Welcome to the dojo!

Karate Classes and Kobudo Classes

Longmont Wado-Kai Karate is a traditional Japanese karate school in Longmont, and continues a 30+ year tradition of excellence started by Sensei Hiro Tanabe at Shudokan Karate.

We offer classes for everyone age 3 and up, and the first two classes are free! Want to try a class? Just come to the in comfortable workout clothes and join in. Check the class schedule to find an appropriate class for you!

Want to try it out a little longer? We have a first month discount!

Unlimited classes for your first month – $50 for 12 and under, $75 for 13 and up – and it includes a free uniform!

Matayoshi Kobudo Shinbukai is a traditional Okinawan weapons class that came to this dojo in July of 2019.

We offer classes for everyone age 8 and up and the first two weeks are free. Just come in a black shirt, designs won’t matter, and a pair of sweat pants.

News and Events

Knee-High Samurai!

We are getting set up to start our Knee-High Samurai class! This is a 30 minute pre-karate class designed for children 3 to 6 years old. Knee-High Samurai focus on 8 skillsFocusTeamworkControlBalance MemoryDisciplineFitnessCoordination Each completed skill earns a stripe on their belt, when they have all eight skills they can test for their next belt. …

Schedule and Rates

Class Schedule

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
5:10-5:40 pm
Knee-High Samurai
3-6 year olds
5:00-6:00 pm
Children 6-12
White, Yellow, and Orange Belts
5:10-5:40 pm
Knee-High Samurai
3-6 year olds
5:00-6:00 pm
Children 6-12
White, Yellow, and Orange Belts
9:30-10:30 am
12 and under
White, Yellow, and Orange Belts
6:05-7:05 pm
Kobudo (Weapons)
8 years old and up
5:45-6:45 pm
Children 6-12
Blue belts and up
6:05-7:05 pm
Kobudo (Weapons)
8 years old and up
5:45-6:45 pm
Children 6-12
Blue belts and up
6:15-7:45 pm
Kuro Obi Kai
First Friday of the Month
10:35 am-12:05
6-12 Blue and up
13 and up All Levels
7:05 pm-8:05 pm
Kobudo (Weapons)
8 years old and up
6:50-8:20 pm
13 and up—
all levels
7:05 pm-8:05 pm
Kobudo (Weapons)
8 years old and up
6:50-8:20 pm
13 and up—
all levels
Testing and special events
Starting January 2020

Membership Rates

AgeOnce a WeekUnlimited
3-6 Knee-High Samurai$35/month$45/month
6-12 - Karate$65/month$80/month
13 and Up$90/month$115/month
Kobudo 8-11$40$70
Kobudo 12 and up$49$79
Family Discounts
20% for a family of 2
30% for 3 or more

Karate and Kobudo combination 10% discount

New Student Discounts and offers available!

Rates subject to change