Adult Karate Classes

Enrolling in karate classes as an adult is not just about learning kicks and punches, but also the holistic benefits of improved physical fitness, heightened self-confidence, and practical self-defense skills.

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At Olympic Karate and Sports Center Houston, Sixth Degree Black Belt Sensei Alex Ndem, a former member of the USA Shotokan National Karate Team and two-time Karate world champion, believes as individuals embrace karate’s discipline and empowerment, they embark on a transformative journey toward a healthier, more confident, and resilient version of themselves.

Looking to tone up without martial arts? Sensei Alex also offers personal training and self-defense classes.

If you have children, check out our kid karate classes. We also offer private family classes. Email here for more info.

We don’t sell karate belts…you earn them.


Adult Karate class 7 – 8pm

Adult Karate class 7 – 8pm

Adult Karate class 6:30 – 7:30pm (available for private classes)

Family Karate 9:30 – 10:30am (call for availability)

“By far the best dojo here in Texas, Sensei Alex has pushed me beyond my limits to become the best Karate fighter I have ever been, inside the dojo and out.”

Joey Allen

Unleashing the Warrior Within: The Transformative Benefits of Karate Classes for Adults

Physical Fitness Redefined:
Karate is a dynamic martial art that engages the entire body. From powerful kicks to swift punches, each movement contributes to a full-body workout. Regular practice improves cardiovascular health, enhances flexibility, and builds strength. Adults participating in karate classes find themselves achieving higher levels of fitness, all while mastering the art of self-defense.

Boosting Self-Confidence:
The journey through karate ranks and belts is a testament to an individual’s growth and mastery of the martial art. As adults progress in their training, they gain a deep sense of accomplishment and self-worth. The challenges and discipline involved in karate classes instill a newfound confidence that extends beyond the dojo. This newfound self-assurance positively impacts various aspects of an adult’s life, both personally and professionally.

Self-Defense Empowerment:
In an unpredictable world, possessing self-defense skills is an empowering asset. Karate equips adults with practical techniques to protect themselves and their loved ones. Through learning effective strikes, blocks, and escapes, individuals gain the knowledge and confidence to handle real-life self-defense situations. This sense of empowerment can be a game-changer for adults, providing them with peace of mind in various environments.

Stress Reduction and Mental Well-Being:
Engaging in karate classes offers adults an effective outlet for stress relief. The focus required during training sessions acts as a powerful stress management tool. Additionally, the mental discipline cultivated in karate helps individuals develop resilience and a calm demeanor in the face of life’s challenges. The practice of mindfulness and concentration contributes to improved mental well-being.

Community and Camaraderie:
Karate classes create a supportive community of like-minded individuals. Adults form bonds with their peers, sharing the journey of self-improvement and growth. The sense of camaraderie within the dojo fosters a positive and motivating environment. This community aspect not only enhances the overall experience but also provides a valuable support system outside of the martial art itself.

Group Shotokan Classes

Group classes focus on training to improve:

Self defense
Self confidence
Self discipline
Stress relief
Weight loss
Better coordination
Good team interaction
Goal setting skills
Leadership skills
Increase in strength and flexibility
Improved behavior and respect
Concentration and focus

Self Defense

All classes are taught by black belts and experienced instructors. Learn how to reduce the risk of assault and to become aware of your surroundings. Various physical activities and defense techniques will be taught.

Personal Training

Sensei Alex Ndem will provide one-on-one personal training and help to create fitness goals that include weight loss, toning up and building muscle, increasing Strength and Flexibility plus increasing balance and coordination. Alex also provides one-on-one karate training, teaching defense and attack skills. Home visits are available for individual or family training.