Seek perfection of character

Be faithful


​Respect others

Refrain from violent behavior

What students say ...

"I can't thank you enough for all you do. You've built a real community and my son and I are grateful to be a part of it. " 

                                         - Chris

Capital City Karate emphasizes healthy minds, as well as healthy bodies. Through intense physical training – emphasizing core strength, balance and flexibility -- a student learns to strengthen physical and mental skills while developing self-control.  


'Kara' : Empty       'Te' : Hand

Karate = Empty Hand

Martial arts at your local gym...

Classes are offered at Sport and Health Gym in Capitol Hill.    



traditional karate

Capital City Karate


In the 18th Century, karate evolved from the warrior traditions of ancient Japan and Okinawa into a modern weaponless self-defense system. We carry on this legacy by following the principles and teaching Master Nishiyama.