Questions about Main Line Karate School?

Here are some of the answers you might be looking for.

What ages do you teach?

Our children’s classes begin with Little Dragons ages 3 – 6. Kids’ Karate classes are divided into beginner, intermediate and advanced and are from ages 7 – 13. We teach adults of all ages from 16-60+!

How are your instructors certified?

Each of our highly-qualified, passionate instructors has attained a rank of 3rd Degree black belt and has been teaching for a minimum of 7 years.

Do you have a karate team?

We have a demonstration team who competes in creativity competitions and are available to do demonstrations at events. As to a competition team, tournaments are open to all our students who would like to compete

What are the class sizes?

In an effort to keep class sizes down to a size where every student gets the attention they need, we make sure to always have enough instructor’s available to keep our student to instructor ratio low. However, we offer classes every day and evening to offer scheduling flexibility and to accommodate as many students as possible.

Do you host competitions or tournaments at your facility?


I am a martial arts master. How can I submit to lead a workshop or Masters’ Club demonstration?

We are always on the look-out for new knowledge and instruction. If you are interested in teaching a workshop or Masters’ Club class, contact us via the link below and tell us about your background and what you can bring to East Coast Karate Institute.

How can I become an instructor?

All of our instructors possess a minimum of 7 years’ experience and go through a careful background screening and thorough interview/assessment process. If you think you have what it takes to join our passionate community, contact us here.

What are the basic differences between kickboxing and karate?

Kickboxing is really a fitness “aerobic” type of program. Karate gives the same physical benefits and so much more.

What kinds of fitness programs do you offer besides martial arts classes?

Currently we only offer our martial arts programs – we believe in focusing our energy and attention on that one program and we believe that that is the reason our quality of instruction, etc. is so high.