The Dillsburg Karate Academy teaches Isshinryu Karate and is known for using traditional Okinawan techniques and methods for learning this style. Our school is also known and well-regarded in central Pennsylvania for our Kid's Program. In all of our classes and programs, we stress respect and discipline along with gaining knowledge and improving physical ability. The school participates in many local competitions, demonstrations and other events and is highly regarded for the discipline and respect that our students demonstrate.

Our school also recognizes and understands the value of family, school and other commitments that the student may have. For more information about Isshinryu karate, please see our links page. For more information abour our school, you can send email to:

dojo @ dbgkarate.com (no spaces).
Page last modified - December 16, 2014
Designed and maintained by Joseph Bennett
EVENT: On Saturday, December 6, 2014, the Dillsburg Karate Academy held our annual Dojo Christmas/Holiday Party.  Photos from this event can be seen on our 2014 Events Page.
NEWS: On Saturday, November 15, 2014, Evan Amsrud was tested for the rank of Sho-Dan.  He did a good job and showed great heart.  On Monday, November 17, 2014, Evan received his promotion. Photos can be found on our 2014 Events Page.
NEWS! On Saturday, December 6, 2014, as part of our Christmas Party, Master Vasquez was promoted to the rank of Hachi-Dan (8th) by Hanshi Hovey, Hanshi Crimmins and Hanshi Russell Best. Please offer your congratulations to Master Vasquez on this great milestone! Photos can be found on our 2014 Events Page.
TOURNAMENT: On Saturday, April 25, 2015, Hashi Karl Hovey and Senei Kevin Kline are hosting the 12th Annual King George Isshinryu Open Championships.  This is a great, well-run, tournament and all our students should strive to attend this. If you can only attend one tournament - this is the one.  Flyer and forms can be found HERE.
SHIAI: On Saturday, February 15, 2015, Master Hovey is hosting his annual Shiai in King George, VA.  If anyone wants to participate, they are welcome to attend and compete.  Some of our instructors will be attending. Flyers and forms can be found HERE.
NEWS: The Dojo Holiday Class Schedule is as follows:  Open on 12/22: CLOSED on 12/24 and 12/25:  Open on 12/29: CLOSED on 12/31 and 1/1.  Remember to train and practice on your own during the holidays. Testing is in February!
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