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 - February 21, 2014
Designed and maintained by Joseph Bennett
EVENT: Our Dojo Christmas Party was held on December 7, 2013 at the Franklintown Fire Hall from 6:00pm until 9:00pm.  Everyone enjoyed the camaraderie and the special time together.  There were three inductees into our Hall of Honor.  Photos are on our 2013 Events Page.
ANNOUNCEMENT: On Friday, January 24, 2013, Mr. David Lapp was tested for the rank of Ni-Dan (2nd Degree).  He tested and performed extremely well.  Mr. Lapp was promoted to his new rank on Monday, January 27th.  Please join me in congratuling Mr. Lapp!!  Photos are on our 2014 Events Page.
ANNOUNCEMENT: On Friday, December 13, 2013, Mr. Ralph Miller was tested for the rank of Ni-Dan (2nd Degree).  He performed well and as a result, Mr. Ralph Miller was awarded his new rank on Monday, December 16th.  Let's all congratule Mr. Miller!!  Photos are on our 2013 Events Page.
TOURNAMENT: On Saturday, February 22, 2014, Master Miller his hosting the Mifflin County Classic Tournament.  Our dojo usually particpates in this tournament.  For more info, a flyer and registration form can be found here.
TOURNAMENT: On Saturday, April 26, 2014, Grandmaster Hovey will be hosting the 11th Annual King George Karate Isshinryu Open Championships.  Our dojo particpates in this excellent tournament.  For more info, a flyer and registration form can be found here.
ANNOUNCEMENT: On Thursday, February 20, 2014, our dojo held a break night.  Participation in our Break Night is completely voluntary.  For the most part, all had a good time. Photos are on our 2014 Events Page.
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