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 - April 23, 2015
Designed and maintained by Joseph Bennett
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.
NEWS: On Saturday, December 20, 2014, Austin Heming was tested for the rank of Sho-Dan.  He did a great job and proved himself to be worthy.  On Monday, December 22, 2014, Austin received his promotion. Photos can be found on our 2014 Events Page.
During inclement weather - the Dillsburg Karate Academy follows the Northern York County School District's (NYCSD) closure schedule.  If Northern York closes early or does not open due to weather, the dojo will be closed.  Please see the Northern York's WEBSITE or WGAL's Closing Website for closure information.
NEWS: On Wednesday, February 18, 2015, the dojo awarded promotions to students who tested on February 16.  Photos from the awards can be seen on our 2015 Events Page.  Congratulations to all on a job well done!
EVENT: On Saturday, March 7, 2015, Master Richard Ruberto presented a seminar at our dojo.  This event presented good techniques and information and we all had a great time.  Many thanks to Ruberto Sensei!.  Photos are available on our 2015 Events Page.
NEWS/EVENT: Our dojo, along with Hanshi Hovey will be hosting the 2015 Camp Hovey-Kan on August 7-9 at the Franklintown Fire Hall.  There will be presents from many different styles of Martial Arts.  We are only accepting 50 particpants, so see the flyer HERE and reserve your spot!  If you have quesitons, speak to Master Vasquez or Sensei Bennett.
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