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Martial Art Classes in Superior, CO (720) 439-5959

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Shotokan Karate Class In the Superior, CO, Area
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Learn the Martial Arts in Superior, CO

At Harambee Karate Club, you will learn the skills you need to build strength in body, mind, and spirit. By practicing the martial arts in Superior, CO, you can master mental and physical discipline while also building your character and learning valuable life lessons. Our dojo hosts biweekly classes open for children and adults. Grow with us, discover your potential, and build something great from within.

The dojo follows the precepts of Shotokan Karate-do, a school of martial arts founded by Funakoshi Gichin. The Shotokan style focuses on discovering one’s power and learning to control it. It is a school that seeks perfection of character and to live a life of faithfulness, achievement, and respect. Above all, it emphasizes restraint from violent behavior--and instead promotes self-control. We encourage our students to learn at our dojo, where they may advance through these precepts.

Shotokan karate is a discipline and an art form. To master it is to master the body and mind. We invite students of all ages to participate in our karate classes and discover what it means to cultivate power.

Shotokan: A Widely Practiced Martial Art

Shotokan is a style of Japanese karate. It is one of the most widely practiced martial arts in the world, as it has a clear philosophy with powerful techniques that also build character. You may wish to learn the art of Shotokan as a way to learn discipline, build strength, or find an activity to do in your free time.

No matter your reasons, our dojo provides the space and teachings to help you build the best version of yourself. From self-improvement to self-defense, we provide an environment that allows you to get stronger.

Meet the Dojo Master: Mr. King

Mr. King began studying the martial arts in September 1986 at the Japan Karate Association of Boulder. In April 1992, he founded Harambee Karate Club. The dojo established its based in Superior and offers traditional Japanese karate classes. 

Mr. King’s karate career has earned him multiple titles and qualifications. In 1997, he rose to the rank of “Sandan,” a third-degree black belt. He completed ISKG/JKA Instructor Training in 2008. The training to become an instructor is rigorous and incorporates many fields, such as karate history and philosophy, kinesiology, basic and applied techniques, self-defense, and lesson planning. 

In 2004, Mr. King attained the rank of “Yondan” fourth-degree black belt. Through multiple trials and examinations, Mr. King earned certifications as both an Instructor and Examiner. 

Contact the dojo in Superior, CO, to learn more about Shotokan karate classes. Our dojo is accepting students ages six and up, as well as adults.

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About Us

Mr. King began his karate training in September 1986 at the Japan Karate Association of Boulder. In April 1992 he founded Harambee Karate Club. The dojo now located in Superior, Colorado, offers classes in traditional Japanese karate.

On 2 March 1991, King earned his Shodan ranking (1st degree black belt, Reg #IS-USA-1-0476). On 15 June 1993, he earned Nidan ranking (2nd degree, Reg #IS- USA-2-0279), and on 19 December 1997, Sandan (3rd degree, Reg #IS-USA-3-0273). In September 2001, Mr. King earned "D" ranking as a karate judge.

On 15 March 2003, King entered the ISKF/JKA Instructor Training Program in Denver and completed that training in 2008. This training was a comprehensive program of karate classes, papers, and examinations covering karate history and philosophy, kinesiology, basic and applied techniques, self-defense, and lesson planning.

 King earned "C" ranking as a karate judge in June 2003, and Yondan ranking (4th degree) ranking (Reg # IS-USA-4-0212) on 13 March 2004. In June 2006, he secured "D" ranking as a certified Instructor. In 2008, at ISKF master camp, King earned "D" ranking as a certified examiner.

Contact us to sign up for karate classes with our skilled instructor. We are proudly located in Superior, Colorado.


Thank you for your interest. For questions or comments, please use the information listed here. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

(720) 439-5959


Hours of Operation
Tuesday, Thursday
6:30 p.m.–7:45 p.m.

414 3rd Avenue, Superior, CO 80027

Service Area
Superior and Surrounding Areas Up To a 25-Mile Radius. The
Dojo is Located on the corner Of Depot Street and 3rd Avenue.

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