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The Yoseikan Karate Dojo's curriculum is nationally approved by the Koshin-ha Chito-ryu Karate Federation and the United States Koseido Jiu-Jitsu Hombu (headquarters).

Adult Classes (Ages 13+)
Classes consist of stretching; warm-up exercises; basic punching, kicking and stance drills; non-contact sparring; and the practice of kata (forms) and bunkai (the forms self-defense applications). In addition, students are instructed in the joint locks, chokes, break falls, and ground fighting techniques of Koseido-ryu Jiu-Jitsu. A basic level of physical fitness is required in order to keep up with the pace of the class.

Mondays, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Sundays, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. (Advanced Class by Invitation)

Kids Karate (Ages 8-12)
Students will have the opportunity to learn traditional martial arts and basic self-defense training and awareness in a safe and encouraging environment. Classes focus on interactive exercises and drills that encourage concentration, discipline and overall coordination for all skill levels to help students improve in the martial arts as well as other sports activities. By discovering and enjoying the many benefits of martial arts training, our goal to help young students build a solid foundation for life-long health and fitness. Classes run year round with a two-month commitment per session. Students can join anytime.

Wednesdays, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Marshall Township Municipal Building
525 Pleasant Hill Road
Wexford, PA 15090

Membership Fees
Adult (Ages 13+) - $150.00 for two months ($75.00/month)
Child (Ages 8-12) - $110.00 for two months ($55.00/month)
Receive 25% discount when two or more family members join

New Student Forms
Marshall Township Waiver Form
Yoseikan Karate Dojo Registration, Medical Release and Waiver Form
New Student Uniform and Patch Order Form

Payment for two months should be included with your registration form. Please make checks payable to "Marshall Township" and mail or drop-off at:

Marshall Township
525 Pleasant Hill Road
P.O. Box 2094
Warrendale, PA 15086-2094

A once a year fee of $25 is required for membership in the National Koshin-ha Chito-kai Karate Federation. This membership allows unlimited access to our South Hills Dojo and entrance to national and local seminars, clinics, and special training events.


Traveling NORTH from Pittsburgh on I-79:
Take Warrendale exit #75 (formerly exit 23) on I-79 Northbound. At the end of the exit ramp, turn LEFT onto Warrendale-Baye Road (the "Red Belt"). Travel approximately 1 mile to a fork in the road and take the RIGHT turn onto Pleasant Hill Road. The Municipal Building is on the right, just past the first bend.

Traveling SOUTH from Butler on I-79:
Take Cranberry exit #78 (formerly exit 25) on I-79 Southbound. At the end of the exit ramp, turn RIGHT onto Route 228. At the first traffic light turn LEFT onto Route 19 South. Continue on 19 South to the 4th traffic light (intersection with the "Red Belt"). Turn RIGHT at this light onto Warrendale-Bayne Road. Continue approximately 2 miles, passing the I-79 entrance, to a fork in the road; take the RIGHT turn onto Pleasant Hill Road. The Municipal Building is on the right, just past the first bend.

"If you seek mastery
of the sword,

first seek sincerity
of the heart,

for the former is
but a reflection of
the latter."

Yoshinori of Yagyu-Ryu