$50 for a beginner’s karate package (a $225 total value)
- One month of twice-weekly classes (a $150 value)
- One 30-minute semi-private lesson (a $40 value)
- Uniform (a $35 value)<p>
Karate West is one of the largest martial arts schools in the country. Inside the 9,000-square-foot Issaquah training facility or the Mercer Island branch, kids and adults learn classic karate and self-defense moves, while also developing self-respect and discipline for both themselves and one another. Certified instructors lead students through traditional belt programs designed for kids as young as four, as well a specialized programs such as a women's only course, combat hapkido course, and a weapons program where students learn how to properly wield a bo, cane, sword, and loaded seltzer bottle.