709 Oregon Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19148

Premier Martial Arts Training in Philadelphia

Become One with Nature Through Tang Soo Do

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Premier Martial Arts Training in Philadelphia


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Learn the Way of the Cobra with Sean Kanan


 Save the date! January 8th, 2023, Sean Kanan, also known as Mike Barnes of Karate Kid III  will be visiting our dojo. Be sure to mark your calendar so that you can be in attendance for this positive, action-packed event!

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Amir Strobel

Great for the kids! My kids love coming here. They teach Tang Soo Do to all ages even have adult classes. Master Castelli and his black belts provide a fun learning environment. Awesome place with ...

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Ryan Albaroki

This karate is a very intelligent martial arts institute because all the teachers were very kind and all the students there were taught very well....

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Evelyn Kurniadi

Great classes for the whole family. Awesome instructors!...

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Bella Castelli

It’s a really great place prices are really good it’s they treat you like family and they let you have a free lesson to try it out....

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Victoria Conte

While my boyfriend was kickboxing and fighting amateur PKA fights I would come and watch his training sessions. Then I figured why not join a class while I'm here. My boyfriend has shown me quite me q...

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Luel Solomon

Quality. Excellent team. Five stars....

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Kids Karate near Philadelphia

Kids Karate

At Shin Karate Philadelphia, we have the #1 program for children's martial arts in Philadelphia with our Kids Karate programs! We start enrolling children as young as 3 years old to offer the physical and mental benefits that are found in Karate. Come see us today to learn more!

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Kids Karate near Philadelphia

Adult Martial Arts

Our Adult Martial Arts program will use the fundamentals of karate to get you started on a fitness routine that will have you leaving big box gyms in the dust! You'll lose weight, develop muscle, and enjoy reduced stress and anxiety.

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Kids Karate near Philadelphia

Self Defense

Our Self-Defense classes are helping teens and women across Philadelphia combine effective striking skills with total-body strength gains. All experience levels are welcome. Learn more today!

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The Leader in Martial Arts

We're proud to have nationally-certified instructors, a supportive and passionate community, and a safe training environment where kids and parents alike can enjoy learning Karate and other martial arts together! We encourage our students to remain physically fit, maintain self-discipline, and spend the majority of each class on technique -- we want to provide high-quality instruction but also make sure that training is fun!

At Shin Karate, our goal is to teach you or your children the intricacies of Karate while improving your confidence and instilling a powerful sense of purpose. Our instructors strive to uplift you, support you on and off the mats, and to help you become the best you can be.

If you're curious about Martial Arts training, we're happy to sit down and talk about how fitness, self-defense skills, unwavering confidence, and pure fun all come together to craft an incredible training experience.

Just fill out the short form below to reach out to our team about your interest in Martial Arts classes!

Instructor Master Louis Castelli with Shin Karate.

Meet Master Louis Castelli

Started his training in karate in 1987. Received his 1 st degree Black belt in 1991. Received his Master Belt in 2003. Master Castelli trained under the guidance of the late great Grandmaster Jae Chul Shin. Master Castelli areas of expertise include forms, weapons, board breaking and sparring. Master Castelli was known as a top competitor ...


Learn About the Services Shin Karate Offers

  • Confidence & Self-Esteem

    Confidence & Self-Esteem

    Martial arts training instills a powerful sense of confidence. From your very first class with us, you'll feel ready to face and overcome any obstacle.

  • Discipline & Self-Control

    Discipline & Self-Control

    The focus and perseverance you learn as you master each new martial arts technique will empower you to succeed in school or at the workplace.

  • Self-Defense


    The martial arts will empower you to protect yourself and your loved ones, no matter where life takes you. Live fearlessly when you start training today.

  • New Friends & Mentors

    New Friends & Mentors

    Martial arts is about friends and family as much as it is about fitness. Reconnect with your community through martial arts classes today!



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