Karate Fitness is permanently closed! To all those who supported our business over the years, we send out a sincere Thank you for allowing us to be a successful business for over 8 years. Established July 21, 2010 and laid to rest on August 31st, 2018.
Karate Fitness was a family owned Martial Arts center and provided instruction to students of all ages. We taught Martial Arts with focus on traditional Shima Ha Shorinryu Karate. Located in Fairview Heights, IL and served the surrounding area. Sensei Jeff Harris was the Chief Instructor and also Instructed at the Belleville Southwestern Illinois College facility as he oversaw their Karate program. We are proud to be an affiliate dojo under the direction of Shihan Kiyoshi Nishime from the Nishime Family Karate Dojos.
Karate Fitness partnered with the City of Fairview Heights to offer Karate classes thru the Parks and Recreation Department. This Program started on January 1, 2012 and fit into our mission to be the top Karate school for all residents of Fairview Heights, Illinois and surrounding communities of Belleville, O’Fallon, Swansea, Shiloh, Collinsville and many more within the Metro-East Illinois area.
Karate Fitness Dojo was located at:
724 Lincoln Highway
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
Challenge yourself and come out for FREE class. We focus on the 6 SELFs
- Self Discipline
- Self Respect
- Self Confidence
- Self Esteem
- Self Defense
- Self Awareness
The mission of Karate Fitness was to teach Karate in the Belleville, Illinois surrounding area in order to develop stronger individuals, both mind and body. We reinforce this and remind our students by saying the Dojo Kun after each class:
TO SEEK PERFECTION OF CHARACTER
TO BE SINCERE AND HONEST
TO SHOW STRONG SPIRIT
TO PRACTICE COURTESY
TO CONTROL BAD TEMPER