2019 News

by Alison on February 27, 2019

Sadly, we have realized that there is no way we can re-open Midwood Martial Arts. The nine month delay from when we signed the lease on the space on CIA and the time the landlords got the Certificate of Occupancy used up any money we had saved for the set up in the new space and any momentum we had to move forward.
A lot of thought went into this and we didn’t do it lightly or happily. There were many other things that we took into account that added up to this decision.
Midwood Martial Arts had a good run of more than 10 years. We have great memories of the many classes, tests, Beach, New Year’s and Dinosaur Trainings, dinners and parties we shared with our instructors and students.
We hope that martial arts have become part of your lives, as they have of ours. If not, we hope you will find another physical activity that keeps you healthy, happy and challenged.
Best wishes to all our friends and neighbors.
Shihan Alfred, Senseis Alison & Dante


Sensei Dante to fight at Kanreikai Karate NYC Invitational Tournament

April 22, 2018

We are happy to announce that Sensei Dante will be competing in the Full-Knockdown Elite division at the 2018 Kanreikai Karate Invitational. The event will take place Saturday, May 5th, 2018 at the Crypt Gym, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue. We look forward to watching him compete!

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We’re moving!

April 11, 2018

We are excited to let you know that we are relocating to 527 Coney Island Avenue. Our new space is twice the size of our former Avenue H location and will have a fresh, modern look. Please stay tuned for updates and grand re-opening discounts. We look forward to getting fit with you!

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Classes Cancelled Temporarily

January 16, 2018

After ongoing disagreements with NYC Fit Club regarding prices for our Karate students, we were informed today, Sunday January 14th, 2018 that this is our last day running our Karate program at the gym. Over the past year the gym has raised prices on our class packages without informing us. Our students have contacted us […]

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December 2017 Newsletter

December 19, 2017

Thursday Class Change Thursday Adult Karate will now meet at 6pm. We hope more students can meet at this time. New Years’ Training January 7th, 2018 New Years’ Training 2018 will take place on the first Sunday of January from 1pm to 3pm. This event is open to all students, past and present. Bring your sparring gear and full uniform. This is a formal […]

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Beach Training 2017, Saturday August 26th @ 9:30am

August 3, 2017

We are happy to invite all of our present and past students to our annual Beach Training at Jacob Riis Park in Queens, NY. We encourage everyone to attend, including family. Beach Training is an opportunity to get out of the dojo and test your skills with water resistance and sand in your toes. We […]

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Saturday Class Schedule in July & August

July 8, 2017

We have many students going away for all or part of the Summer, some of whom take the Saturday class. In the past we have not held Saturday classes in summer but this year, starting with the first Saturday of July, we are offering ONE combined karate class for both adults and children at 3pm. […]

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Osu, New First Kyu and Sho-dans!

May 22, 2017
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Black & Brown Belt Test Saturday, May 20th

May 14, 2017

We will hold our 2017 Upper Belt Test on Saturday, May 20th at regular class times extending into the afternoon. All of our adult students are invited. Please arrive for Kid’s Class at 11:30am in full uniform. We will go out to celebrate afterwards at Chikurin Restaurant located at 1777 Ocean Avenue at Avenue M. […]

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Kanreikai Tournament, Saturday, May 13

May 7, 2017

All students (and friends and family) are invited to attend the Kanreikai Invitational Tournament on Saturday, May 13th from 10 until the late afternoon. Sensei Dante will fight two “elite” matches and some of our students have expressed interest in watching him and/or competing in kata, kumite, or both. Please let your teacher know if […]

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