Leroy NY Karate & Self Defense Classes

We offer martial arts instruction including Karate for adults and children, self defense tactics, Tatsu Do, Iai Jutsu and more. Call 585-820-5509 to enroll!

Adult Karate

Many adults have discovered that karate is a way to lose weight, improve health, increase self-confidence and change lives for the better. At Leroy Karate & Self Defense Center, we offer group and private karate classes for all skill levels. Students from their late teens through their 70's are all enjoying the benefits karate has to offer. Contact us today!Adult Karate Class

Karate For Kids

Our children's karate classes begin with our Little Dragons Class designed for children ages 4-6, and continue with our Children's Classes for ages 7-12 and Teenagers 13-17. Enrolling your child in a martial arts program will not only give them physical benefits, but also mental and emotional support. Karate teaches discipline, self confidence, and anti-bullying tactics.

Self Defense

Our self defense lessons encompass the core of our martial arts curriculum. They will teach you a full range of physical techniques for self defense, including the psychology of self defense to increase your awareness, spot potentially dangerous situations before they occur, and to de-escalate a situation before it becomes physical.Aiki Jutsu Class

Aiki Jutsu

Are you interested in learning Aiki Jutsu? While some basic Aiki Jutsu and Ju Jutsu are included in the karate training, Aiki Jutsu is taught as a separate art. Some techniques you can expect to learn include:

  • Master falling/rolling techniques
  • Ju Jutsu throws, takedowns and locks
  • Aiki Jutsu wrist, elbow, shoulder locks, flips and take-downs.
  • Sleepers, Chokes and Back-Breakers
  • Advanced weapon defense, use of jo and yawara
  • Daito Ryu - Ikkajo through Gokajo


If you are looking for a Kobudo instructor, call us today! Basic Kobudo begins at adult Shodan rank. Students will learn to work with traditional okinawan weapons, including Bo, Sai, Tonfa, Kama and more. Weapon to weapon combat is practiced, eventually at full speed and power.

  • Bo against Bo sparring and follow-up
  • Defense against sword (practiced with shinai) using all traditional weapons
  • Weapons Kata, Bo, Sai, Kama, Tonfa, Nunchoku
  • Advanced weapon defenses, using weapons at hand, such as a cane

Iai Jutsu Lessons

Iai Jutsu

The art of drawing and fighting using the Japanese Sword (Katana) is Iai Jutsu. Students will learn how to safely draw a sword, all types of cuts, and sword sparring using padded swords. Stop by or call 585-820-5509 to learn more!

  • Draw, cut, put away sword
  • Happo Giri - 10 basic cuts
  • 7 Waza, 11 Kata + 15 Kumitachi Sets
  • Advanced students also learn Batto Do, Katori Shinto Ryu and Toyama Ryu kata
  • Tameshigiri - Goza cutting (under Iai Master supervision)
  • Goshin Ken sparring (padded swords)

MMA Classes

The Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) athlete is the best-trained athlete in the world MMA training builds exceptional strength, stamina, and discipline through the practice of Mixed Martial Arts. We offer classes available to members of all ages and abilities. Leroy Karate & Self Defense Center offers a variety of MMA training and classes for men, women, and kids, including: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Judo, boxing, kickboxing, and other mixed disciplines. MMA classes promote endurance, conditioning, proper technique and intelligent sequencing, so you can reach and surpass your goals.

Contact Leroy Karate & Self Defense Center serving Rochester NY today.

Service Areas Include: Batavia, Stafford, Caledonia, Pavilion,Wyoming,  East Bethany, Bethany, Bergen, Byron, South Byron and Churchville Leroy and Rochester NY