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CKA School Levels


CKA Schools, Outreach Centers and Training Schools are where people find a like minded community focused on physical fitness and Christian development.  You'll find CKA training centers and CKA certified instructors all over the world. The CKA School Locator makes it easy to find a dojo close to home or one in a faraway travel destination.

All CKA Schools meet minimum requirements for martial arts and outreach programs, and many have earned higher ratings by offering additional training and services. Use the following descriptions to better understand the different school levels.

Christian Karate Club

Welcome to the initial stage of the Christian Karate Association (CKA) Schools. This level often represents a school that's in the early stages of its journey or is guided by an instructor who's just beginning to accumulate teaching experience.

While the school might be in its infancy, it's brimming with potential and promises an exciting trajectory of growth and development. Its humble beginnings serve as a launchpad for future success, allowing it to gradually build its capacity and expand its reach.

In this phase, the focus is on laying a strong foundation in both martial arts training and the Christian principles that the CKA embodies. The instructor, although relatively new, brings fresh perspectives and a vibrant energy to the school, creating a dynamic and engaging learning environment for students.

Every great endeavor starts with a single step, and this first level of CKA Schools is no different. It's a time of nurturing potential, fostering growth, and developing a solid framework for future success. This initial stage is not just about the present; it's about setting the stage for a bright and prosperous future. So, while it may be the beginning, it's indeed something to watch for significant expansion in the coming years.

  • Family Class or Jr. Class

  • Extracurricular Activities

  • Teach CKA approved Curriculum

  • Led by Team Leader or higher

Christian Karate Dojo

This level of the Christian Karate Association (CKA) Schools represents an established entity that has been a consistent presence in the community for several years. Over this time, it has ingrained itself as a valuable asset, fostering relationships and contributing to the communal fabric.

The school has successfully nurtured and elevated various individuals into leadership roles within the classes, demonstrating its commitment to personal growth and development. It has been a launching pad for many students, with numerous individuals achieving certification, a testament to the effectiveness of its training programs.

Moreover, this school has evolved beyond just being a training center. It has become a potent instrument of ministry outreach, extending its positive influence to the broader community. This transformative role allows it to serve as a beacon of faith, fellowship, and discipline, thereby making a significant impact on the lives of many.

These schools form the backbone of the CKA program. They exemplify the perfect blend of martial arts training and spiritual growth, embodying the core values and mission of CKA. Their success is a reflection of the lasting effectiveness of CKA's approach, and they continue to serve as the heart and soul of the association's broader efforts.

  • All Requirements from previous level

  • Average of 25-50 Students

  • Have awarded 50+ rank certifications

  • Black Belt Team

  • Family Class

  • Jr. Class or Program in place

  • Leadership in Training

  • Led by an Instructor or higher

Christian Karate Training Center

A Christian Karate Training Center represents an institution that has stood the test of time, having been a pillar of the community for numerous years. Throughout its existence, it has significantly honed and expanded the Christian Karate Association (CKA) programs, manifesting a deep commitment to the principles and practices of CKA.

Over the years, the Training Center has woven itself into the fabric of the community, playing an active role in local Christian ministries. Its influence extends beyond the confines of the school, with its impact being felt on both local and regional levels. Its work with ministries amplifies the positive change it brings about, underscoring its role as a catalyst for community growth and spiritual development.

A constant feature of the Training Center is its dedication to progress. This school level is perpetually advancing students in rank, reflecting its commitment to nurturing their martial arts skills and spiritual growth. Simultaneously, it's consistently expanding its leadership team, creating opportunities for more students to hone their leadership skills and contribute to the school's mission.

In essence, a Christian Karate Training Center is more than a martial arts school - it's a hub of community activity, spiritual growth, and personal development. It stands as a testament to the transformative power of the CKA programs, shaping lives one student at a time.

  • All Requirements from previous level

  • Average of 50-100 students

  • Have awarded 150+ rank certifications

  • Advanced Class

  • Demonstration Team

  • Weapons Classes

  • Judge and Referee Classes

  • Chaplain

  • Eagle Team

  • Lead by a Sr. Instructor or higher

Christian Karate Leadership Training Center

A Christian Karate Leadership Training Center represents the pinnacle of achievement within the Christian Karate Association (CKA). This school level goes beyond the usual expectations and is wholly dedicated to fostering future leaders capable of expanding the reach of the CKA ministry on a global scale.

This center is not just a school, but a breeding ground for advanced students and aspiring CKA instructors. It's equipped with comprehensive programs specifically designed to provide in-depth training and the necessary skills for those with a vision to take the CKA's message beyond their local area.

The influence of a Christian Karate Leadership Training Center extends far beyond its immediate environment. While they continue to significantly impact their surrounding communities, their vision is set on a larger stage. Their mission is to reach out to the world, to spread the principles of Christian Karate and contribute to global enrichment.

In essence, a Christian Karate Leadership Training Center is a beacon of leadership and global outreach within the CKA. It's a place where local impact fuses with global vision, creating a powerful force for change and growth across the world.

  • All Requirements from previous level

  • Average of 100+ Students

  • Have awarded 300+ rank certifications

  • Instructor Development Course

  • Tournaments - Hosting at least 1 per year

  • Masters Team

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