Raleigh’s Premier Karate School
Karate International of West Raleigh offers a number of programs for instruction in the martial arts, health and fitness, character development, weapons training, and street smart self-defense. Since everyone can benefit from studying the martial arts, we encourage participation for all ages: pre-schoolers, children, teens, adults, and seniors. Our certified programs begin as early as age three.
The Karate International organization, serving the Raleigh - Durham area, has been offering instruction and training in the martial arts to both children and adult students since 1974. Our West Raleigh, NC school has been following with the Karate International tradition of producing champions in the martial arts as well as in life. Karate International of West Raleigh is headed by Master Chester Rowe, 6th Degree Black Belt in Sanshinkai Karate with the guidance of Grand Master Rob Olevisky and founder, Grand Master Jan Wellendorf, both 10th Degree Black Belts.