East Coast KARATE

Richmond, Rhode Island

25 Years Strong!
East Coast Karate  has been teaching the highest quality Martial Arts in Southern Rhode Island for 25 Years. 
Regardless of age, physical ability, fitness level or other challenges... Karate is for Everyone! 
East Coast Karate's dedication to our students, personalized curriculum and multi-faceted teaching methods make our school the best at adapting karate to our students whether it's for pre-school age, elementary school aged kids, teenagers, adults and even seniors.

ECK Virtual Karate Classes

Although our physical location is closed during this time we are offering Remote Video Curriculum and Virtual Lessons
Current Members: Please Join our Private Members Group on Facebook and Download the Spark Member IOS App or Spark Member Android App
New Students: Sign Up for our Virtual Karate Lesson Trial Here!

Karate Helps Kids be the Best version of themselves!

Our kids karate program focuses on the benefits that karate teaches kids on all ages. Karate benefit kids by teaching focus, concentration, respect, discipline, self esteem, self control as well as helping make them bully proof. Karate also helps improve school grades.


Our little dragons pre-school karate program helps children of this age build important developmental skills like focus, listening skills, following directions, discipline, respect and concentration. Our age appropriate curriculum was developed to be fun and high energy.


Our kids karate program focuses on important character building benefits such as Respect, Discipline, Focus, Concentration, Integrity, Courtesy and more. In our kids program exercise and repetition is hidden in exciting drills and games that help combat boredom.


We take great pride in our teen karate program. Our teens learn many benefits like focus and concentration, get better grades while learning important self defense. Our teen karate program will help them stay safe while having the time of their lives.


Out adult karate program is just what you've been looking for. It's fun and engaging; great exercise while not being just another boring fitness class. Learn real self defense while having a great time and meeting new people.


Our adaptive program is specially designed for children with Autism, ASD as well as Down Syndrome and other special needs.


The most fun you'll have while exercising. High energy and always different. 

 Why Choose East Coast Karate?

Don't take our word for it... Here's what our members are saying about us...

""They're classes are always great!
We love ECK!!"."
Loida F.
"We love East Coast Karate. Definitely wouldn’t go anywhere else. Great workout with lots of fun and learning.."
Kimberly A.
"ECK is one giant family. It is the most welcoming place I’ve ever been involved with.thats thanks to the culture cultivated by Sensei Dave and his exquisite staff.."
Sean G.
"Best Dojo around! Incredible staff that take you on your very own journey! ."
Shayna S.
"Great dojo. Sensei Dave, Chris, and Amber are awesome. So glad we found East Coast Karate for our kids. ."
Jay K.
"Great place for all ages , very nice place to be ..super friendly and great atmosphere....ECK rocks ."
Annie-Lee M.