New Mexico Shotokan Karate

Welcome to Karate!

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New Mexico Shotokan Karate has been providing martial arts training in Albuquerque for over 20 years.  We provide the highest quality martial arts for kids and adults of all ages and abilities.  Students are able to develop to their fullest potential.  The development and achievement that takes place in karate training and competition carries into the student’s personal life.

New Mexico Shotokan is a family oriented karate school.  Our program develops fitness, respect, confidence, self-esteem and self-defense.  Martial arts training is from ages 5 to 85.  Whether you are a novice or have preveious karate experience, we have a class to meet your needs for fun, fitness and world-class competition.


our Students say ...

I always wanted to learn karate.  I  have fun and have friends in the dojo.  Mary, student, 8 y.o.

My kids love karate!  They work hard in the dojo . I can see it washes over into other areas of ther lives.

Leo, parent


Our parents say ...

I enjoy karate competition the most.  I like traveling overseas for tournaments, and I've made friends all over the world through karate.  

​Will, student 17 y.o.

our athletes say ...


New Mexico Shotokan Karate offers students the opportunity to participate in state, regional, national and international events.  NMSK athletes have represented the United States in World Class Tournaments, traveling across the U.S. and Europe offering exciting and worthwhile experiences.  NMSK students have won over 30 gold medals in World Competitions.