September 6, 2019

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July 10, 2019

The LKA Youth Class is very proud of its newest Black Belts Jad Chehab and Isa Chenab. Both attended the JKA/AF Summer Camp and took and passed their Dan Examinations. Jad and Isa have been consistently training for 5.5 years and are the youngest Dan ranks at LKA. 

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December 21, 2018

Karate-Do literally means “the way of Karate.” The two Chinese
characters making up the word Karate (空手) translate to “empty hand.”
“Kara” connotes “emptiness,” but can also mean “sky,” which
symbolically refers to the universe or nature. “Kara” also means
“absence of...

December 15, 2018

Two LKA students, and students of all ages from across Louisiana as well, earned rank at the recent kyu rank exam at the LKA dojo, conducted by Chief Examiner Sensei Takayuki Mikami (9th degree, Japan Karate Association), assisted by Sensei Doug Walsh (4th degree) and...

November 1, 2018


Top-level athletes across North America will travel to New Orleans to demonstrate their practiced technique and strong spirit in hopes of winning the gold.

Come watch competitors from youth to collegiate, young adults to super seniors, compete in the 2018 JKA/AF N...

October 6, 2018

Louisiana Karate Association youth and adults share their passion for karate during a demonstration at the New Orleans Museum of Art during the annual Japan Fest. Photo from The Times-Picayune.

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October 4, 2018

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