Okinawa Te Karate is a comprehensive combat martial art system, founded by Grand Master Gordon A. Doversola. Okinawa Te Karate was developed with the idea of balance at its core and has developed many elite practitioners that range from military, law enforcement, security professionals, fight scene coordinators, actors, stuntmen, and professional athletes. Okinawa Te Karate is considered by many to be the original mixed martial art and is a highly respected system with a long and acclaimed history in Lancaster.
As Lancaster’s longest running established martial arts program, Okinawa Te Karate includes techniques such as dynamic hand strikes, kicks, proper footwork, joint locks and submissions, throws, take downs, take down defenses, break falls, escapes and counters to all holds and ground fighting defense. This includes defense against knives and clubs as well as offensive weapon techniques for advanced students, and much more.