Dojo Closing for Thanksgiving Weekend

The dojo will be closed from Thursday, November 23 through Saturday, November 25th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Please enjoy your time with family and friends. Travel safely if you are going out of town!

We will be back to our regular schedule on Monday, November 27th.

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Kinder Kicks – Winter Session

Pamfilis Karate Academy is excited to offer a great Kinder Kicks Winter Special… 6 Weeks of classes for only $59!

Days: Saturdays
Dates: January 6 – February 10
Time: 10:00am – 10:45pm
Location: Merritt Athletic Club – Towson, Kid Zone area

Kinder Kicks is a program developed for parents and children to exercise, learn and play with a martial arts flair. Children develop perseverance, self-control, courage and respect through fun fitness curriculum with their parents.

Click here to register for the Winter Special

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Holiday Sale – November 13 & 14, 2-9pm

The holiday season is rapidly approaching and I’m sure you are asking yourself: what karate-related items and gifts can I get for my karate student or myself? Fret not, because we have you covered.

On November 13 & 14, from 2:00pm to 9:00pm at Towson Merritt, we will be holding our Holiday Sale. This is a perfect opportunity to pick-up gifts, much needed replacement gear and apparel and other great items.

We will be accepting pre-orders before the Holiday Sale – we’ll have a list of available sale items soon.

Here are some suggestions of gear for your karate student and yourself that will be available during the sale:

Introduction to Karate Gift Box set*:
If you or a friend have been thinking of trying karate, this is the package for you.

Includes:

  • A uniform
  • 1 Month of classes at either location
  • Focus pad
  • Sale Price: $40 – List: $147

* For new students only

Everyone:

  • PKA apparel (t-shirts, sweatshirts): We will have a new limited-edition sweatshirt. Show your pride in the school and wear your PKA gear proudly.
  • Focus pads/bag gloves: Help your student with their striking practice with a focus pad and bag gloves that will keep you and your student safe.
  • Kaicho’s books: Learn about the founder of Seido, Kaicho Nakamura, and the school he founded. Also pick up a book on karate techniques and basics for your student or yourself.
  • A PKA t-shirt: For summer training, under a gi top in winter and to show support for the school.
  • PKA Gear bags: We will have a new limited-edition embroidered gear bag, PKA drawstring bags, etc. A great way to keep all your gear together and get it to and from classes.
  • A new gi: Kids grow, gis take a beating in class and it’s always good to have a clean gi handy.

Yellow/Advanced Yellow:

  • Sparring gear: As of their next promotion, your student will start sparring. Sparring gear is required, so this is a perfect opportunity to pick up that gear and at a 20% discount during this sale only.

Black Belts:

  • Bo/Jo, weapons cases: As part of the Black Belt syllabus, students work with bos and jos. They must own their own weapons, and a case to carry them is advised.

Come show your support for the school and pick-up some great items for the holidays!

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Dojo closed on Halloween – Tuesday, October 31

The Towson dojo will be closed on Halloween, Tuesday, October 31.

Enjoy your trick-or-treating, have fun and try not to eat too much candy. I’m sure a few extra pushups and situps may be in order during the next class to burn off that extra sugar.

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Halloween Special


We are offering a wonderful introduction to the martial arts this Fall!

For only $29.95 you get:

  • 2 karate classes at either the Towson or White Marsh locations
  • A uniform, and
  • If you choose to continue class: NO enrollment fees

Classes are offered from age 4 to adult.

Click here to register

Students will learn the basic techniques of the traditional Japanese style of martial arts, Seido Karate. They will work on practical self-defense, work on conditioning and endurance and learn drills and games that work on motor skill improvement.

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White Marsh dojo closed on Saturday November 4th


The White Marsh dojo will be closed on the Saturday November 4th for the Merritt Fall Festival.

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Women’s Self-Defense Workshops

PKA_SD_logo_purple1Dates: Every 3rd Thursday of the month
Next one is on October 19th.

  • Location: Towson Merritt Athletic Club
  • Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm
  • Cost: $10 – Merritt Members, $15 – Non-members

Register online:
https://events.membersolutions.com/event_register.asp?content_id=62274

Ladies, this workshop is for moms, daughters, sisters, aunts, girlfriends, and anyone who wants to learn the steps to empowering themselves! Activities will include, but not be limited to: core conditioning and practical technique development, role-playing to learn verbal skills and to develop spatial and personal boundaries, and discussions regarding awareness within the self-defense realm. In this session, we will also introduce meditation, for those who are interested.

Due to content of material covered in class, participants must be 16 years of age or older.

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Back-to-School Special

We are offering a wonderful introduction to the martial arts this Fall!

For only $49.95 you get:

  • 1 month of karate classes at either the Towson or White Marsh locations
  • A uniform
  • If you choose to continue class: NO enrollment fees

Classes are offered from age 4 to adult.

Students will learn the basic techniques of the traditional Japanese style of martial arts, Seido Karate. They will work on practical self-defense, work on conditioning and endurance and learn drills and games that work on motor skill improvement.

Click here to register

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Women’s Self-Defense Workshops: How to Protect Your Biggest Asset!

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Sponsored by Morgan Stanley & BKAPWC

Join us to learn about Self-Defense, Estate Planning and Life Insurance

Free for everyone! Limited to 30 spaces.

  • Dates: September 21st
  • Location: Towson Merritt Athletic Club
  • Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm
  • Registration fee: FREE

Register online:
Click here to register

Ladies, this workshop is for moms, daughters, sisters, aunts, girlfriends, and anyone who wants to learn the steps to empowering themselves! Activities will include, but not be limited to: core conditioning and practical technique development, role-playing to learn verbal skills and to develop spatial and personal boundaries, and discussions regarding awareness within the self-defense realm. In this session, we will also introduce meditation, for those who are interested.

Due to content of material covered in class, participants must be 16 years of age or older.

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Towson dojo closed on Weds 8/23 & Fri 8/25

Due to scheduling conflicts and various vacations, we need to cancel class in the Towson dojo on Weds 8/23 & Fri 8/25.

As a reminder we’ll be holding a group class on Fri, 9/1 for all students, due to Labor Day holiday. There are no classes that weekend as well. We will return to our regular schedule starting Tues, 9/5.

Thank you for your patience and see you soon!

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