At Billy Smith’s American Karate, we’re passionate about helping people improve their lives with martial arts. American Karate incorporates the “most useful” elements of Japanese, Okinawan, and Korean Karate. It may also use techniques from other martial arts, like Jujitsu, Aikido, Judo, Kung Fu, Kickboxing, and Boxing. American Karate focuses primarily on the sport (sparring) aspect of karate but also includes a practical self-defense regimen.

Our Instructors

Our instructors are second to none. Grandmaster Billy Smith and Grandmaster Steve Parks lead a group of no less than 6 instructors that have been inducted into multiple Halls of Fame!


It doesn’t matter if you’re an established martial artist or just a beginner, we have room for everybody.


American Karate

When talking about American Karate, this basically refers to a free and diverse form of the martial art system that uses cross-training with more traditional martial art styles, forming and identifying itself as Karate. Various aspects of several martial arts that were deemed important by the founding practitioners were incorporated into American Karate. It takes …