Frequently Asked Questions

Adult Martial Arts

Q: “Can martial arts cause injury?”

Every form of physical exercise, from running to walking to martial arts, comes with a risk for injury. However, our program is run by trained experts who place a tremendous focus on injury prevention.

Because martial arts makes you more balanced, limber & flexible - it generally leads to LESS injury in people's lives. Not the other way around!

Q: “Do you have to be in good shape to take martial arts?”

Not at all! In fact, many people use martial arts as a way to get in good shape. They come to us out of shape, and quickly become athletic and limber.

Q: “Do you offer group and private classes?”

We offer both types of classes based on your schedule and instructor availability.

Kids Martial Arts

Q: “Will martial arts, karate, tae kwon do make my kid violent?”

No way! In fact, martial arts makes kids calmer and more respectful than ever. Martial arts always has been about peace, and it always will be.

Q: “Are these martial arts, karate, tae kwon classes fun?”

Yes! After all, these are children we're dealing with here. And kids love their fun. We do a variety of games and activities that have kids balling with laughter, and constantly smiling. We work hard here - but we play just as hard.

Q: “What's a good age for a child to start martial arts, karate, tae kwon do?”

Honestly, practically every age is a good age to start! We have children as young as 3 years old, as well as teenagers. We also have specific programs for adults. So no matter where you or your child is on the age spectrum - we've got you covered.

Fitness Kickboxing

Q: “Will there be other beginners in my class?”

Absolutely. There are always beginners in class. Plus, the advanced students are always eager to help you get you on your way!

Q: “Is this similar to “cardio kickboxing”?”

No, our classes are extremely interactive, and involve real-life boxing equipment like punching bags & gloves. This is nothing like cardio kickboxing!

Q: “Where are your Classes located?”

Karate America · 17933 NW 7th St, Pembroke Pines , FL 33029 · (954) 436-5535

Krav Maga

Q: “Can I participate in these Krav Maga classes if I have a medical condition?”

If you have a medical condition, or past / present injury, we advise speaking to your doctor before starting our Pembroke Pines Krav Maga classes. The good news is you can adjust your pace to match your physical ability. If you have to go a bit slower than the rest of the class, that's just fine. And no one will judge you. You'll have tremendous support.

Q: “Can I get injured?”

Injuries are very rare here. We've put a lot of work into designing a program that's both fun & effective - while being extremely safe. Our Pembroke Pines Krav Maga classes have a track record for being injury-free.

Q: “What's the environment of these classes like? Are they fun? Serious? Etc.?”

classes are a good mixture of fun & focus. Every class has moments of serious concentration, blended with sheer fun & laughter. After all, all work and no play makes for boring Krav Maga classes!