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Johnny Karate Martial Arts in Brooklyn
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Johnny Karate NYC

Dedicated To Your Success

Our Expert Instructors

Led by Sensei John Laracuente, our staff is dedicated to maintaining the highest quality coaching in everything we do. We bring decades of experience to each and every lesson, offering you the best blend of traditional martial arts skills like Korean Karate and modern-day forms like self-defense and gymnastics-based movement.

Our Core Values

Our goal each and every day is to make high-level martial arts training accessible to everyone. From the minute you walk through our doors, we're working hard to help you feel comfortable and confident. From day one, we're committed to helping you learn one step at a time and walk away with a sense of accomplishment that can't be matched.

Our Mission

Our mission is to motivate and inspire students from all walks of life and with all ranges of physical ability. We welcome and have experience working with children with spectrum disorders, anger management and more. We encourage students to remember that at some point, we were ALL beginners.

Our Promise

We are driven by respect, hard work, diversity, discipline, sportsmanship, and goal setting. We encourage forming new friendships, have lots of fun and get our bodies moving to great music! Our classes are held in a clean, controlled and safe space that allows students to feel safe and build self-confidence.

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Kids Martial Arts

Don't miss out on Brooklyn's best Kids Martial Arts Classes. We're helping students across Carroll Gardens and beyond stay active, build confidence, and take pride in all aspects of life.

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes in Carroll Gardens feature the perfect blend of high-impact fitness training and effective self-defense strategies. Challenge your body and face life with complete confidence. All levels welcome.

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Burn fat, build strength, and develop incredible self-defense skills. Our Kickboxing Classes in Carroll Gardens include two programs that are designed to meet the needs of all backgrounds and experience levels.

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Why Is Hyper Right For You?

Learn How We're Taking Martial Arts Training To The Next Level

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Music Based Movements

The Hyper system combines all the skills and instruction of traditional martial arts training. We just dial it up a notch. Our classes are often synchronized with exciting soundtracks that keep your body moving from start to finish and help you stay motivated week in and week out.

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High-Energy Instruction

If there's one thing you can say about Hyper training about all else, it's this: our classes are never boring. We're here to keep your muscles moving and your body guessing with heart racing classes that are fun for all experience levels.

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Modern-Day Martial Arts

Traditional martial arts training is a great way to build discipline and learn self-defense. But it's not always the most exciting way to stay active. That's why the Hyper system injects high-energy fun into each and every lesson. We're helping you stay excited week after week.

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Confidence In Everything You Do

There's no better way to build confidence than through a series of accomplishments. Our Martial Arts training is designed to build you up one step at a time with a progression of skills and challenges that put you on the path to success. That confidence will quickly carry over into every aspect of your life.


What People Are Saying

Still need convincing? Check out what people are saying about us.

Roxana M.

He really is about his students and you will leave satisfied with your workout. The adult kickboxing classes are tough but the workouts are definitely efficient. This is a great place to have children learn martial arts with no gimmicks; it is authentic and it all takes place in a beautiful, clean ....

Beau S.

I’ve known Sensei John aka Johnny Karate most of my life. I have nothing but the best to say about him and the instructors/professors he employs. His classes from the Hyperfitness Club to Brazilian Jujitsu are always informative and humbling. They are always safe but safe doesn’t mean ....

Michael L.

Great place to learn martial arts. Ranging from Karate to muay thai to brazillian jiu jitsu theres so much to learn here. Been training here for a while now and the classes are amazing. Get a great workout as well as learn valuable skills and proper form and technique. Come join us!! ....

Kristen W.

The Johnny Karate program has changed the course of my kid’s behavior, discipline and outlook on life. One child needed to boost their confidence. The other child needed to learn to control their anger and body. I can’t say enough great things about this program! I was so inspired by ....


Can't praise this school enough. Our son has attended for over 4 years, learning martial arts as much as life skills. This is not a cookie cutter after school activity. Sensei John works hard to makes sure every child feels welcome and included and he has a knack for individualizing the training ....

Janet J.

Sensai John has completely changed our lives. My son has been attending classes for several years now, it's amazing to watch the respect he has with Johnny but also his enjoyment and ability to be himself. He often gets into trouble in school but at Karate he's like a different kid. I highly ....

Johnny Karate NYC

Welcome to Johnny Karate Martial Arts, where we're helping boys and girls (ages 3-16) learn self-defense, focus, and discipline in a safe, fun and supportive environment. Through martial arts techniques set to high-energy music, students learn skill-based activities and mindfulness exercises. Just fill out the short form on your screen to learn more about everything we have to offer or to get started today!

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