Welcome to the Durango Karate Club

The Durango Karate Club trains in the Okinawan martial art of Shotokan Karate-do. 


Since 1993, the Durango Karate Club has been spreading knowledge, appreciation, and practice of the traditional martial arts to a broad audience. The DKC achieves this by offering affordable expert training with black belt instructors, and a cooperative classroom environment open to a range of ages and skill levels. 4th dan black belt Ken Wright has lead the club since 2004. 

The DKC works on a "club" model, rather than a "school." In the club format, all ages and skill levels train together, working individually and as a team on techniques (Kihon), routines (Kata), and fighting strategies (Kumite). We also engage in strength and flexibility training, self-defense applications, and an exploration of the martial arts through guest instructors. Students can also prepare for and participate in regional karate tournaments

Come kick it up with us!

Training with the Durango Karate Club



All skill levels, ages 7 - 70+



6 - 7:30 p.m., Mondays & Wednesdays
October through May




Durango VFW Post 4031
1550 Main Avenue


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Membership is only $100 per month! (includes belts and rankings)


Check out our Family Deal: Enroll 3 family members for the price of 2!

Contact us about private lessons and workshops for individuals and groups.

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Covid policy

Training at times includes close proximity and contact with instructors and other students.
Unvaccinated students 13 and older are required to wear a mask in the dojo.
All students are asked to stay home when showing any signs of potential illness.


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Durango Karate Club


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