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Twenty (20) Frequently-Asked Questions are listed here below.  We will do our best to update this list and keep it relevant to your needs. 

1: What is Homeschool x Karate? 
Homeschool x Karate by Karate Fitness Manila is a multi-method, highly-technical, online guided study of Shotokan Karate designed to equip you with the correct fundamental skills vital to building a deep, powerful understanding of and appreciation for this practical, life-saving art - practiced in the safety of your own home. It is a deep dive into Karate study, with highly-detailed discussions about technique, application, karate-specific conditioning, tradition, and martial ethics - backed by virtually UNLIMITED live coaching sessions. Dedicated study will qualify you for upgrades, certifications, and even competition. See what you'll be learning [ HERE ]

2: How do I start?

There are two ways to start: First is to go right ahead and reserve your class slot  [ HERE ]. We'll guide you through the process.  The Second way is to sign up for a fifteen (15) minuteAssessment, Guidance + Q&A session. There, our facilitators will address your questions in real-time. This session is a great way to know about us and our methods; to explore how the program works and how it's delivered. It is safe, online, by appointment, in real-time, & FREE! Book a schedule here HERE ]

3: Do you have face-to-face sessions? When does it resume?
For everyone's safety, all classes will be online until the pandemic is over. Face-to-face sessions in Alabang | BGC | Ortigas | Katipunan QC | QAve will resume when approved by health officials. In the interim, Homeschool x Karate - our online karate education program is already available to service you nationwide. See what online class is like by clicking [ HERE ] or reserve your class slot right away  [ HERE ]

4: Will online lessons keep going even after the pandemic is over?
YES, online lessons will continue to be available even after pandemic and will run in tandem with face-to-face sessions held in Alabang | BGC | Ortigas | Katipunan QC | QAve. Discover what makes our program unique by clicking  [ HERE ] or reserve your online class slot  [ HERE ]

5: What happens at the Assessment, Guidance + Q&A? Will I be asked to do anything physical?
We won't ask you to exert physically during the Assessment, Guidance+Q&A session but we will need your undivided attention.  A facilitator will meet you at this (virtual) sit-down - to listen to questions, address concerns, dissect any training issues, and help overcome development plateaus. We want you to get the best results possible. This fifteen (15) minute session will help do that by ensuring we understand your unique objectives and expectations - in real-time. Training is individualized so this is an important step. Pick a slot that's convenient for you [ HERE ]

 

6: Where are you located?
We convene classes in Alabang - at the UFC Gym, Molito Lifestyle Center Ayala Alabang | BGC - at the Pretty Huge Obstacles, SM Aura Complex Taguig | Ortigas - at the UFC Gym, Robinson's Galleria Pasig | Katipunan - at the UFC Gym, UP Town Center Katipunan QC | Q Ave - at the NBS College, 3F National Book Store Quezon Avenue corner Scout Borromeo QC | Nationwide - via Homeschool x Karate online. For everyone's safety, all classes will be online until the pandemic is over. Learn more about the online classes HERE ] or reserve your slot right away [ HERE ]

7: What ages do you accept?
We accept individuals from age 5 (five) through 70 (seventy). The floor age is five (5) years old - to make sure each student understands the safety rules. However, there are cases of exceptional four (4) year-olds who do well in class.  In these cases, we can convene a real-time virtual sit-down with both you and your child to assess training readiness. We call this the Assessment, Guidance+Q&A session. It is safe, online, in real-time, by appointment and FREE. Sign up for Assessment  [ HERE ] or proceed to enrollment [ HERE ]

8: What is the HomeschoolxKarate Teacher-Student Ratio?

The Homeschool x Karate Teacher-Student Ratio is 1:1. This ensures that each student gets the personal attention they need to learn more effectively. See what online class is like by clicking HERE ] or go ahead and reserve your class slot [ HERE ] 

9: What are my Karate Growth Paths?
There are three (3) major Karate growth paths: 
i.Rank & Certificationwe instruct and prepare you to progress through the Kyu & Dan levels, and thereafter to participate in Local, National, and International technical conferences for advanced studies & development;  
ii.Competition -   we coach and put you on the path to qualify for Club, Local, Regional, and National levels, even as far as the Southeast-Asian, Asian, Continental, Multinational, World, and OLYMPIC stages;
iii.Instruction, Leadership & Management  - we mentor and groom you for greater responsibility and scope as an Assistant Instructor, Resident Instructor, Branch Chief or National Board Member, leading up to national and international-level license as a practicing Instructor, Examiner or Competition Judge.  Your growth path begins [ HERE  ]

10: How much for lessons?
Lessons are Php2500 monthly - which gives you access to our exclusive lesson library, real-time online coaching, class support, and a development program made just for you. See it [ HERE ].  Discounts available for three (3) month lesson bundles. You get a huge Php1500 OFF regular rates! You can check by clicking HERE ]  

11: What are your class Schedules?
Class or Practice Times are flexible and will adjust to your schedule and availability. To learn how this works - dialogue with us. Set your appointment HERE ] or go right ahead and reserve your class slot [ HERE ]

12: How many Sessions do I get?
As long as your subscription is active, take as many sessions as you want! Homeschool x Karate works around and syncs with your availability. Start as seldom as once a day, for two days a week. Add more practice times as needed - WITHOUT PAYING EXTRA! To know more about how this works - dialogue with us. Set your Q&A appointment [HERE] or proceed to enrollment [ HERE ]

13: Do you give Discounts?
YES, we do. Score a 1500-Peso discount by buying the three (3) month lesson bundle for only Php6000  [ HERE ]  or by getting the three (3) month lesson Gift Check to give to friends or loved ones [ HERE ]

14: Can I buy lessons as Gifts?
YES, you can! You can buy lessons for loved ones in increments of one (1) month's worth of classes [ HERE ] and a discounted three (3) months worth of classes  HERE

15: How long is the Online Course?
While the Online Course has 10 Levels, gaining proficiency in each level can take anywhere from three months or shorter - depending on the frequency and quality of your practice. We will guide you through the whole learning process. See what the online course is like HERE ]

16: Can I earn a Belt some day?
YES you can!  Complete the coursework to qualify. Earn an equivalency international rank and certification from the Japan Karate Association (JKA). Pass the test process to acquire the world's most sought- after Karate credential, recognized in over 100 countries and territories. See it here [ HERE ] or reserve a slot right away [ HERE ]

17: Do you have Trial Classes?
We have something better :  a FREE online Assessment, Guidance, and Q&A session - where you learn about us, our methods, and see how the program works and aligns with your objectives!  Experience how we coach first hand, at this session. Book your session [ HERE ]

18: What should I wear?
Use any workout clothing (shirt, shorts, rash guards, or workout pants) you are comfortable with. Karate uniforms ("karate-gi" or "do-gi") are optional for the beginning levels but you can opt to dress the part and get a set before your classes start. See it   HERE ]

19: Do I need to be fit, athletic or have a martial arts background to join?
NO, you don't need to be fit or athletic. Nor do you need a martial arts background to begin. You only need to be willing. But just to be sure, we recommend checking with your doctor before engaging in any strenuous physical activity. When you're ready to start your Karate Journey, please click [ HERE ]

20: I have more Questions. Can you help me?
Sure we can! We recommend doing a virtual sit-down with somebody from our team. That's where we'll thoroughly address your questions in real-time. To schedule a dialogue, click [ HERE ] You can also Viber us through 09206920086.  If you prefer to instant message, please click [HERE]