How may we help you?

We've listed Twenty (20) Frequently-Asked Questions below.  Which of the following is helpful?

1: How do I start?
There are two (2) ways to start: 
  • The FIRST way is to sign up for a 15 minute  Assessment + Q&A session - so facilitators can address your questions in real-time. This e-meeting is a great way to know about our methods and to explore how the program will work for you. It is safe, online, in real-time, by appointment, & FREE! Book a schedule  [HERE
  • The SECOND way is to secure your 24/7 access to our exclusive lesson library and take advantage of UNLIMITED live coaching right away by clicking [HERE]We'll guide you through the process.
  • NOTE: Because of popular demand, we now cater to requests for at-home, in-person / private F2F instruction . Discover how this works, check rates, or request a private class [HERE]
2: What is Homeschool x Karate? 
Homeschool x Karate by Karate Fitness Manila is a deep dive into Shotokan Karate study. Integrating both live instruction and recorded media - it is 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 - done from the safety of your home. With over 300+ highly-detailed follow-along guides on technique, application, conditioning, tradition, and martial ethics - backed by virtually UNLIMITED live coaching- dedicated study will prepare you for upgrades, certifications, and even competition. It is available in both the purely online version [HERE] and F2F / in-person version [HERE]

3: Do you have group face-to-face sessions? When does it resume?

For everyone's safety, ALL classes will be one-on-one. The shift back to face-to-face group sessions in Alabang | BGC | Ortigas | Katipunan QC | QAve will align with the evidence-based, risk assessment-backed timetables of major schools and universities. 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 24/7 lesson access and UNLIMITED live coaching right away by clicking  [HERE]  

Because of popular demand, we now cater to requests for at-home, in-person / private F2F instruction . Discover how this works, check rates, or request a private class [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. Reserve [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 some more about the online classes [HERE] or reserve your 24/7 lesson access and enjoy UNLIMITED live coaching right away by clicking [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] 

    To enroll, immediately get 24/7 lesson access and enjoy UNLIMITED live coaching sessions, click [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 reserve your class slot, get 24/7 lesson access and enjoy UNLIMITED live coaching  [HERE] 

    9: How much for lessons?
    Lessons are Php2500 monthly - which gives you 24/7 access to our exclusive lesson library, UNLIMITED 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]  

    10: 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 reserve your class slot, get 24/7 lesson access, and enjoy UNLIMITED live coaching  [HERE]

    11: 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 enroll [HERE]

    12: 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]

    13: 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

    14: 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]

    15: 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 get your 24/7 lesson access and enjoy UNLIMITED live coaching right away [HERE]

    16: What are Karate Growth Paths?
    There are three (3) major Karate growth paths: 
    A|Rank & Certification we 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;  
    B|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;
    C|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]

    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?
    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 begin 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.