Porta's Karate-do Academy in Pompton Lakes, NJ has the best reputation for a reason; it IS the best Dojo in Northern NJ. Most people decide to take karate for self-defense, but the truth is, martial arts training should not stop there, at Porta's it doesn't!
Self-development, character building, family-values and responsibility are keystones of a complete karate education. Yes, Karate is an education!
Sensei Porta personally guides each student to grow, learn and achieve within traditional Okinawa Goju-Ryu. The founders of Okinawan karate had specific standards in allowing potential students to join their practice and knew karate training was much more than learning how to block, counter, defend, they knew karate training had to guide a person's heart and improve their character.
At Porta's your child, (or you) will enjoy a safe, comfortable, non-aggressive learning environment that is personalized to ensure consistent improvement in all aspects of martial arts training, Self-control, discipline, respect and responsibility is also taught at Porta's. In today's world, these qualities are hard to come by yet are more important than ever.
Porta's offers free trial classes and welcomes you to come and experience the finest in martial arts training. You will see why Porta's Karate Academy ranks above the rest and is respected not only in New Jersey but in Okinawa, Japan and world-wide!
Come see for yourself, take off your shoes, and enter humbly and ready to learn. We look forward to seeing you.