Norwin Ninjas Karate For Kids
“Building Champions in Life” Since 1969
Norwin Ninjas is an award-winning martial arts program developed by the Allegheny Shotokan Karate Club and Viola family. The 空手 school has been family owned and operated since 1969 serving the Irwin, North Huntingdon, Western PA and greater Pittsburgh region for over 50 years. Certified karate instruction and classes for kids with the experience you can trust. Classes feature the exclusive Sensei Says ® life skills curriculum created by Sensei Bill Viola Jr. 🥋 We teach budo (martial way) a philosophy of building character.
We offer FREE lessons every Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday @ 5:30 PM. Just call or text (fastest response) to schedule an appointment. 1-724-640-2111
The oldest and most established karate school in the Irwin and North Huntingdon area.
Norwin Ninjas has a rich tradition serving Westmoreland county, recognized internationally as the most successful sport karate school in the Pittsburgh region. The school is a member of the USA Karate Hall of Fame and Sport Karate History Museum.
The club is a pillar of the community, mentoring thousands of children for over 50 years and producing more regional, national, and international champions than any other dojo in the area including: Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), United States of America Karate Federation (USAKF), United States of American National Karate Federation (USANKF), National Black Belt League (NBL), Sport Karate International (SKI) North American Sport Karate Association (NASKA), and Police Athletic League (PAL) Pennsylvania Karate Rating Association (PKRA) and World Association of Kickboxing Organizations (WAKO). Find us on Google+ Google Google
The Norwin Ninjas karate course was developed to instill respect and self-discipline while boosting confidence and self-esteem in children. Members of our staff have been honored by The Champion’s Association, In Community Magazine, Positive Athlete, and The Police Athletic League and Pittsburgh Sport Karate. Norwin Ninjas are proud members of the following karate organizations. We are the only Pittsburgh area dojo affiliated with both USANKF and WAKO the Governing bodies for Karate and Kickboxing.
Our Karate for kids classes are for children of all ages use the exclusive Sensei Says ® LifeSkills curriculum
- 1, 2, 3 year olds (Mommy and Me) non karate program
- 2-3 year olds (Nursery Ninjas)
- 4-5 year olds (Pre-School)
- 6-7 year olds (Kindergarten / first grade)
- 8-11 year olds (elementary)
- 12+ (middle/high school
- Family Karate
- Teenagers (Viola Karate
- Adults (Viola Karate)
Meet Norwin Ninja’s very own Karate Champ Gabby Viola! In the words of Christina Aguilera, ” ‘Cause it makes me that much stronger Makes me work a little bit harder It makes me that much wiser So thanks for making me a fighter Made me learn a little bit faster Made my skin a little bit thicker Makes me that much smarter So thanks
NASKA World Champions
Pittsburgh Karate Athletes Earn 2019 World Titles The North American Sport Karate Association (NASKA) sanctions the most prestigious karate tournaments in the country and abroad. For the last thirty years, the league has tracked and ranked competitors throughout the tournament season to determine the World Tour Champions. The ratings are compiled annually, with the highest point total determining who earns the World Championship Belt
World Champions Karate & Kickboxing
Congrats to Team USA and the 🥇🥈🥉 brought home to the Dojo! The World Karate and Kickboxing Council (WKC) hosted the World Championships November, 3rd -9th in Niagara Falls, New York. The world’s best from 22 countries converged to compete in WKC Tatami-style divisions. The competition was the largest WKC championships in history with over 2500 athletes. Team USA was comprised of athletes from across