Hanshi Karl Hovey, a Ku Dan (9th Degree) in Isshinryu Karate-do, oversees several dojos in Northern Virginia. Dojos are located in Stafford County, Fredericksburg, Westmoreland County and King George County.  Hovey’s School of Isshin-Ryu Karate aims to teach its art regardless of race, creed, sex, or age.

The study of karate is a serious undertaking. It requires hard work and dedication by its students. On the other hand, the students will discover in Isshin Ryu self-defense, self-confidence, physical fitness, sport and philosophy.


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Hovey Sensei Biography

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