On January 24, 2015, Sensei Rusty Burke was inducted into the Black Belt Hall of Fame. The ceremony, at the Tropicana Resort Hotel & Casino, was attended by over 1,200 martial artists. These included practitioners of many martial arts styles, masters, grand masters, martial...Read More
While I can think of hundreds of reasons why everyone should take karate, I’m especially passionate about these five. 1. Physical Benefits: Children who take karate are learning a healthy lifestyle by staying active, which, as most parents know, is difficult to do in the...Read More
I was in a store picking up a loaf of bread the other day after class and while I generally don’t parade around in my gi (uniform), I didn’t have a change of clothes and let’s face it, if the wife wants you to pick up something on your way home from work, you pick it up!...Read More
Combat Hapkido is an extremely realistic and versatile discipline of self protection that includes an extensive variety of joint locks, kicks, strikes, take downs, pressure points, ground grappling, disarming techniques and the use of selected weapons. The result is a...Read More
Burke’s Karate Academy teaches a style of martial arts founded by renowned karate Master, Master Thinh Nguyen, called Silkisondan Karate.
Classes now underway, but you can join anytime! For more information, or to learn what it would take to enroll, feel free to call (850) 391-9412 or