East Coast Karate & Aerobic Fitness Center

What Does Karate Teach??


Discipline, Respect, Focus, Determination

East Coast Karate Academy was founded in 1978 by Master James Lou Hopkins. East Coast Karate Academy is a proud member of the World Martial Arts Federation. Master Hopkins is a 7th Degree Black Belt and has been in the Martial Arts World for over 45 years. He is a member of the Hong Kong Chinese Martial Arts Association and has been inducted into the World Karate Union Hall of Fame. He has been awarded Master Instructor of the year and most recently Master Hopkins was awarded  the Golden Lifetime Achievement Award. He has won numerous grand championships and medals in fighting, forms and weapons! Many of his students have also become grand champions, have made it in the movie industry and have opened karate schools all over the United States. Anyone can take karate. The benefits are incredible!!. We offer classes to children and adults. (ages 6+) Students  learn how to defend themselves while they get in the best shape of their lives. Call for more information!