Dojo News

Word of the Month for May is: Responsibility

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The definition of responsibility:  an obligation or duty; it is a state of being reliable or accountable...

Word of the Month for April is: Humility

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Contrary to popular belief, a humble individual is not weak, passive or insecure...

Word of the Month for March is: Respect

word of the month: respect
To RESPECT someone or something is a positive way of thinking and acting.  It shows you care and value someone else’s feelings and well-being.  At Bernardo Karate we think it is so important for our students to learn about respect and how to respect others.  It is an essential life skill that will help them…

Closed for Family Day

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All of our Bernardo Karate locations will be closed on Monday, February 15th for Family Day.

Word of the Month for February is: Service

Word of the Month: Service
When you think about karate, you’re likely to think of certain words like discipline, and respect. One word that may not immediately come to mind is service.

Word of the Month for January is: Perseverance

word of the month: perserverance
It goes by various names; determination, staying power, steadfastness, endurance, diligence, tenacity, grit.  It is a trait that is very much necessary for success in anyone’s life.

Christmas Holiday Hours

Shihan and all of our Staff would like to take this time to wish everyone a safe and festive Christmas holiday season. Bernardo Karate will be closed Thursday, December 24th to Sunday, January 3rd.

Christmas Gift Packages

Dear Santa, All I want for Chrsitmas
Karate and Cardio Kickboxing starter packages are an excellent way to begin your training at Bernardo Karate. The Karate Package includes an official uniform, 2 private lessons and a month of group classes for $129.* The Cardio Kickboxing Package includes boxing gloves and hand wraps and one month of unlimited classes for $99.*

27th Annual Toy Drive

If you want to drop off a new, unwrapped toy we will bring it to a local Women`s shelter in London and to the Salvation Army.

Ugly Sweater and Festive Sock Week

Wear your favorite holiday sweater (ugly or cute), Christmas PJ’s and festive socks to karate class the week of December 14th to the 19th.

Gift Certificates

Gift certificates are available in any denomination to be used towards equipment, clothing or any of our memberships.

Congratulations to Our New Black Belts and Higher Degrees
Class of 2020

Congratulations to our new Black Belts and higher Degrees


We are happy to announce that Bernardo Karate will start phase one of our re-opening plan on Monday, June 22nd.

Halloween Week

During the week of October 26th to the 31st students can wear costumes to any karate class just like we did during our summer theme weeks.

Referral Program

To show our appreciation we have developed a fun and rewarding referral program with not only one, but two prizes to win!