about our martial arts school

Master Brian Kates

9th Degree Black Belt Owner and chief instructor at Emerald Dragon Karate in Slatington.

Emerald Dragon Karate has become a landmark of Slatington martial arts.

Master Brian Kates leads an extremely talented group of instructors and black belts to bring you the pinnacle of modern Karate curriculum and training. Get started now and find out how you can be healthier, happier, AND more successful through Emerald Dragon Karate training!

Emerald Dragon Karate is an institution of self-improvement and the home of champions. You and your family are in good, caring hands with the Emerald Dragon Karate team.

With their focus on creating a POSITIVE, safe, injury-free training environment, Emerald Dragon Karate has earned the reputation in Slatington as well as Walnutport, Palmerton, Schnecksville, Lehighton, of being the top Karate school and character development center in the area.

Although some people think the martial arts are about just fighting, our program is so much more.

When you train in our Karate classes, you take advantage of the best self-improvement system in the world.

Through the practice of physical self-defense skills, you will follow a blueprint for a successful life based on discipline, focus, and perseverance.

You will experience the satisfaction that comes not from winning over others, but from winning over yourself as you become stronger, healthier, and happier than you have ever been in your life.

If you’re looking for information about the best Karate programs in Slatington and surrounding areas (like Walnutport, Palmerton, Schnecksville, Lehighton), you’ve come to the right place. Emerald Dragon Karate will empower you with the self-defense and self-improvement programs you’ve been searching for!

To learn more about Emerald Dragon Karate,
call us at (610) 767-6137

Or Visit: We are conveniently located at
8156 N Walnut St
Slatington, PA 18080,
so you, your friends, colleagues, and entire family can train in a
convenient, safe, clean, professional, welcoming environment.