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Below are some frequently asked questions. If you have additional questions or concerns email us at:

1.) How do I get started?

To enroll, contact us to confirm start date and plan to arrive 10-15 minutes before class to complete orientation and allow time for daughter to be fitted for uniform.

2.) What does it cost?

Please call us to discuss costs.

3.) How do I pay?

We accept cash, check or credit cards through pay pal which includes a 3.5% convenience fee.

4.) When can my daughter begin?

We have open enrollment and girls can start anytime.

5.) Do I have to sign a contract?

No, we don’t believe in contracts…we want girls to come because they want to, not because they are contractually obligated.

6.) Can I visit before enrolling?

We encourage you (and your daughters) to visit our dojo. We have an “open door” policy and welcome all spectators. Check the “free pass to class” tab for the next scheduled open house.

7.) What should my child wear?

When visiting our dojo during an open house, girls should wear comfortable clothes (shorts and tank tops are not allowed) and we train bare footed. Once enrolled, girls will wear uniforms; included with registration fee.

8.) How do I choose a karate school that’s right for us?

WKD Karate 4 Girls suggests visiting our dojo before enrollment to ensure that your daughter is comfortable with the atmosphere, students and instructor. Parents should also visit to determine whether we meet your expectations and share with the instructor your reasons for considering enrollment.

9.) What are the ages you teach?

We train girls 4-18 years old and adults.

10.) Do all ages and levels train together?

No, our Pre K(arate) Program includes 4-6 years old. And our Karate for Girls Program includes 7-18 years old. (beginner and intermediate/ advance classes are available). Women train separately (see class schedule below).

11.) Is there  additional equipment needed?

Girls will need to purchase patches, class t-shirt and sparring equipment but we suggest making this investment within the first month; once you are certain that your daughter is serious about her martial arts training.

12.) When are classes held?

See below. WKD Karate for Girls – 9385-C Gerwig Lane – Columbia MD 21046

13.) Can I stay with my daughter during class?

We welcome parents to observe class from our parent waiting area.