Inclusive martial arts school

open to students of all abilities

Why Choose Us

  • Beyond Karate is the only school in the DFW Metroplex solely dedicated to teaching karate to students with disabilities. You have our undivided attention.  We have developed adapted curriculum so everyone can be successful in our school. Everyone is accepted into our school.

  • Our instructors are black belt level martial artists and are parents or siblings of special needs children. We understand your child! An   instant connection, empathy, love and care is built in between the student and instructor in our school.

  • We have built in into our curriculum workout routines to improve flexibility, core strength and endurance to teach healthy, active lifestyle.

  • Like no other martial arts school we have built in a social dimension to our program. Twice a month, our students have an opportunity to participate in a social outing which encourages friendships, connection and sense of belonging.

    We are one of-a-kind program! You will not find this anywhere else!  ​
    We are BEYOND Karate.

Our Mission

To enrich lives and offer hope to individuals with intellectual and developmental differences and their families through making karate practice, its techniques and values available to students of all abilities.

Our Vision

Beyond Karate will teach techniques and values of Okinawan Karatedo.
Beyond Karate will be a premier, inclusive Martial Arts school.

Our Values

Inclusion * Respect * Community * Hospitality

Beyond Karate is a part of a larger karate group: Nakaya-Ha Karatedo (Okinawan Toshujutsu and Bukijutsu) under the leadership of Takao Nakaya Sensei, Shihan. Takao Nakaya Shihan has been instrumental in establishing Beyond Karate. We're grateful for his leadership and thoughtfulness. In addition to being a karate master, Nakaya Sensei is a respected author and an expert in history and philosophy of Karate-do.