CNY Okinawan
Karate & Kobudo

Making a difference since 1963

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CNY Okinawan Karate & Kobudo School!

Welcome to CNY Okinawan Karate & Kobudo School, a traditional martial arts dojo in Syracuse, New York. We craft disciplined martial artists with a structured training approach. Students are instilled with focus to succeed on and off the mat. When you take martial arts classes at CNY Okinawan Karate & Kobudo School you are amongst strong, respectful competitors. We are more than just a dojo, we help you study karate to master yourself.

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About Us:

CNY Okinawan Karate & Kobudo School teaches students through repetition, but not redundancy. We practice the same techniques in various scenarios for a comprehensive approach. Through this methodology, you’ll be well-equipped and confident in your self-defense skills. Our training extends beyond physical strength and exercise, though. With karate classes you’ll learn to be a better person, a role model, and learn how to make a real impact on others’ lives. Whatever your goal is when you step on the mat, you’ll leave class a more passionate and virtuous person.

CNY Okinawan Karate & Kobudo School instructors are hand-selected and trained through our authentic Okinawan curriculum. We constantly strive to learn the best techniques to pass down in our martial arts classes.

Our History:

CNY Okinawan Karate & Kobudo School owner Marvin Labbatte has trained for over 57 years. His journey began when he was just 10 years old and that passion led him to his dream of opening his own martial arts school. Marvin dropped out of college and worked odd jobs in order to follow his dream. In 1985, he bought CNY Okinawan Karate & Kobudo School from its original owner. Throughout his time as owner, the academy relocated multiple times to accommodate its growth in popularity. Today, Marvin continues to live out his passion and strives to inspire his students to do the same.

Why It's Important

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The lessons you learn through martial arts are applicable to school, work, and everyday life. Training at CNY Okinawan Karate & Kobudo School is a lifestyle improvement.

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Martial arts training exercises body and mind. It keeps you healthy and fit and equips you with valuable self-defense knowledge!

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You’ll learn how to harness patience and self-control. Tune into your emotions to live a more peaceful life through karate classes.

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In a busy digital world, training gives you a chance to take a break, relieve stress, and concentrate on yourself. 

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We strive to pass on our love for martial arts to our students. Our instructors are passionate about making you better and sharing the gift of karate.

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CNY Okinawan Karate & Kobudo School has everything… except you! Join our community today and begin your martial arts journey!

CNY Okinawan Karate & Kobudo School

1 LePage Place - Suite 220 Syracuse NY 13206

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