SHOTOKAN KARATE CLUB OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA
Our practices are designed to help you achieve:
- Self defense,
- Health and Fitness,
- Weight loss and Weight control,
- Physical strength and Conditioning.
Our training will benefit all, regardless of age or gender.
Children above the age of 7 and adults well into their senior years are welcome.
40 years of traditional karate training
As a skilled and experienced professional in my field, I know what it takes to succeed. If you want to win championships, learn skills to defend yourself in real situation, or simply want to have a great workout, and lose some weight in the process, you have come to the right place. If you’d like to learn more about my Karate training program, browse through the site. If you see something you like, or you want to discuss what I can do for you, feel free to drop me a line.
MAJID RANJBARI BOROJENI, CHIEF INSTRUCTOR
Sensei Majid Started his karate training back in 1975 in Iran. He started with Kyokushin karate and achieved the rank of brown belt in 1977. He moved to the United States in 1978 and joined the Shotokan Karate Club of Rockville, MD under Sensei Emil Tabassi, a member of International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF). ISKF founded by Master Teruyki Okazaki is an International Karate Organization with over 50 thousands members worldwide. After years of practice, Sensei Majid achieved his Shodan (first degree black belt) in 1982, his Nidan (2nd degree black belt) in 1984, his Sandan (3rd degree black belt) in 1995, and his Yondan (4th degree black belt) in 2010. During 40 years of karate training, Sensei Majid has participated in many tournaments and has achieved numerous first and second place rankings in the nationally and regionally sanctioned events by ISKF. In the recent ISKF East Coast tournament in 2023, Sensei Majid achieved first place in both Kata and Kumite in the senior division. Sensei Majid has over 30 years of teaching experience as assistant and chief instructor, supporting the various clubs as well as his own karate dojos.
Sensei Majid has an Electrical Engineering degree from George Washington University and recently retired from the corporate world to solely focus on his Karate endeavor and to share his karate experience with his students.
Practice schedule and Fees
Classes are held on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
Tuesday: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Thursday: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Saturday: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
- Individual rate is $100 per month
- Family rate is $75 per month per family member
- There is no contract or obligation to join
- First two classes are free