1 Cambridge Lane, Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940


Develop The Focus, Spirit, and Concentration of a True Black Belt

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Learn the Way of the Cobra with Sean Kanan


 Save the date! January 8th, 2023, Sean Kanan, also known as Mike Barnes of Karate Kid III  will be visiting our dojo. Be sure to mark your calendar so that you can be in attendance for this positive, action-packed event!

Spaces are going fast. Reserve your spot TODAY!


Kids Karate near Newtown

Kelly Alexis Wade

We love the Newtown Karate Academy. My son, Ryan, started last year when he was six. He has learned so much and loves going to class. Master Jay and the rest of the staff are wonderful. They are so pa...

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Kids Karate near Newtown

Bill Storm

Exceptional program. The positive energy and enthusiasm is contagious. Martial arts has been the perfect activity to share as a family. Like it, love it and want more of it!...

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Kids Karate near Newtown

Deya Lynch

We highly recomend the newtown karate academy, my son Chris has learned so much here, their professionalism exceeds my expectations, Master Jay your patience with the kids (including my 5 year old Nat...

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Kids Karate near Newtown

Master Louis Marvil

Grand Master Drumm is a great leader and mentor. He has been making a positive impact on the children and adults for the past 5 decades. Master Cruz is a true motivator with a passion for helping his ...

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Kids Karate near Newtown

Darya Kasyanov

We had a great birthday party for my older son, 6 years old !!! Lots of active games, new knowledge of karate moves and sword fighting contests! My son LOVED it! Thank you mr Jay!...

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Kids Karate near Newtown

Ryan Napalm Wagner

Master Jay is a caring wonderful instructor. GM Drumm is a legend in training some of the best black belts in the North East. Anyone training at this school is very lucky!...

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Kids Karate

Boost your child's self confidence and help them learn to respect others as well as themselves in this fun-filled program!

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Adult Martial Arts

You'll learn self-defense skills and revitalize your body and mind in our Teen and Adult Martial Arts classes! Gain focus, get fit, and have fun!

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Self Defense

Our Self-Defense classes are helping teens and women across Philadelphia combine effective striking skills with total-body strength gains. All experience levels are welcome. Learn more today!

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The Leader in Martial Arts

We're proud to have nationally-certified instructors, a supportive and passionate community, and a safe training environment where kids and parents alike can enjoy learning Karate and other martial arts together! We encourage our students to remain physically fit, maintain self-discipline, and spend the majority of each class on technique -- we want to provide high-quality instruction but also make sure that training is fun!

At Shin Karate in Newtown, our goal is to teach you or your children the intricacies of Karate while improving your confidence and instilling a powerful sense of purpose. Our instructors strive to uplift you, support you on and off the mats, and to help you become the best you can be.

If you're curious about Martial Arts training, we're happy to sit down and talk about how fitness, self-defense skills, unwavering confidence, and pure fun all come together to craft an incredible training experience.

Just fill out the short form below to reach out to our team about your interest in Martial Arts classes!

Instructor Master Louis Castelli with Shin Karate.

Meet Master Louis Castelli

Started his training in karate in 1987. Received his 1 st degree Black belt in 1991. Received his Master Belt in 2003. Master Castelli trained under the guidance of the late great Grandmaster Jae Chul Shin. Master Castelli areas of expertise include forms, weapons, board breaking and sparring. Master Castelli was known as a top competitor ...


Learn About the Services Shin Karate Offers

  • Confidence & Self-Esteem

    Confidence & Self-Esteem

    Martial arts training instills a powerful sense of confidence. From your very first class with us, you'll feel ready to face and overcome any obstacle.

  • Discipline & Self-Control

    Discipline & Self-Control

    The focus and perseverance you learn as you master each new martial arts technique will empower you to succeed in school or at the workplace.

  • Self-Defense


    The martial arts will empower you to protect yourself and your loved ones, no matter where life takes you. Live fearlessly when you start training today.

  • New Friends & Mentors

    New Friends & Mentors

    Martial arts is about friends and family as much as it is about fitness. Reconnect with your community through martial arts classes today!

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