GIVE THE CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE THE CHANCE TO THRIVE > GET INVOLVED

The mission of Karate City is to provide support to children in foster care and give orphans worldwide the tools that they need to not only survive but thrive into adulthood.


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WKF has made Karate a very popular sport with 10M athletes in over 180 countries. Spectacular and exciting competition makes Karate a visually stunning sport with more than 100M supporters.

Karate is one of the most complete and safe sports that can be practiced.

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PROGRAMS

We provide the youth in foster care system with life-saving and life-changing tools. Through positive teaching and leading by example, students will learn how to trust themselves, learn valuable skills and make positive, healthy decisions.

 

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CONTACT

Drop us a line to find out more about our programs, our team of karate experts, multiple advantages of donating to Karate City, or anything else!

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DONATE

100% of your donation will go towards building a world-class karate sanctuary for NYC’s foster care children.

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Karate City has been endorsed by the top officials, head coaches and many world champions who have recognized the uniqueness and the importance of our mission.

Dr. Avi Bleier (ISR)
President, Israel Karate Federation


Alisa Buchinger (AUT)
World Karate Champion


Haldun Alagas (TUR)
2 x World Karate Champion


Tokey Hill (USA)
Head Coach, USA Karate


Sonny Pillay (ZAF)
President, Karate South Africa


Antonio Oliva Seba (ESP)
International Coach


Lucie Ignace (FRA)
World Karate Champion


Rafael Aghayev (AZE)
5 x World Karate Champion


Roman Saltikov (CAN)
Head Coach, Karate Canada


Sergii Levchuk (UKR)
President, Ukrainian Karate Federation


Marcus Goodarzi (DNK)
International Referee


Oleg Abalin (MDA)
President, Moldova Karate Federation


David Dubo Firmani (CHL)
World Karate Champion


Yashar Bashirov (AZE)
President, Azerbaijan Karate Federation


Alejandro Castro (VEN)
Head Coach, Venezuela Karate


Marc Keller (CHE)
Vice – President, Swiss Karate Federation


  • He has helped hundreds of kids and adults become the healthiest versions of themselves.

    Mariko Enkoji-Busch, The Actors Theater Workshop
    Mariko Enkoji-Busch, The Actors Theater Workshop.
  • Karate gives us energy boost, makes us stronger and puts smiles on our faces. It teaches kids discipline, respect and how to pay attention in order to make steady process.

    Elliot Bogod, President at Broadway Realty
    Elliot Bogod, President at Broadway Realty.
  • I find charity initiatives of Karate City amazing and touching: the  importance of sport for kids cannot be underestimated.

    Denis Saklakov, North American Homes, Partner
    Denis Saklakov, North American Homes, Partner.
  • I have trained with Igor for many years.  He is a true gentleman and virtuoso of karate.  I feel blessed to have been able to train with him!

    Sean McAuley, Managing Director. Tullett Prebon Llc
    Sean McAuley, Managing Director. Tullett Prebon Llc.
  • Igor Dyachenko has enabled me to enhance my life focus, increase my stamina and drive me to new limits I did not know I could achieve. The instructors are patient, helpful and extremely knowledgeable.

    Maximilian Feil, American Express - Director of Strategy
    Maximilian Feil, American Express – Director of Strategy.
  • Mr. Igor Dyachenko brings the world most modern style of learning and teaching karate, he is the only one that does this, and does it really well !

    Tarik Lakehal, International Karate Champion, International Model
    Tarik Lakehal, International Karate Champion, International Model.
  • After moving to California, after trying numerous karate places, I found that none equaled the quality of Igor’s teaching - I can say with certainty that Igor Dyachenko sets a new bar for quality in karate training!

    Michel Deschodt, Ridge Vineyards, Retail Sales Lead.
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