Holodkov School of Combat Karate

Ranked #18 of 65 for Best Martial Arts

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  • Dr. Holodkov trains hard, stays true to traditional Karate values, and produces tournament sparring and kata champions every year.

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  • Wow! Traditional Karate is here in Sacramento, and nobody teaches it better than Dr. Holodkov! Tough workouts, lots of meaningful instruction, and more than just a nod toward the tenets of traditional Karate. He teaches kid and adults. Check this place out, folks!

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  • Dr. Holodkov is an old-school, former Soviet spetsnaz dude, and trains folks with serious intensity. He's down-to-earth, and is especially adept with training kids, too. If you want a great workout, and to learn some seriously relevant, effective martial arts techniques, check out the Holodkov School of Combat Karate.

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  • Wow. Holodkov Sensei is very knowledgeable, and always gets the best from his students. Several of his students are/were regional and national sparring and kata (forms) champions. He also encourages his younger students (teens, pre-teens) to do their best in academics and in life. He has more of his former students graduating for high school and attending/graduating from the local universities than most of the local high schools in this county. If you want an excellent workout, if you want to compete in local/regional tournaments, if you want to learn how to effectively defend yourself, please check out Holodkov Sensei's Karate dojo. You will NOT be disappointed.

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  • Sensei Holodkov still runs the toughest dojo in town. You WILL get into excellent physical shape, and you WILL master the basic techniques of stand-up and grappling martial arts, here.

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  • Tough physical training. Expert instruction. Unbelievable value. Top notch training facilities. Dr. Holodkov ROCKS the martial arts, and has done so for over the past 15 years, here in Sacramento County. Check this school out!

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  • Dr. Holodkov runs a no-nonsense, intense program of martial arts and physical conditioning. He has years of experience, and has trained several of his students to become martial arts champions both regionally and in Ukraine. If you're looking for a martial arts dojo where you'll get into amazing physical condition and where you'll learn the best of which the martial arts has to offer, please check this place out.

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  • Dr. Holodkov teaches a very traditional style of martial arts. The foundation of his combat karate is Fudokan Karate, a style crated from Shotokan Karate by way of Dr. Ilia Jorga of the former Yugoslavia. This school has hosted several martial artists from around the United States and the world who have given seminars in the martial arts. His students have successfully competed locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. Dr. Holodkov is the former commander of the Kirghiz Special Forces ("SPETSNAZ"), and a former regional, national (USSR), and world champion. If you're looking for a tough workout, if you're looking for the opportunity to learn from the best with proven demonstrated results, please check out the Holodkov School of Combat Karate.

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