Welcome to Bradley Karate Studio

Lancaster PA’s oldest, continuously run martial arts school.

Proudly serving the community since 1968

To Provide Quality Martial Arts Training without regard to race, sex, background, or physical limitations.

Approximately 70% of those studying Martial Arts today are under the age of 14. Parents and Educators have come to realize the benefit of the Discipline, Self-Confidence, and Goal Achievement being taught to younger children in their Martial Arts Classes. The Students in these classes will carry the Positive Value of these Lessons with them the rest of their lives.

Students in our classes will learn…

Physical Conditioning, Develop Positive Attitudes and Achieve a High Level of Confidence in Themselves.

Individual Instruction of New Techniques and Group Practice Sessions allows all students to progress at their own pace. Instructions includes such areas as :

  • Hand Blocking Techniques
  • Hand Striking Techniques
  • Street Self-Defense
  • One-Step Sparring
  • Forms
  • Sparring against Single and Multiple Attackers.

Periodically Students are Tested and Awarded Belts to recognize their Personal Achievements.

Enjoy Our Latest Blog Posts…

Sub Sale

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has helped support our school during the highs and lows of the past year. I have always tried to run a quality Karate School with reasonable membership fees. Our member fees are the lowest in the Lancaster...

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Lots of New Things Happening At BKS

January brings lots of new goals and changes to Bradley Karate Studio. Yep, new things happening. We started implementing new monthly community outreach programs such as free self-defense classes, exercise classes and even CPR classes. We created a corporate...

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Isshin Jitsu Federation Seminar

We recently hosted the Isshin Jitsu Federation Seminar at our studio. There was about 40 martial artists in attendance. The members learned new techniques, defenses against weapons and the infamous finger twist.  It was an awesome day of sharing many years of martial...

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My sons appreciated their time at Bradley Karate Studio. They made positive friendships and learned to discipline themselves. Both the one on one and group sessions are lead by wonderful instructors.

Jessica Andino

Just earned my white belt tonight. Couldn’t be happier such an amazing teacher is so close to my house. It was meant to be.

Meg Krofcheck

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Bradley Karate Studio is located in the Slaymaker Complex off South West End Ave in Lancaster PA.


If entering the parking lot off of South West End Ave., BKS is located straight ahead.


If entering off of Second St, the entrance to BKS is also straight ahead but not clearly visible.