At Diaz Isshinryu Karate & Kobudo LLC we are experts in Traditional Martial Arts Education for children, adults, teens, and families! We teach a Character development program that focuses on Confidence, Respect, Focus, Balance, Self-control, and Self Discipline.
Our Family orientated school encourages parents will find themselves easily encouraged to take an active role in the school (Dojo) though the classes that we offer and family events.
Karate and Cardio classes are fun yet challenging to both the body and mind while learning self-defense skills that will enable you to defend yourself in any situation as well as strengthening your body and increasing flexibility. Whatever your current level of fitness is we help you set goals to help you achieve great health or your black belt.
Whether it is learning Karate, self-defense, or getting in shape, building self-confidence or discipline our school delivers on what we say we do.
Students stay at our school because our core value programs improve our student’s lives.
When the people of Lawrence come to Diaz Isshinryu Karate & Kobudo LLC to learn martial arts, they don’t just receive training, but a staff that is dedicated to helping them improve themselves.
Meet The Team
Sensei David Diaz began his journey with martial arts at the very tender age of 8 in Puerto Rico. After experimenting with several styles he came across traditional karate from Okinawa Japan and an extraordinary teacher Dr. Eduardo L. Gonzalez. It wasn't long before David’s hard work and dedication had paid off and he obtained his black belt. Today he is a 5th Degree black belt with a passion for teaching others the art of karate and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. Through martial arts, he has been able not only to teach karate but to provide effective cardio classes for adults with maximum results.
Senpai Dawn Hewitt
My name is Dawn Hewitt, I started practicing Isshinryu karate in 2011. When I first started my goal was small it was to help me on my weight-loss journey. It soon took a change and became something more. I received my Black belt on August 25th, 2018. Martial arts have not only helped me lose weight but it has helped me focus better and have a little more patience. I am happily married to a wonderful husband we have 1 child together and I have 3 stepchildren. We currently reside in North Andover MA, with our 2 chihuahuas Daphne and Scrappy, a ball python snake named Gary, and our turtle Hilton.
My name is David Dasiah Diaz, ever since I was just a toddler I would watch my father, Sensei Diaz teach others and I would follow along. I officially started practicing karate at the age of 4 and became a junior black belt at the age of 10. Karate has helped mold me into a respectful, responsible young man. Karate is not just a sport it’s my lifestyle.
I love art, comics, movies, and music. In my spare time, I get creative through my drawings and body armor which I make out of recycled things I find at home and in the dojo.
this class will challenge your body.
If you are looking for a good challenge, to get your Child in chape for the new year's resolution in full effect then this is your class from cardio Kickboxing, to plyometrics workouts. you're in control of your body
let's do this don't wait