teaEmpty Cup Karate teaches traditional Okinawan Goju-Ryu and self defense in NYC. We offer traditional karate training that integrates modern research and insights, and self defense workshops for communities that are particularly impacted by violence.  We are  a shibu-cho dojo of Okinawa Goju Ryu Kenkyukai.

Empty Cup Karate actively welcomes students from all genders, orientations, ages, financial statuses, backgrounds, and physical fitness levels.