Tuition for Adults

Tuition is $85 per month. There’s a 10% discount if you pay quarterly ($230).

Tuition for Children

Kids' introductory package for $200 covers the first 3 months tuition, annual fees, and a karate uniform. After that, monthly tuition is $70 for beginner and novice students (through orange belt, attending class Wednesday and Saturday), and $85 for intermediate and advanced students (attending class Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday).

Karate 101 - Adult Beginners

Our intro Karate 101 program is $99 for 8 weeks, which covers tuition. Beginners can attend classes on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday (see Class Schedule), as many times per month as you wish. After Karate 101 ends, you can join the school and pay tuition monthly ($85) or quarterly (at a 10% discount, or $230).

Elementary School Program

Tuition for this program is paid three times during the school year, rather than monthly. Tuition is $260 per term (there are 3 terms each school year) (note: there are now administration fees added for Cascadia and Fairmount Park). Also payable first term are annual fees of $24. New karate gis (uniforms) are available for $25. All checks should be payable to FKU (except at Cascadia where payment is to KidsCo). Financial assistance is available, please speak with the instuctor, PTA, or Family Support Worker. Please visit this page to learn more.

Membership Dues

Annual membership dues for the International Karate Federation (IKF), which is FKU’s parent organization, are $24 per year.


Promotion Fees

Each rank promotion has an associated fee. Please check with instructors.


Gi (Uniform)

A beginner’s karate gi (uniform) costs between $25 and $40, and can be purchased at FKU.



If you pay quarterly, you’ll receive a 10% discount.

We also offer a 10% discount on tuition for immediate family members.



Scholarships are available for students in financial need. Please speak with one of the instructors.


Payment Options

  1. Write a check and submit it to the dojo, either to an instructor or via the payment box. We do not accept credit cards.

  2. Payments may be made in cash, but please include your name, the name of the student (if you are a parent), and “tuition” on the envelope.

  3. Pay via PayPal. Please note that PayPal fees are added to the tuition, as shown below:


    Childrens' class: $72.33 for one month, or $194.78 for one quarter 

    Women's Class: $87.77 for one month, or $236.46 for one quarter 


    Children’s Class: $206.10 ($200 plus PayPal fees) includes 3 months' tuition, annual dues, and a uniform

    Women's Class: $257.55 ($250 plus PayPal fees) includes 3 months' tuition, annual dues, and a uniform