Welcome To Paul Prendergast Karate
Paul Prendergast Karate is an eclectic system of martial arts founded on the principles of teaching excellence, personal attention, and tradition, Paul Prendergast Karate provides you with the most complete and effective methods to reach your full potential.
Master Paul Prendergast founded Paul Prendergast Karate in 1989. Master Prendergast has been in the martial arts for 25 years, with over 20 years of teaching experience. Master Prendergast’s concept was to arm an individual with techniques so they would be applicable and highly effective in modern day society.
Since 1989 Paul Prendergast Karate have been helping people improve their lives through the martial arts. Our main goal is to enhance self-esteem. We achieve this through building self-confidence, and character, and by developing a sense of respect for others, in addition to teaching incredibly effective self-defense skills. All classes focus on Physical Fitness, Self-Defense, and Life Skills. The physical skills act as a foundation for something much more important: the development of value skills, both mental and spiritual.
Our professional trained and highly qualified staff members provide the ultimate Martial Arts experience to our students. Practice of the Martial Arts at Paul Prendergast Karate will enable an individual, both children and adults, to focus and concentrate on achieving worthwhile goals and to meet life’s challenges with total confidence and perseverance.
More than any other sport Karate gives our children the chance to explore their innate powers. Marvel as their strength, speed, balance, and concentration increase. This is just the beginning!
Paul Prendergast Karate incorporates a combination of techniques and principles from a variety of martial arts styles, including, Kenpo Karate, Kickboxing, Jujitsu, Arnis, Submission Fighting and Weapons. All of which provides a student with a well-balanced “street-smart” self-defense system. Most other styles tend to focus on just individual areas of self-defense. Combining the best of many styles into a blended system gives Paul Prendergast Karate students the advantage they need to protect themselves in virtually every situation.
Paul Prendergast Karate is a team of highly motivated individuals dedicated to the development of character, inner peace, and the improvement of our communities.
WE ARE A BLACK BELT SCHOOL. WE ARE MOTIVATED. WE ARE DEDICATED. WE’RE ON A QUEST, TO BE OUR BEST!
We are committed to leading the martial arts industry by our integrity, innovation, student satisfaction, and personal growth.
We are committed to the enhancement of the communities of which we are a part, through our leadership and active participation in community affairs.
Paul Prendergast Karate is a “ Model of Excellence”…in approach, in service, and in the results attained.
We are committed to providing our students with high quality instruction and responsive management services and creating enjoyable and productive learning, and working environments. We are fair, honest, courteous, and professional. We are sensitive to our students needs and dedicated to their satisfaction.
Paul Prendergast Karate incorporates a combination of techniques and principles from a variety of martial arts styles, including, Kenpo Karate, Kickboxing, Jujitsu, Arnis, Submission Fighting and Weapons. All of which provides a student with a well-balanced "street-smart" self-defense system. Most other styles tend to focus on just individual areas of self-defense. Combining the best of many styles into a blended system gives Paul Prendergast Karate students the advantage they need to protect themselves in virtually every situation.
Master Paul Prendergast 5 th Degree Black Belt
Master Paul has been in the martial arts for 25 years, and has had the pleasure and honor to train and receive rank under some of the best martial art instructors in the world. Instructors whom have grace the covers of countless Martial Art Magazines and Halls of Fame, some who have written books, publish articles, and been on film. At Paul Prendergast Karate our style is an eclectic system from these great instructors who passed on their priceless knowledge to Master Paul. These styles include Black Cat Kenpo, Small Circle Jujitsu, Modern Arnis, Submission Fighting, Ninjitsu, Judo, and Wrestling.
Some of Master Paul’s accomplishments include:
5 th degree Master Instructor awarded by Master Art Beins, Black Cat Kenpo
3 rd degree Black Belt awarded by Master’s George Dillman, Prof. Remy Presas, & Prof. Wally Jay
Advanced Studies in Oriental Martial Arts-Grand Master George Dillman
Ninpo-Taijitsu Certification-Shidoshi Stephen K. Hayes
License Instructor Under 5-time Undefeated UFC Champion Frank Shamrock
Top 20 Schools in America by U.S. Martial Art Assoc.
1991 East Coast Hall of Fame
1993 National Award-U.S. Martial Art Assoc.
1995 Top 200 Schools in North America
2002 Action Martial Arts Magazine Hall of Fame
Instructors Master P. Prendergast has trained with included; Master Art Beins (kenpo) Professor Wally Jay (jujitsu), Professor Remy Presas(Arnis), Grand Master George Dillman(pressure points & tuite) Frank Shamrock(submission fighting), Dan Severn(grappling), Stephen K. Hayes( Ninjitsu) Olympian Mike Swain(judo).