Welcome to The Forge Dojo
Home of the
Phoenix Karate-do Association, Kyokushinkai International
Montgomery County, Maryland.
We are a traditional dojo located in Gaithersburg, Maryland. As a member dojo of the Phoenix Karatedo Association, Kyokushinkaikan, we hold ourselves to the highest physical, technical, and ethical standards.
At the Forge Dojo, we train to be warriors in life; not just fighters in a ring. We strive to help every student meet their potential and have a positive impact in their community. We aim to improve self-confidence, physical fitness,and personal discipline in an environment where everyone is growing and striving to make themselves better.
To read a recent interview with Sensei, click the link below.
OSU Magazine interview
Where to meet us
Kids Kyokushin classes are currently held in the All Purpose Room at Resnik Elementary School:
7301 Hadley Farms Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Teen and Adult classes are held in the wrestling room at Covenant Life School:
7503 Muncaster Mill Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
***Access to the dojo is easiest by driving to the back of the property to the loading docks. Entrance to The Forge Dojo is found at the loading docks, adjacent to the baseball field.***