About the Asylum


The Karate Asylum in St. Louis (STL) is a registered member of the World Combat Association (WCA). The Karate Asylum has an approved syllabus with the WCA and trains at the Martial Arts Training Academy facility in St. Louis MO, we have been able to teach our style of karate for 10 years.

The Karate Asylum follows a four stage training process. This method adheres to the training method adopted by Iain Abernethy the international chief instructor of the World Combat Association.

The 4 stages are:

  1. Learn the form or technique
  2. Learn the practical application
  3. Understand the principles of the form or technique
  4. Drill the technique in a live context