What Is Karate
Karate's many varieties of strikes, blocks and kicking techniques are continually evolving and examples of these techniques can be found in "Things You Need To Know". A particular emphasis is placed on kicking techniques. Dynamic kicks remain an integral part of the art and are frequently the highlight of exhibitions designed to showcase the art.

Benefits Of Karate

Improves Fitness (Speed, Strength, Flexibility, Endurance)
Builds Confidence
Excellent way to meet new friends
Teaches self-defence skills
Provides motivation and discipline

Am I too old to start Karate?
You are never too old to start! Karate is an excellent life-time sport which can be adapted to changing needs and abilities. Women of all ages are learning and enjoying karate.

Do you have a ranking system?   
We maintain the colored belt ranking system of Karate. The ranking system gives you a structure to measure your progress.

How often should I train?
Ideally, students train three or more times a week. Twice a week is a bare minimum. You can train  as often as you like

What should I wear to class?
Most students wear a traditional Karate uniform. As a beginner, wear clothing that is loose and comfortable. We train in bare feet, so special footwear is not needed.

Do you participate in tournaments?
The MARTIAL ART ACADEMY OF INDIA has participated in  tournaments since 1990. We now also compete in national and international events. Any student who wishes to challenge herself and gain competition experience is welcome to enter on behalf of the school. No one is required to compete in tournaments, unless her goal is training to black belt.

What is your school's philosophy?
The MARTIAL ART ACADEMY OF INDIA is willing to work with any BODY in Karate training. With diligence and perseverance, any body can do karate, and do it well. All students are treated with respect and given individual attention, regardless of initial aptitude and condition.

What if I'm interested in the spiritual aspects of martial arts?
Many of our students credit their karate training with helping them in diverse areas of life, including spiritual development. Through training in karate, you cultivate self-discipline, patience and endurance; concentration, determination and persistence. These are all invaluable for spiritual growth. We do not espouse or advocate any specific spiritual path.

How can I start?  
SHOW UP!!! Consult to the chief instructor of the academy on telephone or e-mail


Master RAJNISH has been involved in martial arts for over 34 years and has been an instructor for 20 years. He persists in his search for knowledge by never passing up an opportunity to train with his wide array of instructors and peers within South Delhi and Delhi.

The Chief Instructor,  Master Rajnish started Karate Shotokan in 1978.  he attained black belt standard in 1990, thanks to Shihan R. Murugan the First Indian,  International Kick Boxing Champion who taught and shaped him.  With 27 years of experience, he has a wealth of knowledge to pass on to all who train with him. Full-contact sparring was an important part of the syllabus, which captured Master Rajnish's interests - hence his desire to take up Kickboxing and other martial arts consequently form Martial Art Academy of India. He believes that people can benefit greatly in the areas of self-confidence, physical conditioning, and personal growth by taking martial arts and absolutely loves passing on his knowledge.

He is among the  few INDIANS who has represented India in the "world championship" in 1998 in Birmingham U.K. and was the only inductee martial artist for the HALL OF  FAME as a "DEDICATED MARTIAL ARTIST" from INDIA in JAN 2003. He has been awarded "PRESIDENTIAL SPORTS AWARD" for KARATE & TAEKWONDO & a DOCTORATE DEGREE in MARTIAL ARTS from the University of CHICAGO. Many of his own students have received recognition for their accomplishments in International championships.

Master RAJNISH  provide training to Spl. Forces in India.( N.S.G Black Cat Commandos, Spl. Action Group, Anti Terrorist Squad, Anti Hijacking Group, Spl. Ranger Group)

A professional martial arts instructor, Master RAJNISH provides only personal training at his client places at their convenience. Master RAJNISH is member & have affiliations of many  International organizations. Master RAJNISH is known as both an incredible martial artist and humanitarian.

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