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Elm Street Martial Arts - Karate | Pittsfield, MA

for the training of body, mind and spirit.

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Pittsfield's highest-quality martial arts instruction

Get the best in martial arts training from our knowledgeable, experienced, and certified senseis. Elm Street Martial Arts has been serving the Berkshire County community since 1983.


Our studio is friendly and inclusive, offering classes to men, women, and children. Reach us today; we are conveniently located in Pittsfield, MA.

Over 30 years of experience

Our instructors have a wealth of experience in martial arts. Owners and instructors Robert Dus and Lisken Van Pelt Dus each have over 30 years of teaching experience.

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Master karate or kobudo

Strengthen your body, mind, and spirit in our karate program. Kobudo (weapons) training also available for intermediate students and above

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Learn at your own pace

Each class has a combination of direct instruction, exercise, and interactive training to challenge and help you no matter what your learning style.

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Class age groups:


Ages 5-7

Junior Tigers

Ages 7-9


Ages 8-12


Ages 9-12, advanced



Ages 12-16

Age 16 and up

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*Adults: unlimited attendance up to three times weekly

*Children: weekly or biweekly classes

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