• Karate Manual


  • Calendar Events


  • Master Park Chul Hee Visit **** UPDATE


  • Camp Work Days

  • DATE
    ACTIVITY
    May 9 Combat Course, High Elements & miscellaneous
    May 17 High Elements and Combat Course & miscellaneous
    May 24 High Elements and Combat Course & miscellaneous
    May 31 High Elements and Combat Course & miscellaneous
    June 13 Combat Course, High Elements & miscellaneous
    June 14 Combat Course, High Elements & miscellaneous
    June 20 Combat Course, High Elements & miscellaneous
    June 21 Combat Course, High Elements & miscellaneous
    Combat Course work is done only by the black belts.
    All other work around camp can be done by students of any belt color, and there is always something for even the youngest students.

  • Women's Self Defense Seminar in Lowville
  • The AKDW in conjunction with the YEAH! Program sponsored a women's safety seminar for female students in grades 6 to 12 and their mothers on Saturday, May 2, 2015 . Mothers and daughters had a chance to learn different ways to keep themselves safe in a variety of situations. The seminar touched on the subjects of self-defense, awareness, avoidance, self confidence, anti-bullying and social media.

    A reporter from the Watertown Daily Times was present at the seminar and wrote an article, with pictures, which appeared in the paper on Sunday, May 3, 2015.



  • New Tournament Picture Page
  • The picture page for the 41st tournament is rapidly nearing completion. Digital pictures have been entered, and the only items left to add are the videos of the Black Belt demos, but they will be forth coming soon. A link to the Picture Page is given below. It can also be accessed directly from the homepage. Enjoy!



  • North Country Now Newspaper Publicity
  • The North Country Now newspaper and website recently published an article about the St. Lawrence County AKDW classes and the tournament. We are very pleased about the publicity and are happy to pass along the reference to the article. Please click on the following link to see the article.



  • New Beginners Class in Home Dojang
  • A new beginners class is starting Friday, May 1, 2015, from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Home Dojang, Watertown. This is a special one hour class just for beginners.

    Advanced belts are encouraged to attend a special 30 minute session after the beginners class for individual training, 7:30 - 8:00 p.m.

    This is a great opportunity for friends and family to join.

  • Ohio Class Gets Newspaper Publicity
  • Mr. Jeremy Hopping, instructor of the Pataskala, Ohio class, has informed us that the Pataskala Standard has published an article about his class and AKDW. We are very pleased about the publicity, and are happy to pass it along. Please click on the following link to see the article.



  • 2015 Summer Karate Camps


  • New AKDW Video Page
  • All known AKDW videos have been included on this page. The listing is in reverse chonological order by the year in which the video was recorded. A link is given with each for direct access. This page is still undergoing revision and modification, and as such is not in its final form. However, all of the public videos we are aware of are included in this listing. A link to the Video Page is given below. It can also be accessed directly from the homepage. Enjoy!



  • 2015 AKDW Annual Tournament
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  • Brown Belt Testing
  • This was one of the larger Brown Belt tests held at the Main Dojang. 15 Candidates represented classes in Gouverneur, Canton, Heuvelton, Ogdensburg, Alexandria Bay, Philadelphia, Watertown, Queen's University, and Dexter. Keep up the fine work in your training and encouragement of one another!


    (Click the image for a larger view.)
    Students kneeling are: Andy Friot, Badr Hefnawi, Christian Wittemeier, Willow Hillman, Garrett Wardell, Scott Diange Jr., Scott Diange, Sr. and Ana Bica.
    Standing are: (Black Belts) Michael Delouche, Master Instructor Lester Beyer, Don Schwartz, Michael Riley; (students) Francesco Palumbo, Daniel Green, Marshall Quinn, Tony Paroubek, Jackson Sheen, Joshua Harris, Ingrid Weisner; (Black Belts) Paul Bulluck, Master Instructors Rose Carpenter, Frank Palumbo, and Robert Lawlor.


  • AKDW Marches in 2014 Can-Am Parade


  • NEW CLASS

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  • Master Palumbo Helps St. Mary's Students Make Holiday Baskets For Veterans
  • Master Palumbo, assisted by his son Francesco, spearheaded the preparation of Holiday Baskets for veterans assembled by students of St. Mary's School, Canton.

    (Click the image for a larger view.)

    Please see the full story as published by the Watertown Daily Times on December 22, 2014 on the community page.

  • Brown Belt Meetings - 2015


  • Children's Christmas Clinic


  • 2014 Festival of Trees - Set up


  • 2014 Creepy Creatures

  • The cast for the final night of the production - Saturday, October 25, 2014.

    A job well done by all! Congratulations!!
    A special thank you to Master Carpenter who helped organize and oversaw the entire operation.

    See pictures of the exhibits on the Community Page.



  • AKDW Karate Camps Picture Page
  • After many delays, sorting and evaluating pictures, etc., etc., and no more excuses, the picture page for the 2014 summer camps is ready.

  • Black Belt Camp 2014


  • New Black Belt


  • New Tournament Picture Page


  • 2014 Summer Karate Camps


  • 2014 AKDW Annual Tournament
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  • 40th Anniversary Emblem Order Form


  • Newest AKDWK Dojang -1st test held!!


  • Children's Christmas Clinic




  • State Senator Ritchie notices AKDW in the news


  • Black Belt Camp 2013


  • New Video Posted - Can-Am Parade


  • AKDW Marches in 2013 Can-Am Parade


  • State Senator Ritchie Commends AKDW for Community Involvement


  • 2013 Summer Karate Camps


  • New Tournament Picture Page


  • New General Publicity Article and Picture


  • New Class in Lowville