KLC Dojos

Shaolin Kempo Karate
Belt Ranking System

Tangible goals on
the journey to Black Belt


Shaolin Temple


"Shaolin Kempo Karate" was founded by Grandmaster Frederick J. Villari. In the last three decades, his martial arts system has become widely recognized and respected. His art traces its origin back over a thousand years to the Shaolin Temple of China. Many of the basic methods are still used in his schools today.
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Belt Ranks

A Note about SKILLZ Ranking: Our 3-6 years old Adventurers and Explorers are learning the same basic Shaolin Kempo Karate curriculum as our older students. It is simply broken down in to smaller, developmentally appropriate segments tied to the specific skills they are working for their developmental age group. Upon completion of the SKILLZ program, the student will be promoted to the rank of Purple Belt in the traditional Shaolin Kempo Karate system.