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EST. 1985

our services

We currently offer Evening Karate Classes, Private Lessons, After School Karate, & Now Our Basecamp Program.

Bill Woodard

Motobu Ha Shito Ryu Karate Do


Hanshi Bill Woodard has been practicing Motobu Ha Shito Ryu (pronounced Sheetoh Ryu) since 1979. The System has a long and rich history with Tradition and Values that make up Traditional martial arts. He holds a master instructor licenses from Japan, and received the honorable titles of Kyoshi,and Hanshi from Soke Kozo Kuniba. This is registered in Japan by the Motobu Ha Shito Ryu Kuniba Kai Int., the Japan Karate Federation (JKF),  and the World Karate Federation (WKF)


The System of Motobu Ha Shito Ryu is an Okinawan / Japanese style that consists of Hard and Soft techniques with balanced hand and foot strikes.

The System is from the Kuniba family heritage. (pronounced or spelled  Kokuba in Okinawan dialect or written Kanji)

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We created a program for Virtual School students who need a space to do their studies but also enjoy the social benefits of classmates & physical education. Our daytime program is very limited to a few students to ensure Social Distancing & Health standards are upheld. 

To learn more about BaseCamp and reserve your students spot call today.

Traditional Karate

Bill Woodard's first Karate Dojo opened in Belleview FL in 1985. It has been known world wide for excellence ever since.


Bill Woodard's Karate Dojo is better than ever.


Voted the Best of the Best, in our instruction and training, also voted Best of the Best with our After School Program by readers choice Ocala Magazine year after year.


Bill Woodard's Ocala Karate Dojo:

Awarded top 20 Clubs in the USA by the USA AAU National Committee for the 5th consecutive year.


He has received proclamations and awards from:

The President of the United States, The Governor of Florida, the Mayor of Ocala, Dept. of Juvenile Justice, City of Ocala, and most of the schools in Marion County (private and public) just to mention a few.




Ocala Karate Dojo continues to offer world class instruction, and performance coaching for young athletes interested in competition.

Call today to learn more about our competition season and training schedule.