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SideKick Karate

With World Champion 8th Degree Black Belts, Ricky & Randy Smith,

teaching martial arts in the area for over 42 years

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Summer Camp

Martial Arts Camp with Discipline & Fun

Kick in the SUMMER at SideKick Karate of Salisbury with our Summer Camp.  We are going to have a BLAST.  Come join our SideKick Karate family for good structured activities such as swimming, skating, hiking, field trips, skill drills, games, community service, civic education, kickbox fitness, karate, weapons, etc. This is not a baby sitting camp...it is a martial arts and activity camp.  Our professional staff of Black Belts provide a safe environment of Discipline and Fun!

Schedule & Dates:

  • Monday - Friday (7:00 a.m. - 5:15/6:15 p.m.)
  • Weeks include: June 11-15, 18-22, 25-29/July 9-13, 16-20, 23-27, 30-August 3/August 6-10, 13-17, 20-24 (closed week of July 4th)

Enroll Now!

Your child will improve their Confidence, Coordination, Physical Fitness, Mental Awareness, and Control of Emotions.  They will learn Discipline, Respect, Manners, Focus, Concentration, Self-defense, Anti-bullying, and the Art of Karatedo!  But most of all, they will develop leadership skills, make lifelong friends and have FUN!

Contact Us

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Get started today!

Please call anytime to schedule a free class and get started.  We will be glad to answer any questions you might have.

SideKick Karate Dojo of Salisbury, NC

520 South Main Street, Salisbury, North Carolina 28144, United States


Class Schedule

We make classes exciting and fun while maintaining structure and discipline. Our classes are Monday-Saturday and students are encouraged to attend at least 2-3 classes per week. We have a theme for each day of the week allowing students the opportunity to review or focus on specific material.  Click here for detailed schedule of classes with times and ages. 

Head Instructors

Ricky & Randy Smith

Founders/Head Instructors of SideKick Karate
World Kickboxing Champions/Ranked 3rd in the USA & 10th in the world
8th Degree Black Belts in American Jee Do Kwan and American Open Style
5th Degree Black Belts in Joe Lewis American Karate Systems
5th Degree Black Belts in Okinawan Shuri-ryu
2nd Degree Black Belt in Shurite Bujutsu/1st Degree Black Belt in Shintoyoshin-ryu Jiu-Jitsu
Headmasters of American Open Karate System
Chief Instructors of Americam Karate Academies National Association (AKANA)

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GM Jerry Piddington, Hanshi

10th Degree Black Belt Grandmaster
Founder of American Karate Academies National Association (AKANA)
Founder of American Open Style Karate
Headmaster of American Shorei/Shorin Karatedo
Inducted into Living Legends alongside Joe Lewis and Howard Jackson
Inducted into Masters Hall of Fame alongside Mike Stone
Recipient of Joe Lewis Eternal Warrior Award alongside Bill Wallace and Jeff Smith

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Owner of Sidekick Karate and brother receive major award