American Bushido Karate Association

The Samurai Karate School


The Samurai Karate School Located in... THE CHEROKEE COUNTY RECREATION CENTER


Woodstock, Georgia

Classes are taught or supervised by DAVE DOMER, 9th DAN

Director of The American Bushido Karate Association

Georgia State Representative of Shotokan Karatedo of Japan Federation

"Kancho" of The Georgia Karate League

Dave Domer, Kancho, has studied karate for forty three years and has been teaching karate for forty years. He has studied Shorin-Ryu, Shito Ryu, Jee Do Kwon and Shotokan styles and has had instruction in Koga Rya and Shorei Ryu styles of Kobudo. He studied Jiu Jitsu and Judo also, and has a bachelor degree in physical education and a master degree in special education. In addition, he was a college wrestler. His school was picked "Outstanding Georgia Karate School for 1995" by The Professional Karate Commission.

Hanshi Domer is the Director of the American Bushido Karate Association. He was the first chairman of the Georgia AAU Karate Association and has been featured in: "Who's Who in Karate," "Who's Who in the Martial Arts Elite," "Who's Who in American Martial Arts" and in "Strength and Health" magazine. He was also nominated national "Karate Instructor of the year 1976" by The Professional Karate Association and is a much sought-after karate, kobudo and grappling sensei (teacher) over the Southeastern U.S. Hanshi Domer also does staff development for public school systems and is in demand for Georgia Department of Human Resources approved workshops in the areas of children's behavior management and working with ADD/ADHD children.

Also on the teaching staff are Charles Stewart, 5th Dan, Georgia State AAU Karate Champion and chosen outstanding senior black belt of the year by the Okinawan Karate do Union; Sandan,Tami Domer,  Nidan, Guy Childers, and Shodan, Issei Yamazaki.

Through participation in a traditional karate program, students develop self-confidence, balance and agility, self-discipline, respect for others and physical fitness as well as skills in self-defense. These classes teach the same techniques that enabled the Samurai Karate School to be ranked number 1 in the nation in 1973 by the Seishin Kai Karate Union (some 65 schools competing) and number 1 nationally, again for the year 1976 by the National Karate and Jiu Jitsu Union (some 124 schools competing). The classes are open to children ages 5 and older and to men and women.

Program consists of Shotokan karate and kobudo (ancient Okinawan weapons arts).


Tuesdays and Thursdays: 6:30 - 7:15 P.M. - Children and adults 8th kyu and under Tuesdays and Thursdays: 7:15-8:15 P.M. - Children and adults 7th kyu and up

$40 per month - 2 classes per week

2nd member in family- $25 ea. Per month

3rd member or more in family-$20 ea. Per month


All fees are payable to THE BUSHIDO CORPORATION

To register, call Kancho Domer at (770) 720-1755

New members are admitted only at Tuesday classes.

All monthly payments are due on the first Tuesday of each month

A late fee of $10 must accompany monthly payments after the first Tuesday


FROM CANTON AND NORTHWARD: Take 1-575 south to the Sixes Road exit and turn left (east). Go approx. 1 mile to Ga Hwy 5 and turn right (south). After passing East Cherokee Drive on your left, go approx. 1.5 miles to the center on your left.

FROM AREAS SOUTH OF WOODSTOCK: Take 1-575 to Towne Lake Parkway and turn right (east). Turn left at the next traffic light and follow signs for "alternate route to Main St. or Hwy 5" (this road will dead end once....turn right on Ridgewalk Pkwy). After crossing the railroad tracks, turn left on Hwy. 5 and the center will be immediately on your right. (This route avoids downtown Woodstock.)


Please feel free to call with comments or

questions between 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.


Dave Domer, Kancho

Phone: 770-720-1755