About AKKA Karate in Overland Park, KS
Meet Matthew McDaniel
Owner and Chief Instructor at
AKKA Karate in Overland Park
5th Degree Black Belt
AKKA Karate - learn together, sweat together, and smile together!
At AKKA Karate both kids and adults will get top notch martial arts training without ever having to jump into a ring or cage!
We take pride in student diversity and focus on common goals, responsibilities, and expectations for our community.
Highly motivated, success-minded instructors. We know you can do it! Reach your goals and amaze your family through our training curriculums rooted in professional Kenpo Karate instruction.
Celebrate your success with family by your side! Martial Arts is a journey for the whole family full of great times, health and fitness milestones, and many triumphs! We hope to start you on the road to Black Belt Excellence!
You’re never to young (or old!) to learn new life skills. We focus on teaching all our students that through hard work, discipline, integrity, and courtesy so they can achieve anything!
Established nationally in 1972 by Grand Master Bill packer, AKKA came to the Overland Park, Lenexa area in 1992.
Matthew McDaniel , Owner & Head Instructor
Matt McDaniel began his martial arts journey at the age of 14 in south Kansas City. Through his training he has earned the ranks of 3rd Degree Black Belt (Shito-Ryu) and 5th Degree Black Belt (Kenpo).
Starting at AKKA in 2000 he began his training in the art of Kenpo Karate. With a previous back ground in training, he became an instructor in less than a year and brings over 20 years of teaching experience to the school.
After working as an assistant instructor at AKKA Olathe, he was offered a Head Instructor position at the AKKA Overland Park dojo in 2003.
How To Get Started
Come join our Overland Park, KS Martial Arts facility! We offer programs in Kids Martial Arts, Adult Martial Arts, and Birthday Parties. Choose a program that most interests you and have the opportunity to sign-up right here on our site for one of our awesome web specials. Or feel free to give us a call at 913-385-3518 if you have any further questions. AKKA Karate hopes to speak with you soon!