The course to train spirit, mind and body

A virtual dojo that joins students from around the world,
with lessons taught from Sensei Carlo Fugazza, Alessandro Cardinale and Pasquale Acri.

In compliance with the provisions of the law in force, face-to-face group courses are suspended until further notice.

Training will continue on-line to the following schedule:

Child 4 – 10 anni: Tuesday – Wednesday and Friday from 5pm to 6pm

Teens 11-13 years: Tuesday and Friday from 6 to 7 pm

Adults colored/black: Monday and Thursday from 7pm to 8pm

Adults brown/black: Monday and Thursday from 8.15pm to 9.15pm – Wednesday from 7pm to 8pm – Saturday from 9am to 10am

Girl Uramawashi Geri
Child Gyaku-zuki
Nikamon, an amateur sports association, is the Shotokan-style Karate school founded by Maestro Pasquale Acri (7th Dan) and Maestro Alessandro Cardinale (7th Dan), both winners of several European and World championship contests.

Karate is not just an athletic practice, its discipline greatly contributes to the growth of the character of the individual practicing it, and favors the strengthening of such values as sincerity, respect for others, and self-control.

Years of experience

Weekly courses


World titles


Pasquale Acri

Pasquale Acri

Master 7° Dan

Pasquale started to practice Karate in 1975 and has been in the Italian National Team and in the Carabinieri Sports Center, He has come out winner in many contests. Pasquale is currently coach of  the national Kata team of FIKTA / Shotokan Institute of Italy.
Alessandro Cardinale

Alessandro Cardinale

Master 7° Dan

Alessandro started to practice Karate in 1978 and has been in the Italian National Team where he has achieved countless successes. He has been teaching children and adults for over 30 years and is currently coach for the Azzurrabili FIKTA team.

Programs and timetables

Training sessions Mondays through Saturdays even during the lunch break


Child 4/5 years

Child 4/5 years

M. Cardinale - Kumite child

Child 6/10 years

Karate adult

Teens and Adults

Karate Athlete


Karate Stage


Karate private courses

Private Courses

Karate Self Defense

Self defense

Karate company

Companies Courses

A study reported in Psychology Today (January 1985) stated that children who practice martial arts have a lower level of anxiety, a greater sense of responsibility, a decreased willingness to take senseless risks and a greater sense of self-worth.


Karate on Mediaset TV – Interview to our Master

The news program Studio Aperto - Italia Uno (Mediaset) dedicated an interesting report to young people who practice karate. The service was filmed at our gym and includes a short interview with Masters Pasquale Acri and Alessandro Cardinale.Congratulations to the...
Report Karate Mediaset


Saturday, September 19th in collaboration with Karate Tirol, Alessandro Cardinale Sensei will hold a stage a Innsbruck (Austria). Training time: 10.00-12.00 e 13.00- 15.00. Place: Studio Innspiration - Innstrasse 46 - 6063 RUM Fee: 25 € da versare sul posto Click here...

Online karate training

Although we firmly believe that the best training in our discipline is achieved by regular gym attendance and stages, this year, owing to the Covid emergency and to the many requests from trainees coming from out of town, who wish to train with us anyway, we have...
Karate Smart Training

Virtual Dojo Karate Do Training

We are happy to present you the online trainings offered by the Shotokan Yudanshakai and Nikamon Karate Schools of Milan during the dojo closing period due to the Covid emergency. Classes held by Sensei Carlo Fugazza, Alessandro Cardinale and Pasquale Acri. You can...

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