Seido Karate in Maryland

Seido Karate provides training for self-development, self-defense, and physical fitness for adults and children. Training includes fundamental techniques (kihon), forms (kata), and controlled sparring practice (kumite).

For more information on Seido Karate in Maryland, contact the branch nearest you (see below), or e-mail webmaster at

See the main Seido website at for more information about Seido Karate, the World Seido Karate Organization, and its founder, Kaicho Tadashi Nakamura.

Welcome to Seido Karate (for prospective students) from Seido Karate on Vimeo.

Maryland Branches

There are three Seido branches in the greater Baltimore area:


Jun Shihan Karen Kells Pamfilis

Classes at:
Merrit Athletic Club
8757 Mylander Lane, Towson


Howard County

Sei Shihan Kate Stewart
Sensei David Smith

Howard County Seido Karate home page

Classes at:
Howard County YMCA
4331 Montgomery Road, Ellicott City




Jun Shihan Tom Swiss

Catonsville Seido Karate home page

Classes at:
Catonsville Y
850 S. Rolling Road, Catonsville

Inquiries to:
2119 Arlonne Drive
Catonsville MD 21228


Thank you for your interest in Seido Karate, and we look forward to having you join us!