We offer four sessions a year (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer) which are approximately 12 weeks each. New youth (6+) and adults typically choose the 6-Week Intro.
Wondering when you can start? View the Session Dates here.
Tuition and payment options for new and continuing students are included below. Payment can be made online or in person (by appointment).
If you have any questions or problems with registering online, please email us and we will be glad to assist you.
For new youth (ages 6+) and adult students
Includes two classes per week at one dojo location, karate uniform, and Enso Student Handbook.
Chicago Dojo: $215 ($165 + $50 one-time Registration Fee)
Oak Park Dojo: $215 ($165 + $50 one-time Registration Fee)
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For new youth (ages 4-5)
Includes one Kinder Karate class per week in a full session (approximately 12 weeks) and karate uniform. Chicago dojo location only. For availability, visit our Kinder Karate page.
$280 ($230 + $50 one-time Registration Fee for new students)
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Upon completion of the 6-Week Karate Intro, students may enroll with the continuing karate student fees (at a prorated amount if enrolling mid- session).
The Basic tuition for a full session includes one class per week at one dojo location. Best for Kinder Karate (ages 4-5, Chicago dojo only). With Auto-Renew, the fee is discounted by $15.
$230 for Chicago Dojo students
$230 for Oak Park Dojo students
The Standard option for a full session includes two classes per week. Best for beginner level continuing students. With Auto-Renew, the fee is discounted by $15.
$340 for Chicago Dojo students
$265 for Oak Park Dojo students
The Unlimited option for a full session includes three or more classes per week at the Chicago dojo. Recommended for intermediate and advanced students. With Auto-Renew, the fee is discounted by $15.
$390 for Chicago dojo
With the auto-renew option, Enso will automatically re-enroll the student for the next full session and charge the tuition fee with the credit card on file. Students who opt-in to this service will also enjoy $15 off each session’s tuition fee. See Policies for details.
Continuing students from the same household who are enrolled concurrently can each take a family discount as follows: $20 off for the 1st and 2nd family member, $40 off for the 3rd and 4th family members. The family discount can only be applied to full session tuition.
Full-time, enrolled students in a college or university may take $100 off the full session fee. Verification of student status is required yearly (copy of current class schedule is sufficient). College discount may not be combined with any other discount.
We are glad to be able to offer the auto-renew option as a convenience to students, and we’re grateful that it helps make our administrative process more efficient.
With the auto-renew option, Enso will automatically re-enroll the student for the next full session and charge the tuition fee with the credit card on file. This transaction will be processed safely and securely through our online system on each Tuition Due Date. The auto-renew option is not a yearly contract and helps students keep their accounts current and secure their spots in classes. Most students take advantage of this option to pay for classes. Students who opt-in this service will also enjoy $15 off each session’s tuition fee.
- The auto-renew option is not a yearly contract.
- To discontinue auto-renew, notify Enso in writing 10 days before the tuition due date.
- Refunds on the auto-renew payment can only be made if no classes have been taken and are subject to a $25 processing fee.
- Payment is due by the tuition due date.
How can I enroll in Auto-Renew?
Please contact us by email or in person to provide your credit card information.
Fees and Policies
In addition to class fees, students who wish to test for rank promotion must pay a testing fee.
$35 for White through Purple Belts (10th – 4th kyu). $10 additional for make-up exams.
$50 for 3rd Kyu and 2nd Kyu (Brown Belts)
$150 for 1st Kyu and Dan ranks
Belts exams for White through Brown Belts (2nd kyu) are offered once per session (See Session Dates.) Black Belt exams are given once per year. Students who need to re-test do not have to pay for the re-test. The stripe testing in the Kinder Karate program does not require an additional fee.
$50 One-time Registration Fee for New Students
$20 Visitor Drop-In
$30 NSF Fee
Additional Training, Seminars, and Tournaments
Enso may periodically offer opportunities for students to participate in extra training sessions, seminars, and tournaments. There may be fees for these events that are not included in regular class tuition. If applicable, students are responsible for their own travel expenses.
Missed Classes Policy
The tuition fees cover classes during the scheduled session dates. Payments must be made full regardless of the number of classes attended. Attending extra classes to make-up for missed classes can be made with permission, depending on availability. Students expecting to be absent for four continuous weeks or more can request a proration in advance of the absence.
Make-up Classes for Kinder Karate. Kinder Karate students may make up a missed class two times within the current session. Make-up classes must be scheduled in advance with approval by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org with the date you would like to do the make-up.
Refunds & Payments
There are no refunds after the start of classes. Payments must be made in full at the time of registration (in advance of classes). Students are not permitted to attend classes without payment
Dropping off/Picking up
Parents are responsible for safe and timely drop-off and pick up of students. Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes before the first scheduled class of the day.