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Shihan Tony Palos


Renshi Tina Palos




@ Brickhouse Gym

3300 Unicorn Lake Blvd

Denton, TX 76210


Tuesday 7:30 pm ALL Students ages 5 through Adult
Thursday 6:30 pm Juniors ages 5 – 12 years
Thursday 7:30 pm Teens & Adults
Saturday 9:30 am ALL Students ages 5 through Adult

Head Instructors


Shihan Tony & Renshi Tina Palos

After taking a class in Isshinryu Karate taught by a college friend a a local rec center in Corpus Christi in1985, Tony & Tina moved to Denton to attend UNT and major in Jazz Studies. They started training again in 1998 with Hanshi Robert Kristensen in Coppell with the goal of earning black belts and getting in shape. In 2002, Tony started Denton dojo as part of testing for Black Belt. From one location of six students, they have grown to two locations with classes for students from 5 years to over 50 years old. Still active as jazz musicians in D/FW area, they find karate balances their life in many ways. They enjoy passing on all the benefits of traditional martial arts to students of all ages and teaching them skills to succeed at home, in school, and in the workplace.

@ Denia Recreation Center

1001 Parvin St.

Denton, TX 76205



4:40-5:20 p.m | Ages 5-7                            
5:30-6:30 p.m | Ages 8-teen                       
6:35-7:35 p.m | Ages teen-adult  



Inclusive karate class for students with physical and intellectual differences to improve focus, confidence, discipline, fitness, and self-defense. Students also practice social skills and have fun.

Questions? Call 940-390-0864 for more information or to try a free class.

View Adaptive Karate Brochure

Every Monday and Wednesday

4:30-5:00 p.m.  Ages 8-18       


Adaptive Karate Classes are held at the Brickhouse Gym location. 

3300 Unicorn Lake Blvd

Denton, TX 76210




For more information call us at
940 – 390 – 0864.
My son has studied karate with Mr. & Mrs. Palos for 10 years in Denton. We have seen him improve in many areas thanks to the skills and self discipline he has acquired through karate. They are extremely dedicated to their students, and genuinely care about each of them. I highly recommend Texas Isshinryu Karate Kai of Denton!”
– Deborah D.