Ajay’s Karate


Grand Master Ajay over 50 years in martial arts.


We protect our lives, our families and possessions from injustice and danger.


We promote our physical and spiritual health and enjoy strong bodies and sound minds through rigorous training.


Ajay's Karate providing fitness and building character through Taekwondo.

Best Martial Arts School – Best of Elk Grove 2016

Ajay’s Karate is Elk Grove’s Premier Taekwondo School

Our students learn the traditional art and have fun doing it! Why not train with a winner? Contact us today!




You will learn self defense – a method of breaking holds and striking utilizing your opponent’s energy. Along with these types of self-defense methods, you will learn self-control, respect, integrity, and a whole lot more.


Grand Master Ajay has been in the martial arts for over 50 years and with all of his vast experience, he still teaches all of his students. You won’t find this kind of training and specialized instruction anywhere else.


Ajay’s Karate is a family business – owned and operated by Michael and his wife Lydia. The atmosphere at Ajay’s Karate is family oriented, with small classes and a lot of attention to each student.


  • If I lived close by, I would definitely train with you again but unfortunately, I reside in Southern California but … traveling along my martial arts journey, I’ve never seen Anyone that can “Kick” like Mr. Mike Ajay. You are the best Sir! And once again it was a privilege & an honor to train with one of the best martial arts masters on the planet.

    Moses B
  • … Ajay’s karate is truly the finest school to be in and I recommend to any parent looking to place their child in karate to highly consider Ajay’s Karate as their 1st option if they live in the South Sacramento/Elk Grove area. It is definitely worth it!

    Tony B
  • …. what I learned here changed me a lot.  I know there are some reviews expecting Taekwondo or Martial arts to change your child’s behavior, such as discipline or having morals.  But these are things that are mainly learned from parents and reinforced here.  Luckily, my parents were great role models.  What Master Ajay and the other instructors bestowed upon me was confidence…

    Tan D
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Latest News

June 2017 – Word of the Month
Word of the Month

June 2017 – Word of the Month

SUCCESS How do you measure success? Success should not be measured by appearance, friends, or grades. Success is personal to each one of us and is best measured in terms of Confidence, determination, and accomplishing goals set for yourself. When...

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0 / Lydia Ajay / Jun 06, 2017
April 2017 Black Belt Test

April 2017 Black Belt Test

A little #latepost here.  These students tested on April 8, 2017.  I want to take the time to recognize the time, work, and dedication necessary to achieve these milestones.  It takes a minimum of 3 years to reach 1st Dan,...

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0 / Lydia Ajay / May 12, 2017
Ajay’s Karate Best of the Best 2017 Results

Ajay’s Karate Best of the Best 2017 Results

Our Intra-school tournaments are ALWAYS exciting, and our 2017 tourney was no exception! Here are our Gold Medal Champions: White-Yellow thru Yellow-Green Stripe (Ages 6-8) Forms and Sparring:  Amir Deforest Yellow thru Yellow-Green (Ages 9-Adult) Forms and Sparring: Ranin Zubi...

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0 / Lydia Ajay / May 09, 2017