and fitness training right here in Napa, Imagine that!
    Be Strong
    Feel Confident

Keeping you and your family Safe and Strong since 1989 We're not your average martial art school.

Pinewood Karate is the only martial arts school in Napa
to be voted Top 200 Schools in North America. that trains Black Belt Healers that is headed by a physician who is also a martial arts master

and is the first in Napa to
have a website on the World Wide Web. teach a system that includes stand up and ground self-defense. support Napa Valley non-profit foundations for nearly two decades.

Pinewood Karate has trained martial artists from all walks of life including police, fire fighters, doctors, lawyers and military personal as well as many others.

Safe and Strong

Daniel E. Andrews III, M.D.

a long time karate practitioner who wanted his children to "grow up safe and strong". He, his wife and their four children founded Pinewood Karate in 1989. Today Pinewood Karate is the most established martial art school in the Napa Valley. Pinewood Karate is a highly effective martial art that teaches all aspects of self-defense including defensive blocks, counter strikes, kicks, throws, joint locking and ground grappling.

Pinewood's Advantages

Superior Training

Train under the guidance of a medical doctor.

Great for kids

Make sure your kids grow up safe and strong!


We're the most established school in Napa Valley.

Local community

We have supported local non-profits for over 2 decades.

Advanced Martial Arts Secrets

Reach the highest level of the martial arts.


Long lineage of training.

Get your exercise

Develop a health habit of exercise.

Self discipline

Practice discipline and respect.

Do it for...

We teach life skills that are known to instill self-discipline, self-control and confidence.
No better activity that the entire family and get into, do together and enjoy
Pratice Yoga, exercise, and self-defense all at once in one place