About Aric Keyes

International instructor with 30 years of martial arts experience. 5th Degree Black Belt ranked under Hanshi Patrick McCarthy. Lead instructor and owner of Kime Karate in Fairport. Army Veteran. RIT Graduate. Husband & Father.

Most Anything is Possible


Self-Discipline is important for martial arts as well as life. It is a big part of what we teach here at Kime Karate because students who learn to discipline themselves excel at anything they set their minds to. When we teach our kids self discipline, they become productive and successful members of society and they stay out [...]

Most Anything is Possible2016-07-27T14:04:25+00:00

Brighton Programs


Our Brighton programs included a self defense unit in the high school as well as working with the "at risk" kids who have a separate program. The seniors were introduced to self defense concepts and techniques. The self defense unit was a combined program, with the boys and girls working together in the same classes. They asked [...]

Brighton Programs2017-03-01T12:21:37+00:00

Empowering Youth


Every year, Sensei Keyes teaches a two week self defense unit in the Martha Brown Middle school in Fairport. The program is designed to get kids thinking about their own well-being and empower them to stand up for themselves as well as make them aware of some of the dangers that they may be exposed to and [...]

Empowering Youth2017-03-01T12:21:38+00:00

Always Learn From Your Experiences


It doesn't matter if you took first or last, won or lost.  Your attitude determines what you take away from the experience.  A winning attitude will always look for the good in all things and how to make the best of the experience.  Much is learned from not winning if you look honestly at your effort.  Set ego [...]

Always Learn From Your Experiences2015-03-20T16:13:51+00:00

Strength – Developed Here


It is such an important concept to develop within individuals of any age. The idea of a well rounded person and developing strong minds, strong bodies and a strong spirit. True strength comes from within. Too often we think of strength as only physical. It is strength of character that enables us to not agree [...]

Strength – Developed Here2017-03-01T12:21:38+00:00

Sensei Keyes Leads Students


Sensei Keyes is interviewed by the Democrat And Chronicle. “My goal as an instructor is to lead people and not necessarily tell them what to do at every instance,” added Keyes. “You want people to ask questions and learn from others.” CLICK HERE to read the full article! “There are so many reasons why parents should [...]

Sensei Keyes Leads Students2015-03-20T16:14:25+00:00

Kata Workshop with World Champion Katie Murphy


Multiple time World Champion Katie Murphy teaches a tournament kata workshop at Kime Karate.  She started with some great warm ups that she uses to get her body ready just before a competition and then some drills that help strengthen her body to be able to perform the many difficult feats of strength, endurance and [...]

Kata Workshop with World Champion Katie Murphy2015-03-20T16:14:51+00:00

Traditional Martial Arts Practice

We practice traditional martial arts that are based on practical, age appropriate self defense skills that are functional and effective.

Join us for a class!

If you are at all interested in finding a class for you or a child, you have got to try a class! You can request a free class by clicking on one of the links below or by calling us at 223-2870.