karate schools in St. Louis area

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    Good morning! I've been practicing TKD (3rd dan) for about 15 years or so and for reasons I won't go into here, I'd like to learn a different MA. I'm not looking for a discussion on the best style, just the best schools. Anyone have any thoughts on good schools in the St. Louis, MO area? I'd prefer a self defense based art over a competition based one. Also, I'm looking for one for adults, not kids. Any ideas?
     
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    I don't know this instructor but his history sounds good. I am a Uechi Ryu student and some of the circles this school is running in are legitimate traditional karate circles. Uechi is a self defensive style. Not much focus on sport.

    Good luck.
     
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    Okinawa Karate-Do Michael Norvell is the instructor. He is located here 5619 Pershing Ave St. Louis, MO. If you go there tell him Jeremy Talbott from Sharkeys recommended him. He is a great traditional karate-ka and budo-ka practitioner.123
     

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