New York City Dojo

62 East 4th Street, 5th floor
(ring “Sassi Karate Center” buzzer)

New York, NY 10003

(212) 691-1378*

We are only available by phone during business hours. Otherwise, please email us.


Getting Here

Easily accessible by the 6 (Bleecker St), F/M (B’way Lafayette), N/R (8th St) trains and M103 and M15 buses.

When you arrive, please press the third buzzer from the top, labeled “Rod Rodgers & Sassi Karate Center.” When you enter the lobby, the stairs are to your left. The dojo is a five story walk-up, with rails on both sides of the staircase.



Tuesday 6:00 – 8:00pm
Thursday 6:00 – 8:00pm
Friday 6:00 – 8:00pm
Sunday 12:30 – 2:30pm

See full schedule here



Please come visit us during class hours to ask questions, observe, or register for your first class– free of charge. Beginners may come in and take any class right away. Visiting aikidoka may also join us at any time.