Villari's of Shrewsbury
196 Boston Turnpike
Shrewsbury, MA 01545

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Welcome to VShrews!

VShrews offers a free trial karate class so you can see what we're all about. There is no obligation and we won't bug you if you chose not to enroll. 

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About VShrews

Villari's of Shrewsbury has been teaching the character-building and life-enhancing art of Shaolin Kempo Karate to both children and adults since 1991. 

A blend of traditional martial arts and modern self-defense, Grandmaster Fred Villari's system combines what he considers the most practical applications of Japanese and Chinese styles, emphasizing not only effective fighting techniques and defensive strategies but also how to develop a healthy, well-rounded lifestyle through martial arts training.

Just one of the many independent martial arts schools that teaches the Villari system, Villari's of Shrewsbury prides itself on its fun, healthy, family-oriented environment committed to providing opportunities for all of its students to build confidence and character.

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Why Choose VShrews?

Many martial arts schools believe life lessons are inherent in training and can be learned only over time and through contemplation. We disagree. 

Character-building happens every day in a million different ways and we incorporate our Three Rules of Respect, Self-Control, and Self-Discipline into every karate class in words and in actions so no student ever misses an opportunity to learn how to be a better person. 

Learn more about our Values and Our Team as well as student testimonials on out About page. 
Program Offerings​​

Villari's of Shrewsbury is a child-focused martial arts school offering Children's Karate, Adult Karate, Fitness Kickboxing and seasonal Tai Chi classes.​​

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VShrews is open year-round with open enrollment so you can start when you're ready.

Our hours of operation are:

Mon   4:30-8pm
Tue    4:30-8pm
Wed   4:30-8pm
Thu    4:30-8pm
Fri       Closed
Sat     10am-1pm
Sun    Closed