Traditional Shotokan karate with innovative teaching by expert instructors trained in Japan

 
Karate for Kids

Karate for Kids

Traditional Japanese karate in a safe and supportive environment

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Karate for Teens

Karate for Teens

Dedicated classes to focus on bringing out the best in teenagers

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Karate for Adults

Karate for Adults

"Real deal" traditional karate training for all levels and all ages

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The instruction and training are first-rate.
Dojo member (black belt)Sunnyvale
This is definitely the dojo that is worth your time and effort to travel to. Top notch instructors who can help you in all aspects.
Dojo member (black belt)Mountain View
Sensei Keeling and his students have made our entire family feel welcome every time we come to the dojo for private lessons, seminars and classes. Sensei’s extensive knowledge, exceptional teaching skills, extraordinary character, and remarkable patience are just a few of the reasons we feel at home in his dojo and his training; it’s a privilege knowing him.
family member of a teenRedwood City
I can finally say that I have found my home!  Both the instructors and the other senior students are as good as it gets.  I highly recommend it for anyone serious about JKA-style Shotokan karate.
Dojo member with 30+ years of experience (black belt)Palo Alto
I feel comfortable asking Sensei questions and I know he will give me honest answers.
Teen dojo memberRedwood City
Head instructor Jon Keeling is clearly among the most knowledgeable practitioners and best overall instructors in the country. He is a clear and succinct communicator in English, has excellent technique and is very good at analyzing technical errors in his students.
Dojo member (black belt with over 25 years' experience)San Francisco
This is the real deal.
StudentPalo Alto
“Martial Arts School of the Year” – Bay Area Cities Karate & Kobudo Alliance (2017)
You’ll be lucky if you could find another karate school that teaches all this stuff — I haven’t found another one yet. And yes, you’ll get an awesome workout!!
former dojo member who moved awayFremont
Sensei Keeling is extremely well connected within the martial arts community, resulting in frequent visits to the dojo by other prominent instructors, as well as large seminars with attendees from all over the world.
Dojo member (instructor with over 25 years' experience)San Francisco
 
 

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