All dojo members are invited to our summer dojo party on Saturday, July 26th from noon at Greer Park in Palo Alto. This is just a few blocks from the Buddhist Temple. The party will be a pot-luck. Please bring your family & friends to join us!
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Shinkyu Shotokan, organizers of the beach training scheduled for Santa Cruz this Sunday, July 13th, have announced that unfortunately the event will have to be cancelled. The organizers extend an apology as this has been a tradition for 14 years, but there were various complicating factors that conspired to force the cancellation this evening.
This is the chance to try out our classes for FREE! This will NOT be a typical introductory class, where new people are taught a few basic moves on the side of the room. We will all participate in class together and will go through various basics, simple kata and kumite. New people will get […]
Area Shotokan black belts are invited to participate in our special Instructors’ Classes. Next session is Feb 8 (Saturday), 8:30-11:00 am at SVSK dojo in Redwood City. We focus on becoming better instructors; not simply training harder or learning more complex kata (which we may also do…).
One of the world’s biggest and best karate camps is to take place in Palo Alto March 26-30, hosted by our dojo! Fifteen or more instructors, all of whom have lived in Japan, will be teaching at least fifty seminars over the course of several days. Instructors from locations including Indonesia and Brazil are scheduled to come. Participants […]
The totals are in for our annual charity kick-a-thon in December. In our adult class, we did a total of 4028 repetitions 2,014 kicks 2,014 punches In our kids’ and teens’ classes, we did 400-900 in each of 6 classes. Official total for the week: 6,064 kicks 2,014 punches All for charity. We brought in […]
We will have our annual “Shotokan Kata Review” in our Redwood City dojo on Saturday, January 11, 8-10 am. In this two hours, we will do at least 27 kata, twice each. Everyone who knows at least a few Shotokan kata is welcome to attend. Just $10 fee for non-members!
The 2013 Best of Redwood City awards are out, and… drumroll please… We were named 2013 Best Martial Arts Activities in Redwood City! This is the second year we have received this recognition. Thank you to all who voted in the poll. We’re looking forward to an even bigger and better year.