We are cleared to physically re-open the dojo on July 13(with social distancing and other restrictions being strictly enforced)! For the first 50 members to come back to the dojo, we will provide a FREE MASK! Use it while at the dojo and/or whenever you go outside. After this is all over, it will make […]
Category Archives: Class Updates
Current/Upcoming Events/Announcements: *COVID-19 update: We have been offering virtual training options using ZOOM to broadcast our classes to students – approximately 16 hours/week.* If you are a current member, please check your email for invitations and reach out if you didn’t see them. UPDATE: We will physically re-open the dojo on July 13, as it will […]
From March 16, we have been offering our active members access to online training options via Zoom. On March 16, we had physical classes that were broadcast to those who are unable to attend in person. From March 17, we have been offering online classes ONLY, due to the SF Bay Area official “shelter-in-place” orders. […]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For many years, members of our dojo have worn pink belts in October to build awareness. Please contact Sensei Keeling if you would like to order a belt for just $5.
Our new facility is now OPEN at Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. We are all the way in the back, in unit G7, just around the corner from the dance studio (G6) we have been renting for several years. This is the new Silicon Valley Karate honbu (headquarters) dojo, where we […]
We are excited to announce that a new class will be added to our already extensive offering from March 2. On Wednesdays, 5:00-5:45pm, we will have classes at our Cubblerley location specifically for youth colored belt members, to work on kata & kumite. Anyone ADULT yellow belt level or higher, from our kids’ or teens’ […]
This Saturday, we will be going over Roshu, a lesser-known kata that Asai Sensei taught on one of his visits to the area about 10 years ago. No kumite class and no kids’ class, as there is another group using the entire facility after our kata class.
Silicon Valley Shotokan Karate will hold our annual kickathon to benefit charity during regular classes the week of December 14th – 20th. Children’s classes will do their kicks in classes throughout the week, and the big event for the adults will be Thursday evening, the 18th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm in our Redwood City […]
No classes at our Cubberley location this Monday & Wednesday, due to floor refinishing. Classes at our Redwood City dojo are being held in the adjacent Methodist church this Thursday and Saturday, due to St Peter’s 150th anniversary festivities. Please plan accordingly. Anyone normally attending classes that are cancelled is entitled to a make-up class.