Current/Upcoming Events/Announcements: We have 14 youth Karate classes/week and 10 adult classes/week (including a few that are open to some kids as well). We also have self-defense workshops, along with guest instructor events and more. See our schedule here. In our weekly kata classes on Saturday mornings, we are now doing Jiin for the advanced […]
Category Archives: Class Updates
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.