The Palo Alto Buddhist Temple’s annual Obon Festival is coming up the weekend of August 2-3. It’s a great Japanese cultural event, and we encourage everyone to check it out. Sunday, August 3rd at 2:00 pm our group will do a karate demonstration. Please contact Sensei if you can help out with the demonstration.
News & Announcements
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.
Keeling Sensei has once again been asked to be one of the featured instructors at this year’s WTKO international summer camp. See more details on the WTKO website.
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 […]