As many already know, Sensei Jon Keeling has a long and deep history with Karate. He started his journey in his hometown of Newtown, CT, on September 3, 1982 and instantly fell in love with the activity, attending every class offered. He eventually started teaching at that first dojo in 1984 and after attaining his […]
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A few members of Silicon Valley Shotokan Karate took part in the annual Shinkyu Shotokan Invitational tournament in South San Francisco this past Sunday. In addition to competitors in individual kata and kumite events, a team of our brown belts competed in team kata. For some it was even their first tournament experience. We’re proud to report that most […]
Sensei Michael Berger will once again be visiting Saturday, March 28-29 to teach seminars at our Redwood City dojo & our Cubberley location in Palo Alto. As many SVSK members already know, Sensei Berger is a very highlyl-regarded instructor, not only for his traditional Shotokan skills, but also for his knowledge of practical applications and […]
Everyone is excited about the newly completed Mitchell Park Library and Community Center facilities in Palo Alto. As part of the grand opening festivities on Saturday, December 6th, Silicon Valley Shotokan Karate will give a demonstration at 1:30 – 2:00 pm in the “Adobe” room. This is your chance to see what traditional Japanese karate is like […]
We are pleased to once again have Sensei Michael Berger visiting Saturday, November 1st to teach several seminars. Sensei Berger is a very well regarded instructor, not only for his traditional Shotokan skills, but also for his knowledge of practical applications and Chinese martial arts. Sensei Berger trained in Japan in the 1980s & 1990s, including […]
On Sunday, September 28th SVSK will participate in a martial arts demonstration at the Japan Tsuchiura Festival event to be held to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Palo Alto’s sister city relationship with Tsuchiura, Japan. The festival will be at the Lucie Stern Community Center at 1305 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto. Our demonstration will […]
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.