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 […]
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We are honored once again to welcome guest instructor Steve Ubl Sensei, 8th dan, Technical Director of the WTKO to teach a series of seminars on Friday, December 12th and Saturday December 13th at our Redwood City dojo. Ubl Sensei has been doing karate since the 1960s with a dedication and intensity that few attain. He […]
Calling all Bay Area Shotokan black belts… The next instructors’ class in the series will be Sunday, October 19th 1:00 – 3:00 pm at our Redwood City dojo. As usual for these events, please plan to focus on how to become a better teacher. We may work on fairly complicated kata/techniques and work up a sweat. […]
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.
Just a couple of photos from the recent WTKO international summer camp. The first is of instructors from the camp (including our own Keeling Sensei). Dojo members who placed in the camp tournament (Matthew, Yong & Ekapol). And Matthew passed his shodan exam at the camp, becoming our newest and youngest black belt!
We will start new kids’ classes at our Redwood City location in September: Thursdays, 6:00-6:45 pm Saturdays, 9:00-9:45 am These classes are open to children 6-12 years old and will follow the format of our classes in Palo Alto and the enrichment classes at schools in Los Altos and Mountain View.
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.