Category Archives: In the News

SVSK in Palo Alto Weekly

A photographer from the Palo Alto Weekly came by to take photos and ask questions last Thursday. This was for an article about Cubberley Community Center and the various activities that take place at it these days. online edition: https://paloaltoonline.atavist.com/inside-cubberley scroll down to “Slideshow: The Groups at Cubberley” and click on the right side of […]

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Interview on Ethics & Karate

Check out an interview by one of our dojo members with WTKO Chief Instructor Sensei Richard Amos: http://ethicsincubator.net/ethics-and-the-arts-interviews/richard-amos-sensei-interview Dr. Susan Liautaud teaches classes in Ethics at Stanford University and holds the rank of shodan with our dojo.

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SVSK Chief Instructor Named as Chairman of National Technical Committee

It was announced this week that our Chief Instructor, Sensei Jon Keeling, has been appointed as Chairman of the WTKO’s US Technical Committee. In his new position, he will be communicating with other officials within the organization regarding standardization of technical finepoints, prioritization of training/teaching points, etc., disseminating this information across the various dojo in […]

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Black Belt Promotions

Following a total of eight hours of seminars with WTKO Chief Instructor Amos Sensei, we had a record-setting black belt exam on April 30. This was the largest black belt exam in the Americas thus far in the WTKO’s history. We had a total of 16 people testing for various ranks from shodan (1st degree) […]

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