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Join Us for some PUSHUPS?

For many years at Silicon Valley Karate, we have had a monthly exercise challenge. For August 2021, we are doing pushups. How many will you do throughout the month? For those on Facebook who would like to keep up with everyone’s activity – and brag about your own – please see here: https://www.facebook.com/events/372494587563230 No pressure […]

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Join Us for some SIT-UPS?

For many years at Silicon Valley Karate, we have had a monthly exercise challenge. For July 2021, we are doing sit-ups. How many will you do throughout the month? For those on Facebook who would like to keep up with everyone’s activity – and brag about your own – please see here: https://www.facebook.com/events/489131919033966 No pressure […]

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Inclusivity

Silicon Valley Karate PRIDEs itself on being inclusive. We are accepting of all types of people (and pets as well – but only over Zoom 😉 ). We welcome everyone, regardless of background or preference, provided they are not mean or reckless. 🙂 June is “Pride Month” but we believe that we should not limit […]

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Dojo Upgrades

In order to give our dojo members the best possible training options, we are continuing to offer all our classes over Zoom in addition to having the dojo physically available as well. We currently offer 19 classes/week and will soon be adding more. We have a large monitor, condenser microphone, high-quality HD webcam, new computer […]

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COVID19 and the Dojo Kun

As I have explained to quite a few people over the years, I think the “Dojo Kun” is a very important thing. These ethical guidelines of Shotokan are basically the core of my “personal religion.” I try to live by the concepts described within this code of ethics. I have spent quite a bit of […]

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