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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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Next Kata for Saturday Morning Kata Class: Nijushiho

This month, we are studying the kata Nijushiho or Nijuushiho (二十四歩). This kata’s name is less poetic than some others. It means “Twenty-four Steps.” Although a relatively short kata, in Nijushiho we practice a wide variety of techniques and applications of power. It features most of the basic Shotokan stances and some less common stances, and slow application of power as well as […]

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