At Shotokan Karate JKA, we practice Japan Karate Association version of Shotokan Karate. We are an independent
dojo and affiliated with World Japan Karate Association(WJKA).
Our independence offers us the
benefit of training with other organizations and instructors and allows us to participate in competitions held by
other associations without worrying about the politics of organizations. We believe in spirit of Shu-ha-ri,
which is an ongoing process of repetition and renewal.
Our focus is on seeking perfection of
character through karate training, and the spiritual aspect of the art. There is a great emphasis on Kihon, Kata,
Kumite and karate literature. Bunkai, kata application is practiced on a regular basis.