Text Box: We practice the traditional worldwide art of 
Shotokan Karate-do.
Karatekas build physical, mental, and spiritual strength using kihon (basic blocks, punches, and kicks), kata (forms), and kumite (sparring and self-defense) that were developed and modernized by Gichin Funakoshi – techniques that build strength, flexibility, endurance, and focus. We incorporate techniques from Okinawan karate, jujitsu, and aikido where they enhance our effectiveness.
Our students aspire to the highest standards of performance to first maximize their effectiveness and then to move beyond merely practicing the physical to living the art. We never compromise these standards and we constantly seek ways to accelerate your learning.

About Us

Shotokan West Karate

   Gichin Funakoshi, c. 1955             

Text Box: “The ultimate aim of karate lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of the character of its participants.”  
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