Local hospitals are no longer full to capacity with Covid patients and the infection rates are relatively low now. The dojo is again open for regular in-person practices. Participants must be fully vaccinated and boosted and symptom free in order to enter the dojo.
The dojo is CLOSED again as of 1/13/2022 due to rapidly spreading Omicron. We hope to reopen mid-to-late February, pandemic permitting. December 24, 2021: Due to rapid spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, members are encouraged to cover their nose and mouth with an effective mask such as N95. April 22, 2021: After the CDC […]
SKA visiting senior instructor, Jeff Klein, led six amazing practices here at KC Shotokan Karate Club during January 23-25 and February 20-21, 2020. Jeff was a karate prodigy in the late 1960’s and throughout the 1970’s. Ohshima Sensei awarded him yodan in 1976. Jeff won the Nisei Week Karate Tournament several times and has been […]
Mark Kohagura is one of the finest karate men in the world. He is a renowned fighter, superb kata man, in my opinion the best overall karate technician in our association. Do not miss this opportunity to practice with Mark, improve your karate, and gain important experience! – Jon Beltram, godan, Senior Instructor Mark Kohagura […]
Women’s Self-Defense What: Self defense for women. Learn to stay safe and to defend yourself in an emergency. Women only, please (children 10/+ are welcome when accompanied by a participating adult). Please wear comfortable clothing and remove shoes and jewelry. When: Saturday May 5, 2018 9 – 11 AM: Basic Self-Defense Seminar 11 AM – […]
BBC President John Teramoto encourages all members to contribute generously to the Shotokan Ohshima Dojo Capital Fund. John calculates that we will need $4,000,000 in the Capital Fund in order to earn enough income to keep the Dojo maintained, the grounds well kept up, utilities paid, etc and assure that the Dojo will be available […]