Shotokan Karate of America

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Welcome to Cordova Shotokan Karate. The Cordova dojo is an affiliate of Shotokan Karate of America (SKA), a non-profit organization teaching traditional Karate in the United States since 1955. SKA has more than 120 dojos in North America as well as in seventeen countries, including Canada, France, Israel, Spain, Switzerland, Hong Kong and Japan.

SKA is dedicated to teaching Karate in the traditional Japanese manner. We welcome both adult and children students beginning at age 8, both male and female. Class structure allows for the admittance of new adult or children students at any time of the year. 

The Cordova dojo is located at:
7950 Club Center Cove
Cordova, TN 38016

  Class Times Levels
 Tuesday     7:15 - 8:45 p.m.
All ages and levels
 Thursday 7:15 - 8:45 p.m.
All ages and levels
 Saturday 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
All ages and levels
 Private lessons can be scheduled upon request by appointment.
For more information contact:
Steve Ethridge at
Memphis Exchange Practice and Sparring Clinic, 2011
Cordova Shotokan Karate Family of Students and Instructors as of August, 2011
MidWest Fall Special Training, October 2011

Spring in the South, April 2008

Midwest Summer Special Training. 2008

"The ultimate aim of the art of Karate lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of the characters of its participants."

-        Gichin Funakoshi