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Welcome

CSULB Shotokan Karate Club is affiliated with Shotokan Karate of America (SKA), a nonprofit organization that has been teaching traditional karate-do in the United States since 1955.

Tsutomu Ohshima is the chief instructor of Shotokan Karate of America and many other SKA-affiliated dojos and university clubs worldwide. Under the direction of Mr. Ohshima, SKA has grown to one of the world's largest and most respected martial arts organization with over 100 dojos in the United States, and affiliate organizations and international dojos in 17 countries.

Upcoming Events @ CSULB

SUMMER PRACTICE
May 19 -  Aug 21

Tuesday 6:30 pm – 8 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm – 8 pm
Saturday 8:30 am – 10 am (Bassai on the Beach)

*Summer practices will focus on preparation for Summer Special Training & Bassai kata demonstration for Nisei Week


May
May 19 - First Summer Practice
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: CSULB Dojo (KIN 60)
Details: Start the summer strong with intense practices in preparation for Summer Special Training.


May 24 - 4th Quarterly Shotokan Meeting
Time: 8:30 am - 10:00 am (Practice) ; 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Meeting)
Location: CSULB Dojo (KIN 60)
Details: Please do not miss this group meeting as we will be discussing the election of new officers for 2014-15, our financial status, fundraising, and more upcoming events for Summer 2014.


May 26 - Memorial Day
No Practice (Campus Closed)

June
June 29 - SoCal Black & Brown Belt Practice
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: CSULB Dojo (KIN 60)
Details:
A combined black belt/brown belt practice will held on the last Sunday of the month at Cal State Long Beach. Practices will be led by rotating southern California godans. Emphasis will be placed on the kata, kihon, and kumite drills featured on the monthly training calendar. All southern California black/brown belts and visiting black/brown belts from other regions are encouraged to attend.

July
July 2 - Charles Lai Practice
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: CSULB Dojo (KIN 60, Kinesiology building - room 60)
Details: We are honored to have our Godan Charles Lai come and lead this high level practice. Please come and support our senior.

July 4 - Independence Day Holiday: SCHOOL CLOSED!


For more info and for future events see our calendar or our Facebook Page!


















SKA Events

**Members who join Shotokan Karate of America (SKA) are allow to attend any SKA seminars/clinics, special practices, & other functions.

May 3 - SOD Brown Belt Practice
Leader: Ohshima Sensei
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Shotokan Ohshima Dojo

May 3 - SOD Gates of Heaven Clinic
Leader: Maryknoll Godans
Time: 1:30 pm – 4:00pm
(immediately following Brown Belt Practice)
Location: Shotokan Ohshima Dojo

May 17 - SOD Sandan Practice
Leader: Ohshima Sensei
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Shotokan Ohshima Dojo

May 17 - SOD Officials Clinic
Leader: Ohshima Sensei
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm (immediately following Sandan Practice)
Location: Shotokan Ohshima Dojo


May 17 - SOD Jiyu Ippon Gumite Clinic
Leader: Godan Norman Welch
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
(after Officials Clinic & Sandan Practice)
Location: Shotokan Ohshima Dojo


May 18 - SOD Nagewaza Suwari-Geiko Clinic
Leader: Godan Norman Welch
Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm

Location: Shotokan Ohshima Dojo


May 25 - SoCal Black & Brown Belt Practice
Leader: Godan Yoram Cohen
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Location: CSULB Dojo (KIN-60)

June 18-22 - Summer Special Training - West
Leader: Gary Shockley, yodan
Location: CSU Channel Islands
Details: please see link @ https://sites.google.com/site/csulbshotokankarate/Karate-Practice/special-training

July 11-13 - France Shotokan 50th Anniversary Celebration
Location: Saint-Lo &
Cherbourg, Normandie, France
Details: Festivities’ program will be as follow: training with Ohshima Sensei, competition and Godan test, sightseeing, buffet and event evenings. Registration, Hotels, complete Information: http://www.50fsk.com

See SKA for more specific information.