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California State University, Long Beach
Kinesiology (KIN) Building, Room 60A 
1250 Bellflower Blvd. 
Long Beach, CA 90840

CSULB Shotokan Karate Club - Kinesiology (KIN) Building - Room KIN 60A

From 405 Fwy Northbound / 22 West (merging into 405 Fwy)
Exit at Bellflower Blvd. Turn left from the off-ramp onto Bellflower Blvd. Continue to Beach Drive
and turn left into campus. Continue directions below for parking.

From 405 Fwy Southbound
Exit at Bellflower Blvd. Turn left from the off-ramp and then make an immediate right on
Bellflower Blvd. Continue to Beach Drive and turn left into campus. Continue directions
below for parking.

From 605 Fwy Southbound
Exit at 7th Street and continue Bellflower Blvd. Turn right at Bellflower Blvd and
make another right at Beach Drive. Continue directions below for parking.

Parking Permit Required
Parking permits are $5.00 per permit per day
(pay at Yellow Dispenser in each lot)

Week-End Parking (Saturday & Sunday)
Turn left at Merriam Way and turn right at 1st stop sign. Continue to 2nd stop sign and
turn left to pass Brotman Hall (BH) Building. Turn right at 3rd stop sign into Lot 3 and
park far end of parking lot. KIN Building / Gym is northeast of parking lot.

Week-Day Parking (Monday – Friday)
Turn left at Merriam Way and pass the 1st and 2nd stop signs. Turn right at 3rd stop sign into
Parking Structure 1 and park at far southeast corner. Walk south pass track-and-field, and
then head east pass University Art Museum (UAM) / Horn Center (HC) Building.
Building / Gym is east of UAM / HC.

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Membership Information

All students must be current in their SKA dues and CSULB dojo dues before being graded. Black belts must also be current in their Black Belt Council dues.

Some benefits of belonging to SKA:

  • Membership in the oldest traditional karate organization in USA.
  • Receive SKA Student Manual, newsletter, and membership card.
  • Eligibility to attend grading twice a year at no charge and receive SKA Certificate of Rank.
  • May attend, with instructor’s permission, SKA Special Trainings.
  • May attend seminars at Shotokan Ohshima Dojo led by senior black belts.
  • May attend special practices with Ohshima Sensei at Shotokan Ohshima Dojo.
  • Receive discounts at other SKA dojos for extra practices.
  • May attend special SKA functions and occasions.

Benefits of Joining CSULB Shotokan Karate

One of the most important benefits of belonging to the CSULB Karate Club is the opportunity to join Shotokan Karate of America. As a member of SKA, you'll enjoy some of the following benefits, which are well worth the cost of membership:
  • You belong to the oldest karate organization in the United States and have direct contact with the leading figure of traditional karate today, Mr. Tsutomu Ohshima.
  • You receive the SKA new member package including a student manual filled with information to assist you in your karate development.
  • You may attend all SKA functions including practices with Mr. Ohshima and Special Trainings held in the winter and summer, which help you to develop your karate skills and mental strength.
  • You may participate in SKA gradings, which take place twice a year, usually in April and November. Here you will be officially ranked as a member of SKA and receive a certificate of rank.
  • New SKA membership is $75 per year. This is a $25 discount off of SKA's regular dues of $100. For new members who join after June 30th, they will, in addition, receive on their renewal form a coupon worth another $25 off their renewal dues.
  • You receive a newsletter containing vital and informative news about karate and SKA events.
  • As a CSULB club and SKA member you are welcome to supplement your CSULB practice by training at other local SKA dojos at a rate lower than the regular dues cost.

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