Cupertino Dojo of Shotokan Karate of America

Welcome to the Cupertino Dojo of Shotokan Karate of America. Shotokan Karate of America (SKA) is a non-profit organization teaching traditional Karate in the United States since 1955. SKA has more than 100 dojos across the US, and is affiliated with national Shotokan organizations in twelve countries, including Canada, France, Israel, Spain, Switzerland, Hong Kong and Japan.

SKA is dedicated to teaching Karate in the traditional Japanese manner. We welcome adult students of any age and children from age 7 (Children must turn 7 years old in the session registered for). Class structure allows for the admittance of new adult students at any time of the year and of new children students at regularly scheduled dates.

The Cupertino dojo is located at:

Northwest YMCA of Silicon Valley
20803 Alves Drive
Cupertino, California 95014
(408) 257-7160
Fees:    $70 per session (2 months) for YMCA members
           $140 per session (2 months) for non-members *
* a $25 program membership fee per year applies

   Children (ages 7-12)  Adults (13+)
 Tuesday  7:00 pm - 7:45 pm  8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
 Thursday  7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
 Saturday  2:00 pm - 2:45 pm  3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Schedule Changes:

2018 Sessions:
Jan 2 - Feb 24, 2018
Feb 27 - Apr 21, 2018
Apr 24 - Jun 16, 2018
Jun 19 - Aug 11, 2018
Aug 14 - Oct 6, 2018
Oct 9 - Dec 1, 2018

For more information contact:
Curt Wvong at
(408) 887-1669
Click below to join our mailing list for scheduling updates:
SKA members should also join the
Norcal SKA mailer for NorCal updates:

"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

Northwest YMCA Flyer

 Curt Wvong (r) faces Trung Pham at the annual NorCal Tournament, May 2007

Curt Wvong (r) and Eiichiro Itanami
with Yasunori Ono refereeing, National Olympic Youth Memorial Center, Tokyo, Japan
October 14, 2011

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