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Shotokan Karate of America
SKA is a nonprofit organization that has been teaching traditional karate-do in the United States since 1955. SKA was founded and is still led by Tsutomu Ohshima. Mr. Ohshima is also recognized as the chief instructor of many other SKA-affiliated national Shotokan organizations worldwide. SKA maintains its national headquarters in Los Angeles.
 
The mission of Shotokan Karate of America is "To preserve, perpetuate, and advance the legacy of Shotokan Karate for the betterment of the lives of those who train, and to contribute positively to human history."

Contact information for SKA is as follows:

Shotokan Karate of America
222 S. Hewitt Street, Room 7
Los Angeles, CA 90012 USA

Phone: (213) 437-0988        
Office hours: M-F 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (PST)
Email for general questions about SKA, including membership: hq@ska.org
Website: www.ska.org

 
Cupertino Dojo 
In early 2010, the Northwest YMCA contacted SKA's national headquarters and asked if SKA would start a karate program at the NW Y. Coincidentally, the Southwest YMCA has been home to the Saratoga Dojo since 1995. Craig Hamman and Curt Wvong met with the Northwest Y and a schedule of practices was agreed to. The Cupertino Dojo held its first practice on April 26, 2010.
 
The Cupertino Dojo is located at:
 
Northwest YMCA
20803 Alves Drive
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 257-7160  
 
 
For questions regarding practice, contact:
Curt Wvong
 
For questions regarding registration and fees, contact:
Allan Jong, Associate Director of Total Health, Northwest YMCA
408.351.2416