About Us
Traditional Japanese Karate-Do

Karate-Do was founded by Gichin Funakoshi in Okinawa, and later brought to Japan, and means the "empty hands way". Shotokan is the largest style of Japanese Karate-Do today.


Gichin Funakoshi
Our Dojo

The school is affiliated with the Japan Karate Association (JKA), a world-wide organization dedicated to encourage and assist students in their growth and understanding of Shotokan, and to promote the development of the art generally. It is also a member of Shotokan Karate-do International (SKDI). SKDI operates out of New York City and serves as the headquarters for many JKA clubs worldwide.



Sensei Masataka Mori, 9th Dan
Dojo Kun

The Dojo-Kun is recited at the conclusion of every karate class, allowing us to reflect upon the guiding principles of the Shotokan Karate-Do (way).



Seek Perfection of Character
Be faithful
Endeavor
Respect Others
Refrain from Violent Behavior