Authentic, traditional Shotokan Karate, taught in an innovative, progressive style.
Our Chief Instructor has been teaching Karate since 1984. He lived in Japan for 8 years, training with the best of the best. Collective experience of our instructors exceeds 150 years!
At Silicon Valley Shotokan Karate, we train hard but we also train smart, focusing on the "hows & whys" of what we aim to accomplish. We use traditional techniques of Shotokan Karate, as practiced in Japan. But we are progressive in our teaching/training methodology, to help students reach their goals faster and gain a better understanding along the way.
Whether you are looking for self-defense skills, a great workout, experience in a traditional martial art, or any of the other possible benefits offered, you owe it to yourself to see how we can help you in your journey of self-improvement.
"Best Martial Arts in Redwood City" award for 2012 & 2013: