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!

more about Silicon Valley Shotokan Karate

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:


JKA of Silicon Valley

Latest News

  • Additional Kids' classes in Redwood City starting in September New classes at our Redwood City location starting in September:Thursdays, 6:00-6:45pmSaturdays, 9:00-9:45amThese classes are open to children 6-12 years old ...
    Posted Aug 17, 2014, 11:02 PM by Jon Keeling
  • Keeling Sensei to teach at WTKO camp Keeling Sensei has once again been asked to be one of the featured instructors at this year's WTKO international summer camp. For details: http://wtko.org/2014InterntlCamp&Competition/2014WTKOInternationalCamp ...
    Posted Jun 27, 2014, 12:21 PM by Jon Keeling
  • Beach Training in Santa Cruz July 13 This is an annual event that is fun for the whole family. Please see the following for details: http://www.shinkyushotokan.us/beach-workout.html
    Posted Jun 27, 2014, 12:18 PM by Jon Keeling
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