Just as it is the clear mirror that reflects without distortion, or the quiet valley that echoes a sound, so must one who studies Karate Do purge himself of selfish and evil thoughts, for only with a clear mind and conscience can he understand that which he receives. ~Funakoshi

JKA Shotokan Karate of Stanford is a member of JKA/WF Americas and the Japan Karate Association

NOTICE: Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) precautionary measures we will postpone training until the universtity deems it safe to resume. Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year! Now is a great time to try something new! Please join us in AOERC - Studio 111 at Stanford from 8:00 to 9:00 pm on Tuesdays and 7:30 - 9:00 PM on Thursdays for a great workout and karate training! Check out the "Schedule and Directions" and "Membership and Dues" sections for more information.

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