San Jose Dojo – Shotokan Karate of America

The original nonprofit organization teaching traditional karate in America since 1956

Regular members may want to participate in on-line discussion groups or subscribe to on-line news. Joining these groups will allow you to learn about special practices, arrange carpooling, and participate in discussions.

Recommended Groups

As of Spring 2019, these three groups are a suggested minimum for regular San Jose Dojo members:

Locally, San Jose Dojo

Join by sending an e-mail to Requires approval, but anyone who has attended a practice may join this group. Please ask if you need help to join up.

Optionally, you may also benefit by subscribing to nearby local dojo’s discussion groups or social media sites.

Regionally, Northern California SKA

Join by sending an e-mail to

Nationally, Official SKA Nationwide Groups

Available to SKA members. Ask an instructor or visit for information about joining.