San Jose Dojo – Shotokan Karate of America

The original nonprofit organization teaching traditional karate in America since 1956

Stay Connected

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, or participate in discussions. Recommended

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 Require approval, but anyone who has attended a practice may join this group.

Regonally, 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. Optional

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