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Welcome to Stratford Shotokan Karate!


Welcome!! Startford Shotokan is Connecticut's leading traditional Shotokan Karate Dojo. We offer classes for children to adults and everything in-between. We begin students as young as 3yrs old.


Our classes specialize in:


- Self Defense: basic foundational techniques and awareness skills

- Anti-Bullying/Bullyproof: Building confidence through appllication

- Kihon: Instruction of traditional stances, blocks and strikes.

- Kata: Set patterns practiced to prepare the mind and body for

            application of our Kihon.

- Kumite: Sparring against an opponent. We teach 3 structured                        forms of sparring focusing on strategy, application and                      defense.

Adult Karate
Children's Karate
About Us

Stratford Shotokan Karate is Connecticut's leading traditional Shotokan Karate Dojo. Our instructors hold over 40 years of experience combined in the art of traditional Shotokan Karate-Do and train directly under senior instructor Bennett, San. Stratford Shotokan Karate specializes in teaching foundational Self-Defense and Anti-Bullying techniques through the martial art of Karate-Do to help grow confident, disciplined leaders in our community. Stratford Shotokan offers traditional Japanese trainings and philosophies to students of all ages 3yrs old and up. Because we are a family owned and managed karate dojo, we understand the balances of life. For 2014, we are now offering multi-level kickboxing classes that are not like your ordinary day at the gym or group session workout.... come experience the difference.


If you are looking to help your child build confidence and discipline or maybe you are looking to lose weight and  get in shape for yourself, regardless of your desire, Stratford Shotokan Karate offers a program that is right for YOU! Please take a look at our schedule to find the appropriate class for your lifestyle.


Stratford Shotokan Karate Instructors received black belt ranking through Shotokan Karate of America. Shotokan Karate of America was founded and is still led by Tsutomu Ohshima, Shihan. Mr. Ohshima is also recognized as the chief instructor of many other SKA-affiliated national Shotokan organizations worldwide. SKA maintains its national headquarters in Los Angeles, CA.


Kickboxing - Fitness
Contact Us

720 Barnum Avenue Cutoff - 3rd Floor Stratford, CT 06615

Tel: 203.913.1534
Facebook: Stratford Shotokan Karate-Do

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