ISKF Santa Monica
Founded in 1973, this traditional school is fully accredited and registered with the International Shotokan Karate Federation, for which it is the Southwest Regional headquarters. It attracts visitors worldwide.
ISKF Santa Monica has produced numerous champions at local, national and international tournaments. Our competition team continues the dojo’s winning tradition.Membership entitles one to:
• Daily class training
• Unlimited attendance of regular classes
• Orientation seminar
• Optional participation in
• Subscription to local and national newsletters
• Instructor training program (ni-dan level)
There are no contracts to sign.
Advanced and special training is offered throughout the year.
Semimonthly Sundays, from 10:30 am–12:00 pm, there is a special kata class for brown and black belts. There is a nominal fee for enrollment. Advanced level kata are introduced and the basic 15 kata are reviewed for the advanced student.
In addition, there are special team trainings periodically scheduled, early morning classes, as well as winter and spring training, and classes by special guest instructors. Times are subject to change.
For children from 5–12 years of age, the dojo provides special training in basics, form and one-step sparring.
Facilities include punching and kicking equipment, stretching barre, showers and mirrors.
Class schedules and fees are available on the Schedules & Fees page.