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Class Schedule

M/W 5:15p - 6:15p  -> Children Beg/Nov.
Fri 5:15p - 6:15p  -> Children Beg/Nov.
T/Th 5:15p - 6:15p  -> Children Int./Adv.
Fri 5:15p - 6:15p  -> Children Int./Adv.
M/T/Th 6:45p - 7:45p  -> Adults
W 6:30p - 7:30p  -> Street Survival Class
M/T/Th/F  12:00p - 1:00p  -> Adults Day Class
Sa 10:30a - 11:30a  -> Mixed

*Last Friday of the Month - 5pm-6pm Combined Children's class.

Pre-school Karate: (Ten Students Maximum)
Monday & Wednesday, 4:00 - 4:45pm
Ages 31/2 to 5 years of age
Skill development class, *Karate Gi required
Fee: $100 per month
*Available for purchase at the Dojo
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Welcome To The Japan Karate-Do Federation

The Japan Karate-Do Federation has one of the most impressive backgrounds of Martial Arts Organizations in the United States, as well as around the world teaching traditional Japanese Shotokan Karate. Voted twice by the readers of the Orange County Register "Best Martial Arts in Orange County", you are assured if you're looking to start Martial Arts, find updates on JKF Dojo events, or just looking to learn more about Karate-Do, you're at the right site.


Be better than you were before!
                           Shihan Godshaw


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2014 Gasshuku (this is required training)

Saturday, September 13, from 9am to 1pm for junion black belts and youth blue and brown belts.
Sunday, September 14, from 9am to 4pm for adult brown and black belts.
Where: Hombu Dojo (Mission Viejo)
Instruction by Shihan and special guest Sensei!
AAU Membership 2014-2015
  • Go online to www.aausports.org
  • Previous members should have an account from last year or you can open a new account
  • Click on athlete membership
  • Our club name is Japan Karatedo Federation
  • Our club code is WW6AE9
  • Your fee should be $16 for Youth and $29 for Adult membeship (18+)
  • Bring a printed copy of your membership to Shihan, or the insurance doesn't cover them in training. You may email your membership to paul.godshaw@gmail.com
Note: Membership is mandatory and must be completed by August 31st, or you will not be allowed on the mat.
 One week free karate classes (NEW students only)
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Evening Class New Time

Effective today, June 2nd 2014, Evening Classes meet @6:45-7:45 pm!

Sensei Luisa Godshaw's Roku Dan Thesis - Zen

Japan has a long history of importing, synthesizing and recreating aspects of other cultures, a practice that continues to this day. The primary source of such cultural borrowing in Japan’s early history was China, whose civilization existed for centuries at a high level hardly seen in other parts of Asia. 

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Pre-school Karate Classes (Enrolling now)
Pre-school Karate: (Ten Students Maximum)
Monday & Wednesday, 4:00 - 4:45pm
Ages 31/2 to 5 years of age
Skill development class, *Karate Gi required
Fee: $100 per month
*Available for purchase at the Dojo
Street Survival Class
For: Adults & Teens, Male & Female
When: Wednesdays, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cost: $125 for ten classes. Students will purchase a punch-card for ten classes. Drop in for this class is $15. JKF Students FREE.
Attire: Comfortable clothing. Since we will be stressing self defense in the street, no karate uniforms will be worn.

This self defense class will utilize techniques from Karate, Aikido, Judo, Jujitsu and Boxing to maximize one's self protection. No experience is necessary. Also, information on how to avoid becoming a victim will be shared.

Note: The Street Survival Class is on-going, and you may start on any Wednesday.
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