By Sensei Bobby Quihuis Our History The Arizona JKA is steeped in tradition, yet has the energy and excitement of a new organization. The Dojo continues to be a cultural blend of the old and the new. As a non-profit organization, we are dedicated to the legacy of the Arizona Karate Association and Master Shojiro Koyama. [...]
As a reminder, we update this site regularly! If you want to know if the dojo is closed on Labor Day (it is), or if you are curious about that new Introductory Class, the website is your place to go. Here are some things going on for the next few weeks: Master Koyama's Celebration We will [...]
Please join us and Nariman Afkami, President of the JKA/WF America, to celebrate Master Koyama’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Master Ueki presented it to him by at National Camp in June. The party will be at the dojo on Friday, August 31st, following the end of the 6:30-7:30pm class. Dinner will be provided.
Each month, the Senseis choose one kata for the "kata of the month." The Adult class will focus on learning the kata, and it will also guide the training in kumite and kihon. This month's kata is Nijushiho. Come and learn (or review) this interesting kata and see how you can use its techniques in your karate. [...]