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Arizona JKA Sends Two to Colombia for the Pan American Games!

By |2019-08-10T01:37:51+00:00August 10th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|

Kaitlin and Thiago are off to Bogota, Colombia to represent our dojo on the US National Team for the JKA PanAmerican Games! They were selected at the National Camp in June, and have been training hard for the tournament, including extra training on Tuesday, Saturday, and Sunday! We are very proud that they will represent us. [...]

Upcoming closures

By |2019-05-18T02:11:52+00:00May 18th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|

There are two times between mid-May and the end of June when the dojo will be closed or the class schedule will be changed. Please note: Memorial Day Holiday: Saturday, May 25: No Kata Class. Instead, Sensei Rolf will be teaching an advanced kumite class for brown and black belts from 9-11am.Monday, May 27: No classes [...]

Arizona Matsuri Demonstration

By |2019-02-16T02:06:45+00:00February 16th, 2019|Categories: Children, Events, History, News|

On Saturday, February 23rd and Sunday, February 24th, we will be doing our annual demonstration at the Arizona Matsuri Festival. Did you know that the Arizona Matsuri turns 35 this year? And, did you know that our dojo has participated in every single one (except for the few times we were rained out)? The purpose of [...]

December Festivities!

By |2018-12-30T19:35:15+00:00December 30th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|

Kyu and Dan Certificates It's always exciting when students reach milestones - for us, that means successfully completing ranking examinations. We always make a celebration of it - when students pass an exam, they are awarded a certificate, and they get to move their name plate on the nafudakake (名札かけ), or name board, at the back of [...]

Phoenix Rising Buddhist Meditation finds a home at Arizona JKA

By |2018-11-17T02:02:52+00:00November 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, Health, News|

On Tuesday evening and Sunday morning, you may notice activity at the dojo. We are excited to have Phoenix Rising Buddhist Meditation in our space to hold meditation classes. We have much in common philosophically, and AJKA members are welcome to sit with the group. Please follow the link to find out more about Sitting Meditation! https://www.meetup.com/Phoenix-Rising-Buddhist-Meditation-Discussion/

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The purpose of the Arizona Japan Karate Association (Arizona JKA) is to foster the well-being of our members through the practice of Traditional Japanese Karate-Do.