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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 [...]

Holiday Gathering and Celebration of Sensei Koyama’s Birthday and Retirement

By |2018-11-17T02:19:27+00:00November 17th, 2018|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

Please join us at our Holiday Gathering, at which we will also be honoring Sensei Koyama for both his birthday and his retirement. The event features a catered dinner. Please register for the event by November 30th. Follow this link to the event and the Eventbrite link to register! https://arizonajka.org/event/holiday-gathering-and-celebration-of-sensei-koyamas-birthday-and-retirement/

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/

Arizona JKA – A Cultural Blend of Old and New

By |2018-09-16T20:40:11+00:00September 16th, 2018|Categories: History, News|

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. [...]

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