JKA Brooklyn


General Information

The Japan Karate Association of Brooklyn, founded in 1972, offers training in traditional Shotokan Karate-Do. The school is affiliated with the Japan Karate Association (JKA), a world-wide organization dedicated to encourage and assist students in their growth and understanding of Shotokan, and to promote the development of the art generally. It is also a member of Shotokan Karate-do International (SKDI). SKDI operates out of New York City and serves as the headquarters for many JKA clubs worldwide.

Classes are taught by Sensei Shu Takahashi, 7th dan. Sensei Takahashi is Shotokan Karate-Do International (SKDI) chairmain and chief instructor and a member of International Board of Directors of JKA as well as a member of the JKA Shihankai. He is JKA-licensed A-class tournament judge, A-class examiner and A-class instructor. He has taught karate at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook, and at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC). Sensei Takahashi has studied under Sensei Mori, 9th dan, since 1963.

For more information, please call (718) 768-9345 or send us e-mail: sensei@jkabrooklyn.com