Welcome to Karate Spirit,
Traditional Shotokan Karate instruction for students of all ages and abilities.
Affiliated with JKA Shotokan Karate Do International.
Traditional karate practice has many benefits,
including physical fitness, improved concentration, awareness, respect, and self defense.
Although these benefits are personal, they also provide peacemaking skills for the modern world.
The Japan Karate Association (JKA) is the oldest and largest karate organization in the world.
As a Japan Karate Association school, Karate Spirit maintains high technical standards, for its instructors and students.
Instructors maintain their qualifications through continued study and practice, as well as periodic examinations.
Karate Spirit is a member school of JKA Shotokan Karate Do International, with
headquarters in NYC under the direction of Sensei Shu Takahashi.