Author - Koto Andersen

International Recognition for Soke Sato

In early September, our leader Soke Sato was recognized for his lifetime contributions to the sport of karate by the 全日本空手道連盟 (Japan Karate Federation). He has received a letter and map detailing his leadership role in bringing karate to Canada and the world. Soke moved from Japan to Canada in May 1970 and quickly established a small karate club. Although he had only intended to stay in Canada for 2 years, the support and enthusiasm his students expressed for karate motivated...

Seminar with a Real-Life Michelangelo

An intro to the national martial art of the Phillipines Last Saturday we were joined by Shishir Inocalla for an arnis seminar! Arnis is the national martial art of the Phillipines.   Shishir is both an actor and stuntman, once appearing in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III movie as Michaelangelo. He is also an old friend of Sato Sensei.   Thank you Shishir for a great seminar!

Interested in Trying Traditional Karate?

Let's try something new this fall! We would like to invite you, your friends, classmates and family to join our Satokai Karate Club.  At Satokai, everyone is family. We offer classes for all ages, genders and ability levels. We can offer you: The opportunity to compete in local, national and international tournaments Lifelong friendships Improved physical fitness Increased focus, discipline and perseverance If you have any questions or would like to contact us, please contact us here or check out our Facebook page

Second Free Summer Seminar!

Save the date - June 26! Our first seminar was a success so we are planning another! FREE   ONLINE   KATA  WORKSHOP 2nd International Friendship Workshop Join Zoom Meeting Link     Saturday, June 26, 2021     10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon  PDT Schedule:              10:30 am Kihon Kata and Kihon Kumite #1 - 12                 11:30 am Kururumfa and Bunkai