The headquarters and main training hall (Hombu Dojo) for the B.C. Shito-Ryu SatoKai Association are located in Vancouver at the Peretz Centre, 6184 Ash Street.
This is the home dojo for the International Satokai chief instructor, Akira Sato, 9th Dan.
Sensei Sato has travelled to 41 countries for workshops and tournaments.
Sensei Sato and a team of experienced black belt instructors provide classes at all levels for both adults and children. Students very quickly master the skills necessary to advance through the various levels. Many Vancouver Shito-Ryu students excel in local, national and international tournaments.
Convenient Training Hours
Little Samurai Play to Learn (3 month session, July-Oct 2021)
Saturday: 10:15 am – 11 am (in-person)
Learn to Develop:
Monday, Wednesday: 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm (Zoom)
Saturday: 11:15 – 12:15 (in-person) or 10:30 – 11:15 (Zoom)
Vancouver Shito-Ryu provides specialized advice on dealing with and preventing bullying amongst children.
Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 6:30pm – 8:00pm (Zoom)
Saturday: 10:30am – 12:30pm (Zoom)
No Contracts to Sign
There are no contracts to sign, and your first class is free with no obligation to join or sign up for other classes. Multi-month packages are also available. Students will be required to become members of Karate BC and the Satokai Organization. Annual fees for membership in these organizations are modest and are based on the student’s belt rank. It should be noted that, amongst other things, Karate BC provides insurance. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details on training fees.