Welcome to Shotokan Karate Club Dubai
Shotokan Karate Club, an Internationally known organization, was established in Dubai, UAE in 2011. Our organization is member of Japan Karate Association (JKA UAE). Approved by UAE Ministry of Youth and Sports, UAE Taekwondo & Karate Federation. Shotokan karate, the art of empty hand fighting, is a traditional style of Japanese karate founded by Master Gichin funakoshi in the early 20th century. Shotokan karate is scientifically proven to provide aerobic, anaerobic, callisthenic and isometric exercise via systematic training.
“Spirit first, technique second.” – Gichin Funakoshi
Shotokan karate, the art of empty hand fighting, is a traditional style of japanese karate founded by Master Gichin funakoshi in the early 20th century. Shotokan karate is scientifically proven to provide aerobic, anaerobic, callisthenic and isometric exercise via systematic training.
Classes are offered for beginners to advanced students of all ages and genders. These exhilarating, rejuvenating classes promote overall health and well-being, and are designed for dedicated students who seek to learn karate through intense, traditional training.
to make a positive difference in the lives of children, youth, men and women and our community in general, through the study of the martial arts, and in particular the JKA Karate system. We care about ourselves and others to create, support and maintain powerful, engaged learning in the martial arts for better health, fitness and wellbeing. We nurture growth, integrity, responsibility, discipline, self-confidence and self-esteem by celebrating our diversity within a positive martial arts school atmosphere and by promoting sportsmanship.
We create a physical environment where everyone can learn to respect one another; our martial arts school promotes a safe, caring, orderly and supportive training space, where our students are assisted in achieving their highest potential not only in the sport of karate, but also in their life in general. They get in shape, develop increased coordination, flexibility and endurance, and capture mental clarity and focus.
In particular with regards to children, we strive to instill the martial arts values in a caring and fun environment that will empower them to successfully move into society with increased confidence, determination, self-esteem and unwavering spirit, but also with thoughtfulness & humanity.
We operate our school under the “umbrella” and support of the internationally acclaimed JKA Karate system and the worldwide-established credibility of Shotokan Karate Founder Gichin Funakoshi his life values.
The Shotokan Karate Club will provide an opportunity for students/athletes to train in Shotokan Karate and to participate in any level of competition appropriate to their age, skill, ability and interest.
This will range from friendly local tournaments, to regional and national championships. The association has always provided a situation in which both men and women of diverse racial, ethnic, political and socio-economic backgrounds can work together toward mutual tolerance and respect nationally acclaimed JKA Karate system and the worldwide-established credibility of Shotokan Karate Founder Gichin Funakoshi his life values.
Respect and Dignity
Shotokan Karate Club is an inclusive organization that values diversity, recognizes the human dignity of all individuals, and treats them with fairness and respect at all times. We consider each individual worthy regardless of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, disability or age.
We are committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards, honoring our commitments and fostering an environment of mutual respect and trust.
We strive to maintain the foundation of our founding masters while being able to adapt and improve our technical instruction and organization.
We work continually to attain the highest level of performance for each individual, dojo and our organization as a whole.
We value working in collaboration with all martial artists and are committed to shared learning.