We train in the traditional Shorin-Ryu style of karate, an authentic Okinawan style, just as it has been practiced over the centuries. Our mission is to develop students to their maximum potential in body, mind and spirit. We bring adults, children and families together in a rewarding activity that fosters personal growth and community spirit.
Fall Schedule begins Wednesday, September 7th
Monday: 6:45-8:00 pm – Longfellow School, 201 Orchard Street
Wednesday: 6:45-8:00 pm – Longfellow School, 201 Orchard Street
Saturday: 10:00-11:00 am – Carleton College, Cowling Dance Studio
Saturday: 11:00-12:00 pm – Advanced training
Check our for class times, locations and special events!
$59 per individual; $89 per family
Classes are open to everyone over the age of 8. We recommend that at least two family members join. Tuition allows you to attend unlimited classes. Register for classes through the Northfield Community Services Division. To register on-line, visit click on Community Services, then on Registration and then search for “karate”.
Shihan (Director): Sensei Bob Dobrow. Call 507-301-3544 for more information.
To propagate the art of Shorin-Ryu Karate USA, its kata and techniques, as handed down by our founder Grand Master Ansei Ueshiro.
To preserve and protect the history, traditions, methods and integrity of Shorin-Ryu Karate USA.
To develop students to their maximum potential in body, mind and spirit; through courtesy, propriety, self-discipline and the ecstasy of hard work fostered by our dojo – the sacred training halls – of Shorin-Ryu Karate USA.