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Veterans Day Holiday

The dojo will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2016, to Sunday, November 13, 2016 , to observe Veteran's Day. Regular schedule…

Dojo Online Store Debuts

Need to get a new Gi? Or has your mouthguard finally given up? Or perhaps you'd like to add a Gi to your training bag that's a…

Labor Day Weekend - Dojo Closed

Quick reminder: The dojo is closed on Friday, September 2, 2016 to Monday, September 5, 2014 , to celebrate Labor Day. Regular…

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Self Defense for Women: Public Seminar

Posted by   Goju Karate on   Nov 7, 2016

Goju Karate announces a public seminar focused on teaching real self-defense skills for real women.

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Vote for Goju Karate's Mission Mainstreet Grant

Posted by   Goju Karate on   Sep 18, 2014

Help Support Goju Karate's Special Needs Programs

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A Bottle of Water Costs 50 Cents: Why Our Dojo is a Non-Profit Organization

Posted by   Goju Karate on   Jul 23, 2013

Goju Karate is committed to nurturing a dojo that truly expresses the essence of Karatedo.

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Hit the Hidden Target

Iru Fumei Teki [Pronounced “ee-roo foo-may tek-ee”] Iru Fumei Teki means to “hit the hidden target” — a perspective that urges…

Be a Master Artisan

Shokunin [Pronounced “show-koo-nin”] Shokunin is a “master artisan” — a person who wholly and completely devotes their mind…

Just Sitting

Shikantaza [Pronounced “she-khan-tah-zah”] Shikantaza means “just sitting” — and describes both a type of meditation, and the…

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