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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…

Students: Please Update Payment Info

Students who pay their tuition using automatic payments from debit or credit card should stop by the front desk during August…

Fourth of July Schedule

Quick reminder: The dojo is closed on Friday, July 1, 2016 to Monday, July 4, 2016 , to celebrate Independence Day. Regular…

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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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Rank Testing August 2014: Results + Photos

Posted by   Goju Karate on   Sep 1, 2014

Promotion Results, Photos, and More -- Rank Testing August 2014

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Olympic Day: Recap + Photos

Posted by   Goju Karate on   Jun 23, 2014

Goju Karate was honored to host the Olympic Day celebration for Northern California in 2014.

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Goju Karate Anniversary Tournament


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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