Shotokan Karate of Lakeville

Dojo Location: McGuire Middle School Cafeteria - 21220 Holyoke Ave, Lakeville, MN 55044
Welcome to Shotokan Karate of Lakeville (SKOL).
Shotokan Karate is a traditional martial art which originated in Japan. We are part of an internationally recognized organization and have been training in Lakeville for over 30 years. Evaluations for rank advancement are held during normal class times at the end of each session. Opportunities for tournaments and additional trainings are available throughout the year.

Class Training Times
Beginner to Intermediate (White - 1st Purple)
  • Tuesday & Thursday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Youth (minimum age 7) and Adult
  • Advanced (1st Purple - Black)
  • Tuesday & Thursday from 7:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Youth and Adult


  • Winter Session: November 13th - January 24th
  • November 13 & 15 held at LSHS Commons
  • No Class Nov 22, Dec 25, 27, & Jan 1st 
  • Evaluations January 17th
  • Make up evaluations January 22nd
  • View the Winter Class and Events Calendar 


  • To Register for Winter Classes:

    Instructional Videos


    Contact us with questions by emailing skol.ukai@gmail.com 


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    Lakeville Dojo History


    Our Instructors:
    Mr. Joseph Stifter, Sensei
    UKAI Midwest Technical Director
    SKOL Chief Instructor
    Yondan

    Ms. Cortney Kressin, Sensei
    SKOL Chief Instructor
    Nidan

    Mr. Robert Odegard, Sensei
    Associate Instructor
    Sandan

    Dr. David Robinson, Sensei
    Associate Instructor
    Sandan

    Mr. Landon Alger, Sensei
    Associate Instructor
    Shodan

    Mr. Jack Messerli, Sensei
    Associate Instructor
    Shodan