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.
*** We are following all CDC and state guidelines and will be not be training in person at least until the beginning of April ***

Class Training Times
Beginner (White - Yellow w/Black Stripe)
  • Tuesday & Thursday from 6:00pm to 6:30pm
  • Youth (minimum age 7) and Adult
  • Intermediate (Orange - Purple w/White Stripe)
  • Tuesday & Thursday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Youth (minimum age 7) and Adult
  • Advanced (Purple - Black)
  • Tuesday & Thursday from 7:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Youth and Adult

  • Winter 2019/2020 Session: December 3rd - February 27th
  • No Class December 24th, 26th, and 31st
  • No Class February 25th
  • Evaluations February 18th and 20th
  • Make up evaluations February 27th
  • View the Weekly Class and Events Calendar 

  • To Register for Classes:

    Instructional Videos

    Spring 2020 Session: March 5th - May 21st
  • Evaluations TBD
  • Make up evaluations TBD

  • Contact us with questions by emailing 

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    Lakeville Dojo History

    Family discount is available for families of three or more! Please call Community Education at 952-232-2170 for details. Family discount prices are currently not available on the community website, you must call the number above to have the discount applied.

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

    Ms. Cortney Kressin, Sensei
    SKOL Chief Instructor

    Mr. Robert Odegard, Sensei
    Associate Instructor

    Dr. David Robinson, Sensei
    Associate Instructor

    Mr. Jack Messerli, Sensei
    Associate Instructor

    Mr. Landon Alger, Sensei
    Associate Instructor