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


  • Spring Session: April 3rd - June 5th
  • No Class April 10th and May 24th
  • Evaluations May 31st
  • Makeup Evaluations June 5th
  • View the Spring Class and Events Calendar 




  • Summer Session: June 7th - August 23rd
  • No Class July 31st, August 2nd, 14th, and 16th
  • Evaluations August 23rd
  • View the Summer Class and Events Calendar 


  • To Register for Summer 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 Technical Director
    Associate Instructor
    Nidan

    Mr. Robert Odegard, Sensei
    Associate Instructor
    Sandan

    Dr. David Robinson, Sensei
    Associate Instructor
    Nidan

    Mr. Landon Alger, Sensei
    Associate Instructor
    Shodan

    Mr. Dylan Castle, Sensei
    Associate Instructor
    Shodan

    Mr. Jack Messerli, Sensei
    Associate Instructor
    Shodan

    Mr. Thomas Nelson, Sensei
    Associate Instructor
    Shodan