Shotokan Karate of Lakeville

Dojo Location: Online Zoom classes for the remainder of the 2020 year. 
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 be training in person at the dojo as well as online utilizing Zoom. Email us at in order to receive the link for training***

Beginning 11/24/2020, all classes for the remainder of the session will be on Zoom. Class times will remain the same as in person training. Email us or follow us on Facebook for updates about class. 

The next session through Community Education will tentatively begin September 29th. 

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

  • To Register for Classes:

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    Lakeville Dojo History

    Contact us at for information about classes and registration. 

    Beginner - (White - Yellow w/Black Stripe)
    Intermediate - (Orange - Purple w/White Stripe)
    Advanced - (Purple - Black Belt) 

    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