Shotokan Karate of Lakeville

Dojo Location: Community Learning Center: Studio 1 & 2 -  17630 Juniper Path, 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 be training in person at the dojo as well as online utilizing Zoom. Email us at in order to receive the link for training***

The current session will run from July 7 to August 13th. Training will be conducted on Tuesday and Thursday evenings simultaneously on Zoom and in person 

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

  • Summer 2020 Session: July 7th - August 13th
  • Evaluations TBD

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    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