Shotokan Karate of Lakeville

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 (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 Adault

Advanced (Purple - Black)

  • Tuesday & Thursday from 7:30pm to 8:30pm

  • Youth and adult

Instructional Videos

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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 Lakeville 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.

Mr. Joseph Stifter, Sensei

UKAI Midwest Technical DirectorSKOL Chief Instructor Yondan

Ms. Cortney Kressin, Sensei

SKOL Chief InstructorSandan

Mr. Jack Messerli, Senesei

Associate InstructorNidan

Mr. Richard Noe, Sensei

Associate InstructorNidan

Mr. Kaden Phetchantho, Sensei

Associate InstructorShodan

Mr. Caleb Noe, Sensei

Associate InstructorShodan

Ms. Brenna Sonke, Sensei

Associate InstructorShodan