Manhattan Beach
Traditional Shotokan Karate




Updated 4/15/2020       


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We are working aggressively to update our on-line, stay at home classes.

We will demonstrate how Traditional Shotokan's Karate (Karate-Do) Lessons apply to all things at all times.

We have an incredible global network of instructors we encourage input from you to set up a program to help EVERYONE!

Together we can help.

Please continue to check in as we accelerate our program.

At first it will be a bit crude. But we need to start. Then as we can we will fill in and polish.

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Please email us each day that you've logged in and taken a lesson.

Send us a pic and or video of something you've been working on at home. Just to show, to get feed back.

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Here are links for each individual level.

Keep up your practice.

Use our Videos to Practice at home while on vacation, if you move away or during pandemics.


White Belts
(9th Kyu)

Yellow Belts
(8th Kyu)

Orange Belts
(7th Kyu)

Green Belts
(6th Kyu)

Blue Belts
(5th Kyu)

Purple Belts
(4th Kyu)

Brown Belts
(3rd, 2nd & 1st Kyu)

Black Belts
(Sho Dan and Above)


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3rd Lesson


Creative Homework 

Make a YouTube Playlist



The lesson: Creativity


 We have 800 + Youtube videos. Glace through them. Get a sense of the different topical videos. Compose a playlist using our videos.



Can structured like our classes.

Can be your own structured class.

Of a technical nature.

Just the fun and silly videos.

A specific subject like Kata (the Traditional Forms) , Kihon (Basics) or Kumite (Sparing).

Maybe where you see the students grow up over time.

Mix in match to your liking.

Feel free to be creative.

We may choose your playlist to post.

Feel free to make more than one.

The length of the Playlist can be whatever you'd like.

You can have access by clicking on video below and it will lead you to more videos or you can subscribe tour channel.

Compose your playlist and send us the "share code".


Here are some random Playlists




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"Cyber Dojo" 


1). Practicing from a YouTube Playlist  9). Pushups   17). Beach sumo
2). Iron your gi.    10). Impact training    18). Fold your gi
3). Tie your belt  11). Makiwara training on the Beach  19). Pier sand dune
4). Dojo is supposed to be clean  12). Kicks  20). On the way to school
5). To sit in seiza   13). Kicks  21). Our girl at the World Championships
6). Basic warm up  14). Kicks  22). Back kick
7). Jumping jacks 15). Kicks  23). Kicks
8). Punching in kibadachi stance

16). Kicks Sparring 101 





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"Manhattan Beach Traditional Karate for Kids"

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"Karate for Teens"

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" Kids Karate"


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