Arizona JKA WF America

Arizona JKA is a 501c3 organization that continues the legacy of Arizona Karate Association Traditional Shotokan karate-do. JKA-WF dojo. Chief Instructor Shojiro Koyama, 8th dan.

Adult classes Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 11am and 6:30pm. Family/Youth class Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 5:30pm. Tuesdays 6:00 to 7:00 pm Adult Class. Kata class open to all on Saturday morning from 9-10 am (stretching and conditioning) and 10-11 am (kata review).

Operating as usual 09/06/2020

Souji: Why you should clean your Dojo regularly! - The Dojo - Karate and Budo Souji (掃除) literally means the "cleaning". We show you why regularly cleaning your Dojo is good for Karate and your Budo. 07/01/2020

Support Arizona Japan Karate Association by shopping at AmazonSmile.

Shopping on Amazon? Go through Amazon Smile and support the dojo! When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to Arizona Japan Karate Association. Support us every time you shop. 05/14/2020

How can Sport Karate Become Respected Again?

An interesting perspective on reforms to sport karate: Sport Karate has lost a lot of respect within the global karate community. Since karate became excluded from the Olympics it is time to consider reforms.


Tekki Sandan

Tekkii Sandan with and without the count


Tekki Nidan

Tekki Nidan with and without the count


Tekki Shodan

Tekki Shodan with and without the count

[04/14/20]   Tonight’s class covers Heian 1-5! Head over to the YouTube site!


Basai Dai

Basai Dai By the Count - Front, Back & Side View

[04/08/20]   Training for Wed 4/8 opens at 6pm tonight on our YouTube page!

[04/07/20]   It’s Monday, that means new class up on YouTube at 6pm! What will Sensei Rolf have in store for us tonight?


Dynamic Movement and Footwork

We’re on our YouTube channel right now with Friday night class!

Class is taught by an Arizona JKA Instructor. This class emphasizes dynamic body action and footwork. Designed for intermediate level training. Modifications...

[03/30/20]   New class via AJKA YouTube tonight at 6pm! See you there.



Video is scheduled to go live Friday 6PM.
Session 2 Shotokan Basic Techniques 1
What is Shotokan Karate? What are the basic techniques of Karate? Sensei Rolf shows in this training session the standard moves of Shotokan Karate. Please join the course and exercise at the same time.
Video link


Announcing FB Live Karate Class Tomorrow 6pm!


Special message to my subscribers

Monday at 6 pm will be our first virtual training class offered by Sensei Rolf. Tune in and stay active!

*Follow the link to his channel for the livestream

For the time being we will also show Karate training session on this channel until our channel has m...


Karate Fitness, Training at Home #1 誰でも自宅で出来る空手フィットネス・レッスン1 【Akita's Karate Video】

Helpful video to train at home. Ossu!

Karate Fitness, Training at Home #1 誰でも自宅で出来る空手フィットネス・レッスン1 【Akita's Karate Video】 初心者でも自宅で出来る空手の練習ビデオです。約1時間ほどの内容ですが誰にでも気軽に運動ができるのでトライしてみ.....


[03/05/20]   Kumite class tonight. Controlling the distance and moving sideways.


Belt ceremony. Congrats everyone!

[03/03/20]   Tonight's training was all about focus. 👁️ ❌


Arizona JKA WF America's cover photo


2020 National Camp


Mawashi Geri Drill

Excellent demonstration of mawashi-geri and control by Thiago and Enesa ,

[02/29/20]   Always be prepared for any kata.


Koyama Sensei's training is always delightful.

[02/27/20]   Kata with weights vs no weights

[02/17/20]   Feb 16 was the 2020 tryouts for the USA National Team. We are very proud of all of our competitors--Thiago, Onray, Kaitlin, and Enesa. Check out the videos!


Enesa Kumite 1


Kaitlin Kumite 1


Onray Kumite Match 1



Kata of the month is Gojushiho Sho.

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Our Story

Traditional Shotokan karate-do. JKA-WF America dojo. Classes are taught by JKA-certified instructors. Interested in training? We offer a free introductory class the first Saturday of each month at 11am. This one hour class will introduce you to our Dojo and answer any questions you may have regarding Dojo etiquette, philosophy, traditional Shotokan karate, as well as breathing, stretching, basic stances and techniques. All ages welcome. Wear loose clothing so you can stretch and try out some of the moves in this introductory session. Adult classes Mon, Wed, Fri 11am & 6:30pm. Family/Youth class Mon, Wed, and Fri 5:30pm. Kata class open to all Sat 9-10 am (stretching and conditioning) and 10-11 am (kata review).

Arizona JKA is the successor organization to Arizona Karate Association.

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Tekki Sandan
Tekki Nidan
Tekki Shodan
Basai Dai
Announcing FB Live Karate Class Tomorrow 6pm!




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Monday 10:30 - 12:30
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Friday 17:00 - 20:00
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Saturday 08:30 - 11:30
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