The Miami Shotokan Dojo, which is affiliated to SKA (Shotokan Karate of America), was founded in 1982 by John Lasry who was also a founder of France Shotokan (founded in 1964) and the dojo has kept very close ties to France Shotokan. Miami Shotokan and SKA are non profit organizations teaching traditional (orthodox) karate in America. SKA’s chief instructor (Shihan) is Sensei Tsutomu Ohshima who was a direct student of O Sensei Gichin Funakoshi and was sent to America by O Sensei Funakoshi to spread the teaching of karate-Do. The way of Karate.

The Dojo currently has 3 instructors (John, Richard and Pascal Lasry) and classes are offered 4 days a week in the city of Golden Beach. For training schedule, send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it