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A Traditional Karate School in Chicago


Sensei Schlauder teaches all classes except when out of town. Sensei Maldonado and Sensei Apan are the Senior Instructors who are also present at a majority of the classes, while occasionally assisted by other instructors.

George Schlauder

Maelo Maldonado


Mihai Apan

David Pi

Mihai Perta

In all cases you will find that the instruction is of the highest caliber by the top students of Sensei Shojiro Sugiyama, who continue his tradition of innovative teaching of a traditional martial art.

In addition, we are also honored to be host to the most innovative karate instructor in the World, Sensei Sugiyama, who now calls our dojo home and teaches our Thursday evening class.