Notice: Due to COVID-19, we are holding both official classes at the gym and unofficial classes through Zoom.

Anyone is welcome to join the virtual sessions (no Yale affliation required) and you may pay the fee through via Venmo, PayPal, or check (they are free of charge for registered in-person students). Please check the event details in the calendar or contact us for full details.

We also have a suggested training regimen for anyone practicing at home. Stay safe everyone!

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Welcome to Yale Shotokan Karate (YSK)! Under the instruction of Craig Elkin Sensei, we offer training in traditional Shotokan karate regularly during the academic year and the summer term.


Congratulations to all of the competitors!   1st place Black belt team kata: Hoang, Zoe, and Morgan Brown belt team kata: Alice, Nghiem, and Ben Brown belt men’s...
Fall 2022 Husky Cup
Congratulations to all the Yale competitors and judges in the Husky Cup tournament! Hoang - First place men’s black belt kata Parker (Yale alumni) - Second place men’s black...
Congratulations to Sensei and Nghiem Huynh for their tournament results! Nghiem received second place in both men’s brown belt kata and kumite and Sensei received first...