Notice: Due to COVID-19, most fitness classes at Payne Whitney Gymnasium will remain virtual for the time being. We are holding official classes (7:00 to 8:30 pm) on Mondays and Wednesdays and unofficial advanced classes on Fridays (6:30 to 7:30 pm) through Zoom.

Anyone is welcome to join these sessions (no Yale affliation required) and you may and pay register here. 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 everyone who passed the latest rounds of the dan and qualification exams! Shodan: Zoe Zhang Mengting Gu Ruonan Jia Parker Henry En Cheng Peeyush Khare Sam...
Husky Cup 2019 Group Photo
Congratulations to Chiara, Brian and Lauren for their great weekend at the Husky Cup!
Fall 2019 Tournament Group Photo
Congratulations to everyone who competed! Division Place Person Senior Kata 2nd Craig Brown Belt Kumite 1st En   3rd Josh   3rd Parker Brown Belt Kata 3rd Parker Brown Belt...