Frequently Asked Questions

At what age can a child start Karate Training?

In general, 5 years old will be a good age to start systematic Karate Training. Depend on individuality, a child may start as early as 4 years old. Please contact us to set-up a free introductory lesson. Our head instructor will observe the child and offer his advise. Please go to our "specialty class" page to find out more about our "Little Dragon" class.

What are the most commonly used Karate Words?

Please see our Karate Words in Japanese page.

How do I get tournament rules and regulation?

Each tournament has it's own set of rules. Please refer to our "tournament" page for detail information.

What are the Dojo Precepts?

  1. Uphold the principles of propriety and courtesy.
  2. Cultivate the sprit of effort.
  3. Perfect a mind of patience.
  4. Live the way of truth.
  5. Do not lose self-control or act in a violent manner.

Can I have a make-up class if I missed a scheduled one?

You may have a make-up class druing the session you have already paid for.

How do I register?

Print out a "Application for Enrollment Form", fill it out, and bring to Shudokan at 325 Main Street, Longmont, CO 80501. Or contact us at 303-651-7156, -- please refer to our "Contact Us" page for driving instruction.