|Welcome to the International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF) Mountain States Region site. Our chief instructor is Master Yutaka Yaguchi, 9th Dan, located in Denver, Colorado. Sensei Yaguchi has been training in karate for over 59 years.
Shotokan karate emphasizes a balanced, practical, self-defense oriented approach to the practice of basic techniques, kata (forms), and controlled sparring during training. We enjoy training, helping each other grow in karate knowledge and experience, and seeing our organization make a positive impact on people's lives and on society.
Karate students benefit both physically and mentally.Training enhances:
We follow the traditional Japanese Shotokan Karate developed by Master Funakoshi and passed on by Master Nakayama.
Sensei Yutaka Yaguchi