Dec 14: Fall term at Fairmount Park and Thurgood Marshall ends
Dec 15: Fall term at Cascadia ends
Dec 31: Women's New Year's Eve class
Jan 4: Fall term at Fairmount Park and Thurgood Marshall begins
Jan 3: Fall term at Cascadia begins
Jan 17: Evaluations for Women's Class
Jan 19: Karate 101 for Women begins
Jan 28: 13th Annual Kick-A-Thon
Sept 15-16: PAWMA Camp on Vashon Island
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Resources and Links
We are proud to be the Seattle Branch of the International Karate Federation based in Honolulu, Hawaii. Other IKF branches are located in Sacramento CA and Bremerton WA.
Many of our students are members of the Amateur Athletic Union and compete in AAU-sanctioned tournaments.
Cool FKU T shirts, sweatshirts and other accessories can be ordered from our online store. Past issues of our newsletter, Punchline, can be downloaded and read as PDF files.
Article from Seattle Woman Magazine (March 2007) on Exploring Martial Arts.
Donations to FKU are tax deductable in accordance with IRS 501(c)3 guidelines.
Other schools in the Seattle area where our friends train are:
Aikido of West Seattle
Chinese Healing and Movement Arts (Olympia)
Embrace the Moon Tai Chi
Emerald City Aikido
Martal Arts in the Public Interest
Northwest School of Karate
Seattle Kajukenbo/Kung Fu Kids
Seattle Martial Arts
Seven Star Women's Kung Fu
Excellent organizations supporting women in the martial arts are:
Pacific Association of Women Martial Artists
National Women's Martial Arts Federation
Association of Women Martial Arts Instructors
Great places to train in other corners of the world:
Feminist Eclectic Martial Arts in Minneapolis MN
Hand to Hand Kajukenbo in Oakland CA
Modern Arnis - Gabriele Roloff in Hamburg, Germany
Sun Dragon Martial Arts in Austin TX
Thousand Waves in Chicago IL
Valley Women's Martial Arts in Northampton MA
Self-Defense in Seattle and surrounding area:
Debbie Leung (Olympia WA)
|March 2008: Seattle's black belt applicants, their teams, and the testers in Hawaii. Sensei Chuzo Kotaka, head of the International Karate Federation, is on the far right.