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What’s happening at the Feminist Karate Union in Seattle

Self-Defense Outreach

As part of FKU’s broader mission to empower people victimized because of their gender, every few months we do a self-defense training session at Angeline’s Day Center in downtown Seattle. Most recently, Sensei Joanne and Senpei Linet spent an hour teaching basic self-defense to the… Read More »Self-Defense Outreach

Board Changes

The FKU Board has some membership changes as of January 28, 2023. First, Sarah Hein, social coordinator extraordinaire who brought us all the awesome 50th Anniversary Party, is stepping down due to other demands on her time. We will miss Sarah during our meetings, and… Read More »Board Changes

Stay Healthy Break

We’ve had a couple of students test positive for Covid this past week, and out of an abundance of caution, classes are cancelled from Saturday, 1/14 – Saturday 1/21. Black belt training will resume on Sunday, 1/22, and normal class schedule will resume on Monday,… Read More »Stay Healthy Break

Promo by Becky!

Becky put together a sweet promo video for us. Check it out on youtube and subscribe to our new channel while you’re at it!

Rainbow Belt

Are you excited about training with FKU but don’t want to pursue a Black Belt? The Rainbow Belt track might be for you! Once you’ve learned the fundamentals of karate (yellow belt) you’ll have the option to choose the Rainbow Belt and continue to take… Read More »Rainbow Belt

Now offering childcare!

We are now offering onsite childcare during our classes for kids 5 years and under. (Older kids who can occupy themselves are always welcome to hang out on the the sidelines of class.) Caretakers are CPR/First Aid certified. Advanced registration is required. Email for… Read More »Now offering childcare!