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FKU is on YouTube!

Did you know that FKU has a YouTube channel? And that you can see videos from last year’s Spring Demo there? (Thank you, Amber!) Just in time to get excited for this year’s demo, which is coming up on April 13. Check it out!

Spring Demo 2024

On Saturday, April 13, FKU will hold our annual Spring Demo at the Garfield Community Center. For those who haven’t experienced it before, you can think of the Spring Demo as a combination karate recital and community potluck. It is open to the public, and… Read More »Spring Demo 2024

Kick-a-thon Success!

They did it! The participants in our annual kick-a-thon completed 1024 kicks each, not even counting some extras to practice targeting and breaking boards. The participants were rewarded with pizza and a sense of accomplishment at having achieved something that sounds impossible. On the fund-raising… Read More »Kick-a-thon Success!

2024 Kick-a-thon

The Kick-a-thon is coming! As you know, FKU is a non-profit, and the Kick-a-thon is a Fundraiser. Our awesome Instructors are all volunteers and we try hard to keep our costs low, so donations really help us out. All donations are tax-deductible. Our tax ID… Read More »2024 Kick-a-thon


Annual Dues 2024

It’s time! Every January, every student owes $24 in annual dues. Half of this goes to FKU and half goes to IKF, our parent organization. You can pay by check or cash at the dojo, or you can pay online using PayPal. Note that there… Read More »Annual Dues 2024

90-Day Challenge

Sensei Judy has designed a 90-day challenge starting Oct 1 for FKU students that is designed to increase strength and flexibility in ways that will directly translate to karate practice. The challenge is to do a specific set of exercises at home every day, or… Read More »90-Day Challenge

Tournaments For All

We want all students at FKU to feel like tournament participation is an option for them. From Sensei Aleeta: Transgender and non-binary students may have concerns about participating in binary gender-segregated tournaments and hence be hesitant to enter competitions. We as a school support their right to compete… Read More »Tournaments For All