We will be hosting a FREE self defense clinic on October 1st, 2019, at the University of St. Francis in Joliet. Click here for details.
Southwest Chicago Shotokan is an affiliate of Shotokan Karate of America (SKA), a nonprofit organization teaching traditional karate in the United States since 1956. Like our parent organization, our focus is the practice of traditional Shotokan karate, with an emphasis on self defense. We provide quality instruction at affordable rates. Southwest Chicago Shotokan has been proudly serving the Southwest suburbs since 2007, and was recognized as SKA’s Central Region Dojo of the year in 2015.
SOS Children’s Village
17545 Village Lane
Lockport, IL 60441
Southwest Chicago Shotokan is conveniently located just a few miles from the 159th St. exit off I-355 in Lockport, IL. Lockport is easily accessible from the western and southwestern suburbs, including Orland Park, Joliet, Naperville, Romeoville, Downers Grove, Lemont, Bolingbrook, New Lenox, and Plainfield.
Beginners are always welcome to join practice. It is always a great time to start. We encourage those thinking about joining us to try a couple of practices free of charge before signing up to make sure that our practice is a fit for what they are looking for. Information about our practice can be found on this website. If you would like more information about practice, please contact us.