Established in 1996, Japanese Karate-Do Dojo is a member of The World Traditional Karate Organization (WTKO) and is dedicated to the study of Traditional Shotokan Karate. Our dojo(school) is dedicated to the pursuit of personal excellence and the advancement of Shotokan Karate.
The Japanese Karate-Do Dojo takes pride in providing a family friendly atmosphere, offering classes for adults, teens and kids.  The JKD dojo also provides national and international guest instructors for seminars and workshops.
Chief instructor, Sensei Sonny Kim, holds the rank of 6th Dan WTKO and has trained in Shotokan Karate for over thirty years. Passionate about martial arts in general and Shotokan Karate specifically, he enthusiastically passes on the martial art of Traditional Shotokan Karate-Do to anyone who is willing to train and study.  Sensei Kim is the World Traditional Karate Organization Instructor and Examiner for the Mid-America WTKO Region.  
brochure coverOur school (dojo) is located on Montgomery Rd. in Cincinnati, Ohio and features two training areas. The main area for karate classes consists of a matted 2,000 square foot training floor, specifically designed to minimize shock and absorb high impact on bones and joints. The second training area is equipped with a traditional makiwara (wooden striking board) and heavy bag. There’s a large viewing area available for guests and family members who want to observe classes.

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11910 Montgomery Rd.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45249

(513) 697-8988
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JKD News Update

2017 Summer Camp

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Mid-America WTKO
2017 Summer Camp

 Richard Amos

Honored Guest

August 6th, 2017 (12:00 & 1:45)
Japanese Karate Do Dojo
(Adults and children over 13yrs old - all ranks) (Children under 13 need their Sensei's permission)

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**For those over 13, you want to plan to attend.  If you are under 13 and wish to attend, please see me for permission.


We are also hosting Sensei Kim Weber from Anderson Shotokan who will be instructing our first ever Wine, Women and Self-Defense class on August 16th for women high school age and older.

The class will be from 5:30 - 7:30 followed by a wine tasting (for those women of age) at Bottle or Two next to the dojo until 9:00.

I sincerely hope you are having a wonderful Summer and whether you are at the dojo or not, train hard and train often!Osu! 


Mid-America WTKO