American Shotokan Karate Federation
American Shotokan
Karate Federation



As a student of karate there are many things to learn besides the physical techniques.  A karateka, one who practices karate, must also be familiar with the customs and courtesies of the art, the language, and general information pertaining to the practice of karate.  In this section is information to aid the student in gaining or refreshing this knowledge.  Below is a brief description of the different areas covered here.  The navigation bar on the right can be used to take you to any of the listed areas.