About us



Shian Gichin Funakoshi

When you join the International Shotokan Karate Federation of Montana, you become a part of a very large family. We are members of the International Shotokan Karate Federation (I.S.K.F.), an organization that is recognized around the world with thousands of members. We teach traditional Japanese Shotokan karate to all ages from 6 to 106. Shotokan karate is one of the oldest martial arts, and karate is one of the easiest ways to exercise your mind and body. In addition to training in self-defense, your training also prepares you for fighting off stress, illness and fatigue. Shotokan Karate is a full body workout from head to toe, inside and out. Step by step you become stronger, as your mental awareness grows and your flexibility, coordination, balance and confidence increase. You will begin to demonstrate correct posture, calm breathing, self-discipline and the victory of self-improvements. Come join us for a real fun, energy filled challenge that you won’t want to miss!