Kenkojuku Shotokan: Adult Karate Program

Shotokan Karate is a formal traditional Japanese Martial Art focused on training mind, body and spirit. Our training is based on graceful yet powerful fighting techniques good for the body and effective for self-defense. Instruction is highly disciplined, safe and follows the strict formal, traditional Japanese martial art training.

Ongoing Program

This is a 3-day per week ongoing training with volunteer-instructor Nicolo Caldera.

  • Ages: Adults and teens ages 14 and olderNicolo Caldera
  • Times: Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Redwood Room (behind Rec Office) at 1574 Railroad Avenue
  • Fee: No fee – community recreation program taught by a volunteer instructor


Pre-registration required. Register online, call the Recreation Department at (707) 968-9222 or email the Recreation Department.


Nicolo Caldera has been a Karate and Self-defense instructor in Marin since 2004. In 2018, he received his 3rd Degree Black Belt issued by the International Shotokan-Kenkojuku Budokan Karate-Do Honbu Dojo in Toyko. Nicolo recently moved to St. Helena with his family and would share his love for the art of Karate by providing this program at no cost to the community.

Register for this program.