2015 WSKA World Championship to be held in Bielsko-Biala Poland October 3-4

Team USA will be participating in the 2015 Championships this October.  We are looking forward to a great championship and know the Polish Karate Federation will host an amazing event.  Information is available on the WSKA website at and on the hosts official site


American Shotokan Karate Association to Host 2011 WSKA World Championships in Chicago

The American Shotokan Karate Association will host the 2011 World Championships in Chicago, Illinois USA September 15-18, 2011. The competition will be held at Harper College in Palatine IL on September 17 and 18.  tickets are $20 each day or a 2 day ticket is available for $30.  Tickets can be purchased on line at or by calling the office at 847-359-0666.

ASKA was the host of the very successful 2005 championship.  John DiPasquale ASKA founder and WSKA Director of Americas is proud to be hosting the World Shotokan Karate Association for a second time.  "I think we put together a wonderful event in 2005 and I'm looking forward to another great event in 2011" DiPasqule said. Take a look at the highlight video from 2005 and we are sure you won't want to miss 2011.  See you in Chicago.


Welcome to American Shotokan Karate Association

Welcome to the new website for the American Shotokan Karate Association.  Here you will find the latest news and information about Shotokan Karate in the United States. ASKA is the leader in advancing Shotokan Karate throughout the United States by helping dojos improve their business, training and competitions.