Welcome to our Dojo

Learn Traditional Okinawan Karate-do in Benicia, CA

Welcome to the Benicia, CA branch dojo of the World Matsubayashi (Shorin-Ryu) Karate-do Association. We are a small group, training in the time-honored authentic ways, in a traditional dojo with traditional warmhearted values. Matsubayashi-Ryu maintains a direct lineage with the founding masters of karate-do, and the NorCal dojo is directly connected to and supervised by masters in Okinawa. We teach karate as it is taught in Okinawa, except in English. What we therefore proudly present is the art of karate-do without any dilution or distortion. All adults are welcome regardless of martial arts experience.


Nick Coffin
Coffin Sensei has practiced Matsubayashi Shorin-Ryu karate-do since 2000 under Chamberlain Sensei and has trained in Okinawa with Soke Nagamine and Makishi Sensei. He endeavors to pass on the teachings of karate-do in the same spirit as his teachers.

Train with Us

We currently train Wednesday 7:30pm -9:00pm in a private dojo in Benicia, CA. Please contact before first class for address and information. We look forward to training with you.

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