Welcome to the Cox Shotokan Karate website!!

Cox Shotokan Karate is dedicated to the teachings of Master Funakoshi and Nakayama Sensei, training in traditional Shotokan Karate.  It is focused on providing a rich learning environment for both children and adults.

"The ultimate aim of the art of Karate, lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of the character of its participants"
- Gichin Funakoshi

Recent and Upcoming News

September 1, 2014 - No class

Have a great labor day!!!


February 17, 2014 - Dan Grading Results from February

Congratulations to Sensei Diane Cox for passing her Sandan test and to Justin Hawkins for passing his Nidan test!!


December 21, 2013 - Dojo Christmas Party and Season's Greeting

Thanks to everyone who braved the weather to attend this years Christmas party.  We had 121 people attend!  We hope everyone had a great time!  Please check the calendar for "no class" days as they have changed.  We are wishing everyone a joyous and safe Holiday season!!


September 14, 2013 - Springfield Dojo Open House!!!

Reminder: Open house and Belt Ceremony are this Saturday from 10-3. Hope to see everyone there!!


September 10, 2013 - Dan Grading Results from September

Congratulations to Trevor Hiles, Alex Miller and Ron Miller on passing their Nidan test!!


June 15, 2013 - Shoto Cup 2013!!!

Cox Shotokan Karate would like to thank all of the competitors, spectators, and supporters for making this years Shoto Cup Tournament a success. We are very much looking forward to the tournament next year!  Please click here to see the full results.


June 4, 2013 - Grand Opening of Springfield Dojo!!!

Cox Shotokan Karate is excited to announce the Grand Opening of our new Springfield dojo!!! The new dojo will be opening July 1st. Class details will be coming soon. The new dojo is located at 2443 Troy Road (former site of Midwest Martial Arts).


June 1, 2013 - Shoto Cup preregistration extended

Preregistration for the 2nd Annual Shoto Cup has been extended from May 31st to June 8th.  Visit the Shoto Cup page to preregister now!!


March 28, 2013 - Congratulations to Trevor Hiles!!

Trevor Hiles recently competed at the "Freedom Games" tournament in Cancun, Mexico.  Click here to see the newspaper write-up!


March 23, 2013 - Additional Dan Grading Results from March

Congratulations to Austin Fisher on passing his Nidan test and Aiden Vorhees on passing his Shodan test!!


March 16, 2013 - Dan Grading Results from March

Congratulations to Genevieve Ervin on passing her Shodan test!!  Click here to see some of the pictures!


January 11, 2013 - Mechanicsburg After School Program

Cox Shotokan Karate in cooperation with Mechanicsburg Schools is pleased to announce the launch of the Mechanicsburg After School Program.  Registration will occur during two parent meetings on January 22nd and 29th.  Each of these meetings will be followed by a free class to provide interested students an opportunity to experience some of what the program will offer. Please see Sensei Ron to register or if you have any questions.


January 9, 2013 - Reminder: Samurai class this Saturday

We will be having a samurai class this Saturday January 12th at 1:00pm.  The cost is $10.00 to participate.  Please see Sensei Ed with any questions.