CSK is a member of the Mid-America Karate, Inc. (MAK) which is the regional affiliate of the International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF), an organization rich in tradition and dedicated to the improvement, advancement and growth of Karate-Do throughout the world. The MAK region includes many clubs like ours in the states of Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin. The MAK and ISKF are organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

At CSK, our members are men, women and children dedicated to the pursuit of character building through the traditional rigors of karate as handed down by Gichin Funakoshi. The first of five precepts that our organization teaches worldwide is “Seek perfection of character”. Our members are a friendly and courteous group from various walks of life. We adhere to nurturing concepts toward each other that include safety, responsibility, mentoring and a keen sense of physicality as art.