Children and Adults universally enjoy learning the art of karate. Classes are taught by Illinois Shotokan Karate Club's expert instructors under the direction of John Di Pasquale, four-time National Champion, U.S. Karate National Coach and President of the National Karate Federation of the US. Uniforms and belt testing are options available through the ISKC instructor. Youth, Parent/Child and Adult Classes may train together.
Illinois Shotokan Karate Club is headquartered in Palatine, and has grown to serve 75 park districts around the Chicagoland area. The club offers recreational weekly classes taught by knowledgeable instructors, as well as opportunities to compete. In addition to four local tournaments hosted by ISKC each year, the club also offers the opportunity for students to compete in national and international tournaments. ISKC is known for their quality competitors and high level coaching. In 2013, the club had 28 athletes represent Team USA at the World Shotokan Karate Championships.