Shuhari Karate Dojo in Salamanca

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Recently opened in December 2016, Shuhari Karate welcomes students ages 7 and up for traditional Shotokan Karate Classes.  Located at 79 River St. in Salamanca, NY the lead instructors - Missy Ivanich and Jim Butcher, have over 40 years of combined experience in the marial arts, and have trained people of all ages, previously alongside their instructor Kyoshi Robert Bruyer in Olean. 

Shuhari Karate Dojo strives to develop honor, respect, and integrity within its students, to be used in society at large, through the dedicated study of the principles and physical training of traditional karate.  Emphasis is applied to realistic self-defense training, derived from traditional kata, and adapted for use by men, women, and children.

Training includes practice of traditional forms, releases/grabs, throwing and locking techniques, and self-defense awareness. Other areas include traditional weapons forms and sparring techniques.  Classes are on the days they are currently open:
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5pm-7:30pm and Saturdays from 9am-12pm. 

Shuhari Karate Dojo operates with the expectations of respect, integrity, dedication, and honor from our students, and will give the same in return.  If anyone is interested in a trial membership please contact Shuhari Karate Dojo at (716) 307-0497, or by email at shuharikaratedojo [at] gmail [dot] com.


Shuhari Karate Dojo

Salamanca Karate Class in Session
Shuhari Karate Dojo
79 River St.
Salamanca , NY 14779
United States
Phone: 716-307-0497
42° 9' 35.3484" N, 78° 43' 6.9348" W

General Information

  • Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown
  • Parking: Yes
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  • Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
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Top 10 site for Steelhead Fishing

Cattaraugus Creek has been listed in the top 10 sites for Steelhead Fishing (rainbow trout fishing) by 2 outdoor magazines. Steelhead Trout AKA Rainbow trout are very similar to Salmon in both taste and habits. Unlike other areas of the United States, our native Rainbow trout (Steelhead Trout) spend a majority of time in Lake Erie a freshwater lake and spawn in the Cattaraugus Creek and other tributaries.

The following is from the New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation's article "Steelhead Fishing in Lake Erie Tributaries"

Lake Erie's tributary streams, both big and small, receive an annual run of migratory rainbow trout called "steelhead." From October through April, thousands of steelhead ascend New York's Lake Erie tributaries on their mission to spawn. Excellent fishing opportunities await any angler who wishes to try their hand at steelhead fishing. Between the acrobatic leaps, long drag-screaming runs and rod quaking head shakes, the fight of an early run steelhead is a truly exhilarating experience.

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