The 1st OKINAWA TRADITIONAL KARATE AND KOBUDO WORLDWIDE SEMINAR : Intensive Advanced Training
|Venue||Training Dojo inside the Okinawa Prefectural Budokan Arena Building|
|Prerequisites||Open to holders of 3 Dan and above. Must also have five years of karate experience|
|Fee||¥50,000 for three-week program (¥20,000 for one-week program)|
|Sponsor||Okinawa Prefectural Government and the Society for the Advancement of Traditional Okinawa Karate|
This three-week seminar involves learning about three styles of karate, for five days each. This includes the styles associated with Shorin-Ryu (Shorin-Ryu itself, Shorinji-Ryu, and the Shorin-Ryu that is also known as Matsubayashi-Ryu), Goju-Ryu style, and Uechi-Ryu style. We also accept participants who want to join for just one week.
This seminar is for advanced-level karate learners and we train in traditional kata, bunkai, and yakusoku (prearranged) kumite from each school. On the last day of each seminar, we will offer a performance in which participants can demonstrate what they have learned during the seminar. The instructors will evaluate and give advice on the performance.
- Week 1 [Shorin-Ryu Seminar]
From Monday January 19 to Friday January 23, 2015, 2pm to 5pm
Instructor: Zenpo Shimabukuro, Hanshi 10 Dan
- Week 2 [Goju-Ryu Seminar]
From Monday January 26 to Friday January 30, 2015, 2pm to 5pm,
Instructor: Masaaki Ikemiyagi, Hanshi 9 Dan
- Week 3 [Uechi-Ryu Seminar]
From Monday February 2 to Friday February 6, 2015, 2pm to 5pm,
Instructor: Kiyohide Shinjo, Hanshi 9 Dan
*Instructors and schedule may change without notice.