From the Kazu Time Show on YouTube — here are video highlights from the 2010 Nisei Week Tournament and Demonstration.
On Saturday, August 7th, come watch the oldest annual public karate demonstration in the United States. Shotokan Karate of America presents the 54th Annual Nisei Week Karate Exhibition and Tournament. The event began in 1957 when Mr. Tsutomu Ohshima, a direct student of Master Gichin Funakoshi, gave the first official demonstration of… karate to the […]
The following article was posted on the SKA.org newsletter site. If kibadachi were a spectator sport, this moment would have had the crowd on their feet roaring. A brown belt had pushed until her legs utterly failed; now she was doubled over, swaying, grimacing with effort, clumsy and faltering like a newborn chick but still […]
This article originally posted on the SKA.org newsletter website Practicing in Indianapolis, we are reminded to take advantage of Mr. Ohshima’s practices at the Shotokan Ohshima Dojo whenever we can. I was lucky this year to be in the area around the brown belt practice time. I tried to get to the Dojo early, since […]
Leader: David Affeld Location: Cate School 1960 Cate Mesa Road Carpinteria, California 93013 Website: www.cate.org Dates: Wed, 8/18/10 thru Sun, 8/22/10. Check-in: Wed, 8/18/10, 4:00-9:30pm, next to cafeteria (no meals provided) Price: $300.00 Deadline: July 30, 2010, late fees apply after deadline Late Fee: $25.00 Make checks payable to: SKA Mail application and payment to: […]