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32nd INVITATIONAL BENEFIT TOURNAMENT — Sunday, APRIL 23, 2017

Another year has started and preparations are already under way for our 32nd annual benefit tournament, the fourth Sunday in April. Each year we work to make the event run smoothly and charge reasonable fees for competitors and spectators, so everyone may attend. American Isshinryu members will receive a $5.00 discount. As always we will create […]

31ST INVITATIONAL BENEFIT TOURNAMENT — Sunday, APRIL 24, 2016

Another year has started and preparations are already under way for our 31st annual benefit tournament, the last Sunday in April. Each year we work to make the event run smoothly and charge reasonable fees for competitors and spectators, so everyone may attend. American Isshinryu members will receive a $5.00 discount. As always we will […]

2015 IWKA World Championship Results

Isshinryu karateka from around the globe descended on Princeton, NJ this weekend for the 2015 IWKA World Championship Tournament and seminars. It was a time to meet new friends and reconnect with old ones in the spirit of family and friendly competition. More than 200 awards were earned by more than 500 competitors and witnessed […]

30th INVITATIONAL BENEFIT TOURNAMENT — Sunday, APRIL 26, 2015!

Another year has started and preparations are already under way for our 30th annual benefit tournament, the last Sunday in April. Each year we work to make the event run smoothly and charge reasonable fees for competitors and spectators, so everyone may attend. American Isshinryu members will receive a $5.00 discount for pre-registering by the […]

TO: ISSHIN-RYU SENSEI AND STUDENTS RE: ONE YEAR UNTIL THE 2015 I.W.K.A WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS – Thursday, August 6th, Friday, August 7th and Saturday, August 8th, 2015 at the Westin Princeton @ Forrestal Village – Princeton, NJ. It is hard to believe that there is just one year to finalize plans for the 2015 I.W.K.A World […]

2015 IWKA CHAMPIONSHIPS

The beginning of March of this year O’Sensei Shimabuku requested that I host the 2015  IWKA World Championships.  I have secured a site and plans are underway.  The event weekend is 15 months away.  THE DATES ARE: Thursday, August 6th, Friday, August 7th and Saturday, August 8th, 2015. THE LOCATION IS: The Westin Princeton @ Forrestal […]

29th INVITATIONAL BENEFIT TOURNAMENT — Sunday, APRIL 27, 2014!

Another year has started and preparations are already under way for our 29th annual benefit tournament. It will be the last Sunday in April. Each year we work to make the event run smoothly and charge reasonable fees for competitors and spectators, so everyone may attend. American Isshinryu members will receive a $5.00 discount for […]

2013 BENEFIT TOURNAMENT SPONSORS

AS RUTH SMELTZER SAID: ” YOU HAVE NOT LIVED A PERFECT DAY, EVEN THOUGH YOU HAVE EARNE YOUR MONEY, UNLESS YOU HAVE DONE SOMETHING FOR SOMEONE WHO WILL NEVER BE ABLE TO REPAY YOU.” THE INDIVIDUALS AND OWNERS OF THE FOLLOWING BUSINESSES HAVE GIVEN FREELY AND COMPASSIONATELY TO HELP AMANDA, A 7-YEAR OLD DAUGHTER OF […]

Long Valley Benefit Tournament: Saturday, October 19

The seven-year-old daughter of a Washington Twp. police officer, has been undergoing treatments for a malignant brain tumor for many months, with many more to go. We are helping the Washington Twp. Police Department PBA 301 and the Hackettstown Police Department PBA 369 conduct a Children’s Kata Tournament to help raise funds to defray the […]

28th BENEFIT TOURNAMENT AWARD WINNERS

Divisions DIV FIRST SECOND THIRD           TEEN BLACK BELT WEAPONS 74 Justine Wollman Eli Bailey Christina McDonale MEN’S BLACK BELT WEAPONS 72 Joe Marotta Erik Williams Scott Fawett WOMEN’S BLACK BELT WEAPONS 73 Stephanie Cher-Haiser Cassandra Brown Heather Fuenzalida TEEN BROWN BELT WEAPONS 83 Miclael UmHoltz Paul Berster Kristen Wheeler ADULT […]