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2013 Benefit Tournament

28th INVITATIONAL BENEFIT TOURNAMENT Sunday, April 28, 2013 Another year has started and preparations are already under way for our 28th 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 […]

HANSHI DUESSEL’S 85th

Home from Pittsburgh after attending the party to wish Hanshi William H. Duessel a HAPPY 85th BIRTHDAY, actually May 30th.  What other imprtant thing happened on this date that affected the Isshin-ryu world.  Check out the photos on the web page.

2012 ISK Benefit Tournament

27th INVITATIONAL BENEFIT TOURNAMENT Sunday, April 29, 2012 Another year has started and preparations are already under way for our 27th 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 […]

Home from Maine

We are officially back in NJ from Maine.  We started our vacation visiting friends at the MIKA weekend event at the More To Life campgrounds.  Friday evening Rebecca Pushard and Josh Buck earned their fourth degree black belts.  Senseis Jodi, Clem and Mat earned their third degree black belts.  Saturday morning after a bo and sai […]

TRAINING SESSION – ARCH TO KNOWLEDGE – PROMOTION

Our recent training sessions started at 6:59 PM Friday evening accompanied by rain that lasted until 1:18 AM.  The Friday sessions were for Black Belts and Brown Belts who are hoping to finalize their travel toward becoming a Sho Dan, First Degree Black Belt.  Saturday sessions continued early and ended with a demonstration in our training center with […]

IWKA UPDATE

We are home from Indianapolis and the IWKA World Championships.  The trip there took thirteen hours because of the need to replace the muffler and tailpipe on my Dakota.  Coming home was a mere eleven hours.  Indy Bushido, the host group, did a tremendous job running the event with the help during the competitions of […]

THE NEW DOJO

BECAUSE OF THE EFFORTS OF MANY OF OUR STUDENTS, THE NEW DOJO WILL BE READY FOR MONDAY, MAY 2, 2011.  LET THE TRAINING CONTINUE!

MOVING DOJO – MAY 1st

  STARTING MONDAY, MAY 2, 2011 OUR DOJO WILL BE LOCATED AT THE METHODIST CHURCH’S COMMUNITY CENTER IN INDEPENDENCE. IT IS ABOUT 3 ½ MILES WEST OF HACKETTSTOWN ON ROUTE 46 – – ½ MILE ON THE RIGHT PAST ECONO COURT MOTEL AT THE BASE OF THE HILL IN INDEPENDENCE. LARGER SPACE AMPLE PARKING OUTDOOR […]

THANKS!

Due to the help of students, parents of students, students from neighboring karate schools, competitors and everyone who attended our 26th benefit karate tournament, 4/10/11, the day was a tremendous success.  THANKS is a little word but expresses my gratitude for the help and friendship of everyone who helped make the day memorable.

April Newsletter, Benefit Tournament & Life’s Purpose

OUR 26TH BENEFIT TOURNAMENT FOR DIABETES AND THE HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS PROGRAM IS SUNDAY, APRIL 10TH THIS YEAR.    THOUGH THE FUNDS RAISED GOES TO CHARITY, REGISTER EARLY AND SAVE.   WE CAN USE THE HELP OF STUDENTS, FAMILY AND FRIENDS.     Congratulations to the people who earned promotions since our last newsletter.  Junior  Yellow Belt […]