Amos Sensei Seminars & Dan Exam April 28-30

Amos2Richard Amos Sensei will be visiting our dojo April 28-30 to teach seminars and administer a dan (black belt) exam.

Amos Sensei is Chief Instructor for the World Traditional Karate Organization.  He spent many years honing his skills in Japan, including in the exclusive JKA Instructors’ Course. He is an amazing technician who exemplifies the highest standards of Shotokan karate.

Seminars will take place Friday evening, Saturday morning and afternoon and Sunday morning, with the exam following the Sunday morning seminar set. All Friday & Saturday seminars to take place in our main dojo at Cubberley Community Center, in Palo Alto. Sundays seminars & exam will take place at De Anza College, in Cupertino (one of the PE rooms near the pool).

Friday, April 28 (main dojo in Palo Alto):

  • Kids’ class 5:00-5:45pm: ages 6-12, all levels (this one $10 extra for SVSK members; $20 fee for non-members)
  • Seminar 1 – 7:00-8:15pm: all levels, 13 years and older.
  • Seminar 2 – 8:15-9:00pm: brown- & black-belts, minimum 15 years old.

Saturday, April 29 (main dojo in Palo Alto):

  • Seminar 3 – 8:00-9:15am: all levels, 13 years and older.
  • Seminar 4 – 9:15-10:00am: brown- & black-belts, minimum 15 years old.
    • (break for brunch; regularly scheduled class for 6-12 year olds 10:00-10:45am)
  • Seminar 5 – 2:00-3:15pm: all levels, 13 years and older.
  • Seminar 6 – 3:15-4:00pm: brown- & black-belts, minimum 15 years old.

Sunday, April 30 (De Anza College):

  • Seminar 7 – 9:00-10:15am: all levels, 13 years and older.
  • Seminar 8 – 10:15-11:00am: brown- & black-belts, minimum 15 years old.
  • Dan Exam (pre-qualified applicants only)

 

Rates:

  • 1 seminar: $25 (pre-pay $20)
  • 2 seminars: $45 (pre-pay $40)
  • 3 seminars: $65 (pre-pay $55)
  • 4 seminars: $80 (pre-pay $60)
  • 5 seminars: $95 (pre-pay $80)
  • 6 seminars: $110 (pre-pay $95)
  • 7 seminars: $120 (pre-pay $100)
  • 8 seminars: $130 (pre-pay $110)
  • Discount for full-time students: $5 off total if attending 2-3 seminars; $10 off if attending 4 or more.
  • Discount for WTKO members: $5 off total if attending 2-3 seminars; $10 off if attending 4 or more.
  • Payment must be received by April 22 to take advantage of pre-payment discounts.

Those wishing to take the dan exam should consult with Keeling Sensei.