Amos Sensei Seminars & Dan Exam December 8-10

Richard Amos Sensei will be visiting our dojo again December 8-10 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, December 8 (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, December 9 (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, December 10 (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 November 28 to take advantage of pre-payment discounts. Please send payment to Silicon Valley Karate, 4000 Middlefield Rd., unit G7, Palo Alto, CA, 94303.

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