Amos Sensei Seminars & Dan Exam March 8-10

Richard Amos Sensei will be visiting our dojo again March 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 seminars to take place in our main dojo at Cubberley Community Center, in Palo Alto.

Friday, March 8: “Elite” Youth 5:00-5:45pm: ages 8-17, minimum green belt ($10 extra for SVSK members; $20 fee for non-members)

Seminar 1 – 7:00-8:15pm: all levels, 13 years and older (those 13-15 years old should be minimum green belt)

Seminar 2 – 8:15-9:00pm: brown- & black-belts, minimum 15 years old.

Saturday, March 9:

  • 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; no regular 10am kids class this day)
  • 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, March 10:

  • 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 (through college) 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 March 3 to take advantage of pre-payment discounts. Please send/bring payment to Silicon Valley Karate, 4000 Middlefield Rd., Suite G7, Palo Alto, CA, 94303.

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