Author Archives: Sensei Keeling

Instructors’ Class July 10, 2016

The goal: To raise the level of instructional quality among those teaching traditional karate (particularly JKA-style Shotokan, but not exclusively) in the Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bay area. The focus on this set will be “Arm Techniques.” Instructor list to be finalized late June. See the event listing on July 10 on our calendar for registration information: […]

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Ubl Sensei seminars

Ubl Sensei is returning for a seminar set on May 27-29: Friday, May 27, 7-8:15pm (all ranks), 8:15-9:00pm (brown & black belts only) Saturday, May 28, 10-11:15am (all ranks), 11:15am-12:00pm (brown & black belts only), 2-3:15pm (all ranks), 3:15-4:00pm (brown & black belts only) Sunday, May 29, 10-11:15am (all ranks), 11:15am-12:00pm (brown & black belts […]

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More Tournament Success!

We had a couple of our brown belts compete in today’s fairly large tournament in South San Francisco. Akiko was in the 35-year-old+ women’s division for kata, which was half black belts. She placed first. Kostas was in the 35-year-old+ men’s division for kumite, which was mostly black belts. He placed second. Congratulations!

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Kitagawa Sensei Seminars March 22-23

We are pleased to announce that Princeton Shotokan’s Kitagawa Sensei will be teaching here in March. Kitagawa (Takeshi) Sensei has been teaching karate for over thirty years in both Japan and the United States. In Japan, he worked alongside Nagaki (Mitsuru) Sensei (father of WKF World Champion, Nagaki Shinji) in Ehime Prefecture and was a […]

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