Category Archives: Guest Instructors

Self-Defense Seminar with Mr. Rory Miller April 12

Silicon Valley Karate hosted internationally-acclaimed self-defense expert and author Mr. Rory Miller on Thursday, April 12, 6-9pm for a special workshop. Various subjects were discussed and trained. We covered two subjects. The first was “Context of Violence;  an overview of the seven things that any self defense class must cover: • Legal and Ethical dimensions […]

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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 […]

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Berger Sensei Seminar Monday, August 28.

Sensei Michael Berger will again be visiting our dojo on Monday, August 28. As many SVSK members already know, Sensei Berger is a very highly-regarded, highly-skilled instructor, known not only for his traditional Shotokan skills, but also for his knowledge of practical applications and Chinese martial arts. Sensei Berger trained in Japan in the 1980s & […]

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Amos Sensei Seminars & Dan Exam April 28-30

Richard 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 […]

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Ubl Sensei Seminars December 9-11

Ubl Sensei is returning for a seminar set December 9-11: Friday, Dec 9, 7:00-8:15pm (all ranks), 8:15-9:00pm (brown & black belts only) Saturday, Dec 10, 10-11:15am (all ranks), 11:15am-12:00pm (brown & black belts only), 3-4:15pm (all ranks), 4:15-5:00pm (brown & black belts only) Sunday, Dec 11, 10-11:15am (all ranks), 11:15am-12:00pm (brown & black belts only)* […]

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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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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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