While not all those from our dojo who entered this weekend’s tournament won gold, our dojo ended up with as many medals as members who attended. This tournament had more contestants per division than most in the area. So such a high success rate is something to be proud of. Great effort by all. For […]
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18 young members of Silicon Valley Karate took part in Shinkyu Shotokan’s tournament this past Sunday. There was a total of 102 competitors. All of our members did well. Total medal count: Bronze=6; Silver=7; Gold=10. More important than the medals, students learned from their experience and had a good time with the friendly competition. We […]
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!
A few members of Silicon Valley Shotokan Karate took part in the annual Shinkyu Shotokan Invitational tournament in South San Francisco this past Sunday. In addition to competitors in individual kata and kumite events, a team of our brown belts competed in team kata. For some it was even their first tournament experience. We’re proud to report that most […]
Just a couple of photos from the recent WTKO international summer camp. The first is of instructors from the camp (including our own Keeling Sensei). Dojo members who placed in the camp tournament (Matthew, Yong & Ekapol). And Matthew passed his shodan exam at the camp, becoming our newest and youngest black belt!