Dear JKO Students and family members

January 2018 brings lots of excitement for Japan Karate-Do Organization and you!  We will hold the first training session of the new year celebration practice (Keiko Hajime) on Tuesday, January 2nd, at 5 pm.  All students, including Iai-Do members are invited to this special training.  Each family is invited to participate in a potluck dinner following the conclusion of training around 6 pm.  Please bring a dish or two of your favorite food to share with other families.

I will be providing water, may be Sake for adults, plates and utensils.  Special attention will be given to clean the dojo, your health, great training and superb progress including a blessing for everyone’s successful results in 2018.

2018 JKO PASSBOOKS ARE NOW AVAILABLE- Please fill out Membership Renewal forms and pay $25 affiliation fee.  A 2018 Blue Passbooks will be issued upon submission of form and fees.

A very special day has arrived for two of our dearest students.  Emma Buechler and Abby Matsuyoshi and  will attempt the black belt rank on Friday January 12, 2018 at 5pm.  They will be accompanied by 8 other candidates from around the USA.  The test will be given at the JKO Hombu dojo at  6108 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA 92011.  Classes will be canceled at our dojo so that each of you are able to attend test to support them. There is a special Kyu rank test from 4 PM, please check Hanshi the eligibility for the special test.

On Saturday, January 13th,

WKF Referee and rules seminars will be held from 10 AM to 12 Noon, conducted by a new WKF Referee, JKO Sempai Alejandra Munoz. It’s $20.00 per attendance.

Hanshi Miki will conducts Kata seminar from 12:30 to 3 PM. We will cover All of new requirement Katas for higher Dan ranks. The fee is $50.00 per participant.

The 46th JKO National Shito Ryu Karate-Do Championships will be held at the Calavera Hills Community Center, 2997 Glasgow Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92010,on Sunday January 14.  The facility door opens from 8:30 AM, the competition starts 10 AM.

Best of luck to everyone in 2018 and at the upcoming tournament!

Hanshi M. Miki

JKO Carlsbad Dojo will be open on Saturday, December 30th, please attend the regular classes and Iai Do class as well.

JKO Bulletin News: 2017 December and 2018 January

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JKO Bulletin News: 2017 December and 2018 January

 

December 2017:

The Kyu Rank Test will be held on Wednesday, December 6th. All of the application form and fees must be submitted by Friday, December 1st.

Saturday December 16th, JKO Mexicali, MX & Tijuana, MX have Kyu Rank tests.

JKO Carlsbad Dojo observes Christmas Holidays. JKO Carlsbad Dojo will be closed from Friday, December 22nd thru Tuesday, December 26th. JKO Dojo will resume regular class schedules from Wednesday, December 27rd .

 

JKO Carlsbad Dojo observes New Year Celebration. JKO Carlsbad Dojo will be closed on Saturday, December 30th, and Monday, January 1st, 2018.

 

January 2018:

JKO Carlsbad Dojo will hold a New Year Celebration Practice Pot Luck Party on Tuesday, January 2nd from 5 PM.

Please bring your favorite dishes and share with other members and their families. We cerebrate New Year !

The Special Brown and Black belts class will be held on Sunday, January 7th

 from 10 AM to 12 Noon.  It’s recommended for All of Brown and Black belts who is seeking to take Dan test on Friday January 12, to attend it with your partner.  The fees are $20.00 per person. The final tune up class.

 

JKO National Shito Ryu Karate-Do Championships and Masters events:

All of JKO members must participate in it.

Friday, January 12th,

@ 4 PM. Kyu Test:

@ 6 PM. Dan ( Black belt) Test:

Saturday, January 13th:

@ 10 AM to 12 Noon: Referee course, conducted by Alejandra Munoz Hernandez, a new WKF World Referee. $20.00 per participant.

@ Katas Seminars: New JKO Dan Rank creiteria and requirement Katas: $50.00 per participant. No video.

Sunday, January 14th.

JKO’s most priority events, 2018 JKO National Shitoryu Championships.

Calavera Hills Community Center: 2997 Glasgow Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92010

Facility Doors open @8:30 AM.

After the tournament party for out of San Diego residences, we would like offer out of town participants and their families for a light dinner and drinks. TBA

JKO Bulletin News; 2017 October, November & December

There is a Road closure on North bound on Avenida Encinas, for ater pipes construction on during October 16 thru November 6.  Please take the Palomar Airport Road to the Dojo.

The Shihan Kai seminar will be held at 12:30 to 6 PM on Saturday, October 28.

The venue will be at Genbu Kai Dojo: 848 North Parton St. Santa Ana, CA 92701. The cost $75.00 non member & $40.00 for member.

JKO Dojo Halloween Party will be held from 4 PM to 5:30 PM Tuesday, October 31. Please dress up in a costume and join us a fun party for everyone.

The regular classes are canceled.

The Special Brown and Black belts class will be held on Sunday, November 5th, from 10 AM to 12 Noon.  It’s highly recommended for All of Brown and Black belts to attend it from now, with your Bunkai & Ohyo partner.

The fees are $20.00 per person.

Tomodachi Cup, will be held on Sunday, November 12th, in Orange County, CA. More details will be available soon.

JKO Mexicali Dojo, Grand Opening; the new and bigger location and Rank testing celebrations will be held on Friday, November 17th, and Saturday, November 18th.

All Hawaii tournament will be held on Saturday, November 18th in Honolulu, Hawaii.

JKO Hombu Dojo observes the Thanksgiving National Holidays. The Dojo will be closed from Wednesday, November 22 thru Saturday, November 25th.

 

The Kyu Rank Test will be held on Wednesday, December 6th. All of the application form and fees must be submitted by Friday, December 1st.