IRKRS Seminars

 

 

Koryu Uchinadi is a pathway bridging the gap between kata and kumite, which serves to strengthen any style’s delivery system without adversely affecting its cosmetic appearance.

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2014 KU-based Seminars, Workshops, Study-Group gatherings and other recommended training opportunities around the world
KU Seminars

SEMINAR ITINERARY … still, a work in progress…

KU is a pathway bridging the gap between kata and kumite, which serves to strengthen any style’s delivery system without adversely affecting its cosmetic appearance. 

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4/5 Jan 2014 – Calgary [Canada] with Cody Stewart c/o the Bunbukan sensei.alan@bunbukan.ca

18/19 Jan 2014 – Potsdam [Germany] with Ante Brännbacka c/o Olaf Krey olafkrey@koryu-uchinadi.de

2 Feb 2014 – Tampere/Finland with Renshi Ante Brännbacka c/o jari.tuominen@satavartio.fi

9 Feb 2014 – Southampton/England: Aragaki Seisan with Ben Ryder c/o Ken fanner Kenneth.fanner@btinternet.com

16 Feb 2014 – Świdwin – Poland: KU Foundation & 2-Person Drills with Marek Knut c/o karate.swidwin@interia.pl

16 Feb 2014 – Cesena, Italy: KU Nyumon with Marco Forti c/o Seishinkai Cesena marco@marcoforti.net

27 Feb 2014 Wynnum/Australia KU with Patrick McCarthy c/o Sports Karate Australia roggeveen1@bigpond.com

1 Mar 2014 – Oxford/England: KU Study Group Opening with Ben Ryder c/o Ciaran McDonald info@oxfordshiretkd.co.uk

1 March 2014 Sydney [Terrey Hills] Australia with Patrick McCarthy c/o David Nowland david.nowland8@bigpond.com

15 Mar 2014 – Kauniainen/Finland with Renshi Ante Brännbacka c/o tiina.airola-siponmaa@hotmail.com

16 Mar 2014 – Cesena, Italy: KU Nyumon with Marco Forti c/o Seishinkai Cesena marco@marcoforti.net

20 Mar 2014 Wynnum/Australia KU with Patrick McCarthy c/o Sports Karate Australia roggeveen1@bigpond.com

21 March 2014 Grand Forks, North Dakota [USA] Motobu Choki Kumite Drills with Paul Lopresti Sensei c/o Jerry Lupkes jlupkes@frontiernet.net

22 March 2014 Warren, Minnesota [USA]  Motobu Choki Kumite Drills with Paul Lopresti Sensei c/o Jerry Lupkes jlupkes@frontiernet.net

22/23 Mar 2014 – Stockholm/Sweden: with Renshi Ante Brännbacka c/o Andreas Hansson hansonanders@ownit.nu  

23 March 2014 – Świdwin – Poland: KU Aragaki Seisan with Marek Knut c/o karate.swidwin@interia.pl

25-30 March 2014 – Brisbane [Australia] KU Instructor’s Gasshuku with Patrick McCarthy c/o Paul Massey-Reed paulandkim@westnet.com.au

29 Mar 2014 – Kauniainen/Finland with Renshi Ante Brännbacka c/o tiina.airola-siponmaa@hotmail.com

5 Apr 2014 – Sheffield/England: KU application concepts with Ben Ryder c/o Dill Young @ tel 07722462144

6 April 2014 – Tampere/Finland with Renshi Ante Brännbacka c/o jari.tuominen@satavartio.fi

13 Apr 2014 – Cesena, Italy: KU Nyumon with Marco Forti c/o Seishinkai Cesena marco@marcoforti.net

26/27 April 2014 – Świdwin – Poland: KU Nyumon with Marek Knut c/o karate.swidwin@interia.pl

3/4 May 2014 – Vaasa/Finlanda with Renshi Ante Brännbacka c/o jj.lehtio@luukku.com

03/04 May 2014 – Gärtringen  [Germany] with Olaf Krey c/o Sabrina Lubik binalu@web.de

10 May 2014 Brisbane – Australia KU Application Concepts with Sensei Peter Wetherspoon c/o Shihan Nigel McReaddie jc.nm@bigpond.com

16/18 May 2014 Lohja/Finland with Renshi Ante Brännbacka c/o jyrki.innanen@iki.fi

17/18 or 24/25 May 2014 [TBA] Helsinki/Finland with Renshi Ante Brännbacka c/o antebrannbacka@hotmail.com

28 May – 1 June – Veldhoven – The Netherlands: EU KU Gasshuku with Patrick McCarthy c/o the Dutch IRKRS/KU Shibu bertmollen@gmail.com

31 May 2014 Fredericton, NB, Canada – KU Concepts & Kata Application Practices with Geoff MacDonald c/o AJ LeFort achille.lefort@nrcan-mcan.gc.ca

1 June 2014 – Doaktown, NB [Canada]  Tegumi with Geoff MacDonald c/o Rob Wood rwood@elitekenpo.org

7/8 June – Hassloch, Germany:  Kata & Application Practice with Patrick McCarthy c/o Bernd Otterstätter  belotterstaetter@t-online.de

8 June 2014 Murrieta, CA [USA] at the Kobushi Shotokan Dojo with KU Shidoin, Paul Lopresti c/o John Relias  951-733-4882 or  jwr_3@yahoo.com   

14/15 June – Cesena, Italy:  Kata & Application Practice with Patrick McCarthy c/o Marco Forti marco@marcoforti.net

21/22 June – Dresden, Germany: Kata & Application Practice with Patrick McCarthy c/o Hendrik Felber mail@furyu.de

27-29 June 2014 Kihon Waza with Wolfgang Vogel c/o Oceanic Dojo (ZDK) Magnetic Island admin@ohaf.com.au

24-29 June – Ireland – Galway: KU Instructor’s Training with Patrick McCarthy c/o the Irish Shibu damien.costello@gmail.com or damienm.walker@hse.ie

28 June-1 July 2014 – Świdwin – Poland: Kids KU & Sport KU with Marek Knut c/o karate.swidwin@interia.pl

1-4 July 2014 – Świdwin – Poland: Adult KU with Marek Knut c/o karate.swidwin@interia.pl

4-6 July 2014 Sydney, Australia – Annual KU Kan-geiko with Shidoin Bill Johansen and Shihan Bob King c/o Darren Viemero dsviemero@iinet.net.au

5/6 July – Győr – Hungary: Kata & Application Practice with Patrick McCarthy c/o András Kern shotokai@freemail.hu

18/20 July 2014 Madrid Spain with KU Renshi, Ante Brännbacka c/o Jesús Espiga koryukanmadrid@gmail.com 

19 July 2014 – Gold Coast, Australia: Koryu Uchinadi with Patrick McCarthy at the Southern Cross Martial Arts [南十字武道研究會/Minami-juji Budo Kenkyukai] c/o Sensei Damien & Hannah Martin damien@southerncrossmartialarts.com 

24/25 Aug 2014 Christchurch NZ – KU/YR Concepts with Sensei Wolfgang Vogel c/o Hayden Spatcher haydens102@gmail.com

20/21 September 2014 Denver, CO, USA – KU Concepts & Kata Application Practices with Patrick McCarthy c/o Richard Gould & Erik Anger Hofer teangerhofer@gmail.com  

24-27 September 2014 – Toronto, Canada KU Gasshuku with Patrick McCarthy c/o Helen/Brian Sakamoto hcsakamoto@rogers.com

27/28 Sep 2014 – Hassloch  [Germany] with Olaf Krey c/o Bernd Otterstätter belotterstaetter@t-online.de

4/5 Oct 2014 – Fredericton, Canada c/o Geoff MacDonald kimudo@gmail.com 

11/12 Oct 2014 – DC, USA with Patrick McCarthy c/o Darrin Johnson darrinj1969@mac.com 
18/19 Oct 2014 – Calgary, Canada with Patrick McCarthy c/o Verlin Koch koch@sannan.ca  

18/19 Oct 2014 – Königsbrück  [Germany] with Olaf Krey c/o Hendrik Felber furyu@gmx.de

01/02 Nov 2014 – Chemnitz  [Germany] with Olaf Krey c/o Sven Köhler ko_sv@web.de

2015 IRKRS Seminars

TBA May 2015 – Brisbane [Australia] KU Instructor’s Gasshuku with Patrick McCarthy c/o Paul Massey-Reed paulandkim@westnet.com.au

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Deep roots strengthen the foundation of this art and yet wings provide the means to continue forth on the journey of discovery. Practicing Karate links us inconspicuously to its past; through discipline and sacrifice we discover our inner-self; by training together we forge important bonds of friendship and by living the art we honor its heritage…

 If you’re hosting/teaching a sanctioned KU-related seminar and it’s not listed here please contact me c/o patrick_mccarthy@mac.com to have it listed immediately.

*SPECIAL NOTE: Don’t settle for anything less than the best! If it’s not listed here it’s not a KU seminar.