Karate USA
  IKA NEWS

ISSHINRYU KARATE-DO ASSOCIATION

FEBRUARY 26, 2011

BLACK BELT TESTING

&

SEMINAR

GREENVILLE, MISSISSIPPI

 

 

                         

                                                 Sensei Harvey Kennedy                                                            Sensei Harvey Kennedy, Master Bill Pogue, and Sensei Larry Dreher       

                                                                with

                         Sensei Chris Ruddell, Sensei Mike Myers, Sensei Tim Tyler

             


 

ISSHINRYU KARATE-DO ASSOCIATION

FEBRUARY 13, 2010

BLACK BELT TESTING

 

IKA BOARD & BLACKBELTS

Standing: Chris Ruddell, Justin Eifling, Ronnie Brasher, Michael Myers, Harvey Kennedy, Bill Pogue

Kneeling: Tyler Bloxom, Gary Bolda, Rebecca Bolda

 


ISSHINRYU KARATE-DO ASSOCIATION

NOVEMBER 2007

BLACK BELT TESTING & SEMINAR

 

IKA BOARD

Standing: Rickey Arendale - Phillip Worbington - Kevin Taylor - Harvey Kennedy -

Larry Dreher - Ed Johnson - Ronnie Brasher - Mark Rudd

Kneeling: Wade Hobbs - Justin Eifling - Mike Sullivan - Chris Ruddell - Donald Rudd - Steve Collins - Bill Pogue

 


Isshinryu Karate-Do Association -- Seminar  --  Sat, Nov. 10th, 2007

Seminar fee: $25

Isshinryu Black Belts ONLY

IKA Board Members - FREE

Where:  Bossier High School  -  Girl's Gym  -  777 Bearkat Dr. Bossier City, LA 71111

When:   Saturday, November 10, 2007

Black Belt testing starts at 9 a.m. followed by a lunch break and then the seminar will start no later than 1 p.m., maybe earlier (12 noon).

The seminar will be finished by the time Black Belt competition at the tournament starts, so Isshinryu Black Belts will have an opportunity to watch or compete in the Black Belt competition. We are offering a special tournament price of only an additional $20 for Isshinryu Black Belts who attend the seminar and compete in the tournament. Tournament takes place in the Bossier High School Main Gym.  Tournament Information

Peter Carbone, is our guest instructor this year, weapons is his specialty.

Hanshi Ku Dan, Soke-Keizon (9th degree red and gold belt) in Ryukyu Kobujutsu (weaponry)  Kyoshi Hachi Dan (8th degree Red & White belt) in Isshinryu Karate & Kobudo President of the "Ryukyunote Kobujutsu Hozon Budo Kyokai", Ryukyu Weapons Society, based in Okinawa.  The Weapons Society is dedicated to the preservation of the original Ryukyu Warrior weaponry practice and its relationship to empty hand technique, with 16 weapons and over 50 Kata.  He is also a maker of fine Okinawan Weaponry.

"Today at age 61, I have traveled to the orient on 26 occasions in pursuit of martial art knowledge and perfection. Through my training, investigation and teaching I am making a contribution to the martial art community by preserving the historical and cultural value of the antiquity study of weaponry and its relationship to empty hand technique.", Peter Carbone

 As a result of our IKA board members poll, topics to be covered in one hour clinics are:

1.                 Basic overview and demo of Okinawan weapons

2.                 Special instruction with baton (arnis) with police applications and applications to modern day self-defense

3.                 Kama - includes demo and short practice of a kama kata

4.                 Bo, sai, and tuifa kumite techniques

 


Karate USA Home
Children's Classes
Class Schedules
Location Map
Instructors
Tournament Information
IKA News
Belt Rank
Class News
LeadershipKatas

email: isshinryukarate@bellsouth.netEmail at:
isshinryukarate@bellsouth.net

NASHVILLE CONFERENCE

APRIL 14, 2007

Back Row (Standing)

Randy Beedon, Bill Kimmel, David Cowan, Kevin Taylor, Jim Vestal, Wade Hobbs, George Rodenbach, Bob Stovall, Gary Cotter

Middle Row (Kneeling)

Jonathan Bridges, Clint Allain, Marlene Cowan, Chris Ruddell, Scott Cruz, Steve Collins, Mike Sullivan,
Mike Myers, Connie Worbington, Justin Eifling, Mike Taylor, Scott Love

Front Row (Sitting)

Ronnie Brasher, Dennis Anderson, Jimmy Chrestensen, Phillip Worbington, Anthony Hathaway,
Danny Bartley, Larry Dreher, Harvey Kennedy, Bill Pogue, Kenneth Pittaway

 

 

BLACK BELT DAY IN MISSISSIPPI

-Sponsored by the ISSHINRYU KARATE-DO Assn. ( IKA)

May 4th & 5th- Greenville, Ms.

 

 

 

 

Back Row, left to right: Harvey Kennedy, Larry Dreher, Barrett Johnson, Jeff Witherspoon, John Starnes, Crystal Whitman, Jerry Holt, Bill Kimmel, Jimmy Christensen, Philip Worbington, and Bill Coppage.

Middle row: Jeremy Hughes, James Selby, Chris Ruddell, James Finn, Darren Sullivan, Ricky Airendale, Mike Sullivan, Justin Eiffling, Wade Hobbs

Front row: Kevin Ho, Jonathan Bridges, Lisa Wanker, Joshua Fagan, Connie Worbington, Adam Buckley, and Becky Gunstream
 
 
Black Belt Day in Mississippi

Saturday, May 5, 2007 -- Greenville, MS

 
Congratulations to the following NEW Black Belts:
 
Adam Buckley, sho dan
Josh Fagan, sho dan
Kevin Ho, sho dan
Barrett Johnson, sho dan
John Starnes, sho dan
Connie Worbington, san dan
All of the above successfully tested before the IKA Black Belt Testing Board
at the recent Black Belt Day in Mississippi on May 5, 2007 in Greenville Mississippi.
 

TOURNAMENT RESULTS

 

Empty Hand Kata
Womens Kata
1st -- Connie Worbington
2nd -- Becky Gunstream
3rd -- Lisa Wanker
 
Mens Kata--Sho Dans and Ni dans
1st -- Darin Kanter
2nd -- Jonathan Bridges
3rd -- Bill Kimmel
 
Mens Kata--San Dans and Yo Dans
1st -- Justin Eifling
2nd -- Mike Sullivan
3rd -- Wade Hobbs
4th -- Chris Ruddell
5th -- Jeff Witherspoon
 
Mens Kata-- Go Dans, Roku Dans, and Nana Dans
1st -- Jerry Holt
2nd -- Jimmy Chrestensen
3rd -- Phillip Worbington
 
Weapons Kata
Womens Weapons Kata
1st -- Connie Worbington
2nd  -Becky Gunstream
3rd -- Lisa Wanker
 
Mens Weapons Kata--Sho Dans and Ni dans
1st -- Bill Kimmel
2nd -- Jonathan Bridges
3rd -- Darin Kanter
 
MensWeapons Kata--San Dans and Yo Dans
1st -- Chris Ruddell
2nd -- Mike Sullivan
3rd -- Justin Eifling
4th -- Jeff Witherspooon
5th -- Wade Hobbs
 
Mens Weapons Kata-- Go Dans, Roku Dans, and Nana Dans
1st -- Phillip Worbington
2nd -- Jerry Holt
3rd -- Jimmy Chrestensen
 
 Kumite
 
Mens Kumite--Sho Dan thru Yo Dan
1st -- Justin Eifling
2nd -- Darin Kanter
3rd -- Wade Hobbs
4th -- Jonathan Bridges
5th -- Mike Sullivan

 

 

 ***Email: IsshinryuKarate@bellsouth.net


Karate USA Home | Children's Classes | Class Schedules
Location Map | Instructors | Tournaments | Leadership | Class News
 
 

Questions, comments, problems or suggestions?  Email the Webmaster.

Last updated April 19, 2007