Seminars with Sensei Itokazu Seisho
Seminars held in Colorado September 13th, 14, and 15th and Michigan September 21 and 22, 2019. Matayoshi Kobudo Shinbukai President, Itokazu Seisho and Head of Uechi Ryu Konankai in Okinawa, Japan.
Friendship Cup 2019
Bennetts Karate dojo representation at the Friendship Cup 2019 in Golden Colorado. Great Job everyone!
Okinawa Training Trip 2019
Richard Bennett, chief instructor for Bennetts Karate, and Cam Davies from Community Karate and Fitness traveled to Okinawa, Japan to train martial arts at the Honbu Dojo of Itokazu Seisho, Hanshi and head of Matayoshi Kobudo Shinbukai.
Virtually training non-stop, they found time to visit landmarks of Okinawa including the Fukushuen Gardens, the Dojo Bar, and Shuri Castle. They also visited other dojos including the Ryukyu Kobudo/Uechi Ryu dojo of Masakazu Kinjo, Hanshi for Ryukyu Kobudo and Uechi Ryu Hozonkai. Richard was also able to make another trip to visit Senaga Yoshitsune, Hanshi of Uechi Ryu Kenseikai
George Mattson's Winterfest - Mount Dora
Winterfest held at Mount Dora, Florida hosted by George Mattson - 10 dan Uechi Ryu. The event was held March 1 - 3, 2019
Special guest was Tsukasa Gushi, son of Shinyu Gushi, and taught both karate and kobudo classes representing his style of Uechi Ryu called Ryukokaku.