Team, festival was cancelled for weather today. No need to show up for shifts. Booth is taken down and site is clear. Thank you!
Note: Attendance is Required for all NoVA Isshinryu Instructors and Students, and is optional but recommended for all OES Karate Students & their Parents!
Plan to attend!
with Sensei Dane Sutton, Hanshigo, Kudan
When: Saturday, September 29, 2018
Time: 11:30 noon-5:30pm
Location: Kent Gardens Elementary School Gymnasium Address: 1717 Melbourne Drive McLean, VA 22101
Sponsors: Renshi Mami Gebereegziabher, 5th Dan – Kent Gardens Karate Club; Kyoshi Paul Cote, 7th Dan, PSKC Advisor
Time Table and Agenda:
11:30am-12:00noon Arrival and Dress in Gi, Sign Cards, Warm-up on your own, Ready to line up at 11:55am
12:00noon-1:00pm Early-Bird ‘Renshi Circle’ (evaluated by Kyoshi in attendance)
Each Renshi Group teaches 4 rotating study group levels for 15 minutes each group
Renshi Jen and Jaeson Kosarsky: Jodan Uke/Uraken Uchi: Progressive Applications from KataRenshi Kotanchick and Willey: Gedan Uke: Progressive Applications for Kyu and Dan RanksRenshi Keefer and Gebereegziabher: Shuto Uke: Progressive Applications from KataRenshi Gulik and Kendall: Body Positioning Techniques and Strategies for Self-Defense(Note: The 4-group Renshi Circle and 4-study groups will run concurrently during this hour) (Note: We will formally greet Hanshi Sutton upon his arrival during this hour)
1:00pm-1:05pm Finish Renshi Circle and Short Break
1:05pm-1:10 Formal Bow-In: Hanshi Sutton, 9th Dan
1:10pm-1:40pm Kyu and Dan Promotions: Hanshi Sutton, 9th Dan
1:40pm-2:00pm Group Photos: (1) Entire Group, Including Youth; (2) Adults (for LaVie)
(3) Hanshi, Kyoshi, Renshi; (4) Hanshi & Kyoshi; (5) Hanshi & Renshi
2:00pm-2:05pm Short Break
2:05pm-3:05pm Evaluation of Kata Groups by Hanshi Sutton and Kyoshi Dang
Seisan/Seiunchin Group (White thru Orange Belts): Kyoshi Cote
Naihanchi Group (Blue Belts): Kyoshi Marmon
Wansu Group (Green Belts): Kyoshi R. Miller
Sunsu Group (Brown Belts/Dan Ranks): Kyoshi J. Miller
(Note: Kata Groups will run concurrently during this hour)
3:05pm-3:15pm Short Break
3:15pm-4:15pm Seminar: Kyoshi Marmon: Pathways to a Life-Long Study of Karate (Lecture/Demo/Some Hands-On Training)
4:15pm-5:15pm Seminar: Kyoshi Cote: The Three Circles and Mother-Child Hands (Demo/Hands-On Training)
5:15pm-5:30pm Adjourn: Bow Out, and Re-Dress
5:30pm-5:40pm Go to Social (at Sensei Gebereegziabher’s home)
Team NoVa isshinryu – Remember no workout this Friday due to the festival. If you have not signed up for a time at the festival booth please do so soon.
When: Saturday, September 8th 9:30AM-5:00PM and Sunday, September
Where: On the main Conservancy Grounds at 6060 Burke Centre Parkway,
Burke, VA, 22015
Booth Number: This year, we are in the back of the festival, at
booth number 15! (good location))! When you arrive, please grab a
map, and proceed to our booth.
Parking: Unless you are loading/unloading, it is best to park at one
of the community centers and take the free shuttle to and from the
Shuttle information can be found here:
What to bring with you: Please wear your Club T-shirt, and its also
a good idea to bring your gi. We will be working on basics padwork
and teaching kata while we staff the booth. Bringing Sunscreen and water/refreshments are highly recommended.