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Featured Affiliate – Washington Shotokan Association

Washington Shotokan Association 12754 Bel Red Rd. Bellevue, WA. 98004 (425) 454 6633     Washington Shotokan Association (WSA) was founded by Sensei Andre’ Dulce, 7th Degree, on Oct. 1, 1973 and is a nonprofit karate organization in the State of Washington. WSA has grown and prospered throughout the years in the Seattle – Bellevue area. With many satellite locations the WSA membership has continued to expand its karate membership over the years. The[…]

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FSKA England Seminar by Sensei Kyle Funakoshi (8th Dan)

FSKA England Seminar by FSKA Premier Instructor Sensei Kyle Funakoshi 8th Degree Black Belt   Sensei Kyle Funakoshi, (hachidan), started training in 1978 under Shihan Kenneth Funakoshi at the original main dojo (Puck’s Alley) in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Following the family legacy and having taught at various venues from community centers, corporations, and affiliate schools, striving to bring out the maximum potential from students is paramount.  Sensei Kyle also conducts seminars and examinations locally and internationally[…]

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Featured Affiliate – Karate-do Portugal Shotokan (KPS) Karate-Do Portugal (KPS) is a Portuguese National Organization with over 700 students and 35 affiliated clubs. In 1997, KPS joined FSKA, and the Technical Committee of the KPS attended the first seminar with Shihan Funakoshi in Crawley, England in 1998. Karate-Do Portugal members participated in the 1st European Championship held in Wroclaw, Poland. Since that time, KPS members have participated in many FSKA World Championships, including England, United States, Latvia, Italy, and Poland .[…]

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A Very Special Thank You

A Very Special THANK YOU!!! to everyone who participated in this year’s 21st Annual FSKA Spring Tournament   Thank you to everyone from the Main Dojo, Soledad Dojo, Maidu Dojo, Salinas Dojo, Chang Tai Do, King City/Greenfield Dojos, Vacaville Dojo and San Francisco Dojo for helping us run a successful event.  Thank you for volunteering your time in judging, scorekeeping, staging, set-up, clean-up and anything else that was needed. Thank you to all of the[…]

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17TH FSKA World Cup – August 27-30, 2015

Dear Shihan Kenneth Funakoshi, Sensei’s and Friends,  It is with great exitement and enthusiasm that I invite everyone to our beautiful country to compete in the 17th annual FSKA Shobu World Karate Championships. I am looking forward to hosting this worldclass event from the 27th to the 30th of August 2015 at the Walter Sisulu Sports Complex on the Randburg Sporting grounds in Johannesburg, South Africa. I would like to encourage all our affiliates, students[…]

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21st Spring Tournament – April 25, 2015

Funakoshi Shotokan Karate Association (A California Corporation) 21st Spring Karate Championship & Demonstration OPENING TOURNAMENT DEMO (Youth & Adult) Kata & Self Defense Events will include: Individual KATA and KUMITE for all Youth Ranks! Individual KATA and KUMITE for all Adult Ranks! 5 person team kumite (Adults) 3 person Synchronized Team Kata Gold, Silver & Bronze Medals will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Winners! All others will be awarded “Fighting Spirit” medals![…]

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Officiating Seminar 2015 – April 11, 2015

OFFICIATING SEMINAR TAUGHT BY SHIHAN KENNETH FUNAKOSHI April 11, 2015 (Saturday) 12:30 – 2:30 pm OFFICIATING – ALL BLACK BELTS (Adults) $50.00 (with current FSKA Annual Membership Card) $55.00 (without current FSKA Annual Membership Card) PLACE: 1293 South Park Victoria Blvd., Milpitas, CA PHONE: (408) 263-8544 DIRECTIONS: I-680, exit Landess/Montague East on Landess, Left on S. Park Victoria Blvd.   This is the first officiating seminar to be held this year by Shihan Funakoshi. These[…]

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Kumite Practice 2015 – April 11, 2015

Funakoshi Shotokan Karate Association (A California Corporation) KUMITE PRACTICE Presented By SENSEI KYLE FUNAKOSHI FREE PRACTICE TRAINING Youth: All Ranks (FREE) Adults: Color Belts only (FREE) Date: April 11, 2015 (Saturday) Time: 1:00 – 2:30 pm Place: FSKA Workd Headquarters 1293 South Park Victory Blvd. Milpitas, CA Phone: (408) 263-8544 Directions: I-680. Exit Landess (East) Left on South Park Victoria Drive (next to CoMerica Bank) Show your dojo spirit and don’t miss this opportunity on[…]

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