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FSKA 24th Annual Spring Tournament 2017

Saturday, April 8, 2017
Homestead High School Gymnasium
21370 Homestead Road, Cupertino, CA 95014

Registration – 11:30 a.m.at the door Demonstration and Competition starts at 12:30 p.m. SHARP!
Adult Competition immediately following Youth
 Individual Events: $45 per event
 Team Kata: $60 per team ($20 per person)
 Team Kumite $75 per team ($15 per person)
Cash or Money Order ONLY – NO PERSONAL CHECKS
$5 Discount per individual event if paid by March 15, 2017 (Wednesday)
SPECTATOR FEE (pay at door):
ADULTS: $5.00 (18 & over) – YOUTH: $3.00 (6-17) – 5 & under: FREE

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Main Dojo Student Highlight: Ethan Luong

NAME: Ethan Luong RANK: Pre-Nidan 3 LENGTH OF TRAINING: ~4 Years FAVORITE KATA: Bassai Sho FAVORITE KUMITE TECHNIQUE:  Mawashi Geri TOURNAMENT HISTORY: FSKA Winter/Spring Tournaments HOBBIES/OTHER ACTIVITIES: Travelling, playing piano, swimming and being outdoors in addition to practicing Karate

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Main Dojo Student Highlight: Stephanie Luong

NAME: Stephanie Luong RANK: Pre-Nidan 3 LENGTH OF TRAINING: 2 Years FAVORITE KATA: Chinte FAVORITE KUMITE TECHNIQUE:  Yoko Geri TOURNAMENT HISTORY: FSKA Winter/Spring Tournaments HOBBIES/OTHER ACTIVITIES: Travelling, swimming and being outdoors in addition to practicing Karate      

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XIX FSKA WORLD KARATE CHAMPIONSHIPS, England – October 26-29 2017

Dear Friends,
FUNAKOSHI SHOTOKAN KARATE FEDERATION
Email: worldchampionship2017@yahoo.com
Website: xixfskaworldkaratechampionship.com

It is a veritable pleasure for me to extend an invitation to you all to participate, experience and enjoy the XIX FSKA WORLD KARATE CHAMPIONSHIPS in England this year.
The FSKA World Championships will be held from 26th of October to the 29th of October 2017. The K2 Sports Centre in Crawley, West Sussex, England is the chosen location for the event.
By hosting this World Karate Championship, we hope to contribute to the further development of Funakoshi Shotokan Karate Association and we welcome and encourage the attendance of countries from all continents.
We thank you in advance for your dedication to be present at this XIX FSKA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2017.
With our deepest respect and friendship, we will look forward to seeing you all in England.

Yours in karate,
Sensei Debi Steven
Founder and Director of Funakoshi Limited (5th Dan FSKA)

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CONGRATULATIONS Main Dojo NEW Black Belts!

NOVEMBER 19, 2016 DAN EXAM RESULTS-MILPITAS

YONDAN (4th Degree)
1. Eric Hiranaka
2. Robert Kawaguchi
3. Guille Campos

SANDAN (3rd Degree)
4. Tan Doan
5. Lana Fukami

NIDAN (2nd Degree)
6. Dave Cao
7. William Shrum
8. Brendan Ansari
9. Chau Doan
10. Brandon Fong
11. Ashely Pang
12. Kattie Chang
13. Helen Nguyen
14. Kensho Fukami

SHODAN (1st Degree)
15. Naveen Krishnamurthy
16. Jenna Kylmanen
17. Milton Hernandez
18. Ariana Dulay
19. Akshay Sinha
20. Justin Nguyen
21. Arjun Patel
22. Ryan Nguyen
23. Tiffany Luong
24. Pratheet Joshi
25. Yvonne Ko
26. Celine Tran
27. Geneisys Marcos
28. Aldrin R. Udasco II

Shihan Kenneth Funakoshi
Examiner

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CONGRATULATIONS Maidu Karate NEW Black Belts!

New Black Belt Ranks:
Godan (5th degree) Jon Hartman, Susan Hansen
Nidan (2nd degree) Tyson Vu, Neda Wilson
Shodan (1st degree) Amirta Balakrishnan, Mark Bixler, Ben Chain, Shaun Kerr, Anika Maragathavel, Joshua Peterson, Eli Rippert, Jasleen Sekhon, Joshua Swink, Rushil Tarvadi, Amanuel Tefera, Sandy Wheeler

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Main Dojo Student Highlight: Jessica Kwan

NAME: Jessica Kwan RANK: 3rd kyu LENGTH OF TRAINING: 1 Year Favorite Kata:  Jihon FAVORITE KUMITE TECHNIQUE:  Sweep TOURNAMENT HISTORY: FSKA 28th ANNUAL Tournament, Oct. 2016 HOBBIES/OTHER ACTIVITIES: Basketball, Ice skating, Playing the Clarinet  FAVORITE QUOTE: Don’t stop believing !!!      

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Congratulations to Maidu Karate Tournament Participants

Congratulations to Maidu Karate Tournament Participants, Roseville Dojo, Sensei Chet Kawashige. Amanuel Tefera, Ramona Beauregard, Logan McLaughlin, Ben Chain, Mikey Beauregard, Samson Haefele, Eli Rippert, Anthony Carlino, Okyanus Emek, Jeremy Johnson, Megan McLaughlin, Sensei Jim Wheeler, Sensei Kawashige, Soroush Sabzeray

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FSKA Officiating Seminar – October 8, 2016

OFFICIATING SEMINAR TAUGHT BY SHIHAN KENNETH FUNAKOSHI October 8, 2016 (Saturday) 12:00 – 3:00 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. 12:00 – 1:00 pm – Black Belt Officiating Seminar (adults)   1:00 – 2:00 pm – Youth[…]

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