Category Archive: Tournaments

Anything relating to martial art competitions

Oct 14 2014

Tournament Seminar Series

Thank you very much for attending our timekeeper, scorekeeper and corner judging seminar.  We are striving to make our tournaments as fair, impartial and enjoyable as possible for all our students.  I also want our judges to understand tournaments are not a “must win” for our personal dojos.  We are all Uechi-Ryu and we wish …

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Jun 30 2014

2014 Tournament Series

 Sensei Len Testa and I have been discussing another tournament series for a while now and decided to go forward with this plan.  We will collaborate 2 this year and possibly return to a 3 tournament series next year. The 2 tentative tournament dates are October 4th and November 29 for the year of the …

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Jan 15 2014

Want to compete in the Uechi WorldCup?

  I’ve promised to field a Uechi-Ryu team to compete in this year’s Uechi World cup held in Miami, FL this year on June 9th 2014.  I want to invite any and all Uechi student in the northeast to come work out with me once a week either on Friday nights which is a sparring …

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Sep 20 2013

All Okinawan Karate & Kobudo Championships

Dear fellow karate-ka, The Martial Arts committee (MAC) of the Okinawa Association of America is hosting its annual All Okinawan Karate and Kobudo Championships on October 19th in Gardena, CA. Please see the attachments for more information regarding this tournament. We hope to see you there! Best regards, Michael DeDonato Treasurer,  OAA-MAC Shihan, Uechi-ryu of …

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Sep 09 2013

Arizona Karate Championships and USA Karate National Qualifier

Para ayuda en español, por favor envíe un correo electrónico a, rarevalo@balancefs.com   September, 2013     Dear Sensei, instructors, competitors, and Parents, Hope everyone had a great summer. Now its time to get back to serious training and prepare for the Arizona Fall Karate Championships. This event is sponsored by Sensei Walden. All rings …

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Jun 07 2013

Youth Karate Tournament

Sensei George, I never got around to thanking you for letting me train with you and your students when I was there in Florida a few months back. I hope Susan didn’t mind me calling her several times trying to find the location. My GPS wasn’t synched up. But you know me, wherever I am …

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Apr 30 2008

tournament with John Griffin and Ernie Harriman

On April 26, I gathered a few of my students and headed to Cromwell Connecticut.  I met my first student at 5 am in the morning and drove an hour to Braintree and picked up another student who volunteered to take this ride to represent me and compete in a tournament hosted by 2 of …

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Apr 13 2008

First Tournament

I am happy to inform everyone the first tournament of our “Uechi Karate Championship Series” turned out very well. As usual, most of the active Uechi community in the Northeast took part in these get together. There were more then 120 competitors this tournament and we are looking to improve with each passing tournament. My …

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