Past Event - March 8, 2013
North American Open Kyokushin/Shinkyokushin Seminar on March 8, 2013 featuring Shihan Jesus Talan, Branch Chief of Spain, 6th dan.
Over 40 years in Kyokushin Karate
European kata Champion: 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996
Former National Coach of Spain
Given many Kyokushin Seminars in Europe (technics, kata, and combat training)
This event has been organized by Association Shinkyokushin Canada, an independant non-profit organization benefiting all Shinkyokushin schools in Canada and North America. "WKO CONNECTION" represents one of ASC's mandidates which is to facilitate the process to host seminars in Canada in an effort for Canadian karatekas to connect with Shinkyokushin masters from abroad.
Shinkyokushin Seminar : Featuring Shihan Shinichi Sotodate, World Karate Organization, technical committee member
Presented to you in collaboration with the North American World Karate Organization Group and WKO CONNECTION
OCTOBER 12 & 13, 2012
Our first "WKO CONNECTION" North American Shinkyokushin Seminar, featuring Shihan Shinichi Sotodate was a great success. We had an impressive attendance! 5 seminars, 10 hours of training, over 325 participants in all. A sincere thank you to Sotodate Shihan for sharing his knowledge and helping us connect with our roots. Also thanks to Sato Sensei to translate for the last three days. Finally a big thank you to the team that worked countless hours to prepare for this seminar. A special thanks to Sensei Adrien, Sempai Marisa, Sempai Carlo, Sempai Robert, Antonio, Luisa, and Chiara and many other volunteers during the weekend. Photos will be available soon...