The brothers Shinjo ended up with a conflict and will not attend. Below is the revised detail on the training.
Here is the updated July event information.
"Zen Shugyo" or enlightened training, is chosen as the title in honor
of our deeply insightful instructors!
A new registration form and fee will be published soon on the www.UechiMD.com
We are fortunate to have as instructors the following distinguished
Sensei Shinyu Gushi (Uechi-Ryu and Kobudo)
Sensei James Thompson (Uechi-Ryu and Kobudo)
Sensei John Spencer (Uechi-Ryu)
There may be one more instructor too! (We are discussing details now.)
Here is the overall schedule:
July 19 Wednesday evening welcome reception in my home
July 20 Thursday Training 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Katie Fitz Center in
July 21 Friday Training 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the same Center
July 22 Saturday morning Kenyukai Dan test and/or Rykokau Kobudo Dan
test (9 a.m. to noon)
July 22 Saturday afternoon Optional Sayonara outdoor party probably at
my home too
Here is a more detailed schedule for the two (2) training days of
Thursday and Friday.
8:00 a.m. doors open
8:40 - 9:00 a.m. Group opening and Jumbi Undo
9:00 - 10:45 a.m. Session 1 Senseis Gushi and Thompson
11:00 - 12:30 p.m. Session 2 Senseis Spencer and TBD
12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch break, optional catered lunch available
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Session 3 (Senseis Gushi and Thompson)
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Free time for pictures, additional practice,
Over the course of two days, each participant will have the opportunity
to train twice with Senseis Gushi and Thompson, and once with John
Spencer and one other Sensei (Sorry... you just have to wait to find
out who it is until I confirm it.)
There will be no separate children's class this time. I leave it to
the Senseis of their students to recommend if a teen or pre-teen
student has the mental maturity to participate safely side-by-side with
adults in a non-distracting manner. Please discuss with me on a
New flyers are in preparation and the website will be updated soon!