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Training is scheduled all over the USA, Europe, Canada and the Far East each year in a variety of disciplines including but not limited to Karate (Shorin Ryu, Isshiryu, Tae Kwon Do, Kempo, etc), Kobudo, Iaido, Batto Jutsu, Jiu-jitsu, Tuite Jutsu, Hakutsuru (White Crane) and Tai Chi.

Various training opportunities are available to the Dojo/Organization head instructor and his/her students as members of the UMAA. The Dojo/Organization head and/or senior students should purchase a set of UMAA Shorin Ryu Karate or Okinawan Kobudo VIDEO TRAINING TAPES to aid them with the transition if they are enroled in our Shorin Ryu Karate and Kobudo Transition Program.

The Dojo/Organization head or senior students can arrange for an initial training seminar to get things started. The Seminars can be arranged via the state or regional representatives. Visits to the UMAA International Headquarters for training will also be welcomed and encouraged.

Shihan Williams is available for Seminars in Okinawan Karate, Kobudo, and Tuite for UMAA member and non member schools. Please contact Shihan Williams for pricing and to schedule your seminar today!

Additional training opportunities available include

Attendance at the ANNUAL UMAA TRAINING & SEMINAR  held each summer at UMAA International Headquarters in North Carolina.

Next scheduled UMAA Summer Camp series will be  20-21 June 2014 in Havelock, NC.

471 US Hwy 70 West
Havelock, NC 28532

(252) 447-2446

2014 SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS, GASSHUKU

  • 7 January 2014 in Havelock, NC - UMAA Black Belt Training - Contact Shihan Frank Williams at (910) 546-4144. 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
    • Shihan Williams- Cover all Black Belt requirements up to Yondan.
  • 8 March 2014 in Phillipsburg, NJ - UMAA KOBUDO SEMINAR - Contact Renshi Polly Melick at  (908) 319-7294.
    • Shihan Frank Williams- Learn the Black Belt Empty Hand and Weapons Fighting concepts of Shorin Ryu from Fusei Kise's dojo in Okinawa.
  • 9 March 2014 in Stroudsburg, PA - UMAA KOBUDO SEMINAR - Contact Shihan Joe Webb at  (570) 350-7088.
    • Shihan Frank Williams- Learn the Sai and Kama and Weapons Fighting concepts of Shorin Ryu from Fusei Kise's dojo in Okinawa.
  • 12 March 2014 in Caimito, Puerto Rico - Shima Tsuru Gasshuku - Contact Sensei Joche Zapato at (787) 633-6561.
    • Training in Hakutsuru, (Happoren).
    • Tour Old San Juan Villiage, Castle and train on castle grounds.
    • Transportation provided to tours, training and lodging.
  • 26 March 2014 in VA Beach, VA- Black Belt Testing and Awards Banquet - Contact Kyoshi Ken Morgan at (757) 472-2190.
  • 15 April 2014 in Havelock, NC- Black Belt Testing and Awards Banquet - Contact Shihan Frank Williams at (910-546-4144.
  • 27-28-April 2014 in Northville, MI - Weapons Society Kobujutsu Spring Camp - Contact Hanshi Peter Carbone at (248) 347-7665.
    Special Seminars include:
    • Peter Carbone - Ryukyu Kobujutsu
    • TBA
    • TBA
  • March 2014 - Okinawa, Japan- OKINAWA TOUR AND TRAINING -. with Peter Carbone Hanshi and Frank Williams Shihan. Contact Peter Carbone at (248) 347-7665. or Frank Williams at (910) 546-4144.
  • 23 April 2014 in Seminole, FL - UMAA Hakutsuru Discovery Series - Contact Kyoshi Danita Cklarke at  (727) 343-3656. 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Cost is $45.
    • Kyoshi Danita Clarke- Learn the Basics of Hakutsuru (White Crane) and cover UMAA Hakutsuru Requirements up to Rokudan.
  • 20-21 June 2014 in Havelock, NC - UMAA SUMMER CAMP Contact Shihan Frank Williams at (910) 546-4144
    • Hanshi Peter Carbone - Okinawa Kobudo
    • Hanshi Kevin McGrath - Tuite-Jutsu
    • Hanshi Leon Wright - Combatives
    • Kyoshi Danita Clarke - Hakutsuru
  • 24-25 August 2014 - Northville, MI- 35th Annual Summer Weapons Camp - $198 includes meals, lodging, training and T-shirt. Contact Hanshi Peter Carbone at (248) 347-7665.
  • 16-18 Sept 2014 in Seminole, FL - UMAA Hakutsuru Discovery Series - Contact Kyoshi Danita Cklarke at  (727) 343-3656. 10 AM to 3 PM.
    • Kyoshi Danita Clarke- Learn the Basics of Hakutsuru (White Crane) and cover UMAA Hakutsuru Requirements up to Rokudan
  • TBA Sept 2014 in Dublin, Ireland - UMAA Karate & Kobudo Seminar - Contact Sensei John Kilanel at johnkillane@gmail.com
    • Shihan Frank Williams- Bo vs. Bo Fighting Techniques.
  • TBA Sept 2014 in Berlin, Germany - UMAA Karate & Kobudo Seminar - Contact Sensei Silvia & Mario Rohl at hakutsuru-dojo@gmx.de
    • Shihan Frank Williams- Bo vs. Bo Fighting Techniques.
  • 18 October 2014 in VA Beach, VA- AKI SHUGYO - Contact Sensei Lee Peregoff at (757) 472-2190.
  • 17-18 October 2014 - Columbus, GA- Goshukan Fall Gasshuku - 9:30 AM - 4:305 PM. Seminar will cover Five Ancestor Fist Exposive Power Genreation and San Chien Form. Contact Sensei Garry Parker at (706) 536-7127.
    • Sensei Gary Parker - Iron Body Conditioning
    • TBD
    • TBD
    • TBD
  • 14-15 December 2013 in Northville, MI - Kobujutsu Seminar and Wine Tasting - Contact Hanshi Peter Carbone at (248) 347-7665.
    Special Seminars include:
    • Peter Carbone - Tan Bo and Tuite.
    • Shihan Frank Williams - Tuite Jutsu

     

Want to host a UMAA Seminar or Camp? Contact Shihan Williams and set it up. You must be a UMAA Life Member and have a current school charter in order to sponsor or host a UMAA seminar.

Attendance is highly encouraged at the periodic UMAA SEMINARS  held by various members across the USA and the World throughout the year.

Attendance is highly encouraged at regularly scheduled NATIONAL, REGIONAL or STATE UMAA CLINICS AND SEMINARS given by UMAA licensed Instructors throughout the country.

DVD's Available

for training are also an excellent source of supplemental training. UMAA offers DVD's covering all the katas and weapons in the Shorin Ryu Transition Program.

DVD's are $35.00 which includes S/H. within the USA.

DVD's can be ordered in sets or individually. Custom orders are available upon request.

The initial emphasis will be to provide the transitional Dojo/Organization with training up to and including the Shodan (lst Dan) level. Afterwards, higher Dan grade black belts should be trained in all the advanced katas for their grade level.

To order DVD's click here

 
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