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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 will be  24-26 June 2016 in Havelock, NC.

2014 SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS, GASSHUKU

  • 7 January 2015 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.
  • 09 February 2016 in Havelock, NC- Gustavo Machado Brazilian Jiujitsu Seminar - Contact PMA Havelock at  (252) 447-2446. Gustavo Machado will teach a 3 hour comprehensive BJJ Seminar from noon-3pm.
    • Gustavo Machado - Learn the Fighting concepts of Machado BJJ. Cost is $45.
  • 13 - 14 February 2016 in Red Lion, PA - UMAA Mugai Ryu Iaido & Hachiman Ryu Seminar - Contact Gene Lau,Sensei at (717) 887-4598. 10 AM to 3 PM.
    • Leif Hermansson, Hanshi - Mugai Ryu/Hachiman Ryu
  • 10-14 March 2016 in Manilla, Philippines-UMAA ARNIS EXPORATION- Contact Sensei David Kaye at (973) 361-5425 .
    • Samuel Bambit Dulay - Modern Arnis
  • 15-16 April 2016 in Dublin, Ireland - UMAA Kobudo Seminar - Contact Sensei John Killanel at johnkillane@gmail.com
    • Shihan Frank Williams- UMAA Kodudo Shodan/Nidan Requirements - Bo, Sai, Nunchauku with Bunkai.
    • Ryuji Williams, Sensei - Krav Maga
  • 2-3 April 2016 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.
  • 22 April 2016 in Alpha, NJ - UMAA Tuite Seminar - Contact Polly Melick at (908) 319-7294. 1- 4 PM.
    • Kyoshi Frank Williams - Tuite - 8th-5th Kyu.
  • 23 April 2016 in Rockaway, NJ - UMAA Tuite Seminar - Contact David Kaye at (973) 769-6917. 1- 4 PM.
    • Kyoshi Frank Williams - Tuite - 8th-5th Kyu.
  • 24 April 2016 in Rockaway, NJ - UMAA Kama Private Training - Contact David Kaye at (973) 769-6917. 10 AM to 3 PM.
    • Kyoshi Frank Williams - Kama Shodan & KIse No Nuchauku.
  • 01-03 May 2016 in Denver, CO - UMAA Karate & Kobudo Camp - Contact Frank Williams at (910) 546-4144. 10 AM to 3 PM.
    • Kyoshi Frank Williams - Practice all UMAA requirements in Karate and Kobudo up to and including Sandan.
  • 14 May 2016 in Havelock, NC- Gustavo Machado Brazilian Jiujitsu Seminar - Contact PMA Havelock at  (252) 447-2446. Gustavo Machado will teach a 3 hour comprehensive BJJ Seminar from noon-3pm.
    • Gustavo Machado - Learn the Fighting concepts of Machado BJJ. Cost is $45.
  • 28 May 2016 in Havelock, NC - Black Belt Testing and Awards Banquet - Contact Ryuji Williams, Kancho at (910) 546-6969.
  • 24-26 June 2016 in Havelock, NC-SUMMER WORLD TRAINING CAMP- Contact Shihan Frank Williams at (910) 546-4144
    • TBD - Bambit Dulay - Arnis
    • TBD - Don Dike - Ryukyu Kobujutsu
    • TBD - Danita Clarke- Paiho
    • TBD - Leif Hermansson - Mugai Ryu & Batto Jutsu
    • TBD - Kevin McGrath - Tuite
    • TBD - Ken Morgan - Weapons 2 Man Drills
    • TBD - Scot Mertz - Kobujutsu
    • TBD - Jann Aki - Goju Concepts
  • 25 June 2016 in Virginai Beach, VA- NAGA VA Beach Championships - Contact PMA Havelock at  (252) 447-2446. Team Gustavo Machado will participate from PMA Havelock.
  • 19-21 August 2016 in Barron,WI -Brown's Karate Academy- Contact Lloyd Brown at (910) 546-4144. 10 AM to 3 PM.
    • Kyoshi Frank Williams - Bo tai Bo Drills 1-10.
  • 17 September 2016 in Havelock, NC- Gustavo Machado Brazilian Jiujitsu Seminar - Contact PMA Havelock at  (252) 447-2446. Gustavo Machado will teach a 3 hour comprehensive BJJ Seminar from noon-3pm.
  • 14-19 September 2016 in Longford, Ireland - UMAA Karate & Kobudo Seminar - Contact Sensei John Killane at johnkillane@gmail.com
    • Frank Williams, Hanshi - Bo, Sai & Kama
  • 20-23 September 2016 in Berlin, Germany - UMAA Karate & Kobudo Seminar - Contact Sensei Mario Roehl at johnkillane@gmail.com
    • Frank Williams, Hanshi - Bo, Sai & Kama
  • 01 October 2016 in Swansboro, NC -UMAA Hall of Fame Tournament- Contact Ryuji Williams, Kancho at (252) 447-2446.
  • 21-22 October 2016 - 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.
    • Takamyagi Hiroshi, Hanshi -Shorin Ryu & 5 Ancestoral Fist
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  • 22-25 October 2016 in Havelock, NC - UMAA Mugai Ryu Iaido & Hachiman Ryu Seminar - Contact Ryuji Williams, Kancho at (252) 447-2446. 10 AM to 3 PM.
    • Leif Hermansson, Hanshi - Mugai Ryu/Hachiman Ryu
    • Olga Hermansson, Sensei - Mugai Ryu/Hachiman Ryu
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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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