We are all saying goodbye and wishing good luck for Sempai Kate Brehm. She is leaving for four months to study abroad in Australia. Here’s to a fun and safe trip for her!
We would like to say welcome to our two newest staff members! First, we have Sensei Tony Sharrah. He is a founding member of this school and is also currently a Nidan. Next, we have Sempai Anel Ruiz. She is an assistant instructor in training and first started training in 2002.
We have testing on Saturday February 19th from 1-3 pm. Guests are welcome, so feel free to invite friends and family to help cheer the candidates on! Candidates should arrive about 30 minutes prior to the start time in order to get fully stretched out. All paperwork should also be filled out and turned in before it begins.
The dojo is closed on Monday February 21st in observance of President’s Day. Make up classes are strongly encouraged and if you do decide to make up, make sure to do it as soon as possible. If you have any questions please feel free to ask Shihan Joni.
We are supporting Sensei Dave Lybbert this year by participating in the 19th annual Walla Walla Karate Invitational. It will be held on Saturday February 26 th , 2011 at Touchet High School This tournament is an excellent atmosphere for students who are anywhere from just beginning in tournaments to a seasoned competitor looking for a good tournament to participate in. See Shihan Joni for more details to let her know if you are going or if you have any questions!
Danny Lane is coming into town on March 18th and 19th for a Super Seminar! Gear up for what should be a really fun time for you!