Train With an Expert in Self-Defense, and other news

June 14, 2017

Grand Master Denny Lane, a highly sought-after tactical self-defense instructor, and one of Chuck Norris’ top students, will teach a seminar on July 27. I took his seminar years ago, and found it excellent.

For further information on self-defense classes, an auction fund-raiser, tournament results and information, and other news, please download the June, 2017, Newsletter.


April 1, 2017 – Pacific Northwest AAU Karate District Championships – Save the Date!

February 7, 2017

Save The Date! April 1, 2017

More information is forthcoming.

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Pacific Northwest Karate-do Classic 2016

October 1, 2016

Presented by USA Karate Academy

When:
Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016
Check-in: 8:00 am
Opening Ceremonies: 9:00 am

Where:
Lynnwood High School
Gymnasium
18218 North Road
Bothell, WA 98012

Registration Fees:
One Event: $55, two events: $65, three events: $75
Synchronized Kata: $30.00 per team (or $10 per person)

Entry Deadline:

Register online at karatetmaster.com, with your credit/debit card; Online registration deadline is  7:55pm, Nov. 3.  Or register by mail, postmarked no later than Oct. 28, with check or money order, payable to the USA Karate Club. (A $25.00 fee will be charged for all returned checks.)

For Mail Registration, include FORMS and PAYMENT to

c/o USA Karate Club
20126 Ballinger Way NE, PMB #222
Shoreline, WA 98155

Register before Oct. 28 for a free tournament t-shirt!

Fees are not refundable.

Spectator Fee: $5 for adults, children (10 & under) $3.

Rules: Modified AAU Karate rules will be in effect.

Dress Code: Athletes must wear a solid white gi. Sleeves and pants must be hemmed to appropriate length. (No rolled up sleeves or pant legs) One organization Karate patch may be worn on the left chest. Officials must wear grey slacks, a white shirt, a blue or red tie, black shoes, and a blue blazer. Coaches must wear coach’s attire, athletic shoes, and a team or coaches’ shirt or jacket.

Mandatory Equipment: Helmets with attached face shields for all athletes, 17 and under, mouth guards for all, groin cups for all male fighters, naugahyde knuckle pads for all, red, blue or white is acceptable. (No dipped foam or elastic cloth hand pads). Proper uniform and mandatory equipment required to participate.

Optional Equipment: Shin and instep guards for juniors, shin guards for adults, chest protectors for female & junior fighters, certified sport glasses with strap or soft contact lenses only, face shields attached to helmets for adults.

Disallowed items: Headbands, jewelry, colored t-shirts, metal hair clips. No long and/or dirty fingernails, or rolled up sleeves and/or pant legs.

For more information:
206.440.5533
USA Karate

Download flyers and registration forms

Tournament Flyer

Half Sheet Flyer

Tournament Registration Form

Tournament Info sheet

Team Kata Registration

Lodging:
A block of rooms is available at the Courtyard by Marriott Seattle-North/Lynnwood Everett for $139-$144 USD for
the nights of 11/4-6. Taxes not included.

Book online or by phone (1-888-236-2427) and request the 2016 Pacific Northwest Karate- do Classic block by Oct. 19.


Black Belt only training this Saturday and other news

March 30, 2016

1) Black Belt only training this Saturday (and the first Saturday of every month) from 11:30-1:30. All black belts in our infinity circle are invited to participate.

2) Register for our tournament by April 2nd to receive a voucher for a free tournament t-shirt!

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Buddy bucks, Tournament volunteer sign-up, Summer camp

March 14, 2016

Please pass the word:

1) Bring a buddy to class March 23 & 24. Earn buddy bucks and spread the love of karate.

2) Tournament volunteer sign-up sheet is posted on the display case by the office. We need your help to host a successful tournament!

3) Karate Summer Day Camp sign-up is coming SOON. The dates for this year’s camp are August 15-19.

Download Summer Camp pre-enrollment form


Are you interested in competing in tournaments outside our dojo?

March 7, 2016

Are you interested in competing in tournaments outside our dojo? Do you plan to compete in Yakima, the AAU Nationals or Jr. Olympics, in Gresham OR, San Diego CA, or Las Vegas NV this season? Are you planning to travel to China for the next Itosu-Ryu Karatedo World Championships?

If you said YES, then…

Please attend the tournament team meeting this Thursday, March 10 at 6pm (during Open Gym). See you there!


USA Karate Academy Presents 2016 PN AAU Karate District Championships

March 5, 2016

When:
Saturday, April 9, 2016
Check-in: 8:00 am
Referee Meeting: 8:15 am
Events begin: 9:00 am

Where:
Lynnwood High School
Gymnasium
18218 North Road
Bothell, WA 98012

Cost: $55 for one event, $65 for two events, and $75 for three events; $30 for each synchronized kata team. (Add $25 for registration, after April 3.)

Pre-registration Deadline: April 2, 2016; (free T-shirt to all athletes registered on or before April 2, 2016).

Please Pre-register online (2016 PN AAU Karate District Championships & National Qualifier) if you can.

If you can’t pre-register online, pre-register by mail:

Make checks payable to USA Karate Club  (Check or Money Order, only; Credit Cards or Cash are not accepted. No refunds.)

c/o USA Karate Club
20126 Ballinger Way NE
PMB 222
Shoreline, WA 98155

Divisions: KATA, KUMITE, KOBUDO, SYNCHRONIZED KATA

All Ages and All Skill Levels
(Age, on July 1, 2016, determines division)

AAU Membership required: AAU Youth membership must be obtained before the competition begins except where the event operator has a laptop available with an internet connect. Be Prepared: Adult and Non Athlete memberships are no longer instant and cannot be applied for at event. Please allow 10 days (14 days is better) for membership to be processed.Participants are encouraged to visit the AAU web site http://www.aausports.org to obtain their membership.

Further Information: 206.440.5533

Spectator Fee: $5 for 11 and up
$3 for 10 and under and seniors 62 Yrs. and Up

Lodging: Embassy Suites Seattle-North/Lynnwood.
The Embassy Suites in Lynnwood, WA., has offered participants a special rate when you book your rooms by 5 pm., March 9, 2016. King rooms are $144.00 per night, doubles are $134.00 per night. Taxes are not included in above prices. Make reservations by calling 425-775-2500 or 1-800-EMBASSY (362-2779), and mention “USA Karate Academy.”

Download forms and flyer.

Rules: Modified AAU Karate rules will be in effect.

Visit http://www.aaukarate.org for a complete listing of tournament rules and regulations.


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