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Cartel-Koshukai-OK-212x300Invited Senseis:

Sensei Kiyohide Shinjo 9º DAN
Sensei Narihiro Shinjo 7º DAN
Sensei Shintaro Kuniyoshi 3º DAN


Saturday 16th of August- Open Style Course
Sunday 17th of August- Koshukai Reception
From Monday 18th to Friday 22nd of August

- Koshukai Training Sessions:
Morning session 10:00 - 12:00
Evening session 17:00 - 19:00

Friday 22nd - DAN Test
Friday 22nd (evening) - Leaving Party
Saturday 30th (afternoon) - Open public demonstration (to be confirmed)


Training sessions will be held at Arenas Sport Center, with a 600 square meters tatami available. A convenient shuttle bus service will be provided to and from the Official Hotel

Information and registration:

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Download Seminar's Information Booklet in PDF

senaga seminar swiss august2019A seminar with Senaga Yoshitsune Sensei (Hanshi 10 Dan), head of Kenseikai Uechi-Ryu is organized for the first time in Switzerland this August. The event will take place on Saturday, 24th and Sunday 25th of August 2019. The training sessions will be 10:00-12: 00 AM and 14:00-16: 00 PM on Saturday and 10:00-13:00 PM on Sunday. The seminar will be hosted by Dell Hamby Sensei (Renshi 6 Dan) who will also be the assistant instructor. The address the event's venue is: Schutzenmatt-Turnhalle, Kaiserstrasse 18, 4310 Rehinfelden Switzerland.  Early applications fees are 100EUR (non-refundable) till 1st of June 2019 and there will be a limit in the maximum number of participants.


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One more seminar led by Popovic Vladimir Sensei (8Dan Kyoshi) is organized in Milano, Italy 13-15 of December. The seminar is organized by Palumbo Gaetano Sensei, instructor of Kuro Obi dojo. 

More info at: UechiRyu.it

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uechi bros karate seminar may2019 1May is a very rich month for French and European Uechi-Ryu. The French branch of Uechi-Ryu is always very active in organizing seminars and tournaments. This May three great events take place on the 25 - 26 - and - 27th of May 2019. 

On Saturday, 25th of May, Uechi-Ryu Coupe de France will take place in Maisons-Laffitte. The tournament will be held at Palais Omnisports Pierre Dupres (18/20 Rue de La Digue, Berges de Seine) and will include Kata and Kumite for junior and senior participants. On Sunday (26 May), a seminar with Kansho and Kanyu Uechi Sensei will follow after the tournament. The seminar will take place at the same venue and will start at 9:30 AM. The event is open to all styles for practitioners of all levels with a minimum age of 14 years. Participation fees are 25EUR for non-members and 15EUR for the members of Uechi-Ryu Shubukan Association. 

A second seminar with the Uechi brothers will take place on Monday, 27th of May at 19:00 in Toulouse. The event will be held at the "Maison des Arts Martiaux", Chemin des Tuileries, 31650, Saint Orens de Gameville (Proche de Toulouse) and the participation fees are 25EUR with a minimum age of 14 years.



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 A great photo shared with us by Philippe Perrotta Sensei:

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Set in the grounds of the Discovery Science Park Building 509 which is situated close to the historic towns of Sandwich, Canterbury and Dover the European regional Uechi-Ryu workout 2020 promises to be a must attend Seminar for the serious Uechi practitioner.
Uechi Brethren from all associations have been invited so we can share and engage with the wider community and enjoy 2 days of training - running alongside this event will be a 2 day Ryukyu Shimukan Kobudo Seminar hjosted by Sensei Dell Hamby - on the Saturday evening there will be a 3 course meal (separate charge) Bar and some music so we can relax and have time to chat.


19 Sep - 20 Sep 2020
Discovery Park
Ramsgate Road, CT139 Sandwich, Kent

Seminar cost £80/$100/89EUR for the weekend (Early bird deal)
PayPal link - paypal.me/Shogunmartialarts – please put ‘Seminar’ in comments
3 Course Celebration Meal £20/$25/23EUR
PayPal link - paypal.me/Shogunmartialarts – please put ‘Celebration’ in comments
Junior Seminar (under 14) Sunday 20th September 9am – 12 Noon FOC
Please pre-register via email – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We have confirmed presenters from USA/UK/Germany including
George Mattson – 10th Dan Father of Uechi Ryu in America Darin Yee – 9th Dan IUKF President
Al Wharton – 9th Dan IUKF Bermuda Jim Hulse – 8th Dan IUKF GB
Lee Adams – 7th Dan IUKF GB Paul Kronschabl – 6th Dan IUKF Germany
David Harris – 6th Dan Uechi Ryu GB Scott Hulse – 6th Dan IUKF GB
Thomas Podzelny – 5th Dan Okinawa Uechi Ryu Karate do Assc.
Dell Hamby 6th Dan Uechi Ryu/ 6th Dan Shimbukan Kobudo

Trains from London -Ramsgate- 1 hour 18minutes then taxi -10 minutes
Canterbury West- 58 minutes then taxi – 20 minutes 
Sandwich-1hour 28 minutes-taxi - 8mins
Dover Priory- 1hour 5 minutes - taxi-25minutes


Sandwich Taxis -01304 617 424
Thanet Cars- 01843 666 666
Longley's Private Hire- 01227 710 777

**Please note that you don’t have taxi's at Sandwich train station, please book in advance.** maybe for registration.

Hotels- Building has started on a travel Lodge on the Discovery park site, the hope is that this will be available for the event, however other options are available – Shogun have a minbus which should be available to shuttle attendees from local hotels to the event.

https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/gb/en/ramsgate/kenmi/hoteldetail- Holiday Inn Express Minster.

https://www.abodecanterbury.co.uk/ - EBode Hotel - D: 01227 766 266 E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

https://www.bellhotelsandwich.co.uk/ - The Bell Hotel- D: 01304 613 388

https://www.thefalstaffincanterbury.com/ - The Falstaff Hotel-D: 01227 462138 E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

https://albionhouseramsgate.co.uk/ - Albion House-D: 0 1843 606 630 E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


There are many things to see and do in the UK during your visit some suggestions are listed below, if you get a chance why not visit the historic City of Canterbury with the world-famous Cathedral which will celebrate its 800th birthday in 2020, explore the historic streets the home of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.



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