Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Sensei Kanani's trip to Japan

Senei Kanani took a special trip to Tokyo, Japan, that included the semi-annual 2005 Utumn instructor training camp at the JKA headquarters (Hunbu Dojo). The camp was conducted by Sensei Sugiura Motokuni, the chief instructor of the JKA, as well as other high level instructors including Sensei Ueki, Sensei Tanaka, Sensei Osaka, Sensei Lieda, Sensei Imura, Sensei Kawawada, and Sensei Ogura. The camp also included many "All Japan" and JKA champions including Izumyia and Ogata.

Kamikaze at J.K.A. San Diego

J.K.A. San Diego and its members welcomes Kamikaze LLC Karate uniforms and gears distributors for North and South America (USA and Canada) represented by Marcus Hinschberger at our dojo.

Please visit www.kamikazekaiten.com for more info.

New Member from J.K.A. Germany

Along time student of Sensei Hido Ochi of J.K.A. Germany and the son of the president of J.K.A. Germany Marcus Hinschberger is a new member of J.K.A. San Diego advanced team. We welcome him to our dojo and we appreciate his enthusiasm and being one of the assistant instructors.

Sensei Thade Halcewicz 6th Dan of France. and Marcus Hinschberger of Germany with Sensei Kanani in a special class for advanced black belts. July 2005

Iraqi Judo Federation

With more then 30 years of Judo experience as a coach, judge, and the chief examiner of Iraqi Judo Federation Mr. Waad J. Nasorie visited J.K.A. for training and sharing his knowledge in the art of Judo with us. The members of J.K.A. San Diego enjoyed very much as well as impressed with his skills in the art. At the end of the visit Mr. Nasorie as an official Iraqi I.O.C. invited Sensei Kanani to Iraq for further cooperation with Iraq Karate Federation and Sensei Kanani accepted the invitation and looks forward to it.

All France Shotokan Champion trained at JKA San Diego.

After training for 3 weeks at L.A. Central Dojo in August of 2004 with some of the U.S. National Team Members under Sensei H.Nishiyama, with a team from France led by sixth dan Sensei Tade Halcewicz. Roma Lafitte a fifth degree black belt, an all France Shotokan Champion decided to come back to the U.S. for further training with Sensei Kanani at J.K.A. San Diego in December of 2004. He enjoyed training so much and was so impressed that he is coming back this August.

On 6/18/2006 Sensei Kanani took an exam for his 6th degree black belt under Sensei H. Nishiyama at his Los Angeles Central Dojo (NKI). For the exam Sensei Kanani’s presented his thesis “The Relation between Pivoting and Complete Body Connection“. The promotion makes Sensei Kanani one of the few top level students training regularly under Sensei Nishiyama since 1983. We are proud of our Sensei’s accomplishment.

French Team Training at JKA San Diego dojo

Some members of the top french team, headed by sensei Tade Halcewicz, sixth dan, took a special session at JKA San Diego dojo on August 7, 2004, with Sensei F. Kanani.

note: some of the top french team members are coming back in December for further training with Sensei Kanani in San Diego.

Guests from Chicago train at JKA San Diego dojo

On August 12, 2004 a group of karate students and instructors form Chicago, Enso Martial Arts, attended a special session at the JKA San Diego dojo. They enjoyed the session very much and they are looking forward to have Sensei Kanani at the upcoming seminar in Chicago(Saturday September 25, 2004).

Instructors and Students from Michigan, New Jersey, Indiana, Virginia, and many in Chicago are already looking forward to the Chicago Seminar.

Training with a French Team

On August 3, 2004 a French team is visiting the US (Los Angeles, California) for three weeks to train with sensei H. Nishiyama. Sensei Kanani is part of the US team that is training with them.

Images HERE

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