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IKA Colorado Karate Seminar In Estes Park


The International Karate Association of Colorado school (dojo) has been located in Estes Park, CO since 1997. IKA of Colorado teaches traditional martial arts, including karate, aikido, tai chi, and Okinawan weaponry. IKA of Colorado is privileged to bring Grand Master Takayuki Kubota, 10th degree black belt to teach seminars Friday, August 1st through Sunday, August 3rd, his fourth trip to Estes Park!

Soke is the founder and grand-master of Gosoku-Ryu, “hard-fast” traditional karate, and the head of the International Karate Association, formed in Tokyo, Japan in 1953. Soke Kubota currently teaches in Glendale, CA. He has written several book and has produced a number of instructional videos; as an actor he has appeared in over 300 motion pictures, commercials and television show. Soke is invited to teach seminars at dojos worldwide; it is an incredible honor to welcome him to Estes Park.

In preparation for the tsue (walking cane) seminar we will hold a beginner cane class Thursday, July 31st from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the Estes Park dojo. Dojo members and non-members, beginner and advanced are encouraged to attend. We will start with very basic cane techniques. The foundation developed from
attending this class will enable students to make the most out of Soke Kubota’s instruction. The charge is $10. (proceeds will help offset the cost of bringing Master Kubota to Colorado). Any cane (wood, plastic, etc.) can be used for the class.

The self-defense seminar will include instruction on the use of the kubotan, shown above, a 5″ plastic key chain and self-defense tool originally developed by Master Kubota. Kubotans will be available at the seminar.
Seminars are open to kids and adults of all martial arts styles, abilities, and ranks. The martial arts seminar schedule is as follows:

Friday, August 1st: Kids Class (6-13 years) 4:30-5:30 p.m., Self Defense (Kubotan) 5:30-6:30 p.m., Katana (invitation only) 6:30-8 p.m.

Saturday, August 2nd: Gosoku-Ryu Kata 9-10:30 a.m., Gosoku-Ryu Waza 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Tsue (walking cane) 12-1:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 3rd: Meditation 9-10 a.m. Seminars will be located at the IKA of Colorado dojo: 1751 North Lake Avenue, Estes Park, CO.

Seminar fees: any one seminar $35, two seminars $45, three seminars $55, four seminars $65, five seminars $75, 6 seminars $85. Please contact Estes Park instructor Eric Adams at (970) 227-0499 or via email at for registration information and questions.

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